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Libyan interior minister quits


August 26th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 26 (IANS) Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdelali resigned Sunday after being attacked for the performance of the security forces during a surge of violence, Al-Jazeera TV reported.The ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi judiciary offers support to Libyan Supreme Court


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 21 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi judiciary has offered to provide technical support to the Libyan Supreme Court.A Libyan judicial delegation, headed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Kamal ... Read more...

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Libyan fighters demand salary from NTC


November 6th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 6 (IANS) Hundreds of Libyan fighters protested outside a hotel in the capital Tripoli Saturday evening, asking for salary from the ruling National Transitional Council (NTC), Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Libyan liberation a great victory: NATO chief


October 24th, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 24 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said the declaration of liberation in Libya marked a "great victory"."This is a great victory for the people of ... Read more...

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Libyan NTC member doubts Gaddafi death account


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 23 (IANS) A member of Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) has raised doubts over the exact circumstances of the death of former leader Muammar Gaddafi, Al Jazeera reported."Gaddafi ... Read more...

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Jolie’s new tattoo is a tribute to Brad Pitt


May 13th, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Angelina Jolie has confirmed that her new tattoo is a tribute to her partner Brad Pitt. The actress was at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday. ... Read more...

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Gaddafi regime came close to inking deal with McLaren F1 team


April 28th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): McLaren Formula One team was reportedly involved in a potential 25 million pound deal with Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's regime.According to The Daily Mail, McLaren had produced a mock-up ... Read more...

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University of St Andrews to review Syria funding arrangement


April 28th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): The University of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the United Kingdom, has decided to review the work of one of its academic research centres because its funding ... Read more...

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Will Britain use Harriers to silence Gaddafi forces?


April 18th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Sixty Harrier jump jets that could be used to deal with Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces are kept in British hangers, waiting to be scrapped under defence ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s troops ordered to rape


April 18th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Apr. 18 (ANI): Troops loyal to Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi have been accused of raping women to strike terror in rebel forces.The Daily Star quoted a Libyan doctor, ... Read more...

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U.S., allies secretly seeking refuge for Gaddafi


April 17th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): The United States and its allies have reportedly secretly begun seeking a country, most likely in Africa, that would be willing to give refuge to Libyan dictator Colonel ... Read more...

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House Republicans introduce bill to halt US operation in Libya


March 30th, 2011 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Two Republicans in US House of Representatives have introduced a bill which seeks to put an end to US military involvement in Libya unless ... Read more...

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International coalition divided over goals, exit strategy for Libya


March 25th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25(ANI): The international coalition confronting Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi is reportedly divided over the ultimate goal and the exit strategy in the country.The United States has all, but called ... Read more...

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Preventing civilian deaths in Libya a priority: Medvedev


March 25th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Preventing deaths of civilians in Libya is an overriding priority for the international community, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has told his US counterpart Barack ... Read more...

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Gorakhpur students protest attack on Libya


March 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Mar.24 (ANI): Students of the Anjuman Islamia Madrasa in Gorakhpur have objected to the United Nations-mandated attack on Libya by allied forces, claiming the offensive is against humanity.They urged ... Read more...

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Libyan warplanes attack strategic oil port


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Ajdabiya (Libya), Mar. 3 (ANI):Libyan warplanes reportedly struck the oil port of Brega on Thursday, a day after armed rebels foiled an attempt by loyalists of leader Moammar Gaddafi to retake control ... Read more...

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Comparing Gillard to Gaddafi ‘colourful’: Opposition leader


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, March 2 (ANI): likening Prime Minister Julia Gillard to Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is 'colourful', said opposition leader Tony Abbott.Responding to Liberal MP Sophie Mirabella's description of Gillard, as ... Read more...

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Libyan crisis: India seeks aircraft landing rights in Sehba


February 28th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Monday said that India had sought aircraft landing rights in Sehba in interior Libya, where over 1000 Indians have been stranded.Talking to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son hiding on Venezuelan island


February 25th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25(ANI): One of the sons of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi is in hiding on an island off the coast of Venezuela, a politician in the South American country has claimed.Orlando ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for ‘prompt, peaceful’ transition in Libya


February 24th, 2011 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Wednesday called for a unified international action to ensure "prompt and peaceful transition" in Libya. Ban cut short his trip to Los ... Read more...

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Libyan Justice Minister Al-Jleil says Gaddafi ordered Lockerbie bombing


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Libyan Justice Minister Mustafa Mohamed Abud Al Jeleil on Wednesday told a Swedish newspaper that Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi ordered the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, which killed 270 people.Al-Jleil told ... Read more...

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‘Anti-government protests take control of eastern Libyan city of Benghazi’


February 21st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by BNO News
BENGHAZI, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) -- Anti-government protesters in Libya have taken over control of the eastern city of Benghazi, the German Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) news agency reported on Monday.Mohamed Saber, a colonel ... Read more...

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Telling bin Laden that jihad against West was a total failure shocked and upset him: Ex-Libyan jihad


December 28th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 28 (ANI): A former Libyan militant, who now lives in a bustling north-west London borough, raining his three children watching his beloved Chelsea and listening to Pink Floyd, recalled how ... Read more...

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Family of Lockerbie bomber refuse to discuss his health


September 20th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 20 (DPA) The family of freed Libyan Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi have refused to comment on his health, saying that only the state can answer questions about the cancer-stricken ... Read more...

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Megrahi’s doctor claims he provided “option”, didn’t instigate his compassionate release


August 15th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi's doctor, Karol Sikora, whose diagnosis of prostate cancer and prediction that he would die in three months time helped release him from Scotland's Greenock ... Read more...

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Cancer Specialist Says Lockerbie Bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi Might Continue To Live For A Decade


July 6th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey London, United Kingdom, July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi who was released from his prison term early after a cancer specialist said that the ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack Libyan cargo ship


February 4th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 4 (IANS) Somali pirates have hijacked a Libyan cargo ship with 17 crewmembers on board, an official said Thursday. The North Korean-flagged MV Rim was hijacked Wednesday in the Gulf of ... Read more...

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Libyan dictator Gaddafi’s son likely to be broke Portsmouth club’s new boss


January 26th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 26 (ANI): The son of Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi could become the new owner of the broke Portsmouth club.Portsmouth is lining up Saadi Gaddafi, president of the Libyan Football Federation, ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber’s mysterious disappearance set to embarrass Scottish govt.


December 16th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 16 (ANI): In a vanishing act that may cause further embarrassment to the Scottish government, Lockerbie bomber Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi has disappeared mysteriously, as his Scottish monitors were unable ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s translator collapsed during his ‘bizarre’ 95-minute UN diatribe!


September 25th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 25(ANI): During the venomous 95-minute speech of Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi at the United Nations, his personal interpreter struggled to live up to the expectations and simply gave up ... Read more...

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Libyan Lockerbie bomber shifted from prison (Second Lead)


August 20th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (DPA) Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi was whisked away from prison in Scotland Thursday to return to Libya following his release on health grounds. Al-Megrahi was shifted from the Greenock ... Read more...

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Libya, US, begin talks on terror cases


May 31st, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 31 (DPA) Libyan and US officials held two days of talks in London this week to begin negotiations on terrorism-related issues, a joint statement issued by US state department said. ... Read more...

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