President Obama and the leaders of Britain and France published a joint letter Friday saying that as long as Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi remains in power, NATO and its partners must maintain their operations.With Libyan rebels and Gadhafi's forces locked in a stalemate, though, there's concern the
Ali Tarhouni shocked his University of Washington students when he abruptly left his faculty job to try to help wrest Libya from leader Moammar Gadhafi's 42-year grip on power.Then, Tarhouni, who became the opposition's finance and oil minister, startled even his rebel colleagues by getting on a fis
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told NATO allies Thursday that the U.S. is prepared to do what it takes to support the air campaign against Libya, as disagreement continued over the scope of the mission and who should lead it."
Libyan rebels urged the U.S. to resume a more central role in the NATO-led air campaign on Wednesday, as thousands of people in the western city of Misurata rushed to flee a withering bombardment by Moammar Gadhafi's forces."
More than two weeks ago, Iman al-Obeidi burst into a Tripoli hotel and told assembled journalists there that she had been gang-raped by members of forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi after being stopped at a checkpoint in the capital.
A delegation of African leaders was expected to meet with Libyan rebel leaders in Benghazi on Monday after announcing that Moammar Gadhafi had accepted a proposal for a cease-fire.The African Union's "road map" calls for an immediate end to the fighting, the delivery of humanitarian aid to affected