Turmoil in the Middle East: Libya

Stories, tweets, photos and videos on the protests throughout Libya. For the latest updates on the situation there, check out breakingnews.com.


  1. French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said on Friday everything was ready to launch military strikes in Libya and that a ceasefire declared by Moammar Gaddafi would need to cover the whole country.

    "We have to analyze the conditions of the ceasefire," Juppe told Reuters television.
  2. Libya has declared a cease-fire, but fighting rages on. l. "We are not going to be impressed by words, we have to see actions on the ground and that is not at all clear," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said.
  3. “We’re all, families and friends, overjoyed to know they are safe,” said Bill Keller, the executive editor of The Times. “We are eager to have them free and back home.”