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A bid to obtain a French passport by a man who claims to be a descendant of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi ended with him being remanded in custody after he pretended to throw a grenade at the French Embassy on Friday. The man also broke a police officer's finger and then tried to escape ...
The seventh anniversary of the Libyan uprising is approaching, and so it is worth taking a look at what happened then, what is happening now and what might happen next in a country that was shaken to its core and has since suffered years of upheaval despite its apparent advantages of relative wealth, ...

The fighting in Benghazi was part of a broader conflict that developed in Libya after former ruler Muammar Gaddafi was removed from power and killed in a NATO-backed uprising in 2011. The North African nation has had competing governments aligned with rival military factions based in Tripoli and the ...
A 2015 UN-brokered deal that saw the establishment of a government of National Accord was meant to calm years of chaos that followed the ouster of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. But Libya has remained mired in violent turmoil as the country is riven by divisions between the GNA in Tripoli and a ...
ix years after Muammar Gaddafi's death, his regime's frozen funds in Brussels are generating tens of millions of euros in interest for mystery beneficiaries, despite international sanctions. A POLITICO investigation into €16 billion of the Libyan dictator's assets held in Belgium discovered big, regular outflows ...
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - More than six years after they were forced to leave their homes in the civil war that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, tens of thousands of residents of the Libyan ghost city of Tawergha were finally meant to start going home last week. It never happened. Armed groups blocked the road, ...

This is a complex story about a historical injustice, but it matters. The government has been reluctant to use assets linked to Muammar Gaddafi, the former Libyan ruler, that have been frozen in London banks to compensate the victims of IRA bombings. Gaddafi's regime for years supplied the IRA with ...
But it still has a long way to go to get back to where it was before Muammar Qaddafi was toppled in 2011. And the recovery is at risk. NOC chairman Mustafa Sanalla, speaking at a conference in London last week, told a story that sums it all up. He described how at the end of last year, he sent a small team ...
A former stronghold of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi, near the Libyan city of Misrata, remains empty as militias prevent residents from returning home. ... Residents from a Libyan ghost town once loyal to former dictator Muammar Gaddafi have been prevented from returning to their homes by a local ...
He thought the government's days were numbered. "When we saw that international forces took down Qaddafi, we thought 'This is our chance to make the Assads fall,'" he said, referring to the NATO bombing of Libya in 2011 and the Libyan leader, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi. They expected a similarly rapid ...
More than 13,000 migrants have been repatriated from Libya since the beginning of December, according to the African Union (AU). The scale of the repatriation comes two months after CNN uncovered large scale abuses against migrants in Libya where undercover slave markets were being held. The UN ...
"In 2018, UNICEF aims to continue this work supporting the country's Humanitarian Response Plan as well as to restore its full presence of staff and partners to Libya," the report said. Libya has been plagued by insecurity and a political chaos since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi's regime in 2011.
Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi stands outside a tent erected at his Bab Al-Aziziya residence in Tripoli on April 10, 2011 during a meeting with a high-ranking African Union delegation trying to negotiate a truce between Qaddafi's forces and rebels seeking to oust him. (AFP) ...
According to the man who brokered the Glazer family's takeover of Manchester United, the late Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was only a "few hours" away from buying the biggest stake in Manchester United. The man, Mehmet Dalman, a Turkish-Cypriot financier, revealed how he flew to Libya to negotiate this ...
He said: "Kim Jong Un, I think, is fearful of ending up like Saddam Hussein or Muammar Gaddafi. "He is terrified that we will do to him what we did to them, and has decided that nuclear weapons are the best way to ward that off." Mr Lewis emphasised the difficulty in assuring the despot leader that signing a ...
Libya fell into chaos after the ousting and killing of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 and since 2014 it has been split between rival governments and parliaments based in the western and eastern regions, each backed by different militias and tribes. Mr Salame said negotiations to amend a ...
George Charamba, former spokesperson for Robert Mugabe says there was fear that Mugabe's last days will be like that of ex - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, a Zimbabwe news portal, Daily News reported over the weekend. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. According to him, at the height of ...

