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Obama Can't Please Them All on Libya But Can Displease Them

Both realists and idealists are disappointed with Obama's policy on Libya.Amiel Ungar, 4/26/2011, 11:34 PM

Qadaffi Gets Another Life Preserver

South Africa's Jacob Zuma may effectively undercut the diplomatic legitimacy of the Libyan interventionAmiel Ungar, 4/12/2011, 12:47 AM

Libyan Intervention Confronts Stalemate Scenario

The defection of Moussa Koussa was balanced by growing skepticism about the intervention in Libya.Amiel Ungar, 4/3/2011, 11:13 PM

13 Libyan Rebels Killed in NATO Airstrike

NATO planes enforcing the UN sanctioned no-fly zone over Libya on Friday have killed 13 rebel fighters; Qaddafi doesn't want ceasefire.Gabe Kahn., 4/3/2011, 10:00 AM

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.Gabe Kahn., 3/31/2011, 10:03 PM

Libyan Foreign Minister Defects to UK

Libya's foreign minister defected to Britain while London expelled five other Libyan diplomats from the country.Chana Ya'ar, 3/31/2011, 6:14 PM

Insurgent's Reverses Expose Strategy Contradictions in Libya

Obama 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.Amiel Ungar, 3/31/2011, 12:07 AM

Clinton Opens Door for Arming Libya Rebels

Secretary 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". Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/29/2011, 9:57 PM

Libyan Diplomacy in UK Confronts Rebel Retreat

Although the London Conference views Qaddafi's departure as inevitable, on the battle front the rebels are on the run. NATO bombs Tripoli.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 3/29/2011, 8:21 PM

Analysis: Obama Speech on Libya Policy Avoids Both Extremes

Barack 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.Amiel Ungar, 3/29/2011, 8:05 PM

Western Offensive Helps Rebels in War for Qaddafi’s Home Town

Qaddafi’s soldiers flee Western bombing offensive, allowing rebels to retake the oil port of Benghazi and prepare to fight for Qaddafi’s home town.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/28/2011, 10:09 AM

The House Speaker Seeks Enlightenment from Obama

With a series of deft questions, House Speaker John Boehner attempts to force Barack Obama to show his hand or call his bluff.Amiel Ungar, 3/25/2011, 12:13 AM

Turkey Backtracks to Spite Sarkozy

Turkey bitterly opposed the intervention in Libya, but may have to modify its policy or allow France to get the credit.Amiel Ungar, 3/25/2011, 12:06 AM

Despite Air Pummeling, Qaddafi Continues to Press Rebel Cities

After five nights of continued coalition airstrikes, Qaddafi's forces continue to shell key rebel cities as Libya's bloody civil war continues.Gabe Kahn., 3/24/2011, 7:42 PM

Qaddafi's Air Force 'Effectively Destroyed,' says Britain

The Libyan Air Force no longer exists as a fighting force according to British Royal Air Force Air Vice-Marshal Greg Bagwell.Gabe Kahn., 3/23/2011, 11:08 PM

Buzz Continues over Putin-Medvedev Disharmony over Libya

It iz difficult to reconcile the positions of Vladimir Putin and Dimitry Medvedev on Libya. Is this a real or staged conflict?Amiel Ungar, 3/23/2011, 10:50 PM

F-15 Crash in Libya Ascribed to Malfunction

The 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.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 3/22/2011, 4:36 PM

Criticism of Obama Over US Involvement in Libya Intervention

Some democrats want Obama impeached for failing to properly consult Congress before joining international intervention in Libya. Gabe Kahn., 3/21/2011, 5:19 PM

Mideast in Turmoil: ‘Qaddafi a Legitimate Target,’ Says Britain

Western allies bombed Qaddafi’s compound. The dictator’s whereabouts are not known. British Defense Secretary: Qaddafi a 'legitimate target.' Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/21/2011, 3:41 PM

Ambassador Tweets Release of 4 NY Times Reporters in Libya

The Turkish ambassador to the US tweets the release of four NY Times reporters held captive by forces loyal to Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi.Gabe Kahn., 3/21/2011, 3:14 PM

