Muammar Gaddafi

Global Politics

Why Libya is different from Darfur

The intervention in Libya unfolded relatively quickly. Compare that with the Darfur crisis where mass atrocities unfolded for years while the UN Security Council wrangled over what to do. The World's Jeb Sharp considers the reasons for the difference.

Global Politics

Hope and fear in Benghazi

Libyans in the rebel stronghold Benghazi may parade and fire guns in the air but a few blocks away stores are closed. The streets are silent - with rebels dying on the front line, few people are ready to go shopping. Ben Gilbert reports from Benghazi.

Conflict & Justice

Al Jazeera's impact on Libya

The World's Alex Gallafent reports on Al Jazeera's impact on events in Libya. The TV network's Arabic language news coverage is watched via satellite by many Libyans hungry for something other than the official coverage on Libya's state-run broadcasters.

Global Politics

Training Libya's rebel forces

Libya's rebel leadership in Benghazi has rejected a proposal put forward by an African Union delegation to end the eight-week conflict. The rebels have been trying to improve their military posture. Ben Gilbert reports.

Conflict & Justice

Defiant Gaddafi refuses to quit

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has refused to stand down amid widespread anti-government protests which he said had tarnished the image of the country. Lisa Mulins talks with the BBC's Jon Leyne who has just crossed into eastern Libya.