Benghazi

Conflict & Justice

Libya rebels advance

The uprising against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is in its sixth week. The rebels had been losing ground until the Western-led air strikes began on March 19th. Correspondent Ben Gilbert is in the rebel held city of Benghazi.

Conflict & Justice

Update from Libya

Rebels in the port city of Misrata said they took over the local airport. The European Union announced it's to open an office in Benghazi. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Maja Kocijancic, spokesperson for the EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs.

Politics

Fostering the Arts in Post-Gaddafi Libya

Poet Khaled Mattawa was born in Benghazi, but has been in the United States since he was 15. Mattawa just returned from a visit to Tripoli and talks to Lisa Mullins about his hopes for a resurgence of the arts and artistic freedom in post-Gaddafi Libya.