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Global Politics

Battles Over Bani Walid, Libya

It's been a year since Libya's longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi was captured and killed. But there's one town in Libya that remains a Gaddafi stronghold: Bani Walid. And battles there over the weekend have claimed 30 lives.

In Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, mixed feelings on 'free' Libya

Sirte was the location of some of the fiercest fighting of Libya's revolution, the final holdout and the place where Muammar Gaddafi himself holed up in his last weeks and days. Now, as Libya awaits results of its first, free elections, not everyone in Sirte is equally excited.

Global 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.

Global Politics

Education in Libya After Gaddafi

In the aftermath of the Libyan revolution, one thing that needs to be addressed is education. Not only are schools being purged of The Green Book, but lots of subjects need to be revamped and modernized. Don Duncan reports.

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Conflict & Justice

Libya rebels halt Gaddafi attack

Rebel forces have fought off an attempt by soldiers loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to retake the eastern oil town of Brega. Gaddafi said he would "fight until the last man and woman". Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Jon Leyne in Benghazi.

Arts, Culture & Media

Gaddafi's green book

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's political manifesto, The Green Book, made for some interesting reading for anchor Marco Werman when he picked it up as a souvenir from his 2006 trip to Libya. He gives us a sample.

Conflict & Justice

The battle for Libya

The battle for Libya continues. On Monday, forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi apparently won more than they lost. We reached reporter Borzou Daragahi of The Los Angeles Times earlier in Tripoli.

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.