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Latest Libya Items
Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi's tenacious hold on power forced NATO on Wednesday to extend its mission to protect civilians and caused consternation on Capitol Hill over U.S. involvement in the North African conflict.
Despite all the fanfare of his recently completed grand tour of Europe, President Obama still doesn't come across as an American leader of weight, principle or conviction.
A car bomb exploded Wednesday next to the Tebesty Hotel, where foreign diplomats stay in the Libyan rebels' de facto capital of Benghazi.
Libya's rebels have launched their first homegrown satellite TV station, trying to counter the regime's powerful media machine, which churns out Moammar Gadhafi's message, depicts the opposition as terrorists and drums up patriotic fervor by beaming images of burning buildings hit by NATO strikes.
About 2,500 Libyan students and their families living in North America have become victims of the conflict raging in their homeland.
Sen. John McCain on Sunday said Libyan civilians are dying in large part because the Obama administration has refused to commit the full weight of the nation's military to the fight to overthrow strongman Col. Moammar Gadhafi.
More than two centuries after they died off the coast of present-day Libya, the remains of the first 13 Navy commandos in U.S. history — in the words of one supporter, the "earliest Navy SEALs" — are one step closer to coming home after the U.S. House voted last week to insist the Pentagon get them back.
The White House shares Afghan President Hamid Karzai's concerns over civilian casualties and takes them very seriously, President Obama's spokesman said Sunday.
Russia offered Friday to mediate the exit of Libya's longtime leader, cranking up pressure on Moammar Gadhafi as France and Britain seek to intensify their bombing campaign.