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Latest Libya Items
Rebels strengthened their hold on the strategic oil installation at Brega on Thursday after repelling an attempt by loyalists of Col. Moammar Gadhafi to retake it.
Rebel forces routed troops loyal to Col. Moammar Gadhafi in a fierce battle over an oil port Wednesday, scrambling over the dunes of a Mediterranean beach through shelling and an airstrike to corner their attackers.
Donald Trump has a burgeoning new "grass-roots army" who pine for him to run for president in 2012.
Current events in Libya call for European resolve, leadership and action, but the last of these is noticeably absent ("European Union slaps wide sanctions on Libya," Web, Monday). A referral to the International Criminal Court, sanctions and public condemnations are a most insufficient response to the vicious and mismatched fighting in Tripoli and surrounding cities.
The seismic popular revolts going on in the greater Middle East are long overdue. These nations have been subjected ever since the end of the Cold War to theocratic and secular dictatorships, which have consistently denied human rights to their people.
Opponents of Moammar Gadhafi repelled an attack by the Libyan leader's forces trying to retake a key coastal oil installation in a topsy-turvy battle Wednesday in which shells splashed in the Mediterranean and a warplane bombed a beach where rebel fighters were charging over the dunes. At least six people were killed in the fighting.
Relieved to have escaped the chaos gripping Libya, Pablo Prieto hopes to one day return and finish his work as coach of the country's national indoor soccer team.
Libya is at risk of collapsing into a "protracted civil war" amid increasingly violent clashes between government forces and those opposed to leader Moammar Gadhafi, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Tuesday. She told Congress that the U.S. must lead an international response to the crisis.
Mass-market automakers like Toyota, Fiat and Ford say green technologies on display at the Geneva Auto Show will help them weather the impact of skyrocketing fuel prices _ while less humble sportscar makers like Lamborghini flaunted their gas guzzlers.