BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Colombia's largest rebel group says it's ready to start freeing 10 soldiers and police officers who have been held prisoner for as long as 14 years. But the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia also says it's waiting for President Juan Manuel Santos to permit a group... more »
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - The Saudi foreign minister says arming the rebels fighting the brutal regime of President Bashar Assad is "an excellent idea." Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal went further than any of the other Friends of Syria nations meeting in Tunis Friday to increase pressure on Assad to... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices around the world should start falling if Libyan rebels succeed in toppling Moammar Gadhafi's regime, though the full effect won't be felt for months.
On Sunday night, rebel forces pushed into Tripoli without meeting much resistance, hours after they overran a major military... more »
VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama says Libya is "slipping from the grasp of a tyrant" as the battle between rebels and longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi has reached a "tipping point."
In a statement issued Sunday from Martha's Vineyard, where he's vacationing, Obama said the surest way... more »
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libyan rebels say they are closing in on Tripoli from the west and the front line is now less than 20 miles from the capital.
They say a 600-strong rebel force that set out eastward from the coastal city of Zawiya reached the outskirts of... more »
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Libyan rebels say 13 of their troops were killed when they tried to advance during a NATO airstrike against Moammar Gadhafi's forces near the oil city of Brega.
Calling it an "unfortunate accident," an opposition spokesman says the incident does not diminish rebel support for... more »
AJDABIYA, Libya (AP) - Re-energized Libyan rebels have reclaimed one key city and are setting their sites on another, after a week of international airstrikes forced Moammar Gadhafi's forces to retreat.
The opposition says after taking back control of Ajdabiya (ahj-DAH'-bee-yah), rebel fighters have pushed to the outskirts of... more »
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Forces supportive of embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's have swept rebels from one of their final strongholds. But the insurgents claim they moved back in after nightfall. The opposition has seen a series of reversals lately in the battle for control of the main coastal highway. more »