Quotes of the Day

Taken on a government-organized tour, a Libyan man stands with his gun as children ride bikes behind him in the village of Assabaa.
Monday, Jul. 11, 2011

Open quoteWe are ready to fight to protect our land, our leader ... our children. NATO cannot scare us.Close quote

  • HAMOODA MOKHTAR AL-SALEM,
  • a top government official in al-Assabaa, Libya, in a statement, as Muammar Gaddafi's regime sought to show that it remains in control of parts of the country's western mountains and will defend the territory against further rebel advances there
Photo: Tara Todras-Whitehill / AP | Source: AP