The German Abstention: Domestic Upside Minimal Foreign Damage

Chancellor Merkel would like to stay in power and it therefore does not pay to jeopardize her coalition by joining the attack in Libya. Amiel Ungar, 3/20/2011, 9:42 PM

Russia and China Prove Willing to Sacrifice Qaddafi

Both Russia and China refrained from wielding their veto feeling they had bigger fish to fry.Amiel Ungar, 3/20/2011, 9:32 PM

Qaddafi Arms Citizens

Qaddafi terms international forces “Hitler” and plans to arm citizens in response. Russia, Arab League criticize international action.Maayana Miskin, 3/20/2011, 8:50 PM

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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/20/2011, 2:38 PM

U.S. Launches First Missiles in Libya

Obama goes to war: U.S. Tomahawk missiles hit near Tripoli and Misrata as American, British and French forces take action against Qaddafi.Gil Ronen, 3/19/2011, 11:09 PM

UN Approves No-Fly Zone Over Libya

The UN Security Council passes a resolution approving a no-fly zone over Libya as Qaddafi threatens to enter Benghazi and crush the revolt.Elad Benari and Gavriel Queenann, 3/18/2011, 3:11 AM

Bahrain Cracks Down as Region Continues to Roil

Bahrain has cracked down on growing unrest, arresting six opposition leaders. Six people have died in the violence.Chana Ya'ar, 3/17/2011, 5:26 PM

Expert: Libya Could Become the Next Somalia

Either dictator Qaddafi will be victorious, or Libya will split into “Somalia-like” segments, U.S. expert says. Obama administration disagrees.Maayana Miskin, 3/11/2011, 12:06 PM

US Evicts Libyan Embassy from Washington

The 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.Chana Ya'ar, 3/10/2011, 10:27 PM

Qaddafi Loyalists Bomb Oil Refinery at Sidra

For the first time, Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi's government forces bombed a major oil facility on Thursday. Chana Ya'ar, 3/10/2011, 10:26 PM

Syrian Pilots Flying Libyan Warplanes, Rebels Charge

Libyan insurgents claim to have shot down two warplanes. Their pilots' identity cards and accents indicated they were from Syria.Aryeh Ben Hayim and Tzvi Ben Gedlyahu, 3/8/2011, 3:01 PM

NATO Mulls Military Move in Libya

US President Barack Obama said Monday that NATO is considering military action in Libya. Both sides to the civil war trade charges of intervention.Chana Ya'ar, 3/8/2011, 4:43 AM

Chavez Offers Qaddafi International Mediation

Venezuela's Chavez offers Libyan dictator Qaddafi his help negotiating with rebel forces.Maayana Miskin, 3/6/2011, 7:51 PM

Qaddafi Massacres Rebels, but His Troops Are Defecting

Qaddafi’s army massacres dozens of women and children and attacks ambulances as heavy fighting reaches Tripoli. Many soldiers join rebels.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/6/2011, 9:23 AM

Obama 'Considering Every Option' On Libya

Obama commits US military to relief operations, but wants the consent of 'international peers' before intervening in Libya's bloody crisis. Gabe Kahn., 3/4/2011, 12:29 PM

Int'l Criminal Court at The Hague to Probe Libya War Crimes

The International Criminal Court at The Hague is opening an investigation into alleged war crimes in Libya.Chana Ya'ar, 3/3/2011, 8:32 PM

Watchdog Group Warns Libya Stockpiled Mustard Gas

A watchdog group confirms that Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi has 10 tons of mustard gas stockpiled. Opponents fear he may use it on them.Chana Ya'ar, 3/2/2011, 5:06 PM

Arab League Nixes Foreign Intervention in Libya

Arab foreign ministers are slated to reject all forms of foreign intervention in Libya in a vote at the Arab League Council meeting in Cairo.Chana Ya'ar, 3/2/2011, 1:42 PM

US Sends Warships to Suez, Troops Stationed in Libya

The US is moving warships, planes and troops to eastern Libya and two assault ships passed through the Suez Canal Wednesday morning.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/2/2011, 10:06 AM

