World News | Reuters | Saturday March 7, 2015
Militant gunmen attacked Libya's al-Ghani oilfield on Friday, killing 11 guards, beheading some of them, before local forces fought back to retake control, an oil security official said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 28, 2015
The UN Security Council on Tuesday strongly condemned the "heinous" attack on a hotel in Tripoli that left nine dead and said those behind the terrorist act should face justice.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday July 20, 2014
At least two people were killed on Sunday when a stray rocket hit their house as rival Libyan militias exchanged heavy fire around Tripoli's international airport in one of the worst worst spasms of violence since the ouster of longtime dictator Muammar Gadhafi in 2011.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 9, 2013
At least seven people died and 30 were wounded on Saturday when demonstrators attacked the headquarters in Benghazi of former rebels who had fought to oust Libyan dictator Moammer Gaddafi, a hospital official said.
World News | Reuters | Friday February 1, 2013
Dmitry Medvedev is glimpsed exchanging confidential smiles with Barack Obama as sinister music plays. The dead body of Russian ally Moammar Gaddafi, driven from power by the West, is dragged through the dirt. A camera homes in on the prime minister sweating and shifting uneasily in his chair.
World News | Associated Press | Friday August 24, 2012
A Libyan security official says a conflict between two tribes in central Libya has left 12 dead and dozens injured.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 30, 2012
The body of Libya's former oil minister Shukri Ghanem, who had defected from Muammar Gaddafi's regime, was found today in the Danube, Austrian police said in a statement.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 5, 2012
Libya put 41 loyalists of dead dictator Moamer Gaddafi on trial on Sunday, in the first legal proceedings launched against members of the former regime which was ousted after a bloody conflict.
Wikileak | Associated Press | Tuesday October 25, 2011
A Misrata military council official said Moammar Gaddafi, his son Muatassim and a top aide were buried at dawn Tuesday in a secret location, with a few relatives and officials in attendance. In a text message shown to The Associated Press, spokesman Ibrahim Beitalmal said Islamic prayers were read over the bodies. The information could not be indep...
World News | Associated Press | Monday October 24, 2011
A human rights groups says it has discovered 53 decomposing bodies, apparently of Moammar Gaddafi loyalists, some of whom may have been executed by revolutionary forces. The New York-based Human Rights Watch said on Monday that the discovery in Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte "seems part of a trend of killings, looting and other abuses committed by ant...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 22, 2011
Moammar Gaddafi's daughter Aisha was hospitalised in Algeria after learning that her father and brother Muttasim had been killed by Libyan transitional government forces, according to a news report.
World News | Robert Mackey, The New York Times | Sunday October 23, 2011
An examination of several brief video clips that have emerged since Col. Moammar el-Gaddafi and his son Muatassim were killed on Thursday seems to suggest that both men suffered their fatal wounds sometime after they were captured.
World News | Kareem Fahim, The New York Times | Friday October 21, 2011
They had the ultimate trophies of the revolution: the colonel's golden gun, his satellite phone, his brown scarf and one black boot. A small group of fighters from Misurata, the vanguard of the force attacking Colonel Moammar el-Gaddafi's former hometown and final hide-out, Sirte, said they had stumbled upon him hiding in a drainage pipe. He was bl...
World News | Associated Press | Friday October 21, 2011
Dragged from hiding in a drainage pipe, a wounded Muammar Gaddafi raised his hands and begged revolutionary fighters: "Don't kill me, my sons." Within an hour, he was dead, but not before jubilant Libyans had vented decades of hatred by pulling the eccentric dictator's hair and parading his bloodied body on the hood of a truck.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday October 20, 2011
The hometown of Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi fell today as the last vestige of control for the man once hailed as the "king of kings of Africa" came to an end. And officials in the transitional government say Gaddafi, who has been in hiding since rebels seized control of Tripoli, was captured or killed.
People | New York Times | Tuesday November 15, 2011
It has been over 40 years since Col. Moammar el-Gaddafi came to power in Libya - and for nearly as long the West watched his every move. The financier of an eclectic array of guerrilla groups around the globe, he was responsible, according to Western intelligence, for many of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the mid-80s, including the 1988 bombin...
World News | Associated Press | Saturday August 27, 2011
Dozens of bodies lie in an abandoned Tripoli hospital in a neighbourhood of the Libyan capital that has seen some of the heaviest clashes this week between rebels and Muammar Gaddafi's loyalists.
Top Stories | Associated Press | Thursday August 25, 2011
Libyan rebels have announced an amnesty for anyone within Col Muammar Gaddafi's "inner circle" who captures or kills him, and a $1.7m (£1m) reward. The head of the National Transitional Council (NTC), Mustafa Abdel Jalil, announced the amnesty offer from the eastern city of Benghazi. "Gaddafi's forces and his accomplices will not stop resisting ...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 21, 2011
One of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's sons has died in a hospital in Tripoli, opposition websites and Arab media reported Monday.Khamis Gaddafi was reportedly injured Saturday when a Libyan Air Force pilot purposefully crashed his jet into the Bab al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli where Gaddafi and some of his relatives are staying.Khamis died of bur...