| Mar 20, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Western forces pounded Libya's air defenses and patrolled its skies on Sunday, but their day-old intervention hit a serious diplomatic setback as the Arab League chief condemned the "bombardment of civilians."
As European and U.S. forces unleashed...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 4:56 PM
A four-story building in Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's Tripoli compound has been heavily damaged, possibly by cruise missiles, CNN's Nic Robertson reported.
Robertson, invited by government officials to see the damage, said early Monday local time that...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Tripoli, Libya -- NATO refused to apologize Friday for a deadly airstrike it conceded may have mistakenly killed people it has pledged to protect, angering Libyan opposition leaders amid an increasingly frustrating campaign to oust Moammar Gadhafi....
| Mar 26, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Libyan rebels backed by allied air strikes retook the strategic town of Ajdabiyah on Saturday after an all-night battle that suggests the tide is turning against Muammar Gaddafi's forces in the east.
Western warplanes bombed the outskirts of Misrata...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Libya's ramshackle rebel army pushed west on Sunday to retake a series of towns from the forces of Muammar Gaddafi as they pulled back under pressure from Western air strikes.
Emboldened by the capture of the strategic town of Ajdabiyah with the help...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
As Prepared for Delivery—
Good evening. Tonight, I’d like to update the American people on the international effort that we have led in Libya – what we have done, what we plan to do, and why this matters to us.
I want to begin by...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 11:28 AM
SIRTE, Libya -- Muammar Gaddafi made his final dash for freedom shortly before dawn prayers. Libya's leader, a few dozen loyal bodyguards and the head of his now non-existent army Abu Bakr Younis Jabr, broke out of the two-month siege of his hometown...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Omar Yaqub said he heard the happiest news he's ever heard Thursday morning when he got a phone call from a friend.
"I ran to the computer and I logged in and I saw it and I said, oh, the best news. I was extremely, extremely happy," Yaqub said.
| Oct 24, 2011
| 8:15 AM
The mob that could not contain itself or wait to put Moammar Gadhafi on trial — that instead presided over his bloody end — is cut from the same cloth as their former dictator. They cannot possibly preside over Libya's affairs gently or...
| May 21, 2011
| 9:36 AM
TRIPOLI, Libya -- Angry Libyans armed with guns and a knife stormed a bus carrying foreign journalists on Saturday and a soldier fired volleys of gunfire into the air to disperse the crowd, a Reuters journalist on the bus said.
The attack reflected...
| May 28, 2011
| 8:50 AM
TRIPOLI (Reuters) -- NATO aircraft destroyed the guard towers at Muammar Gaddafi's compound in Tripoli, a NATO official said on Saturday, then staged a rare daytime air strike on the Libyan capital, heightening pressure on him to quit.