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  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Libyan freedom fighters signal victory before her departure from Tripoli on Tuesday. (Associated Press)

    Clinton pledges more U.S. help on surprise visit

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton promised Libya's fledgling government more U.S. support during an unannounced visit to Tripoli on Tuesday, as toppled dictator Moammar Gadhafi remained at large and his forces held out in his hometown of Sirte.


  • A Libyan rebel fighter manning an anti-aircraft gun flashes the victory sign Wednesday as his vehicle advances towards the front line, on the outskirts of Ajdabiya, Libya. Moammar Gadhafi's loyalists shelled the Nafusa mountain area and clashed with opposition forces in the besieged coastal city of Misrata on Wednesday, rebels said, as the Libyan leader also sought to quell resistance in the western part of the country that is largely under his control. (Associated Press)

    Libya rebels will receive $25M from U.S.

    Dismissing concerns over possible links between Libyan rebels and al Qaeda, the Obama administration has notified Congress it is providing $25 million in nonlethal aid to the rebels' effort to drive Col. Moammar Gadhafi's regime from power.


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