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World NowLibyan lawmakers selected Ali Zidan as prime minister on Sunday night, giving the former human rights lawyer and diplomat responsibility for forming the volatile nation’s first government since the revolution that toppled Moammar Kadafi....
World NowDespite promises to do so, Libya has failed to investigate the deaths of scores of people loyal to late strongman Moammar Kadafi, who appear to have been executed after his capture in “a bloody revenge” Human Rights Watch said in a new...
Hope isn't a strategy. But it was a major part of NATO's decision to launch an air war against Libya's Moammar Kadafi almost three months ago. Back in March, when the bombing began, the leaders of France, Britain and the United States hoped Kadafi's...
A pro-al Qaeda group responsible for a previous armed assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is the chief suspect in Tuesday's attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya, sources tracking militant Islamist groups in eastern Libya say. They also...
World NowA political coalition led by the former National Transitional Council’s de facto prime minister has claimed an early lead in Libya’s national election to replace the government of fallen longtime dictator Moammar Kadafi....
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libyan rebels claimed to be in control of most of the Libyan capital on Monday after their lightning advance on Tripoli heralded the fall of Moammar Gadhafi's nearly 42-year regime. Scattered battles erupted, and the mercurial...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, NATO, Crimes, Elections, David Cameron
ReutersLibya's ramshackle rebel army pushed west on Sunday to retake a series of towns from the forces of Muammar Gaddafi as they pulled back under pressure from Western air strikes. Emboldened by the capture of the strategic town of Ajdabiyah with the help...
Reuters ReportersTroops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi launched counter-offensives against rebel-held towns on Sunday, increasing fears that Libya is heading for a civil war rather than the swift revolutions seen in Tunisia and Egypt. The Gaddafi government proclaimed...
ReutersLibyan rebels backed by allied air strikes retook the strategic town of Ajdabiyah on Saturday after an all-night battle that suggests the tide is turning against Muammar Gaddafi's forces in the east. Western warplanes bombed the outskirts of Misrata...
ReutersWestern forces pounded Libya's air defenses and patrolled its skies on Sunday, but their day-old intervention hit a serious diplomatic setback as the Arab League chief condemned the "bombardment of civilians." As European and U.S. forces unleashed...
KTLA NewsGood evening. Tonight, I'd like to update the American people on the international effort that we have led in Libya - what we have done, what we plan to do, and why this matters to us. I want to begin by paying tribute to our men and women in uniform...
Tags: Tunisia, Massacres, Elections, NATO, North Africa
Libyan TV claims that airstrikes have hit civilian areas in the capital, Tripoli, but the report couldn't be independently confirmed. Saturday's report gave no more details. It comes after the international community launched its broadest military...
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