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Libya Braces For First Election

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2012 | World

By Hadeel Al Shalchi TRIPOLI, July 5 (Reuters) - In a small hotel in central Tripoli, about 50 first-time political candidates from ac...

Bernard-Henri Levy Urges Intervention in Syria: His Role in Libya as Example

Karin Badt | Posted 08.08.2012 | World
Karin Badt

Before meeting with philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy, famed for the last 30 years as the most flamboyant "public intellectual" of France, I had just seen his new documentary -- about himself, and Libya, and himself -- The Oath of Tobruk.

Jamming Tripoli: Inside Gaddafi's Secret Surveillance Network

Wired | Matthieu Aikins | Posted 05.21.2012 | World
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He once was known as al-Jamil—the Handsome One—for his chiseled features and dark curls. But four decades as dictator had considerably dimmed the ...

Building a New Libya From the Ground Up

Linda Mason | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
Linda Mason

we should look at the overthrow of Gaddafi as a beginning, not an end, to one of the most promising political transitions since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Libyans are building a democratic society from the ground up, and that requires the world's engagement.

Mali: the Catastrophic Consequence of Humanitarian Intervention in Libya

Jean G. Tompihé | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
Jean G. Tompihé

On April 6, 2012, the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad, led by Tuareg rebels, declared the independence of North Mali. This declaration of independence is directly linked to the false promise of humanitarian intervention in Libya.

LOOK: Townhouse That Rejected Gaddafi Is Back On The Market

Posted 05.02.2012 | New York

A 3,700 square-foot mansion on the Upper East Side with a Juliet balcony, multiple fireplaces, and six bathrooms is back on the market for a hefty $30...

Top Gaddafi Official Arrested

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, March 17 (Reuters) - Libya confirmed on Saturday that Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi was arrested in Mauritania, ...

Former Servant Recounts Gaddafi's Final Days

Posted 02.22.2012 | World

He was one of the last people to see Muammar Gaddafi alive. He was there when the Libyan dictator's convoy was struck by NATO and when he was captured...

Stopping Genocide: The Responsibility to Protect

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 03.21.2012 | World
Thor Halvorssen

For "Responsibility to Protect" to work, civil society must play the leading role in pressuring governments. They won't act unless we force them to do so -- consistently and with integrity.

2011 in Video: Shook Us All Year Long

Lee Brenner | Posted 02.20.2012 | Media
Lee Brenner

We give you the definitive retrospective of the most significant year in recent memory, 12 powerful months marked by fighting for freedom, protesting inequality, watching in awe the fury of nature and wincing at sex and abuse scandals.

WATCH: Libya's Graffiti Revolution

Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

Following Colonel Gaddafi's fall from power, Libya experienced a revolution not only in politics but in imagery as well. Gaddafi and his regime' depic...

Gaddafi Son Hoodwinked By Guide

Posted 11.22.2011 | World

New footage from Reuters shows the man who reportedly guided Libyan rebel forces to capture Saif al-Islam Gaddafi. Youssef Al Hadmani says Gaddafi pro...

Officials: Iran May Have Helped Libya With Chemical Weapons

iWatch News | R. Jeffrey Smith, Joby Warrick and Colum Lynch | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

The Obama administration is investigating whether Iran supplied the Libyan government of Moammar Gadhafi with hundreds of special artillery shells for...

Former Gaddafi Intelligence Chief Reportedly Captured

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

ZINTAN, Libya — The Libyan information minister says Moammar Gadhafi's intelligence chief has been captured by revolutionary fighters in the south o...

Report: Gaddafi Would Pop Viagra, Have Sex With Multiple Women

Posted 11.15.2011 | World

In addition to having a penchant for Condoleezza Rice, his crew of female bodyguards and his Ukrainian nurse, it turns out that Muammar Gaddafi also h...

PHOTOS: Condi Rice Shimmers And Shines

Posted 01.08.2012 | Black Voices

We love former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice for her intelligence, leadership...and her surprising ability to glam it up! No wonder Muammar Gadd...

PHOTOS: 7 Reasons That America Made The World More Dangerous

Andrew Feinstein | Posted 01.08.2012 | Books
Andrew Feinstein

The arms trade stretches across a continuum of legality and ethics from the official, or formal trade, to the grey and black markets, what I refer to as "the shadow world." In practice, the boundaries between the three markets are fuzzy.

Bill Maher Wrong Again About the Culture of "These People"

Omar Baddar | Posted 01.04.2012 | Media
Omar Baddar

Maher's latest comments on Gaddafi's violent capture merit reaction. Whatever abuses take place in the midst of armed conflict tell us less about the culture of the perpetrators and more about the culture of war.

Model Fired Over Gaddafi Relationship

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.02.2012 | Style

We rarely mention the words "Gaddafi" and "fashion" in the same sentence (well, except when we're reminiscing about the dictator's peculiar style). ...

Pictures Of The Week: Oct. 16-Oct. 22 (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.22.2011 | Home

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NATO Ends Libya Mission

Posted 12.31.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — NATO's triumphant, 7-month air campaign against Libya ended Monday, setting the country on the path to a democratic transition less...

NATO's Libya Campaign Ends At Midnight

Posted 12.31.2011 | World

At midnight in Libya, NATO will officially end its seven-month-long campaign supporting the Libyan fighters who overthrew the regime of Muammar Gaddaf...

Libya After Gaddafi: Freed Journalist Tracks Down His Jailer

The Guardian | Ghaith Abdul-Ahad | Posted 12.31.2011 | World

Ghaith Abdul-Ahad was seized by Gaddafi forces in the town of Zawiya during the first weeks of the Libyan uprising and held for two weeks. In his firs...

Al Qaeda Plants Its Flag In Libya

VICE | Sherif Elhelwa | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

It was here at the courthouse in Benghazi where the first spark of the Libyan revolution ignited. It's the symbolic seat of the revolution; post-Gadda...

Obama and Libya: Just Call It a GOP Credit Crunch

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.27.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

There's a certain segment of the population -- maybe you've noticed -- who'd rather swallow hot coals for breakfast than direct even a syllable of praise in Barack Obama's direction.