Niger yesterday extradited to Libya one of the late Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's sons, al-Saadi, who fled as his father's regime collapsed in 2011 and who was under house arrest in the West African nation.Friday, 7 March, 2014, 5:44pm
At least 28 people were killed and 60 were wounded on Saturday when demonstrators attacked the headquarters in Benghazi of former rebels who had fought to oust Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi9 Jun 2013 - 2:16pm
Budget filibuster efforts resume2 May 2013 - 1:23am
Officials confirmed the late dictator's second wife, Safia, daughter Aisha, and sons Hannibal and Muhammad had fled the upmarket coastal region of Staoueli, close to Algiers, where they had lived since escaping from Libya in 2011.26 Mar 2013 - 3:27am
Borders have been closed and some international flights suspended amid fears of a new outbreak of violence.17 Feb 2013 - 10:47am
Iran's highest authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, yesterday rejected an offer of direct talks made by US Vice-President Joe Biden. "Talks will not solve any problems," Khamenei said in a statement after a meeting with air force commanders. "You are holding a gun against Iran saying, 'Talks or you'll fire.' The Iranian nation will not be frightened by such threats," he added.8 Feb 2013 - 5:08am
Rebels on rampage at Syria's religious sites24 Jan 2013 - 4:37am
In the dark ages … the enemies of progress burned books … Today they are burning websites
Kim Dotcom, launching a file-sharing website to replace the one closed down by the U.S.
We will go back to the time of Redbeard, of pirates, of Ottomans imposing ransoms21 Jan 2013 - 3:35am
Two men and a woman appeared in a French court yesterday in a case over a Cannes Film Festival high-end prostitution ring with ties to a son of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Seven men and a woman are on trial in the southern port city of Marseille, though the five chief figures are on the run.
They include Elie Nahas, a Lebanese who claimed to run a modelling agency.23 Oct 2012 - 4:26am
A son of toppled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been killed in fighting between militias, broadcaster Libya TV reported, as confusion swirled yesterday over the fate of one of Gaddafi senior's most-wanted former aides, Mussa Ibrahim.22 Oct 2012 - 3:37am
Fresh clashes in a former bastion of Muammar Gaddafi killed at least 26 people, as confusion swirled on Sunday over the fate of one of his most-wanted former aides, Mussa Ibrahim.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
"Nobody knows where Gaddafi is buried," said Abubaker Ali, 29, a volunteer with the forces massed at the Sufageen forward base in the Libyan desert.
Looking towards the horizon, where black smoke rose from the town of Bani Walid, he said: "He's buried in the desert. But nine-tenths of Libya is desert."21 Oct 2012 - 3:16am
Swimmers dive in for harbour crossing20 Oct 2012 - 1:29am
At least eleven Libyans were killed and scores wounded in clashes on Wednesday when ex-rebels linked to the army attacked Bani Walid, a former bastion of dictator Muammar Gaddafi, local sources said.
“Clashes today left four dead and 19 wounded in the ranks of Libya Shield,” said a commander of the brigade which operates under the banner of the army.18 Oct 2012 - 9:05am
The citizen soldiers who became heroes for toppling Colonel Muammar Gaddafi last year are now being widely blamed for Libya's woes, and stand accused of summarily executing dozens of detainees, including the dictator's son.18 Oct 2012 - 3:37am