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Gaddafi Funded ‘Mentally Deficient' Sarkozy, Interview Claims

France 24 | Posted 01.29.2014 | World

A French television programme is set to reveal a potentially damming audio recording in which the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi claims he helped ...

Apres moi le déluge

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Francis Levy

T he sentiment of "Apres moi le deluge" could easily be applied to the Middle East. Gaddafi, Hussein have fallen, along with Mubarak in Egypt and his ...

Training Citizen Journalists: There's an App for That

Brian Conley | Posted 09.30.2013 | Impact
Brian Conley

The beta release of StoryMaker makes it possible for English and Arabic speakers all over the world to make their voices heard. From now on, individual citizens in Egypt or Syria can tell their own stories

The California-Libya Connection

Ethan Chorin | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Ethan Chorin

Despite being almost 7,000 miles apart, California and Libya have an interesting history, a similar climate, and a relationship that's worth watching.

Did Berlusconi Plot To Have Gaddafi Assassinated?

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.13.2013 | World

Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi plotted to have Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi assassinated by the secret services, Italy's Il Fatto Quotidia...

Gunmen Surround Libyan Justice Ministry

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.30.2013 | World

Gunmen demanding the expulsion of officials from the ousted Moamer Kadhafi regime surrounded the justice ministry on Tuesday, stepping up an action st...

Libyans Find Banned Treasures At Book Sale

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2013 | World

By Ghaith Shennib TRIPOLI, April 25 (Reuters) - Flicking through an old book about Libyan history he never imagined he could buy under...

America Should Stay Out of Africa

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 04.10.2013 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

France will shortly be engaged in rebuilding Mali, a country twice the size of Texas. Does the U.S. really want to join in another nation-building exercise, in a Muslim country, on a continent where Americans are not welcome?

Why Have the Arab Monarchies Survived?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.03.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

To date, only presidents have fallen from power during the Arab Awakening -- no king has fallen from his throne. Arab monarchies are of course not immune to the forces that brought down some of their republican counterparts, so why have they all thus far survived?

PHOTOS: Beautiful Images Of Post-Gaddafi Libya

Eline Gordts | Posted 01.27.2013 | World

When we got our independence in 1951, it was something we got almost for free. This time the young people paid for it in blood. I didn’t bother with...

Arms Dealer Claims To Have Proof Of Sarkozy Receiving €50M From Gaddafi

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.09.2013 | World

A Lebanese-born businessman claims to have proof that former French president Nicolas Sarkozy received over €50 million (nearly $66 million) in fund...

The Dictators of the Middle East

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 01.26.2013 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

The dictators of the Middle East, arising from the core of the Muslim world, disgrace the religion of Islam, forcing non-Muslims to conclude that it must be Islam that prompts rulers to forcibly establish sole proprietorships.

Libyans Disillusioned With Government

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 10.28.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- The protesters converged on the conference center housing Libya's newly elected congress, trying to force their way in past startled...

Regarding Tonight's Debate

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Tonight's presidential debate will focus on foreign policy. As we listen to Democratic and Republican presidential candidates it is worth saying that a thoughtful foreign policy isn't about who can drop the most bombs.

Crooners and Their Dictators

Pedro Pizano | Posted 10.19.2012 | World
Pedro Pizano

A celebrity endorsement, whether explicit or implicit, emboldens dictators in their denial of fundamental freedoms to their people. They must pay a price. And those who endorse them with their presence, like Iglesias, should be called out for their disgraceful conduct.

New Proof Of Mass Killings At Gaddafi Death Site

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 12.17.2012 | World

CAIRO — Libyan rebels appear to have "summarily executed" scores of fighters loyal to Moammar Gadhafi, and probably the dictator himself, when t...

Benghazi and Republican Hypocrisy

James Heffernan | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
James Heffernan

In the wake of what is now considered a terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, a strike that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans on the fateful day of September 11, the Republicans smell blood in the water. Political blood.

Rebel Who Helped Capture Gaddafi Shot And Tortured

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | World

MISRATA, Libya, Sept 26 (Reuters) - One of the Libyan rebels who helped capture Muammar Gaddafi in a drain pipe was buried early on Wednesday after ...

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #20, Commander in Chief for the Twenty-First Century

Bernard Whitman | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

Barack Obama has proven himself to be an extraordinary commander in chief. President Obama understands how to project and utilize force to strengthen our national security, protect our homeland, reinforce our alliances and preserve taxpayer dollars.

US: Torture and Rendition to Gaddafi's Libya

Human Rights Watch | Posted 11.06.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

(Washington) – The United States government during the Bush administration tortured opponents of Muammar Gaddafi, then transferred them to mistr...

CIA Faces New Waterboarding Claims

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.05.2012 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Human Rights Watch said it has uncovered evidence of a wider use of waterboarding than previously acknowledged by the CIA, in a report ...

New Footage Purports To Show Gaddafi Shortly After Death

Posted 07.18.2012 | World

A YouTube upload purporting to show new footage from after Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi's violent death last October has surfaced, allegedly provi...

Libyan Journalists Held In Pro-Gaddafi Town

AP | Posted 09.08.2012 | Media

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan militia commander says two local journalists are being held in a town known for its support of deposed ruler Moammar ...

What You Need To Know About Libya's Historic Elections

Posted 07.07.2012 | World

On Saturday, millions of Libyans headed to the polls in the country's first election since the fall of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Libya votes ...

Libya On Edge Before First Post-Gaddafi Election

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Calls for a boycott and other unrest on the eve of Libya's first vote since the overthrow of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi raise...