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Libya Uprising

Donors Raise Nearly $70,000 For Family Of Diplomat Slain In Libya

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.19.2012 | Impact

Donors are digging deep to raise money for the family of a foreign service officer killed in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya last week. A...

Resources Needed for Arms Clearance in Libya

Max Dyck | Posted 10.07.2012 | World
Max Dyck

There is no better way to support a peaceful and stable future for a democratic Libyan state than to help them in coming to grips with their turbulent past by promoting a safe and secure environment in which to do so.

Libya's Deputy Head Resigns Amidst 'Atmosphere Of Hatred'

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

By Oliver Holmes BENGHAZI, Libya, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The deputy head of Libya's ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) said on Su...

Gadhafi Sold Libya Gold To Pay Uprising Salaries

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Business

TRIPOLI, Libya -- The new governor of Libya's central bank says the former regime sold about 20 percent of the country's gold reserves to cover salari...

WATCH: Grandpa Gaddafi At Play In Tripoli

Posted 11.07.2011 | World

Muammar Gaddafi may be one of the world's most infamous autocrats, but newly-released footage reveals a more private side to the deposed Libyan leader...

U.S. College Student Joins Libya Rebels For 'Vacation'

Christian Science Monitor | Kristen Chick | Posted 11.01.2011 | World

At this rebel outpost in the middle of the desert near the front lines of the fight with Muammar Qaddafi's loyalists, a gaggle of rebel fighters gathe...

WATCH: Libyan Teen Girl Says She Was Forced To Kill Rebels

Posted 11.01.2011 | World

A young member of the all-female unit of Muammar Gaddafi's Libyan militia has come forward, telling CNN she was ordered to kill rebels or be killed he...

Gaddafi Son: 'We Are Going To Die In Our Land'

AP | BEN HUBBARD and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.31.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Two men claiming to be Moammar Gadhafi's sons made conflicting appeals from hiding Wednesday night, with one of them calling fo...

Freedom's Lament: Libya's Revolution and the Shackles of the Mind

Jake Townsend | Posted 10.30.2011 | World
Jake Townsend

How many revolutions will it take before the world's dictators, tyrants and despots realize that one man or one unjust system cannot contain the strength of the human spirit?

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Gaddafi Family Nanny Describes Abuse, Torture At Seaside Condo

Posted 10.29.2011 | World

With its panoramic views and opulent furniture, the seaside home of Hannibal Gaddafi more closely resembles a luxury resort than a private residence. ...

Libya's Uprising, Untapped Riches and America's Missed Opportunity

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 10.26.2011 | World
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

This article was co-authored with Mohamed El-Sherbeini, President of Bio-therapeutics Technologies and Adjunct Professor at Kean University. With the...

10,000 Libyans Freed From Gaddafi Prisons

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.29.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Libyan rebel leaders asked NATO on Monday to keep up pressure on elements of Moammar Gadhafi's regime and to protect those strug...

Libya's Rebel Leaders: 'Don't Expect Miracles'

AP | By KARIN LAUB and HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.27.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- For 42 years, during the long rule of Moammar Gadhafi, the Libyan government barely even existed: state institutions had little powe...

Lockerbie Bomber's Family Remaining In Libya: Neighbor

AP | Posted 10.27.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — No one answered the door Saturday at the Lockerbie bomber's Tripoli villa, hidden behind tall walls in an upscale neighborhood ...

The International 'Defiant' Camp and the Questions of Libya and Syria

Raghida Dergham | Posted 10.26.2011 | World
Raghida Dergham

The quicker the international community acts today to end the conflict in Libya, the quicker it would be saving lives and paving the way for the kind of relations that would uphold mutual respect and interests equally.

Gaddafi, Gadhafi Or Gathafi? Passport Video Adds New Twist On Libyan Leader's Name

Posted 10.26.2011 | World

Though it's already caused a headache for international journalists and news editors for several months, Muammar Gaddafi's name has just been revealed...

WATCH: Gaddafi's Secret Bunkers Revealed

Posted 10.25.2011 | World

Libyan rebels who have seized Muammar Gaddafi's sprawling Bab al-Aziziya compound have already made several questionable discoveries -- among them a p...

Which Countries Will Benefit Most From The Return Of Libyan Oil? [GRAPHIC]

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.25.2011 | Business

As Libyan rebels celebrate the likely overthrow of Moammar Gaddafi's regime, nation's who once relied on Libya's oil exports may soon share their jubi...

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 ...

'Desperate Situation' For Journalists Trapped In Libya Hotel

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.24.2011 | Media

UPDATE: All the journalists in the hotel were freed on Wednesday. Click here for more details. ORIGINAL STORY: Journalists trapped inside a Libyan ...

Libya's Rixos Hotel Is Prison For Journalists

AP | DARIO LOPEZ-MILLS | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — We have been in the thick of the fighting, but also cut off from it. Dozens of us journalists have been trapped for days in th...

World Chess Federation Head Claims To Have Spoken With Gaddafi By Phone

AP | By SASHA MERKUSHEV | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

MOSCOW -- The Russian head of the World Chess Federation said he spoke Tuesday with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and that he remains in Tripoli and "...

Gaddafi's Tripoli Compound Stormed By Libya Rebels

AP | By BEN HUBBARD and KARIN LAUB | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Libyan rebels stormed Moammar Gadhafi's main military compound in Tripoli Tuesday after fierce fighting with forces loyal to hi...

WATCH: Stunning Media Reports From Inside Gaddafi's Compound

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.24.2011 | Media

News networks all zeroed in on Muammar Gaddafi's compound in Libya on Tuesday afternoon, bringing live reports of the rebel takeover of the area. O...

Let's Not Make the Same Iraq Mistakes in Libya

John Kiriakou | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
John Kiriakou

Muammar Gaddafi's 42-year dictatorship is hanging by a thread, most of his family is either under arrest or in exile, and rebels are celebrating their impending victory in virtually every village, town and Tripoli neighborhood. It's like Iraq in March 2003. But things in Iraq changed quickly. We know from that experience that now isn't the time for celebration. If the Libyan people don't learn from the mistakes the U.S. made in Iraq, they could repeat the violence that has wracked that country for the past eight years. In short, it's a time to worry about Libya's future.