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Op-Ed: IS leader in Libya may be hero of campaign against Gaddafi

Tripoli - As the Islamic State expands its operations in Libya western media are paying more attention to this issue rather than the conflicts between military forces of the two rival governments, one in Tripoli and the internationally-recognized regime in Tobruk.

Gaddafi's demolished residence to become amusement park

Tripoli - The bombed-out ruins of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's Tripoli compound, Bab al-Aziziya, are to be turned into an amusement park.

White House requests $32 million to support Mali operation

Supporting France's invasion of Mali and in what appears to be another front in the war against Al Qaeda, the Obama administration has requested $32 million to train African troops in the fight against the Islamists.

Militia member who captured Muammar Gaddafi dies

Col. Muammar Gaddafi was captured by a group of young Libyans, one of those men, Omran Shaaban, has been murdered by Gaddafi loyalists.

HRW: US tortured Gaddafi opponents, rendered them to Libya

A new report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW) reveals that the United States government under George W. Bush tortured opponents of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi before transferring the prisoners to Libya for further torture.

Gaddafi loyalists arrested for Tripoli Eid bombings

Tripoli - Gaddafi loyalists have been arrested over three Eid al-Fitr bombings on Sunday in Tripoli, in which at least two people were killed.

Libyans to vote July 7 in first free elections since 1952

Libyans will vote in the nation's first free elections since 1952, on July 7, with the hope that the creation of a new government will put an end to the tribal warfare and rival militias which have brought unrest to post-Gaddafi Libya.

Op-Ed: Gaddafi wanted dead so secrets would die with him

Tripoli - The hypocrisy of Libya's NTC head is astounding. Mahmoud Jibril, former minister in the Gaddafi regime, claims he wishes Gaddafi had been taken alive to stand trial.

Farrakhan speaks out against President Obama's assassinations

Nation of Islam chief Louis Farrakhan lashed out at the Obama administration on Tuesday over the series of recent assassinations carried out against Muslims by America and its allies.

Op-Ed: With Gaddafi Dead, The Arab Spring Has Finally Sprung

Tripoli - In the end, it does not matter whether Muammar Gaddafi was executed due to an order by members of the Libyan Transitional National Council leadership or whether he was killed at the hands of a vigilante mob in the run up to his capture and death.

Gaddafi dead: Found hiding in sewer after gun battle

After calling those who rose up against him a bunch of "rats," the former Libyan dictator was said to be found crouching in a sewer tunnel and waving a golden gun, where he died under fire. Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril confirmed Gaddafi's demise.

Reports claim Gaddafi killed in Sirte

Sirte - Several news agencies are reporting Col Gaddafi was wounded and killed in Libya. A photo of a bloodied Gaddafi has also started circulating on the Internet.

Inspectors investigate claim of missing chemical weapons in Libya

Tripoli - Inspectors with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons are investigating claims by the interim government in Libya of missing chemical weapons from a munitions storage site that was once under the control of strongman Muammar Qaddafi.

Libya's NTC says Lockerbie bomber 'case closed'

Libya's National Transitional Council has unequivocally stated it will not co-operate in requests by the Crown Office to examine further evidence in the Lockerbie bombing case.

Saadi Gaddafi Intercepted In Niger

Niamey - The son of ousted Libyan tyrant Muammar Gaddafi has been intercepted after a convoy of nine people crossed the border into Niger, Libya's southern neighbour.

Gaddafi's family members flee to Algeria

Tripoli - The Algerian foreign ministry has reported the family of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's has fled Libya to the safety of Algeria.

Op-Ed: Libya - Don't Celebrate Too Soon

Tripoli - As it appears that the rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) are close to ousting Muammar Gaddafi, it's tempting to see the war as over. This would be unwise.

Libya's rebels take control of Green Square in Tripoli

Tripoli - Rebels in Libya, fighting to free the country from the hold of Gaddafi's regime, have finally entered Tripoli, signalling the end of the Colonel's hold on the country.

NATO blast kills Gadhafi's son

Tripoli - According to several media reports, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's son, Saif al Arab Gadhafi, was killed in a NATO air strike today.

NATO air strike on Gaddafi compound, TV station

Tripoli - Muammar Gaddafi’s Tripoli compound has been hit by NATO air strikes, with reports of an office building inside the compound being destroyed, and the Libyan leader's son claims the most recent attack "will only scare children."

