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Col. Moammar Gadhafi's fighters fired several mortars and tried to ambush revolutionary forces Sunday at the northern gate of the loyalist stronghold of Bani Walid. With their numbers stretched thin, the former rebels sent reinforcements, some who arrived with a tank that had been seized from the ousted regime.
The top nuclear envoys of the rival Koreas will discuss terms for restarting long-dormant six-nation nuclear talks during a rare meeting in Beijing this week, a South Korean official said Sunday.
Revolutionary fighters struggled to expand the offensive into Moammar Gadhafi's hometown Saturday with street-by-street battles and commanders seeking to break open a new front against loyalist forces fiercely defending the most symbolic stronghold remaining from the shattered regime.
It was another critical moment in the life of the 64-year-old Jewish state. Egyptian mobs had breached the protective barrier around the Israeli Embassy in Cairo, shredded the national Star of David flag before stomping on it - and the Israeli ambassador to Egypt and his staff fled town a few steps ahead of the mob.
The overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi's regime in Libya is being called a model for cooperative regime change. Unless the United States and its allies work to shape the successor government in Tripoli, it may turn into a model for post-conflict failure.
Six current and former members of the U.S. military have been charged in a 41-count indictment handed up in federal court in Texas on charges of defrauding various U.S. military components and their contractors of $127,000 by fraudulently obtaining recruiting bonuses, Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer, who heads the Justice Department's Criminal Division, said Thursday.
Libyan rebels on Friday were engaged in fierce battles with forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi in three of the ousted dictator's remaining strongholds.
When the Palestinian Authority (PA) was pushing last month to receive $50 million in direct funding to help alleviate its dire fiscal situation, it received critical support from a seemingly unlikely source: the right-wing government of Israel.
American criticism of Islamabad's failure to pursue the Haqqani militant network blamed for this week's attack on the U.S. Embassy in Kabul risks damaging anti-terror cooperation between the two countries, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry warned Thursday.