D.C. braces for Hurricane Irene

2011-08-26 07:12:21

Train services were canceled and workers scrambled to protect power lines in Washington on Thursday as Hurricane Irene threatened the US capital.

Libyan rebels to transfer leadership to Tripoli

2011-08-26 06:54:59

Libyan rebels announced late Thursday to transfer their leadership from Benghazi to the capital Tripoli.

Libyan ex-PM says ready to create new party

2011-08-26 06:40:33

Defected Libyan ex-prime minister Abdessalam Abdel Jalloud said here at a press conference on Thursday that he was ready to found a new political party.

Contact group calls on Gadhafi to surrender

2011-08-26 06:39:51

The Libya contact group called on the embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi and his inner circle to surrender at the conclusion of its meeting in Istanbul on Thursday.

UN to help post-conflict Libya: official

2011-08-26 06:37:58

UN under-secretary-general for political affairs said that the United Nations will assist Libya at the directives of its new government.

NASA to launch moon mission

2011-08-26 06:36:52

NASA's Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) is in final launch preparations for a scheduled September 8 launch.

War kills more than 20,000 in Libya: NTC

2011-08-26 06:35:39

More than 20,000 people have been killed in Libya since the civil conflict started in February in the North African state.

Libyan rebels say Muammar Gaddafi surrounded

2011-08-25 22:14:41

Libyan rebels Wednesday besieged a group of apartment buildings near the seized military compound of Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli where they believed the embattled strongman may be hiding.

Libyan embassy to Pakistan changes flag

2011-08-25 17:29:23

Libyan embassy in Islamabad Thursday removed the old state green flag and hoisted the flag of the rebels who have occupied most parts of Tripoli, Libyan ambassador to Pakistan said.

Rebels hunt Gadhafi relatives, loyalist in Tripoli

2011-08-25 10:11:45

Rebels fought gun battles in Tripoli with loyalists of Muammar Gadhafi on Wednesday as they hunted for his relatives and supporters, Reuters witnesses and an Arab television station said.

Bounty offerred for Gadhafi as fight goes on

2011-08-25 07:11:35

Libya's new masters offered a million-dollar bounty for the fugitive Muammar Gadhafi, after he urged his men to fight on in battles across parts of the capital.

Rebels take military base in Zuara: TV

2011-08-25 06:49:10

Libya's rebel troops Wednesday took control of the Mazraq al-Shams army base in Libya's port city of Zuara, some 60 km from the Tunisian border, the Dubai-based Al Arabiya TV reported.