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Obama foresees more protests in Middle East


September 14th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Golden (Colorado), Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama said Thursday in an interview with EFE that he expects more anti-US protests in the Middle East in the coming days, ... Read more...

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UAE condemns attack on US consulate in Benghazi


September 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condemned in the strongest terms the attack on the US consulate in Libya's Benghazi city, in which US ambassador ... Read more...

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Tunisia to extradite former Libyan PM


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, May 23 (IANS) Tunisian government has agreed to extradite former Libyan prime minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi, Xinhua reported.According to Tunisian Justice Minister Noureddine Bhiri, the country's authorities have received ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber who killed 270 is dead


May 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the lone person convicted in the bombing of a US plane over Scotland's Lockerbie that killed 270 people, died Sunday, CNN ... Read more...

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Russia seeks return of citizens held in Libya


May 16th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS) Russia will continue to try to secure the return of its citizens held in Libya and also continue to insist that the rights are observed, a ... Read more...

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Three Libyans beat up two Afghans in Gurgaon


April 4th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 3 (IANS) Three anti-Gaddafi rebels from Libya thrashed two Afghans outside Sahara Mall here in a drunken brawl early Tuesday. All the five people were arrested and later ... Read more...

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Libyans storm consulate in Turkey


March 24th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 24 (IANS) At least 27 Libyans have been arrested in Turkey's largest city Istanbul for storming the Libyan consulate, Xinhua reported.More than 200 Libyans stormed the building Friday.The ... Read more...

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Top French official visits Libya for trade ties


December 21st, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 21 (IANS) A senior French official is on a two-day visit to Libya to strengthen economic ties with Africa's largest oil exporter, the French government said.Pierre Lellouche, state ... Read more...

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US lifts most sanctions against Libya


December 17th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has lifted most of its sanctions against Libya, imposed earlier in a bid to pressure the Muammar Gaddafi regime give up power."After careful ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son will face justice: ICC prosecutor


November 10th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Nov 10 (IANS) The arrest of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi is only a matter of time, International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Luis ... Read more...

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Pakistan formally recognises Libyan government


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday formally recognised the new government in Libya, the foreign ministry said in a statement."We recognise the state and government of Libya," Foreign Office spokesperson ... Read more...

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Libya to honour Russian contracts


November 2nd, 2011 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Libyan government recognises all the business contracts signed with Russia as well as all international political agreements, Libya's new Prime Minister Abdel-Rahim al-Keeb said ... 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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Obama hails Gaddafi death as ‘momentous day’


October 21st, 2011 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) As the new rebel Libyan government announced the death of the former strongman, Muammar Gaddafi, US President Barack Obama hailed the event as a ... Read more...

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Russia invites Libyan rebels to discuss projects


September 4th, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has invited officials of Libya's rebel-led National Transitional Council, the country's new authorities, to discuss the future of energy projects signed under former leader ... 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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West fears al Qaeda could seize Gaddafi weapons: Report


August 24th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US, France and Britain have asked Libya's neighbours to beef up security on their borders to prevent the possible smuggling out of weapons, Algerian ... Read more...

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Seven held for taking over Libyan embassy in Stockholm


August 12th, 2011 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 12 (IANS) Seven people, who broke into the Libyan embassy building in Sweden and tried to take it over, were arrested by the police here Thursday, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s ‘dead’ son appears on Libyan TV


August 10th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi's son Khamis Gaddafi, who was said to have been killed a few days ago, has appeared on Libyan state television, the Telegraph ... Read more...

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Britain expels Gaddafi diplomats


July 27th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Britain will recognise the Libyan rebel council as the "sole governmental authority", and Gaddafi-regime diplomats have been expelled, Foreign Secretary William Hague said.The Libyan charge d'affaires ... Read more...

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US officials meet Gaddafi envoys


July 19th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) US officials had met representatives of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi during the weekend in a bid to press him to step down, media reports said.The meeting ... Read more...

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Gaddafi representatives in talks with France


July 11th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 11 (IANS/AKI) Representatives of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are conducting negotiations with France and not with the rebels seeking his ouster, according to Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam."The truth ... Read more...

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Gaddafi would step down if security is guaranteed


July 6th, 2011 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has said he would step down if his security is guaranteed, according to a Russian official."The colonel (Gaddafi) is sending signals that ... Read more...

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NATO to continue Libya operation


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO will continue its bombings of Libya, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said."NATO will continue its mission, because if we stop, an unspecified number ... Read more...

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US slaps further sanctions on Libyan firms


June 22nd, 2011 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The US has imposed sanctions on more Libyan entities in a bid to add more pressure on Muammar Gaddafi, but lifted sanctions against a government official ... Read more...

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Libyan government to implement African Union initiative


June 14th, 2011 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 13 (IANS) The Libyan government said Monday it would implement all proposals of an African Union initiative which aim to put an end to Libya's conflict, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Gaddafi gave sex drugs, ordered rape of women?


June 9th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi ordered mass rape and gave sex drugs to his troops to encourage them to attack women, the chief prosecutor of the International ... Read more...

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China calls for immediate ceasefire in Libya


June 9th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China Wednesday called for an immediate ceasefire in Libya and the initiation of political measures to resolve the crisis in the country, Xinhua reported."It is ... Read more...

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Gaddafi sets terms for relinquishing power


May 30th, 2011 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is ready to relinquish power on the condition that he and his family would not be prosecuted, Arab newspaper Al Sharq ... Read more...

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World leaders at G8 summit call for Gaddafi to step down


May 28th, 2011 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Deauville (France), May 28 (IANS) World leaders at the two-day G8 summit held in France issued a joint call Friday asking the embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to ... Read more...

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S. African President Zuma to meet Libya’s Gaddafi


May 25th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- South African President Jacob Zuma will travel to Libya next week to meet with Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in an effort to end the current crisis, the presidency ... Read more...

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Russia supports use of Gaddafi’s assets as humanitarian aid


May 14th, 2011 - 6:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 13 (IANS) Russia favours an idea which calls for defreezing assets of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and using them as a humanitarian aid for the Libyan people, Russian ... Read more...

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Gaddafi appears on state television


May 12th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, May 12 (IANS/AKI) Footage of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi meeting tribal leaders was broadcast on state television Thursday.Officials claimed the footage of the Libyan leader was shot Wednesday.The footage ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels doubt Gaddafi’s son is dead


May 1st, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, May 1(ANI): Libyan rebel fighters have questioned government's claim that dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's youngest son and three grandchildren were killed in a NATO missile attack last night.Libyan government spokesman Moussa Ibrahim ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son, three grandchildren killed in NATO strike (Third Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, May 1 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his wife survived a NATO air strike that killed his youngest son Saif al-Arab Gaddafi and three grandchildren.Missiles struck the Tripoli ... Read more...

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