Muammar Gaddafi

Katrina Kaif's throwback snap with Muammar Gaddafi goes viral!

Katrina Kaif's throwback snap with Muammar Gaddafi goes viral!

Seems like a moment from Katrina Kaif's past has created a storm on the social media.

Jul 10, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
War crimes prosecutor calls for arrest of Saif Gaddafi, dictator's son

War crimes prosecutor calls for arrest of Saif Gaddafi, dictator's son

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, whose whereabouts are not known, was last seen by an independent international observer in June 2014.

Jun 14, 2017, 21:32 PM IST
Gaddafi son Saif al-Islam Gaddafi freed in Libya, whereabouts unclear: Lawyer

Gaddafi son Saif al-Islam Gaddafi freed in Libya, whereabouts unclear: Lawyer

A Tripoli court sentenced Saif to death in 2015 for war crimes, including killing protesters during the revolution.
 

Jun 11, 2017, 16:41 PM IST

At least 141 including civilians killed in south Libya airbase attack: Military source

At least 141 people including civilians were killed in an attack on Brak al-Shati airbase used by Libya's Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar`s self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA).

May 20, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

Gaddafi son's trial unfair, should be sent to ICC: UN

The trial of a son of former Libyan leader ​Muammar Gaddafi fell short of international standards and the appeals court should review the sentence of death passed in absentia or order a re-trial, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Feb 21, 2017, 23:59 PM IST

Libyan leader says rival strongman to have voice in govt

Libyan prime minister-designate Fayez al-Sarraj says military strongman Khalifa Haftar, who controls the north African country`s main oil ports, should be represented in a new, more inclusive government.

Sep 28, 2016, 01:40 AM IST
Libya PM Fayez Seraj calls for national reconciliation in splintered country

Libya PM Fayez Seraj calls for national reconciliation in splintered country

Libya's prime minister called for a national reconciliation initiative to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Sep 26, 2016, 18:19 PM IST

Kuwaitis abandon battle for Muammar Gaddafi's `Air Force One`

Muammar Gaddafi was killed in October 2011, after which the oil-rich country slid into chaos, with the Islamic State group making inroads.

Sep 09, 2016, 22:17 PM IST
Libya forces `retake` Benghazi district from jihadists

Libya forces `retake` Benghazi district from jihadists

General Khalifa Haftar`s troops took the al-Gwarcha district of Benghazi.

Jul 29, 2016, 08:33 AM IST

Three French soldiers killed in Libya: French defence ministry

Three French soldiers have been killed in Libya, the French defence ministry said on Wednesday.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:09 PM IST

Arms depot blast kills dozens in western Libya

At least 29 people were killed and more than 30 others were injured on Tuesday when an arms depot exploded in Libya`s Garabolli, nearly 60 km east the capital Tripoli.

Jun 22, 2016, 10:58 AM IST
Pro-govt forces repel IS counter-attack in Libya`s Sirte

Pro-govt forces repel IS counter-attack in Libya`s Sirte

Forces allied with Libya`s unity government said Wednesday they had repelled a counter-attack by the Islamic State group in the jihadists` coastal stronghold of Sirte.

Jun 15, 2016, 13:07 PM IST
Barack Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention

Barack Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention

British leader David Cameron got "distracted" and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wanted to promote his country during the 2011 NATO-led military intervention in Libya, US President Barack Obama said in an interview with The Atlantic on Thursday.

Mar 11, 2016, 10:37 AM IST

Libya's NOC warns of more Islamic State attacks on oil facilities

Libya`s oil facilities are likely to suffer further attacks unless a United Nations-backed unity government is approved, the head of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) told Reuters in an interview on Monday.

Feb 22, 2016, 17:16 PM IST
Never-seen-before video of battered and bleeding Colonel Muammar Gaddafi surfaces - Watch

Never-seen-before video of battered and bleeding Colonel Muammar Gaddafi surfaces - Watch

In the video, a battered and bleeding Gaddafi is shown pleading for life.

Feb 05, 2016, 23:14 PM IST

US military urges ''decisive action'' against Islamic State in Libya

Islamic State militants set fire on Thursday to oil storage tanks in a fresh assault on Ras Lanuf terminal in northern Libya.

Jan 23, 2016, 02:07 AM IST

Libya unity government formed, UN urges support

The unity government, headed by businessman Fayez al-Sarraj, comprises 32 ministers, the administration announced on its Facebook page.

Jan 19, 2016, 16:36 PM IST
Muammar Gaddafi tried to marry son to Vladimir Putin's daughter

Muammar Gaddafi tried to marry son to Vladimir Putin's daughter

Muammar Gaddafi tried to engineer a `political` marriage between his second son and planned heir and one of Russian president Vladimir Putin`s daughters, a former advisor to the late Libyan dictator has claimed.

Jan 01, 2016, 12:16 PM IST

Bashar al-Assad allies Russia, Iran in Mideast resurgence

After years of waning influence, Russia and Iran made a dramatic comeback in the Middle East in 2015 as they threw their support behind Syria`s embattled President Bashar al-Assad.

Dec 21, 2015, 10:11 AM IST

Libyan rivals sign disputed unity government deal

A group of lawmakers from Libya`s rival parliaments, as well as other political figures, inked the UN-sponsored accord in the Moroccan resort of Skhirat.

Dec 18, 2015, 10:39 AM IST