Libyan government calls an immediate ceasefire after UN decision

The Libyan foreign ministry has called an immediate ceasefire. It says it is acting to protect civilians in accordance with the UN security council resolution made last night.

Pro and Anti-Gaddafi groups battle for strategic towns in Libya

Tripoli - Fierce battle between pro- and anti-Gaddafi groups raged on Wednesday as forces loyal to the Libyan leader gained control of two strategic towns northwest of the country.

Gaddafi urges supporters to defend Libya in surprise appearance

Tripoli - Muammar Gaddafi unexpectedly appeared before supporters of the Libyan government gathered at Tripoli's Green Square on Friday to urge the young Libyans to continue defending the country and its petroleum interests.

Libya’s Gaddafi will fight protesters to ‘the last man standing’

Tripoli - After a week of violent protests in Libya, one of the sons of leader Muammar Gaddafi said on Monday the leader will fight to “the last man standing” in order to quell the political uprising that has already seen the loss of hundreds of protesters' liv

Protests in Libya encountering ‘shoot-to-kill’ policy, 200 dead

The protests in Libya have turned extreme as waves of innocent civilians and wounded protesters arrive in the country’s hospitals, victims of what a doctor there is calling “absolutely a shoot-to-kill” government policy.

Libyan leader Gaddafi wants Nigeria divided into several states

Tripoli - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has yet made another controversial remark, which has enraged many across the African continent. Gaddafi has proposed that Nigeria split into several states.

U.S. official apologizes for comments about Gaddafi Jihad call

U.S. State Department spokesman P.J Crowley on Tuesday apologized for his remarks regarding the call made by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi for Jihad against Switzerland.

Gaddafi apologises for 1984 killing of UK policewoman

Twenty five years after policewoman Yvonne Fletcher was shot from Libya's embassy in London, the country's leader Muammar Gaddafi has apologized for her death.

Gaddafi proposes to abolish Switzerland

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi submitted a proposal to the United Nations General Assembly to abolish Switzerland last month, a UN spokesperson told the Swiss News Agency.

British Prime Minister to meet Libya's Muammar Gaddafi

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will meet Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at the United Nations on Thursday, which is the first meeting since the release of the lockerbie bomber.
 

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Army personnel man a checkpoint at one of the entrances to Tripoli. Libyan militia fighters blamed f...
Army personnel man a checkpoint at one of the entrances to Tripoli. Libyan militia fighters blamed for the worst unrest in Tripoli since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi
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Tony Blair, former British prime minister is widely criticized for offering Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi "the hand of friendship." Blair first visited Libya in 2004, and was instrumental in transforming a pariah state into an ally and helping BP to seal a big energy deal with Gaddafi's regime.
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NATO strikes Libya.
NATO strikes Libya.
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Members of the Libyan army stand guard along a street following clashes in Benghazi November 26  201...
Members of the Libyan army stand guard along a street following clashes in Benghazi November 26, 2013. Libyan troops struggling to establish control across the country clashed with militants in the eastern city of Benghazi. At least nine people were killed in the fighting, officials said
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A photo op with a dictator at G8 Summit in L'Aquila in July, 2009. From left to right is Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister of Italy, Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic, Dmitry Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation, Barack Obama, President of the United States, Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations and Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi.
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Members of the Libyan army stand guard along a street following clashes in Benghazi. Libyan troops s...
Members of the Libyan army stand guard along a street following clashes in Benghazi. Libyan troops struggling to establish control across the country clashed with militants in the eastern city of Benghazi. At least nine people were killed in the fighting, officials said
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Libyan rebels in Tripoli s central square.
Libyan rebels in Tripoli's central square.
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Seif al-Islam Gadhafi captured in Libya
Seif al-Islam Gadhafi captured in Libya
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A Tomahawk missile launched. More than 100 missiles were targeted at Libya's air-defense installations.
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Members of the Libyan army stand guard at a checkpoint.
Members of the Libyan army stand guard at a checkpoint.
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Muammar al-Gaddafi: The Green Book
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Members of the Libyan army stand guard along a street following clashes in Benghazi November 26, 2013. Libyan troops struggling to establish control across the country clashed with militants in the eastern city of Benghazi
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