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US, 30 Other Countries Recognize Libyan Rebels

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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More than 30 countries, including the United States, say they are recognizing Libya’s rebel Transitional National Council — declaring that the country’s leader Moammar Gadhafi no longer has any legitimate authority over the North African nation. Western and regional powers made the declaration Friday in Istanbul as they met to map strategies to strengthen the […]

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US, 30 Other Countries Recognize Libyan Rebels

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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More than 30 countries, including the United States, say they are recognizing Libya’s rebel Transitional National Council — declaring that the country’s leader Moammar Gadhafi no longer has any legitimate authority over the North African nation. Western and regional powers made the declaration Friday in Istanbul as they met to map strategies to strengthen the […]

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US Recognizes Libyan Rebel Group

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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The United States says it is recognizing Libya’s rebel Transitional National Council, declaring that the country’s leader Moammar Gadhafi no longer has any legitimate authority over the North African nation. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made the announcement Friday in Istanbul, as top officials from major Western and regional powers met to map strategies to […]

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Delegates on Libya Meet in Istanbul as Rebels Advance Beyond Front Lines

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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International talks on Libya have started in Turkey, where the United States is expected to strengthen its ties with opposition forces fighting to overthrow Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Delegates of the Contact Group on Libya, including U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, will lay out plans Friday to increase support to the North African country’s […]

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Delegates on Libya Meet in Istanbul as Rebels Advance Beyond Front Lines

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Turkey for international talks on Libya expected to deepen Washington’s ties with opposition forces fighting to overthrow Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Delegates of the Contact Group on Libya will lay out plans Friday to increase support to the North African country’s rebel Transitional National Council. Senior U.S. […]

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Libya Talks Expected to Boost US Ties with Rebel Forces

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 10:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in Turkey for international talks on Libya expected to deepen Washington’s ties with opposition forces fighting to overthrow Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Clinton will confer Friday with leaders from other members of the Contact Group on Libya to assess the North African country’s future and discuss further […]

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Libyan Forces Attack Strategic Oil City

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Libyan rebel forces have attacked the government-held coastal town of Brega, a strategic oil hub in the east of the country. Medical sources in nearby Ajdabiya said Thursday that one rebel was killed and at least five wounded in the clashes as opposition fighters reported the first columns advancing beyond a front line that had […]

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Diplomats Gather in Istanbul to Discuss Political Solution to Libyan Conflict

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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International diplomats are gathering in Istanbul to discuss a political solution to the civil war in Libya, whose leader Moammar Gadhafi has reiterated a vow to fight to the end against rebels trying to end his 42-year rule. Diplomats expected to attend Friday’s talks in the Turkish city include U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, […]

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Diplomats Gather in Istanbul to Dicuss Political Solution to Libyan Conflict

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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International diplomats are gathering in Istanbul to discuss a political solution to the civil war in Libya, whose leader Moammar Gadhafi has reiterated a vow to fight to the end against rebels trying to end his 42-year rule. Diplomats expected to attend Friday’s talks in the Turkish city include U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, […]

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Libyan Rebels Retake Village, World Powers Mull Libya’s Future

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Libyan rebels are planning their next move after retaking a strategic village near Tripoli, while world powers are gathering in Turkey for talks on Libya’s future. Rebels regained control of al-Qawalish on Wednesday, following bitter clashes with forces loyal to leader Moammar Gadhafi. The opposition fighters have been trying to use the village, located about […]

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