Posts Tagged ‘Gaddafi’

Too many powers wanted Gaddafi dead – NTC head

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Comments off

by RT

Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was wanted dead so his secrets would die with him. So insists Mahmoud Jibril, the man who led the NTC uprising to overthrow Colonel Gaddafi’s regime, in an exclusive interview with RT. Read more…

My turn! Libya, France, ICC battle over Gaddafi spy chief – RT

Monday, March 19, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Mar. 19, 2012

Libya is sending a delegation to Mauritania for the extradition of Abdallah al-Senussi, intelligence chief to Muammar Gaddafi. France has filed a competing extradition request, while the ICC is also seeking to bring him to trial.
­“Libya’s Foreign Service is in touch with its Mauritanian colleagues. We are planning to send a delegation to Nouakchott,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Saad Elshlmani said on Sunday. Read more…

Sarkozy fury over ‘Gaddafi millions for 2007 campaign’ – RT

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Comments off

Nicolas Sarkozy lashed out at journalists and rejected claims he took €50 million from Muammar Gaddafi to fund his 2007 presidential campaign before backing an insurgency against him, as documents alleging a money-trail between the two emerged. Read more…

Tortured freedom: Libya’s new rulers resort to old tactics – RT

Friday, January 27, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 27, 2012

Tripoli: A female inmate of the infamous Djeida prison. (AFP Photo / Marco Longari)

Despite the changes sweeping Libya, violence and bloodshed have not stopped. In shocking revelations, military and security forces stand accused of torturing detainees to death. Rights groups say Libya’s new rulers have not addressed the problem. Read more…

Libya teeters on edge of civil war

Thursday, January 26, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 26, 2012
Garibov Konstantin

Navanethem Pillay. Photo: AFP

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay and the UN Libya envoy Ian Martin have expressed concern over the situation in Libya where they say the new authorities have failed to assert full authority and instill order. Read more…

Libya Conflict:Pro-Gaddafi forces capture Bani Walid, 5 NTC troops killed – report

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Comments off

Files picture dated September 22, 2011 shows Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) fighters launching a rocket towards Bani Walid from their outpost at the entrance of the city. Photo: AFP  

Fighters loyal to late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have clashed with revolutionary forces in the former-regime stronghold of Bani Walid, taking control of the city in the process. Read more…

LIBYA:Gaddafi loyalists seize control of Libyan town

Monday, January 23, 2012 Comments off

Files picture dated September 22, 2011 shows Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) fighters launching a rocket towards Bani Walid from their outpost at the entrance of the city. Photo: AFP  

Fighters loyal to ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are in control of the town of Bani Walid, about 200 km south-east of the capital, after attacking a pro-government militia based there, one of the militia members said. Read more…

Libya After Gaddafi:Libyan society falling apart without anti-Gaddafi glue

Thursday, December 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news Dec. 29, 2011

Libya is heading into the New Year with new leaders and hopes. But it turns out, as the immediate post-revolutionary excitement fades, the different factions of the former rebels are turning on each other in what may become a competition for power.


Portrait of Mu’ammar Gaddafi in lobby-of Bab al Bahar hotel, Tripoli

­Flying high, but still running low – almost two months after the lifting of a no- Read more…

LIBYA:Video of Gaddafi Caught Alive (still standing)

Sunday, December 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 25, 2011

According to Video, Col. Muammar Al-Gaddafi (Qaddafi,kaddafi) the former Libyan strongman, met a violent death  in the hands of rebel fighters.

Photo:File. Read more…

In Libya, death and disappearance still stalk the land

Thursday, December 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 22, 2011

People are vanishing in broad daylight in Libya, as the country’s new rulers continue to settle accounts with their opponents. Widespread insecurity means the families of the kidnapped can do no more than hope that their loved ones are still alive.
­Libya’s conflict is over, and the man who stood in the way of Western-style democracy is dead. Yet atrocities against Muammar Gaddafi’s loyalists continue. The images emerging from Libya are disturbing.
A fighter of Libya’s new regime inspects a body in a field in Sirte on October 22, 2011 (AFP Photo / Philippe Desmazes) Read more…