Zintan

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

Warplanes strike airport in Libyan town, limited damage

Two unidentified warplanes on Wednesday bombed the airport of the western Libyan town of Zintan, allied with the country`s internationally recognised government, damaging electricity systems but not the runway, a local official said.

Mar 04, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

At least 142 killed in deadly Libya clashes

Tripoli: Deadly clashes that started two weeks ago between secular militias of

Nov 04, 2014, 02:29 AM IST

Gaddafi`s son demands trial in Zintan, not Tripoli

Saif al-Islam, the second son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has demanded he be tried in the western city of Zintan rather than capital Tripoli.

Nov 06, 2013, 11:55 AM IST

ICC officials freed by Libya reach The Netherlands

Four envoys of the International Criminal Court who were detained in Libya last month after visiting the son of slain leader Moamer Kadhafi arrived Tuesday in the Netherlands, an ICC spokesman said.

Jul 03, 2012, 09:58 AM IST

UN urges Libyans to free detained ICC staff

Four International Criminal Court staffers had gone to Libya to visit the imprisoned son of deposed dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Jun 16, 2012, 11:27 AM IST

Tribal clashes in Libya, 15 dead

Old grievances between Libyan tribes and cities resurface in the absence of strong leadership in post-revolution Libya.

Jun 14, 2012, 09:26 AM IST

Libya insists on Gaddafi son trial as ICC visits

The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for Saif al-Islam last year.

Apr 19, 2012, 08:41 AM IST

Hand over Gaddafi supporters: Libya to neighbours

Chairman of Libya`s ruling National Transitional Council said bilateral ties could be threatened if they did not cooperate.

Feb 26, 2012, 10:53 AM IST

Libya`s ex-envoy to France dies in militia custody

The International Committee of the Red Cross says Libya currently has about 8,500 detainees in roughly 60 facilities.

Feb 03, 2012, 15:23 PM IST

‘Gaddafi son now just a helpless criminal’

Residents of Zintan said that Saif was being moved regularly from one secret location to another to ensure his safety.

Nov 29, 2011, 21:51 PM IST

Gaddafi’s son is `fine` after capture

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi said injuries to his right hand were suffered during a NATO air strike a month ago.

Nov 20, 2011, 15:30 PM IST

Gaddafi`s son offered rebels $2 bn for his release

The rebels rejected the talks with Saif al-Islam and viewed his offer as a humiliation to the revolution.

Nov 20, 2011, 11:51 AM IST

Capture of Gaddafi son ends "Libyan drama"

Word of the capture set off rejoicing in the streets of cities across the vast, oil-rich nation of just six million.

Nov 20, 2011, 10:39 AM IST

Saif: From heir apparent to frightened fugitive

Many Libyans believe Saif al-Islam knows the location of billions of public money stolen by the old regime.

Nov 20, 2011, 10:03 AM IST