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 »
MISRATA, Libya (AP) - Rebel commanders in Libya say their forces are scoring successes against government troops at flashpoints along the Mediterranean coast. But Moammar Gadhafi's government is denying it, saying the victory claims amount to "wishful thinking."
Amid the continued fighting Sunday, the United Arab Emirates said it's... more »
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Hours after a NATO missile strike on Libya's capital, angry mobs have set fire to the Italian and British embassies. Libya says the attack killed one of Moammar Gadhafi's sons and three of his grandchildren, and denounced it as an assassination attempt and a violation of... more »
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - The Libyan government says a woman who stormed into a Tripoli hotel Saturday to tell foreign reporters that government troops raped her is now with her family.
The government says four men were interrogated in the case, including the son of a high-ranking police officer.... more »
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libyan state television reports that international airstrikes are targeting Moammar Gadhafi's hometown and stronghold of Sirte for the first time.
Foreign journalists in the city reported loud explosions and warplanes flying overheard.
Sirte is strategically located about halfway between the rebel-held east and the... more »
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Anti-aircraft fire has erupted in the Libyan capital. Volleys of tracer fire can be seen arching into the air over Tripoli, marking the start of a second night of allied strikes on the country. There is no immediate word on the targets.
The U.S. military... more »
A Libyan Afriqiyah Airways plane with 104 people on board crashed on landing today at the airport in the capital Tripoli.
It appears that the only survivor is an 8-year-old Dutch boy. Holland's prime minister says dozens of other Dutch citizens were killed.
Libyan state television showed a... more »