Muammar Gaddafi

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.

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

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.

Conflict & Justice

The situation in Eastern Libya

The revolt against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi began two weeks ago. It's taken a different course from the uprisings that have sprung up in other parts of the Arab world. The BBC's Kevin Connolly is in 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.

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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

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.

Libyans wage battle over last holdout of Muammar Gaddafi supporters

Bani Walid, in western Libya, is the last holdout of deposed and killed Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. In the revolution that deposed him, Bani Walid never fell to the rebels, and has since openly continued to profess allegiance to the dead dictator. But now, a conflict has erupted between the Libyan government on one side, and Bani Walid leaders.

Global Scan

Has Christopher Columbus' flagship been found off the coast of Haiti?

Christopher Columbus lost his flagship, the Santa María, on his first trip to North America and it has remained lost to history, until now. Meanwhile, NATO's successful intervention against Muammar Gaddafi gets a critical look, and Saudi Arabia tries to stop a disease by restricting affection for camels. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.