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Factbox: Defections from Gaddafi's Libya

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Al Arabiya editor: Libyans will start from scratch

   Al Arabiya's Hisham Melhem says that in theory, Libyans have a wealth of money, but they lack technical capabilities, and they will have to start from scratch after Gadhafi. Melhem says "Libya is a country bereft of functioning institutions," unlike Tunisia and Egypt. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., al

What comes next in Libya?

   MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts talks to Al-Jazeera Washington Bureau Chief Aberrahim Foukara & Al-Arabiya Washington Bureau Chief Hisham Melhem about Libya’s conflict and its long-term implications.

Gaddafi son al-Mutassim is in Bab al-Azizya compound: TV

One of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's sons, al-Mutassim, is in the leader's Bab al-Azizya compound in Tripoli, Al Arabiya television said on Monday. Full story

Khaddafy vows to go down fighting

   Hisham Melhem of Al-Arabiya TV discusses how much longer the Libyan leader will remain in power.

Will the rest of the Middle East follow Egypt?

   Hisham Melhem of al-Arabiya, and Steven Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations, talk about the reaction of the Middle East to the turmoil in Egypt.

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