Jon Stewart Criticizes the United States' War On Libya

Matt Cherette · 03/21/11 10:18PM

Over the weekend, the Unites States—along with France and England—began military attacks on Libya in an attempt to remove murderous dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi from power. Tonight, The Daily Show returned, and Jon Stewart questioned the coalition's actions.

Rebels Reportedly Shoot Down Libyan Plane

Jeff Neumann · 02/28/11 08:32AM

Sounds like Libyan rebels may have set up their own no-fly zone over the city of Misrata today, if what a witness told Reuters is confirmed:

Qaddafi Arms Supporters as Security Council Meets

Jeff Neumann · 02/26/11 01:54PM

The UN Security Council is meeting today to discuss Libya, while Muammar el-Qaddafi continues to kill his own people. Also, parts of Tripoli are fighting back. Here's a look at what's happening across the Middle East and North Africa today:

Qaddafi's 'Voluptuous' Nurse Is Leaving Him

Jeff Neumann · 02/26/11 10:41AM

Muammar el-Qaddafi's personal Ukrainian nurse, Galyna Kolotnytska — described in Wikileaks cables as a "voluptuous blond" — is heading home to Kiev, according to her daughter, Tetyana, speaking to a Ukrainian newspaper: "She spoke in a calm voice, asked us not to worry and said she'd soon be home." It's officially over, Muammar. [WSJ]

Qaddafi Steps Up Domestic Terror Campaign

Jeff Neumann · 02/20/11 10:58AM

Muammar el-Qaddafi seems to being going with a scorched earth-lite policy of dealing with protesters in Libya — he's allegedly hired African mercenaries to bolster his troops, who have been wantonly killing civilians and shooting people at funerals.