Rana Jawad

A resident walks along a street on the banks of the Songhua River near a highway bridge on a hazy day in Jilin, Jilin province, on February 25, 2014

The air pollution in China is being compared to nuclear winter — and one man is trying a lawsuit to change that

Global Scan

The pollution situation much of China has gotten incredibly serious — with some experts comparing it to a nuclear winter. Meanwhile the situation for gay people in Uganda is also dire, after a local tabloid printed the names of 200 “prominent homosexuals.” That and more in today’s Global Scan.

Senior al Qaeda figure Abu Anas al-Libi

Should the US be able to pursue terrorists wherever they are found?

Global Politics

BBC reporter who stayed in Libya through civil war releases new book

Arts, Culture & Media

Why Egypt Crisis Worries Neighbors

Conflict & Justice

Arrests Made After Attack on American Consulate in Libya

Conflict & Justice
The World

Tripoli Witness: Living Through Libya’s Revolution

Arts, Culture & Media

The BBC’s Rana Jawad was the only Western reporter to remain in Tripoli throughout the uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi last year.

Gaddafi and Mandela: Real Friends?

Rana Jawad is a young Lebanese-British woman, married a Libyan, and ended up in Tripoli in 2004. She stayed through the uprising in 2011, was the only western journalist to be in Libya for the duration of the war, and filed for BBC online as the conflict raged […]

Libya Celebrates Gadhafi’s Death; World Asks Questions About His Demise

In the 24 hours since the world have gotten news of Col. Moammar Gadhafi’s death, the streets of Libya have been overwhelmed with celebrations. As joyous Libyans express their relief that Gadhafi’s brutal reign has finally come to an end, international observers are raising questions over the way the dictator died. Graphic photographs of Gadhafi’s […]

Libyans Celebrate Death of Gaddafi

Conflict & Justice

Thursday was a day of jubilation for many in Libya as news spread of the death of former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi.

Gaddafi Delivers New Audio Message

Global Politics

Colonel Gaddafi said enemy rats had to be resisted and the Libyan capital liberated.