As the tension in Syria continues to heat up, here at home, one man is sharing his real life experiences in Syria while filming the civil war.
More unrest in Libya, but this time, protesters rally against extremists. The unstable situation is being closely watched by a Maryland congressman.
Risking his life again. Baltimore native Matthew VanDyke spent months in a Libyan prison. Now he’s taking up the rebel cause in Syria.
Baltimore native Matthew VanDyke speaks to WJZ about his plan to return to the front lines. It may be a different country but he says the mission is still the same.
Baltimore’s Matthew VanDyke gained international attention when he joined the front lines of the Libyan revolution. He spent nine months in the war-torn country, caught in the gunfire and held in prison.
Matthew VanDyke spent more than five months in a Libyan prison. Then, he joined rebel forces to overthrow dictator Moammar Gadhafi. He’s now back home in Maryland.
The family of an American who was jailed in Libya for six months and then joined rebel fighters says he will be home this weekend.
Matthew VanDyke’s mother says she finally heard the words she’s been waiting to hear — that her son plans to return to the U.S.
Armed and fighting with rebels in Libya. Baltimore resident Matthew VanDyke is caught on camera firing a weapon just weeks after he escaped from a Gadhafi-held prison.
They worked for months to free him, but a Baltimore journalist says he’s not ready to leave Libya.
Relatives and government officials say they are concerned about an American who spent nearly six months in a Libyan prison and now has joined the rebels fighting against forces loyal to longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi.
A Baltimore man who escaped from a Libyan prison on Monday talked with WJZ by phone on Friday.