'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.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 3/2/2011, 2:17 AM

UN Suspends Libya from Human Rights Council

UN General Assembly passes a resolution suspending Libya from Human Rights Council.Elad Benari, 3/2/2011, 1:15 AM

UK, US Weigh Military Intervention in Libya

America, Britain weigh the possibility of military intervention in Libya as Qaddafi loyalists urge war “until the last bullet.”Maayana Miskin, 3/1/2011, 4:02 PM

Video: Libyan Protesters Burn Pictures of Gaddafi

A new YouTube posting shows protesters in Libya burning photos of Gaddafi. Thousands flee the country. Transitional government formed.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/28/2011, 10:18 AM

Gas Prices Soar to 7.30 Shekels a Liter

Gasoline prices hit all-time high despite tax cuts as battles rage in Libya. Maayana Miskin, 2/27/2011, 8:59 PM

Turkey Opposed Sanctions on Libya, Interim Gov't Formed

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan accused the United Nations of being concerned primarily with Libya's oil supply, rather than its people.Chana Ya'ar, 2/26/2011, 11:33 PM

Libyan Civilians Armed as UN Mulls Sanctions

Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi has armed civilian supporters in Tripoli as the UN mulls sanctions to bring the chaos to an end.Chana Ya'ar, 2/26/2011, 8:45 PM

Libya: Protesters Repel Qaddafi's Troops, March on Tripoli

Anti-regime protesters in Libya have pushed back Qaddafi's troops, and are marching on Tripoli. Qaddafi loyalists open fire in mosque.Maayana Miskin, 2/25/2011, 10:25 AM

EU and US Consider Sanctions on Libya

EU members meet to discuss immediate sanctions on Libya, while in the US, Obama does the same, but refrains from telling Qaddafi to step down.Elad Benari, 2/24/2011, 3:12 AM

PM Allows 300 Libyan Arabs to 'Return' to Judea, Samaria

Hundreds of Arabs from Libya will be allowed to seek refuge in Judea and Samaria. Netanyahu: This isn't the 'right of return.'Maayana Miskin, 2/23/2011, 9:58 PM

Where is Obama? Explaining US Caution on Libya

INN's world news analyst Amiel Ungar explains why Obama is holding back, although Libya seems to call for a more interventionist attitude.Amiel Ungar, 2/23/2011, 9:35 PM

Obama Stays Cautious as Libyan Massacre Kills 1,000

The Italian Foreign Minister said more than 1,000 people probably have been killed in Libya. Obama under GOP pressure to condemn Qaddafi.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/23/2011, 5:59 PM

TIME Source: Qaddafi to Blow Up Oil Pipelines; Gas Prices Soar

Qaddafi is threatening to blow up oil facilities, a source told TIME magazine. Oil prices soar and gasoline in Israel will cost more next month.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/23/2011, 9:15 AM

UN Condemns the Violence in Libya

UN Security Council condemns violence against Libyan protesters, calls on Gaddafi to allow entry of medical and humanitarian supplies.Elad Benari, 2/23/2011, 2:18 AM

Gaddafi: I Will Die as a Martyr; Obama Remains Silent

Gaddafi vows he “will die as a martyr” and blamed everyone from Al-Qaeda to the USA for the rebellion. Obama refrains from denouncing him.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/22/2011, 7:25 PM

Libya Remains on UN Human Rights Panel as It Bombs Civilians

Libya remains on UN Human Rights Council as it attacks civilians with tanks and planes. Mass exodus of foreigners.Obama silent. Oil prices soar. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/22/2011, 5:37 PM

Gaddafi on State TV: I’m in Tripoli

Libyan leader dispels rumors that he has fled the country to Venezuela. Meanwhile, his diplomats renounce the violent acts towards protesters.Elad Benari, 2/22/2011, 3:11 AM

2 Libyan Air Force Colonels Seek Asylum in Malta

Two Libyan air force colonels piloting two Mirage jets arrived in Malta on Sunday, asking for political asylum.Chana Ya'ar, 2/21/2011, 10:32 PM