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Libya Nato

U.K. Operated U.S. Drones Over Libya

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 09.25.2012 | World

LONDON — British Royal Air Force personnel operated U.S. drones over Libya last year in support of the NATO mission there, the Ministry of Defen...

British Foreign Secretary: Intel Foiled Attack On Westerners In Libya

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 01.16.2012 | World

LONDON — British intelligence agencies foiled an attack on the leadership of Libya's National Transitional Council and Western representatives b...

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...

NATO Announces End Of 'One Of The Most Successful' Missions

AP | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

BRUSSELS -- NATO has announced it will end its air campaign over Libya next Monday, following the decision of the U.N. Security Council to lift the no...

U.N. Cancels Mandate For Military Action In Libya

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to lift the no-fly zone over Libya on Oct. 31 and end military action to p...

NATO Delays Decision To End Bombing In Libya

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 12.26.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — NATO unexpectedly postponed a definite decision to end its bombing campaign in Libya as consultations continued Wednesday with the U....

NATO Reportedly 'Very Close' To Terminating Libya Campaign

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI and KIM GAMEL | Posted 12.18.2011 | World

BANI WALID, Libya — Revolutionary forces celebrated the capture of one Moammar Gadhafi stronghold and closed in Tuesday on the last holdouts in ...

NATO Continues Bombing Campaign In Libya

AP | By SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 12.06.2011 | World

BRUSSELS -- NATO's bombing campaign in Libya, now in its seventh month, will continue despite the collapse of Moammar Gadhafi's regime, alliance offic...

Panetta: NATO Mission In Libya Can't End If Fighting Continues

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

CAIRO — NATO's mission in Libya isn't over so long as fighting continues, including in Moammar Gadhafi's hometown of Sirte, U.S. Defense Secreta...

NATO: 200,000 Libyans Still Threatened By Gaddafi Loyalists

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 11.27.2011 | World

SABHA, Libya — Libya's transitional government delivered 20 million dinars ($16 million) Tuesday to this remote southern city beset by fighters ...

NATO Strikes Sirte

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 11.26.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Libya's transitional justice minister said Monday that he has approved a measure to abolish the country's state security prosec...

NATO Commander: Many Gaddafi Forces Surrounded With No Way Out

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 11.22.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — The U.S. ambassador to Libya expressed confidence in the country's new rulers Thursday as the American Embassy reopened in the ...

NATO Mission In Libya Will Continue 90 More Days

AP | DON MELVIN | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — NATO's decision-making body granted approval Wednesday for the military alliance to continue its mission over Libya for another 90 da...

NATO Warplanes Bomb Gaddafi Stronghold

AP | RYAN LUCAS and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 11.13.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — NATO warplanes pounded targets in a number of strongholds of support for fugitive dictator Moammar Gadhafi, the alliance said T...

UK: NATO Joins Hunt For Gaddafi

AP | DAVID STRINGER and SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 10.25.2011 | World

LONDON — NATO intelligence and reconnaissance assets are being used to try to hunt down Moammar Gadhafi, the elusive Libyan dictator. British D...

Christian Science Monitor: Could Libya Mission Be NATO's Last Hurrah?

Christian Science Monitor | Robert Marquand | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

The surprising shift in Libya's civil war -- and yesterday's rebel takeover of Col. Muammar Qaddafi's Tripoli compound, the symbol of a regime dating ...

Libya Operations To Continue: NATO

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — NATO said Tuesday the situation in the Libyan capital of Tripoli remains very dangerous and the alliance will continue its operations...

NATO Continues Libya Air Patrols

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 10.22.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — NATO will continue its combat air patrols over Libya until all pro-Gadhafi forces surrender or return to barracks, officials said Mon...

NATO Rejects Criticism Of Airstrike On Libyan TV Installations

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 10.09.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — NATO has rejected growing international criticism of its airstrike on Libyan television last month, saying Tuesday it has no evidence...

NATO Attack Reportedly Strikes Libyan Hospital: Sources

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 09.24.2011 | World

ZLITAN, Libya — The Libyan government showed foreign journalists on Monday a destroyed flu clinic and food warehouses it said had been hit earli...

NATO Intensifying Libya Bombing To Aid Rebel Push, Official Claims

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 09.06.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — NATO denied a Libyan government charge Thursday that the alliance is intentionally using its airstrikes to assist rebel advance...

White House Defends Legality Of Libya Mission

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defying congressional criticism, the White House insisted Wednesday that President Barack Obama has the authority to continue U.S. ...

Libya Claims On NATO Strikes Can Be Absurd

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 08.06.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — The small note in curly handwriting was quietly passed by a medic to a foreign reporter in a Tripoli hospital. Its hastily scr...

Gaddafi Government Makes Ceasefire Offer In Libya

Posted 07.26.2011 | World

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The government of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has contacted foreign states offering an immediate ceasefire, but there was sk...