An aide to former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has revealed how generals warned him to step aside as protests against him grew, or face being "lynched" like Libya's Moamer Kadhafi. Massive street protests against 93-year-old Mugabe erupted after the military briefly took power in November ...
social media is questioning whether there was a lack of attention over former President Barack Obama's use of vulgar language in reference to escalating violence in Libya following the death of Muammar al-Gaddafi. Why is this an issue? In a meeting with lawmakers on protection for immigrants, President ...
Harare - Robert Mugabe's ex-spokesperson has revealed how the former president was told in November that he could face the same fate as the late Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi if he refused to step down. George Charamba said he had to warn Mugabe of this possibility during tense negotiations ...
Harare - Robert Mugabe's ex-spokesperson has revealed how the former president was told in November that he could face the same fate as the late Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi if he refused to step down. George Charamba said he had to warn Mugabe of this possibility during tense negotiations ...
Since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, many armed entities have fought to gain control over Libya. The country is currently in a power struggle between the internationally recognized government of Al-Wefaq (Political Party) in Tripoli and the "interim government", supported by Haftar's forces.
A French businessman suspected of funnelling money from former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to finance Nicolas Sarkozy's successful 2007 presidential campaign was granted bail when he appeared at a London court on Wednesday. Alexandre Djouhri, 58, was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport ...
Libya, which was plunged into chaos since the 2011 removal of Muammar Gaddafi, has become the most common point of departure for refugees traveling by sea to Europe. Italy, their main point of entry, is providing naval support to the Libyan coastguard to stem the flow of people. "Libya's coastguard is ...
A French businessman wanted for questioning in relation to an inquiry into the alleged illegal financing of Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 presidential election run by the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has been granted £1m bail by the high court in London. French police are seeking to extradite Alexandre ...
This is the hometown of the late dictator Muammar Gaddafi, and many local tribes were his staunch loyalists. That history has marginalised the population, said residents and local officials. The militias who control Sirte are from Misrata, among the first to revolt against Gaddafi in the 2011 Arab Spring ...
CAIRO - 9 January 2018: Libya's national army commander Khalifa Haftar condemned the brutal murder of former President Muammar Gaddafi in February, 2011. "When I arrived in Tripoli one week after the eruption of the Libyan uprising, Gaddafi called me and I told him to hand over the power to the ...
A French businessman has been arrested in London as part of a probe into whether the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi illegally funded Nicolas Sarkozy's presidential campaign in 2007, according to French judicial sources. Alexandre Djouhri was arrested on Sunday at London's Heathrow airport ...
I wrote this column last December 26 while I was flying to San Francisco, California, exactly 41 years after that day when I sat down with Libyan President Muammar Qaddafi in his presidential tent at the outskirts of Tripoli and, thus, I earned the modest distinction of being the first Filipino and Asian journalist ...
... saying that almost 400,000 people are internally displaces. Political division, poor economic conditions and escalating violence are adding up to the crisis in the country, the report explained. Libya has been suffering a security vacuum since the fall of former leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime in 2011.
28 de diciembre de 2017, 15:59Tripoli, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Saif al Islam Gaddafi, son of Libyan ex-leader Muamar Gadaffi, will participate in the next presidential election scheduled for 2018, reported the family''s spokesman, Basem al Hashimi al Soul. In statements to Egypt Today, the spokesman ...
Muammar Gaddafi. Libya fell into chaos after his fall in October 2011. PHOTO | ALBERTO PIZZOLI | AFP. In Summary. Libya fell into chaos after the fall of strongman Muammar Gaddafi in October 2011. Advertisement. By AFP More by this Author. TRIPOLI. Libya, where rival authorities and numerous ...
Libya descended into chaos following an uprising in 2011 that toppled and later killed longtime ruler Muammar Qaddafi. It has since become a frequently used perilous route to Europe for those fleeing poverty and civil war in the region. Libyan authorities have recently stepped up efforts to stem the flow of ...
Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, is preparing a comeback in Libyan politics after spending six years in prison, the Guardian reported on Wednesday. He claims to be leading a military campaign against terrorist groups around Tripoli. According to a spokesman for ...
Gaddafi was freed in June after six years as the prisoner of a militia in the town of Zintan following the NATO-supported uprising in 2011 that led to the killing of his father, Muammar Gaddafi, and the fragmentation of the country. Saif Gaddafi was once the heir apparent of the Libyan regime, a London school ...
Obama has called the aftermath of the 2011 intervention, when Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown, the "worst mistake" of his presidency--and some experts agree. "The responsibility is on Barack Obama's administration," Alan J. Kuperman, associate professor at the University of Texas at ...
President of policy think tank, IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe, has accused the African Union (AU), of turning its back against former Libyan leader, the late Muammar Gaddafi when he needed the support of the union the most. The North African country has been plunged into chaos nearly years after its ...
He is still a supporter of Haftar, whose campaign in Benghazi, 'Operation dignity', battled Islamists and other opponents, some of them former rebels who had fought to topple Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. "I fought and dedicated myself to my country. Thank God, I was spared and now I am back with my work ...
Six years after he was arrested and imprisoned by a militia group in the town of Zintan, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the former Libyan President Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, promises to reestablish peace and stability in war-torn Libya. Saif, who was released from prison in June, has vowed to lead a ...
Saleh's apparent death, six years after Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi was killed and his body paraded on the streets of his hometown of Sirte, will send a signal to strongmen around the world, most notably Syria's Bashar al-Assad. Assad is more firmly in control of Syria than at any point since the civil ...
On October 20, 2011, only 8 months after the revolution against his rule, Libyan President Muammar Qaddafi, 69, was killed in his hometown Sirte. He was buried in the desert. The video that was spread across social media showed armed individuals dragging Qaddafi out of a sewer pipe where he was ...
In post-revolution Libya, she wrote of the country's missing army through the eyes of those who wanted to join it, or were already part of the many militias that formed in the wake of the fall of Muammar Gaddafi. In Mali, she spoke to villagers terrified of race-based executions in the wake of the French ...
... in Europe, which has given rise to human traffickers promising them safe passage, only to brutalize them and even sell them as chattel. How did this happen? According to the Times: "The migrant crisis in Libya originated with the collapse of the government of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi six years ago.".
Obama has called the aftermath of the 2011 intervention, where Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown, the "worst mistake" of his presidency--and some experts agree. "The responsibility is on Barack Obama's administration," Alan J. Kuperman, associate professor at the University of Texas at ...
He said the silence of the African Union (AU) during the overthrow of the then Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 is responsible for the country's mess. At the joint Joy News/DW TV programme on Africa's migration crisis Thursday, he said it is "very difficult" to defend the inaction of the continent's ...
... networks have flourished in the chaos that followed a NATO-backed uprising which toppled long-time dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
... and abuse have become the appalling reality of fractured Libya ever since NATO intervention and the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
... of Libya in 2011 has ensured a steady flow of weapons ever since, some from the depots of the deposed Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi.
... Obama administration led a 2011 NATO military intervention on behalf of rebels seeking to overthrow Libyan dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi, ...


 

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