“Where is NATO?” the rebel asks, with no small amount of frustration.
When gunfire breaks out in Tripoli, it pushes a city on edge into paroxysms of speculation and rumor. The gunfire was heard in the early hours of Thursday, and went on in staccato bursts for a little more than an hour
The last time a Libyan leader traveled to the U.S. and Europe to talk to his international counterparts, he wore desert robes, slept in a Bedouin tent, and vilified the West in incomprehensible diatribes
As Muammar Gaddafi’s troops closed in on the rebel stronghold of Benghazi on March 15, President Barack Obama put the fate of the city’s 1 million residents in the hands of U.N.
Anyone expecting that the U.N.-mandated air campaign over Libya is going to enable the country’s rebels to deliver a knockout blow to the Gaddafi regime ought to visit the front line, around 10 km north of Ajdabiyah. That front line has barely moved in the four days since allied air strikes last weekend destroyed the regime’s armored column that had been advancing on the rebel capital of Benghazi.
East Libya’s rebels are fighters, but they’re not an army.
War, famine and disease have killed more than 5 million Congolese citizens in the past decade and it’s hard not to lay a good part of the blame at the feet of rebel leader Laurent Nkunda. Nkunda is the leader of a group of rebels who have been fighting the Congolese army and other militias off and on since 1998, creating violent upheaval in the eastern province of the country where between 100,000 and 200,000 people have been driven from their homes in the recent weeks
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe on Thursday demanded that his ministers of the interior and defense get to the bottom of how a jailed top rebel leader escaped in the northeastern city of Arauca, Colombia. Gustavo Anibal Giraldo Quinchia, also known by his alias, “Pablito,” was freed Wednesday morning when a group of gunmen presumed to be rebels attacked a convoy transporting the prisoner to a court hearing
A car bomb was found Friday parked outside the home of a state governor in India’s troubled northeast, police said. It was later detonated
The Sri Lankan military said Monday that they killed three top leaders of the Tamil Tigers and the son of the rebel group’s founder. CNN was unable to confirm the account because of safety and access reasons. The deaths were the result of continuing armed encounters with the last remnants of the rebel group, who are now cornered in a small stretch of land in the country’s north, according to the military.