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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 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 ...

Gaddafi's Iconic Golden Gun Taken After His Death

Posted 12.20.2011 | World

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi was killed Thursday in his hometown of Sirte, after National Transitional Council (NTC) forces captured the tow...

Gaddafi's Maddening 42-Year Rule

AP | KIM GAMEL and LEE KEATH | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — During nearly 42 years in power, Moammar Gadhafi ruled with an eccentric brutality. He was so mercurial he turned Libya into an...

Graphic Photo Reportedly Shows Gaddafi Captured, Killed

Posted 12.20.2011 | World

After Libyan rebels captured Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte on Thursday, reports surfaced that the ousted Libya leader had been captured and kill...

WATCH: UCLA Student Alive And Well After Summer Of Revolution

Posted 11.27.2011 | Los Angeles

It was a crazy summer for UCLA math major Chris Jeon. He learned how to shoot an AK-47, embedded himself in a brutal battle against a vicious (and stu...

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...

Libya Rebels Focus On Tribal City As Gaddafi Haven

AP | By PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

MISRATA, Libya -- A flash of sunlight reflecting off a distant windshield heralded the approach of a vehicle across the endless Libyan desert. So the ...

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...

WATCH: CNN Reporter Finds Lockerbie Bomber Bedridden In Tripoli

Posted 10.31.2011 | World

CNN Senior International Correspondent Nic Robertson's quest to locate and interview Abdel Basset al-Megrahi -- known internationally as the Lockerbie...

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...

Does Libya Rebel Leader Have Al Qaeda Ties?

Le Temps/Worldcrunch | Jean-Pierre Perrin | Posted 10.30.2011 | World

For U.S. intelligence services, the man who led the rebel assault on Tripoli, and is now the de facto military governor of the capital, is an old acqu...

Elections In Libya Must Be Deferred

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 10.29.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

While the Libyan rebels have rightfully celebrated the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi after a 42-year reign in Libya, turning him from all powerful-dictator to a cowered fugitive, the real challenges for a new Libya are just beginning.

Lockerbie Bomber Still Living In Tripoli: Scotland

AP | By DAVID STRINGER | Posted 10.29.2011 | World

By BEN MCCONVILLE, Associated Press LONDON -- The Lockerbie bomber is believed to still be in Tripoli where he is dying of prostate cancer, Scotlan...

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...

Desperately Seeking Gaddafi's Female Bodyguards

AL ARABIYA | Farrag Ismail | Posted 10.26.2011 | World

When the rebels stormed into Muammar Qaddafi's fortress of Bab al-Aziziya they expected to find more people than just the stalwart leader and his fami...

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...

Chavez: Libyan Rebels Are 'Group Of Terrorists'

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday that Venezuela will continue to recognize Moammar Gadhafi as the leader of Libya and wil...

PHOTOS: A Look Inside Gaddafi's Bab-al-Aziziya Compound

Posted 10.24.2011 | World

(AP) Moammar Gadhafi's main military compound, stormed Tuesday by Libyan rebels, was a sprawling blend of barracks, personal living quarters and offic...

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...

Hezbollah: Libya Rebels Can Solve Lebanese Shiite Leader's Disappearance

AP | By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

BEIRUT -- Hezbollah has called on the Libyan rebels to help uncover the fate of Moussa al-Sadr, a charismatic Shiite cleric who disappeared during a t...

Not Long Ago, Saadi Gaddafi Was Financing Hollywood Films

blog.moviefone.com | Posted 10.22.2011 | Home

Not long ago, Saadi Gadhafi was financing movies through his company Natural Selection, basking in the prestige of such actors as Mickey Rourke and Ev...