After helping to overthrow Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, western powers are worried about the promise to establish Sharia law there. But the leader of the transitional council assures the world that Libyans are moderates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.