Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson International correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson is based in Berlin and covers Central Europe for NPR. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning programs including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

Libyan rebel fighters advance in their tank about 60 miles east of the town of Sirte on Tuesday. Sirte is Moammar Gadhafi's hometown and the last bastion of his loyalist forces. Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Libyan Rebels Set Deadline For Surrender

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Libyan Rebels Plan Attack On Gadhafi's Hometown

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Libyan Rebels Haven't Sewn Up Tripoli Victory Yet

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Libyan Rebels Set On Ousting Gadhafi

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Russian Diplomacy Plays Uncertain Role In Libya

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Volunteer Ibtisam Saadeddin, who wears a khaki uniform and a badge and pins with photos of Moammar Gadhafi, says she patrols the line at the women-only gas station to make sure no fights break out. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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In Libya's Gasoline Shortage, Women Get A Break

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Gadhafi's Oil Minister Announces He Defected

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Between Egypt And Gaza, A Renewed Connection

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Mubarak To Be Tried For Protesters' Deaths

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Saudis Impatient For King's Promised 'Reforms'

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In Saudi Arabia, Business As Usual After Bin Laden's Death

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Women chant slogans and wave the Egyptian flag during a rally March 11 to support national unity of Muslims and Christians in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the focal point of the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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Women Press For A Voice In The New Egypt

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Hisham Haddad (left) stands with his brother, Hani, at the so-called Hyde Park in Suez, Egypt, while talking about the city's problems since the revolution. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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With No One In Charge, Frustration Rises In Suez

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Iman al-Obeidi, who said she spent two days in detention after being arrested at a checkpoint in Tripoli, Libya, and was sexually assaulted by up to 15 men while in custody, shouted as she told her story at the Rixos hotel in Tripoli on Saturday (March 26, 2011). Jerome Delay/AP hide caption

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Iman Al-Obeidi: 'Every Day I Am Beaten'

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Egyptian Approve Constitutional Changes

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