Obama Can't Please Them All on Libya But Can Displease ThemBoth realists and idealists are disappointed with Obama's policy on Libya.
Qadaffi Gets Another Life PreserverSouth Africa's Jacob Zuma may effectively undercut the diplomatic legitimacy of the Libyan intervention
Libyan Intervention Confronts Stalemate ScenarioThe defection of Moussa Koussa was balanced by growing skepticism about the intervention in Libya.
13 Libyan Rebels Killed in NATO AirstrikeNATO planes enforcing the UN sanctioned no-fly zone over Libya on Friday have killed 13 rebel fighters; Qaddafi doesn't want ceasefire.
Qaddafi Strikes Back!Following a wild two-day 300km advance, Libya's rebels are on the run as Qaddafi hits back and the allies reach for popcorn.
Libyan Foreign Minister Defects to UKLibya's foreign minister defected to Britain while London expelled five other Libyan diplomats from the country.
Insurgent's Reverses Expose Strategy Contradictions in LibyaObama has tried to have a broad coalition, the UN's blessing and Qadhaffi's ouster at the same time. He may have to part with one or more wish.
Clinton Opens Door for Arming Libya RebelsSecretary of State Hillary Clinton says, “There could be a legitimate transfer of arms [to Libyan rebels] if a country were to choose to do so".
Libyan Diplomacy in UK Confronts Rebel RetreatAlthough the London Conference views Qaddafi's departure as inevitable, on the battle front the rebels are on the run. NATO bombs Tripoli.
Analysis: Obama Speech on Libya Policy Avoids Both ExtremesBarack Obama sought to position himself at the center in the debate on Libya. He will now be hostage to future events in Libya and elsewhere.
Western Offensive Helps Rebels in War for Qaddafi’s Home TownQaddafi’s soldiers flee Western bombing offensive, allowing rebels to retake the oil port of Benghazi and prepare to fight for Qaddafi’s home town.
The House Speaker Seeks Enlightenment from ObamaWith a series of deft questions, House Speaker John Boehner attempts to force Barack Obama to show his hand or call his bluff.
Turkey Backtracks to Spite SarkozyTurkey bitterly opposed the intervention in Libya, but may have to modify its policy or allow France to get the credit.
Despite Air Pummeling, Qaddafi Continues to Press Rebel CitiesAfter five nights of continued coalition airstrikes, Qaddafi's forces continue to shell key rebel cities as Libya's bloody civil war continues.
Qaddafi's Air Force 'Effectively Destroyed,' says BritainThe Libyan Air Force no longer exists as a fighting force according to British Royal Air Force Air Vice-Marshal Greg Bagwell.
Buzz Continues over Putin-Medvedev Disharmony over LibyaIt iz difficult to reconcile the positions of Vladimir Putin and Dimitry Medvedev on Libya. Is this a real or staged conflict?
F-15 Crash in Libya Ascribed to MalfunctionThe US was fortunate that the crew of the F-15 is safe. In previous US engagements captured pilots were grist for the enemy propaganda mill.
Criticism of Obama Over US Involvement in Libya InterventionSome democrats want Obama impeached for failing to properly consult Congress before joining international intervention in Libya.
Mideast in Turmoil: ‘Qaddafi a Legitimate Target,’ Says BritainWestern allies bombed Qaddafi’s compound. The dictator’s whereabouts are not known. British Defense Secretary: Qaddafi a 'legitimate target.'
Ambassador Tweets Release of 4 NY Times Reporters in LibyaThe Turkish ambassador to the US tweets the release of four NY Times reporters held captive by forces loyal to Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi.
The German Abstention: Domestic Upside Minimal Foreign DamageChancellor Merkel would like to stay in power and it therefore does not pay to jeopardize her coalition by joining the attack in Libya.
Russia and China Prove Willing to Sacrifice QaddafiBoth Russia and China refrained from wielding their veto feeling they had bigger fish to fry.
Qaddafi Arms CitizensQaddafi terms international forces “Hitler” and plans to arm citizens in response. Russia, Arab League criticize international action.
Qaddafi against the World: ‘Allied Forces Are Terrorists’Western nations continued to bomb Qaddafi's bases and an air field. He calls the West “terrorists.” US: We stopped his offensive against rebels.
U.S. Launches First Missiles in LibyaObama goes to war: U.S. Tomahawk missiles hit near Tripoli and Misrata as American, British and French forces take action against Qaddafi.
UN Approves No-Fly Zone Over LibyaThe UN Security Council passes a resolution approving a no-fly zone over Libya as Qaddafi threatens to enter Benghazi and crush the revolt.
Bahrain Cracks Down as Region Continues to RoilBahrain has cracked down on growing unrest, arresting six opposition leaders. Six people have died in the violence.
Expert: Libya Could Become the Next SomaliaEither dictator Qaddafi will be victorious, or Libya will split into “Somalia-like” segments, U.S. expert says. Obama administration disagrees.
