Muammar Gaddafi

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.