Oil stocks are back up Tuesday, amid confusion about the situation in Tripoli. After falling yesterday, oil stocks rose today in Europe, and prices for benchmark oil for October delivery were up to nearly $86 in Paris in the afternoon.
08/23/2011 12:06 pm
A quick rebel victory is fading into uncertainty as Qaddafi gunmen are fighting back and Muammar Qaddafi's politically powerful son Saif al-Islam reemerges.
08/23/2011 09:39 am
Libya's rebel government, the National Transition Council, now faces a far greater task than governing Benghazi.
08/22/2011 08:26 pm
South Africa is a global supporter of human rights. But it has a habit of lending support when it comes to dictators like Libya's Muammar Qaddafi.
08/22/2011 06:50 pm
The general reaction in Europe is guarded optimism as rebels have moved quickly into Tripoli. The UK and France were driving forces behind the NATO intervention in Libya.
08/22/2011 06:39 pm
With Qaddafi no longer in control after a six-month civil war, Libyans can finally begin to create an identity based on the ideals of democratic citizenship.
08/22/2011 05:32 pm
Only weeks ago, some critics were complaining that the White House appeared to have involved the nation in another endless conflict. But others pushed for more forceful US intervention in Libya.
08/22/2011 03:50 pm
Could the lowly air conditioner be the linchpin of Col. Muammar Qaddafi's regime? Libya is, after all, a very hot country.
08/22/2011 02:57 pm
Libya’s rebels staged a swift takeover of much of Tripoli over the weekend and into today, and they now control 80 to 95 percent of the capital. Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi are nonetheless fighting fiercely to hold on to pockets of the city still in their hands. Below are some of the most embattled areas.
08/22/2011 02:20 pm
Stocks rise sharply after last week's 4 percent loss on the Dow. But traders caution that the bounce in stocks may not last.
08/22/2011 12:45 pm