February 24, 2012 When Moammar Gadhafi ruled Libya, no one imagined stepping foot in Bab al-Azizia, but now it's a reminder of his iron rule that is slowly being dismantled.
February 23, 2012 Seasoned combat reporters gathered in Tripoli on Wednesday to honor Marie Colvin, a friend and fellow journalist who was killed earlier that day in Syria. And they remembered others who have died.
February 21, 2012 "Danny Vampire" fought for freedom. But now, he says: "Tunisia had an election, Egypt had an election. And Libya? No." What's more, he sees just as much corruption now as before.
November 9, 2011 Revenge attacks are alarming those hoping for a swift transition to peace in Libya. Some villages where loyalists to overthrown dictator Moammar Gadhafi used to live are now abandoned, and locals hope they stay away. As well, militias still have their weapons, and regional rivalries are at play.
October 20, 2011 The man who ruled Libya from a fortress-like compound in the heart of Tripoli reportedly spent his last moments holed up in a culvert under a road in his hometown of Sirte. The exact circumstances of his death remained as murky as his whereabouts since the capital fell in August.
October 20, 2011 The killing of the ousted Libyan leader is the climax of a months-long struggle to topple the dictator's regime. Photos and videos supposedly showing his body are beginning to surface.
October 20, 2011 Moammar Gadhafi was a young army officer when he first seized power in a September 1969 coup. During his rule of more than four decades, he was an unpredictable, often brutal leader with an inflated vision of himself. On Thursday, Libyan officials announced that he had been captured and killed.
October 6, 2011 By some estimates, up to 30 to 40 percent of Libya's population is sympathetic to ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Tripoli's Abu Salim neighborhood provides a window into the potential problems the country faces in the wake of its brutal revolution.
September 23, 2011 In Libya, refugees are streaming out of Sirte, the last major town still in the hands of forces loyal to ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Cut off from the rest of the country, without electricity, many knew nothing of recent rebel advances, including the fall of the capital, Tripoli.
September 20, 2011 The president is holding Libya up as a model for what the United Nations can do to protect civilians. Obama and other U.N. nations are pledging continued support and encouraging Libya's new leaders to keep their promises to forge a just, democratic society.