As the Libyan civil war drags on, optimism in the rebel camp for the speedy overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi has disappeared. The rebel stronghold of Benghazi is now in the grips of a different emotion — fear.A rebel fighter's car blew up this week at a funeral.
The rebels in Libya are short of many things these days — weapons, money, even Cabinet ministers.In the largely improvised scramble to set up an alternative to leader Moammar Gadhafi's regime, the rebels are leaning heavily on a small number of people, and one of them is Ali Tarhouni, a University
Libya's government branded a NATO airstrike on Moammar Gadhafi's Tripoli compound Monday an assassination attempt, though the reclusive strongman's whereabouts at the time of the attack were unclear.At least two guided bombs struck the sprawling Bab al-Azizya compound, destroying a library and damag
As the conflict in Libya drags on, economic conditions for Libyans on both sides of the country are growing tenuous.In the rebel-held east, cash supplies are dwindling, shortages are emerging and prices are rising as officials scramble to hold the economy together and fund a revolt against a much st