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Qaddafi’s Grip on the Capital Tightens as Revolt Grows

(Republished from the New York Times) TOBRUK, Libya — Vowing to track down and kill protesters “house by house,” Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi of Libya tightened his grip on the capital, Tripoli, on Tuesday, but the eastern half of the country was slipping beyond his control. A bloody crackdown drove protesters …

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Qaddafi’s Son Warns of Civil War as Libyan Protests Widen

(Republished from the New York Times) CAIRO — A five-day-old uprising in Libya took control of its second-largest city of Benghazi and spread for the first time to the capital of Tripoli late on Sunday as the heir-apparent son of its strongman, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, warned Libyans in a televised …

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Protests spread to Libya

(Published by CNN World Middle East) (CNN) — Unprecedented demonstrations sweeping the Middle East and North Africa spread Wednesday to Libya, where police clashed with anti-government protesters in the coastal city of Benghazi, an independent source told CNN. About 200 protesters came out to show support for human rights activist …

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Libya protests: Second city Benghazi hit by violence

(BBC World) Hundreds of anti-government protesters have clashed with police and government supporters in Libya’s second city, in the latest display of unrest in the Arab world. Dozens of people are said to have been hurt in the clashes in Benghazi. The overnight unrest followed the arrest of an outspoken …

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