US Evicts Libyan Embassy from WashingtonThe U.S. is moving to close the Libyan embassy in Washington D.C. and freeze its diplomatic ties with the Qaddafi-led government in Tripoli.
Qaddafi Loyalists Bomb Oil Refinery at SidraFor the first time, Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi's government forces bombed a major oil facility on Thursday.
Syrian Pilots Flying Libyan Warplanes, Rebels ChargeLibyan insurgents claim to have shot down two warplanes. Their pilots' identity cards and accents indicated they were from Syria.
NATO Mulls Military Move in LibyaUS President Barack Obama said Monday that NATO is considering military action in Libya. Both sides to the civil war trade charges of intervention.
Chavez Offers Qaddafi International MediationVenezuela's Chavez offers Libyan dictator Qaddafi his help negotiating with rebel forces.
Qaddafi Massacres Rebels, but His Troops Are DefectingQaddafi’s army massacres dozens of women and children and attacks ambulances as heavy fighting reaches Tripoli. Many soldiers join rebels.
Obama 'Considering Every Option' On LibyaObama commits US military to relief operations, but wants the consent of 'international peers' before intervening in Libya's bloody crisis.
Int'l Criminal Court at The Hague to Probe Libya War CrimesThe International Criminal Court at The Hague is opening an investigation into alleged war crimes in Libya.
Watchdog Group Warns Libya Stockpiled Mustard GasA watchdog group confirms that Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi has 10 tons of mustard gas stockpiled. Opponents fear he may use it on them.
Arab League Nixes Foreign Intervention in LibyaArab foreign ministers are slated to reject all forms of foreign intervention in Libya in a vote at the Arab League Council meeting in Cairo.
US Sends Warships to Suez, Troops Stationed in LibyaThe US is moving warships, planes and troops to eastern Libya and two assault ships passed through the Suez Canal Wednesday morning.
'Qaddafi is Jewish and I'm His Cousin'INN TV meets with Gita Boaron, who claims that she is the cousin of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi.
UN Suspends Libya from Human Rights CouncilUN General Assembly passes a resolution suspending Libya from Human Rights Council.
UK, US Weigh Military Intervention in LibyaAmerica, Britain weigh the possibility of military intervention in Libya as Qaddafi loyalists urge war “until the last bullet.”
Video: Libyan Protesters Burn Pictures of GaddafiA new YouTube posting shows protesters in Libya burning photos of Gaddafi. Thousands flee the country. Transitional government formed.
Gas Prices Soar to 7.30 Shekels a LiterGasoline prices hit all-time high despite tax cuts as battles rage in Libya.
Turkey Opposed Sanctions on Libya, Interim Gov't FormedTurkish Prime Minister Erdogan accused the United Nations of being concerned primarily with Libya's oil supply, rather than its people.
Libyan Civilians Armed as UN Mulls SanctionsLibyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi has armed civilian supporters in Tripoli as the UN mulls sanctions to bring the chaos to an end.
Libya: Protesters Repel Qaddafi's Troops, March on TripoliAnti-regime protesters in Libya have pushed back Qaddafi's troops, and are marching on Tripoli. Qaddafi loyalists open fire in mosque.
EU and US Consider Sanctions on LibyaEU members meet to discuss immediate sanctions on Libya, while in the US, Obama does the same, but refrains from telling Qaddafi to step down.
PM Allows 300 Libyan Arabs to 'Return' to Judea, SamariaHundreds of Arabs from Libya will be allowed to seek refuge in Judea and Samaria. Netanyahu: This isn't the 'right of return.'
Where is Obama? Explaining US Caution on LibyaINN's world news analyst Amiel Ungar explains why Obama is holding back, although Libya seems to call for a more interventionist attitude.
Obama Stays Cautious as Libyan Massacre Kills 1,000The Italian Foreign Minister said more than 1,000 people probably have been killed in Libya. Obama under GOP pressure to condemn Qaddafi.
TIME Source: Qaddafi to Blow Up Oil Pipelines; Gas Prices SoarQaddafi is threatening to blow up oil facilities, a source told TIME magazine. Oil prices soar and gasoline in Israel will cost more next month.
UN Condemns the Violence in LibyaUN Security Council condemns violence against Libyan protesters, calls on Gaddafi to allow entry of medical and humanitarian supplies.
Gaddafi: I Will Die as a Martyr; Obama Remains SilentGaddafi vows he “will die as a martyr” and blamed everyone from Al-Qaeda to the USA for the rebellion. Obama refrains from denouncing him.
Libya Remains on UN Human Rights Panel as It Bombs CiviliansLibya remains on UN Human Rights Council as it attacks civilians with tanks and planes. Mass exodus of foreigners.Obama silent. Oil prices soar.
Gaddafi on State TV: I’m in TripoliLibyan leader dispels rumors that he has fled the country to Venezuela. Meanwhile, his diplomats renounce the violent acts towards protesters.
2 Libyan Air Force Colonels Seek Asylum in MaltaTwo Libyan air force colonels piloting two Mirage jets arrived in Malta on Sunday, asking for political asylum.