Moammar Gadhafi

Libya resists Western intervention, as French watch border

France's president says French troops south of Libya are ready to strike extremists crossing the border, but the speaker of Libya's internationally recognized parliament spoke out on Monday against any Western military intervention in his country.

Jan 05, 2015, 22:55 PM IST

West should intervene in Libya: African leaders

African leaders are calling on Western countries to intervene in Libya to stem a flow of arms to militant groups in the Sahel region.

Dec 17, 2014, 06:52 AM IST

Libyan army troops advance into Benghazi

Libyan army troops today pushed into Benghazi, the first time in two months that government forces had entered the eastern city, which has been under control of Islamist militias.

Oct 23, 2014, 02:12 AM IST

Airstrikes in Libya`s capital kill 15: Militia

Two airstrikes targeting Islamist militia positions in Libya`s capital on Saturday killed 15 fighters and wounded 30 others, a senior Islamist militia leader and a militia spokesman said.

Aug 23, 2014, 21:27 PM IST

6 killed in mystery airstrikes in Libyan capital

Airstrikes launched by an unknown party targeting Islamist-led militias in Libya`s capital killed six people on Monday, authorities said, as the interim government vowed to investigate the strikes amid raging street battles.

Aug 18, 2014, 22:45 PM IST

Militia gunfire in Libya capital as inferno rages

Heavy gunfire between warring militias prevented firefighters from battling a massive inferno in Libya`s capital today, despite calls for a cease-fire to end the worst violence in the capital since the country`s 2011 civil war.

Jul 30, 2014, 00:58 AM IST

Libya`s two prime minister set for power struggle

Libya`s interim Prime Minister challenged the appointment of his Islamist-backed potential successor on Wednesday, setting the stage for an intense power struggle as airstrikes targeted a militia camp in the country`s east.

May 29, 2014, 04:10 AM IST

Libya`s ousted PM calls his removal invalid

Libya`s ousted prime minister gave his first interview since he left the country, saying in the televised appearance aired on Saturday that he doesn`t recognize parliament`s dismissal of him and will contest the decision he called invalid.

Mar 16, 2014, 04:06 AM IST

Libya says all chemical weapons destroyed

Libya`s Foreign Ministry says the country`s caches of chemical weapons, including bombs and artillery shells filled with mustard gas, have been completely destroyed.

Feb 05, 2014, 03:51 AM IST

31 killed in tribal clashes in southern Libya

Three days of fighting between tribes in a restive city in southern Libya killed 31 people, the country`s Health Ministry reported today, as gunmen assassinated the country`s deputy minister of electricity in a separate attack.

Jan 13, 2014, 01:45 AM IST

Former top aide to Gadhafi acquitted: Egypt

An Egyptian court has acquitted a top aide of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi of charges of attempted murder.

Dec 09, 2013, 20:58 PM IST

Three Libyan Army officers assassinated in Benghazi

A Libyan security officer says unknown attackers have assassinated three army officers in the eastern city of Benghazi.

Sep 29, 2013, 19:10 PM IST

Lawyer for Gadhafi son wants him handed to ICC

A lawyer for a son of Moammar Gadhafi has accused Libyan authorities of showing a "blatant disregard" for the International Criminal Court by announcing they will put Seif al-Islam Gadhafi on trial in August.

Jun 18, 2013, 21:27 PM IST

UN chief urges Libya to probe rights abuses

UN Secretary-General Ban
Ki-moon has urged Libyan authorities to address human rights violations related to last year`s uprising and ouster of Moammar Gadhafi.

Mar 14, 2012, 16:18 PM IST

Libyan militia, army clash near Tripoli`s airport

Revolutionary fighters clashed with
national army troops near Tripoli`s airport, leaving one
person dead

Dec 12, 2011, 00:04 AM IST

Defiant Gaddafi threatens attacks in Europe

Gaddafi threatened to carry out attacks in Europe unless NATO halts its campaign of airstrikes against his regime in Libya.

Jul 02, 2011, 09:15 AM IST

Libyan opposition sets conditions for cease-fire

Libya`s rebels will agree to a cease-fire if Muammar Gaddafi pulls out his military forces.

Apr 02, 2011, 00:52 AM IST

Action in Libya could last `awhile,` official says

Rebels said they were fighting to reclaim a city under the Libyan leader`s control.

Mar 21, 2011, 19:19 PM IST

Armed pro-Gaddafi gangs roll in Libyan capital

Libyan regime sent armed patrols to terrorise capital and maintain control of Gadhafi`s stronghold.

Feb 27, 2011, 00:13 AM IST

Israeli FM warns Palestinians not to declare state

Israel`s hard-line foreign minister warned Palestinians against plans to unilaterally declare independence next year.

Apr 06, 2010, 19:34 PM IST