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Libya Bani Walid

Libya and the West's Human Rights Hypocrisy

Dan Kovalik | Posted 12.23.2012 | World
Dan Kovalik

While the West, and especially the United States, justified its aerial bombardment of Libya last year on the pretense of saving civilians from a possible attack by Gaddafi forces, the West is silent about the real and ongoing attack of the new Libyan regime upon the town of Bani Walid.

Fresh Clashes Flare Up In Western Libya

AP | ESAM MOHAMED | Posted 12.23.2012 | World

WADI DINAR, Libya — New fighting flared in a hilltop town in Libya on Tuesday between fighters defending Bani Walid, a stronghold of slain dicta...

Talks To Free Libya Journalists Break Down

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | Media

TRIPOLI, July 12 (Reuters) - Talks to release two Libyan journalists kidnapped in a former stronghold of ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi while coverin...

Libyan Government Seeks Deal With Restive Town

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI | Posted 03.26.2012 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — The Libyan defense minister held talks Wednesday with tribal leaders in a town overrun by locals loyal to former leader Moamma...

Gaddafi Loyalists Seize Key Town

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 03.25.2012 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — Moammar Gadhafi loyalists seized control of a Libyan mountain city in the most serious challenge to the central government sin...

Revolutionaries And Gaddafi Loyalists Clash In Bani Walid

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI and AYA BATRAWY | Posted 03.24.2012 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — Forces loyal to Libya's late leader Moammar Gadhafi launched a series of attacks on Monday across several cities, killing seve...

Tired Of Chaos, Libyan Fighters Quit Key Front

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 11.24.2011 | World

WADI DINAR, Libya — Many revolutionary fighters are abandoning one of the main fronts in the battle to rout Moammar Gadhafi's loyalists, saying ...

Libyan Revolutionaries Plan New Assault On Bani Walid

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

By HADEEL AL-SHALCHI, Associated Press TRIPOLI, Libya -- Moammar Gadhafi's firebrand daughter said in an audio recording broadcast Friday that her ...

Libyan Rebels Battle For Sirte

AP | RYAN LUCAS and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 11.17.2011 | World

SIRTE, Libya — Revolutionary fighters struggled to make gains in an assault into Gadhafi's hometown Saturday with bloody street-by-street battle...

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...

Spokesman: Gaddafi Son Has Fled To Niger

AP | DALATOU MAMANE and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 11.11.2011 | World

NIAMEY, Niger — A convoy carrying ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's son al-Saadi has crossed into neighboring Niger, a spokesman for Niger'...

Loyalists And Former Rebels Battle For Gaddafi Bastion

AP | BEN HUBBARD and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 11.10.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — The chief of Libya's former rebels arrived in Tripoli on Saturday, greeted by a boisterous red carpet ceremony meant to show he...

VIDEO: Gaddafi Loyalists Test Patience Of New Libyan Leaders

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 11.09.2011 | World

WISHTATA, Libya — Libyan fighters launched a two-pronged assault Friday on one of the last towns to resist the country's new rulers, clashing wi...

Audio Message: 'Gaddafi Won't Leave The Land Of His Ancestors'

AP | BEN HUBBARD and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 11.08.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — A hunted Moammar Gadhafi called on his remaining loyalists Thursday to keep fighting, as the country's acting premier appealed ...

Thousands Of Rebels Converge On Gaddafi Stronghold

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 11.05.2011 | World

TARHOUNA, Libya — Thousands of rebel fighters closed in around one of Libya's last pro-Gadhafi strongholds Monday, but held back on a final assa...