Militia Says it ‘Secured’ US Compound in Libya

The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya’s capital has “secured” a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American...

Gunmen Kill 15 Libyan Soldiers

(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Gunmen attacked a Libyan military post southeast of the capital Tripoli early Saturday, killing 15 soldiers, an official and Libya's state...

From Fighting Gaddafi to Fighting Sexual Assault

Just over two years ago, Air Force Major General Margaret Woodward was leading the U.S. air war against Libya that ultimately toppled Moammar Gaddafi -- and has...

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Top 15 Toppled Dictators

After 42 years in power in Libya, Muammar Gaddafi met his demise Oct. 20. TIME takes a look at other dictators who have been overthrown by their own people

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