Posts Tagged ‘LIBYA’

Benghazi election commission building destroyed

Monday, July 2, 2012 Comments off

Bamgaasi oo Liibiya ah waxaa hilfa loo laabay oo la baabi’yay dhismihii Xarunta guddiga Doorashada.koox hubaysan ayaa qabsatay dhismaha”.

In Benghazi, a group of armed men seized the building, which houses the Department of Libya’s election commission. According to Reuters, the attack was committed by those fighting for the autonomy of eastern Libya. Read more…

Libyan tribal clashes: 47 dead in three days – RT

Sunday, July 1, 2012 Comments off

Tribal warfare continues for the fifth day straight in Libya, with 47 killed in the last three days alone and over 100 reportedly wounded. Ethnic strife in Libya has cost hundreds of lives since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime last October. Read more…

Extradition to Libya – extradition to torture -RT

Friday, June 29, 2012 Comments off


Deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s former prime minister Al Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi is escorted in the office of his prison guard in Tripoli (REUTERS/Anis Mili)


The reports that the former Libyan prime minister who was extradited by Tunisia to Libya was tortured highlight the lack of justice and proper institutions in post-Gaddafi Libya, believes journalist Lizzie Phelan. Read more…

Gaddafi’s PM placed in Libyan custody

Monday, June 25, 2012 Comments off



Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi. Photo: EPA 

The last Prime Minister in the Gaddafi regime Al Baghdadi Ali al-Mahmoudi has been placed in Libyan custody after being extradited to his home country from Tunisia. Read more…

RT:Libya tribal hack and slash: Hundreds killed and wounded in ­week

Thursday, June 21, 2012 Comments off

Clashes between warring factions are heating up in western Libya. Tribes that once supported the country’s uprising are battling each other and pro-Gaddafi rival tribes – all against the background of freebee arms. Read more…

Libya lifts law banning Gaddafi glorification

Friday, June 15, 2012 Comments off



AFP Photo / Mahmud Turkia

Libya’s Supreme Court has annulled a law that criminalized praising late leader Muammar Gaddafi and his regime, following an outrage among civil groups and legal experts describing it as undemocratic. Read more…

Moscow calls on Tripoli to release ICC officials

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off

Konstantin Garibov
Moscow demands that Tripoli should immediately release four representatives of the International Criminal Court (ICC), one of whom is Russian citizen Alexander Khodakov, the ICC secretariat’s adviser for external relations. Russia also insists that UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon should interfere to help resolve the problem. Read more…

Tribal clashes in Libya leave 15 dead

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off


At least 15 people were killed and 89 more injured in tribal clashes which resumed in southern and western Libya on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. Read more…

Libya urged to release detained ICC staff

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off

Speaking in Teheran Wednesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged the UN Security Council to tell Libya to release the four delegates of the International Criminal Court, including Russian diplomat Alexander Khodakov, who were detained in Zintan on June 7th and sent to 45 days in preliminary detention. Read more…

Gaddafi loyalists attacked military vehicles in western Libya

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Comments off

TRIPOLI, June 12 (Xinhua) — A group of Gaddafi loyalists in Libya attacked military vehicles and assaulted people on Tuesday, attempting to further disrupt the war-torn country, sources told Xinhua. Read more…