The sleepy towns in the Western Mountains of Libya come to life right before the country's rebels engage in a fight with the forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. The mostly deserted roads suddenly fill with pickup trucks.
Rebel commanders in the western mountains of Libya say they are supplying anti-government forces in Tripoli with weapons in advance of a march on the capital.Claims like this have been made before, and there are still few signs that the rebels can take Moammar Gadhafi's stronghold city.
The Libyan government maintains that the capital, Tripoli, is a stronghold of support for leader Moammar Gadhafi.The government routinely organizes pro-Gadhafi demonstrations, and state-run TV channels keep up a steady flow of videos that portray Libyans as victims of NATO aggression.But for reporte
In Libya, rebels are eying the western mountain city of Gharyan as the next step in their advance toward the capital, Tripoli.The Libyan government insists that the city is firmly on the side of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, but NPR reporters who were recently taken there say the real extent of
Moammar Gadhafi's government angrily denounced an international arrest warrant for the Libyan leader, while Libyans opposed to his rule danced and celebrated in the streets Monday.The International Crimian Court, which is based in The Hague, has no means of arresting Gadhafi, and the Libyan governme