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'Radio Free Libya' broadcast expands

The World's Ben Gilbert reports on 'Radio Free Libya' which hit the airwaves soon after the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi's regime began in the east. Now the broadcast can be heard all across Libya, even in Gaddafi-controled Tripoli.

Conflict & Justice

Gaddafi forces push rebels back

Rebels in Libya are retreating from their former strongholds along the eastern coast as they come under fire from Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the latest from reporter Ben Gilbert in Benghazi.

Conflict & Justice

Libya rebels stay on the defensive

The US will put no "boots on the ground" in Libya, Defense Secretary Robert Gates has reaffirmed in Congress, after reports emerged that President Obama has authorized covert CIA aid to rebels. The BBC's World Affairs Editor John Simpson is in Tripoli.

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.

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.

Global Politics

Gaddafi's captured Benghazi garrison

Muammar Gaddafi's massive military base in Benghazi, called the Katiba, or garrison, was once feared and loathed. Now, its burned-out rooms and graffitied walls are a tourist attraction. Ben Gilbert reports from Benghazi.

Conflict & Justice

The battle for Misrata

While parts of Libya's northern coast have been changing hands from day to day, weeks of heavy bombardments by forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi have failed to break the deadlock. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with Los Angeles Times reporter Ned Parker.