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Gaddafi’s son to stand trial in September


August 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saif al-Islam, the second son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will go on trial in September in the Libyan town of Zintan, despite repeated ... Read more...

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Tunisia extradites ex-Libyan prime minister


June 25th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Tunis/Tripoli, June 25 (IANS) Libya's ex-prime minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi, who served under slain leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been extradited from Tunisia to his native country, state-run TAP press agency reported.Mahmoudi ... Read more...

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Australian FM Carr heads to Libya to seek ICC lawyer’s release


June 19th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) -- Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr on Monday morning traveled to Libya to personally push for the release of four detained staff members of the International Criminal Court ... Read more...

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Russia lifts embargo on arms supplies to Libya


May 8th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has lifted an embargo on the arms supplies to Libya, according to an official legal information portal.Dmitry Medvedev, the outgoing president, signed the decree ... Read more...

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Russia to ensure its two nationals’ return from Libya


May 1st, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will spare no effort to ensure return of Russian nationals detained in Libya, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday."We will continue our efforts so ... Read more...

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Libya, Iraq want to buy Russian arms: Minister


April 24th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya and Iraq continue to show interest in buying Russian-made weaponry despite regime changes in these countries, a minister said Tuesday.Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, ... Read more...

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Iraq to help Libya in chemical weapons’ disposal


April 13th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 13 (IANS) Iraq has agreed to help Libya in getting rid of its stockpiles of chemical weapons following a request from Tripoli, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi cabinet has accepted ... Read more...

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Moscow seeks release of two Russians held in Libya


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 10 (IANS) The foreign ministry Tuesday said it was doing its best to seek the release of two Russians held in Libya and accused of supporting the erstwhile ... Read more...

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Russian embassy in Libya stormed over veto on Syria


February 6th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dozens of Syrian protesters stormed the Russian embassy in Libyan capital Tripoli Sunday, a day after Russia and China blocked a UN resolution on the ... Read more...

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NATO rejects criticism over Libya


December 21st, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The NATO has defended its mission in Libya, saying it saved lives and was strictly in line with the UN mandate."We took every precaution to ... Read more...

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Libyan interim PM assures fair trial of Gaddafi’s son (Lead)


November 20th, 2011 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli (Libya), Nov 20 (IANS) Libyan interim Prime Minister Abdel Rahim el-Keeb has confirmed the capture of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam and assured a fair ... Read more...

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Russia urges fair trial for captured Saif al-Islam


November 20th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 20 (IANS) Russia Saturday hailed Libyan leaders' decision to send Saif al-Islam, the arrested son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, to court and expressed hope that he ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s chemical weapons found


November 15th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Deadly chemical weapons hoarded by slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have been found in the North African country, British Prime Minister David Cameron has said.The ... Read more...

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India calls for national reconciliation in Libya


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 3 (IANS) Noting that proliferation of weapons has emerged as a major threat to stability in Libya, India has asked the new authorities in Tripoli to undertake ... Read more...

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NATO ends its mission in Libya


November 1st, 2011 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 1 (IANS) NATO Monday officially declared the end of military campaign in Libya, sealing of its seven-month mission in Libya."Today, at midnight Libyan time, a NATO Airborne Early ... Read more...

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UN lifts no-fly zone over Libya


October 28th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council Thursday ended the no-fly zone over Libya.All 15 UNSC members voted unanimously to lift the ban imposed March 17 to ... Read more...

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Over 50 Gaddafi supporters executed: HRW


October 25th, 2011 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 25 (IANS/AKI) At least 53 supporters of killed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are believed to have been executed by anti-Gaddafi fighters, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said.The ... Read more...

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53 Gaddafi supporters found executed in Sirte


October 25th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by BNO News
SIRTE (BNO NEWS) -- The bodies of more than 50 people who are believed to have been supporters of ousted Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi were found at a hotel in Sirte ... Read more...

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Obama urges Libya to start reconciliation process


October 24th, 2011 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has hailed the declaration of liberation in Libya as the "beginning of a new era of promise", and urged the country ... Read more...

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Libya to form interim government in 8 months


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, Oct 22 (IANS) The Libyan authorities should be allowed to form an interim government after a national congress is elected within eight months, said a top leader of Libya's ... Read more...

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Video shows Muammar Gaddafi being sodomized


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by BNO News
SIRTE (BNO NEWS) -- A video released by the Global Post appears to capture an unidentified man sodomizing ousted Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi with an object before he was eventually ... Read more...

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Bangladesh recognises NTC as Libya’s interim authority


October 14th, 2011 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 14 (IANS) Bangladesh Thursday officially recognised the National Transitional Council (NTC) as Libya's interim authority."Bangladesh believes that Libya's people will decide its future," a Bangladesh Foreign Ministry release ... Read more...

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NATO ready to help Libya: Rasmussen


October 6th, 2011 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 6 (IANS) NATO is ready to help Libyan authorities to carry out reforms on defence and security if requested, said NATO Chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen Wednesday while also ... Read more...

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UN pledges key role in Libya reconstruction


September 21st, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) The UN will play a key role in the political transition and reconstruction in Libya, said Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, president of the 66th UN General ... Read more...

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UN to help Libya post-conflict


August 26th, 2011 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 26 (IANS) The UN will assist Libya at the directives of its new government after the current conflict in the North African nation comes to a close.United ... Read more...

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UN calls urgent meeting on Libya


August 24th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 24 (IANS) The UN has called an urgent meeting on Libya Friday to "develop ways in which the international community can work together on the post-conflict phase", ... Read more...

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International court issues warrant against Gaddafi


June 27th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) The International Criminal Court at The Hague has issued an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, BBC reported.The court has accused Gaddafi of crimes against ... Read more...

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Japan freezes $4.4 bn worth of Gaddafi regime assets


June 4th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Japanese government has frozen $4.4 billion in financial accounts of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his supporters, Japan Today said Saturday.The measure followed the ... Read more...

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Putin slams NATO on Libya attacks


April 27th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has sharply criticised NATO's military actions in Libya, saying the North African state was being illegally destroyed by "so-called civilised ... Read more...

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Attacks on civilians in Misrata may be war crimes, says UN


April 21st, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 21 (IANS/AKI) The UN Wednesday deplored the repeated use of cluster munitions and heavy weaponry by Libyan government forces against civilians in the besieged city of Misrata and ... Read more...

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US seeks release of its journalists detained in Libya


April 21st, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) The US was doing "quite a lot" to seek the release of several American journalists detained in Libya, State Department spokesman Mark Toner said.Toner, however, refused ... Read more...

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UN: attacks against civilians in Misrata, Libya may be international crimes


April 20th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday warned that the reported repeated use of cluster munitions and heavy weaponry by Libyan Government forces against civilians in Misrata could ... Read more...

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Four foreign journalists detained by Gaddfi forces on outskirts of Brega


April 8th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 8 (ANI): Four foreign journalists have reportedly been detained by Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi while they were reporting from the outskirts of Brega, an oil town in eastern Libya.Peter ... Read more...

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Libya releases Tunisian journalist


April 5th, 2011 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, April 5 (IANS) Libyan authorities have released a Tunisian journalist working for Al-Jazeera television channel, a media report said.The journalist, Lotfi Messaoudi, crossed the Ras El Jedir border post ... Read more...

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UN chief to attend London conference on Libya


March 29th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 29 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he will participate in the conference on Libya to be held in London Tuesday, Xinhua reported.The statement came as ... Read more...

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