Muammar Gaddafi

Conflict

Toyota's most loyal customers may be Libyan militias

There's such a thing as bad publicity after all: Toyota pickup trucks are a common sight on Libya's battlefield, and the company is trying to limit the kinds of trucks it sells in Libya to get its name out of the line of fire. But Libyan fighters still have plenty of ways to use their favorite pickups.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.