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Libyan Islamists claim to drive Islamic State from port stronghold

A Libyan Islamist militant alliance said it had largely driven Islamic State fighters out of their stronghold city of Derna on Sunday after declaring war on the rival group last week.

Jun 14, 2015, 21:07 PM IST

Libya court to rule on Gaddafi''s son Saif, former officials on July 28

A Libyan court will rule on July 28 on a son of Muammar Gaddafi and 36 other former regime officials accused of war crimes and suppressing peaceful protests during the 2011 revolution, a state prosecutor said on Monday.

Jun 02, 2015, 00:21 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

Gaddafi`s son`s lawyer calls for UK intervention

The British lawyer representing Saif al-Islam Gaddafi has urged the British government to prevent his client from facing trial in Libya, amid fears that he will be subjected to a `show trial` and immediately sentenced to death.

Aug 27, 2013, 13:04 PM IST

Saudi Prince loses UK court battle over Muammar Gaddafi jet

A billionaire Saudi prince lost a London court battle when a judge ordered that he should pay a USD 10 million commission linked to the sale of a private jet.

Jul 31, 2013, 19:42 PM IST

Ex-Gaddafi premier `spent billions on politicians`

A Libyan court adjourned until August the murder and corruption trial of Muammar Gaddafi`s last premier.

Jun 12, 2013, 20:46 PM IST

Egypt to try detained Gaddafi cousin, wanted in Libya

Egypt will try a cousin and top aide of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on charges of attempted murder.

Apr 21, 2013, 22:24 PM IST

Lockerbie bombing case ‘closed’: Libya govt

The new Libyan government has poured cold water on hopes of British police expecting a more open investigation into the Lockerbie bombing case.

Mar 01, 2013, 12:40 PM IST

Libyan leader calls for unity on 2nd anniversary

Libya has been roiled by instability and violence since the ouster of the Muammar al-Gaddafi regime in late 2011.

Feb 17, 2013, 21:22 PM IST

Gaddafi`s son`s trial postponed till May

Muammar Gaddafi was later killed by rebels near his hometown of Sirte in October 2011.

Jan 17, 2013, 21:52 PM IST

Bomb blast in eastern Libyan city wounds four

Benghazi, Libya`s second largest city, is home to hundreds of Islamist militiamen who fought Muammar Gaddafi`s forces in last year`s civil war.

Dec 13, 2012, 08:22 AM IST

Libyan Parliament approves new Cabinet

Libya`s national congress approved on Wednesday a Cabinet line-up submitted by Prime Minister Ali Zaidan.

Nov 01, 2012, 11:52 AM IST

Fighting flares for fifth day in Libyan town

The fighting in Bani Walid has overlapped with the anniversary of Muammar al-Gaddafi`s capture and killing on October 20, 2011.

Oct 22, 2012, 10:54 AM IST

Ban urges Libya to try prisoners or release them

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said Libya faces serious political and security challenges.

Sep 11, 2012, 15:58 PM IST

Libya delays Saif Gaddafi’s trial

Abdullah al-Senussi is expected to know and reveal the secrets of many former regime figures, including Saif al-Islam.

Sep 07, 2012, 12:52 PM IST

Libya names 8 candidates for prime minister

Libya, which is awash with arms, is trying to build its institutions from scratch.

Sep 07, 2012, 11:34 AM IST

Evidence of wider US waterboarding: HRW

A Human Rights Watch report paints a more complete picture of the US` close cooperation with the regime of Libya`s Muammar Gaddafi.

Sep 06, 2012, 14:50 PM IST

Libya urged to give fair trial to ex-Gaddafi spy

The United States said Abdullah al-Senussi must be tried ‘in full compliance with Libya’s international obligations’.

Sep 06, 2012, 13:00 PM IST

Clashes in Libya; 12 killed, dozens injured

A fight between members of two tribes developed into an out all war between the heavily-armed groups in the town of Zlitan.

Aug 24, 2012, 10:18 AM IST

Saif al-Islam to be tried in Libya next month

Saif al-Islam will be charged for urging supporters to kill demonstrators and revolutionaries during last year’s uprising

Aug 19, 2012, 17:12 PM IST