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  • Lockerbie bomber dies in Libya

    TRIPOLI, Libya — The Libyan intelligence officer convicted in the 1988 bombing of an American airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, died at home here Sunday nearly three years after passions around the case were reawakened when he was freed on...
  • LIBYA: Moammar Kadafi orders release of 20 journalists detained amid apparent power struggle

     
    Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi has ordered the release of 20 detained journalists working for media outlets affiliated with his reform-minded son amid apparent rising tensions between moderates and the nation's old guard. Kadafi also asked that an...
  • LIBYA: Massive evacuations underway

     
    Governments scrambled by air and sea to pick up citizens stranded by Libya's unrest Tuesday, with thousands crowding the airport to await evacuation and Egyptians gathering at the border to escape the chaos. "The airport was mobbed, you wouldn't believe.....
  • LIBYA: YouTube videos show protests in Tripoli's Green Square

     
    Videos surfaced on YouTube in recent hours that depict protests in Tripoli's Green Square, where government loyalists violently descended after Moammar Kadafi's defiant televised speech Tuesday. Thousands of Kadafi's supporters converged in the city's...
  • LIBYA: Moammar Kadafi's son denies civilians targeted for bombing

     
    Longtime Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi's son has denied reports that Libyan war planes bombed civilians in Tripoli and Benghazi, according to Libyan state television. Seif Islam said the pilots' targets were ammunition depots in remote areas, according...
  • LIBYA: Moammar Kadafi will remain nation's 'big father,' son says

     
    Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi will play a major role in any new regime formed in the country, his son told the Financial Times on Wednesday. "My father would stay as the big father who advises," Saadi Kadafi told the Financial......
  • LIBYA: Army deploys in 'large numbers' west of Tripoli

     
    The Libyan army on Tuesday was deploying in "large numbers" in the city of Sabratah, west of the capital, Tripoli, according to Libya's state newspaper, Quryna. The deployment came after protesters destroyed government buildings in the city, the paper...
  • LIBYA: Video, audio of protesters under attack

     
    Protesters have been posting video and audio reports of attacks in the Libyan capital Tripoli and Benghazi Tuesday. This above video was posted earlier Tuesday, purportedly of protesters who were shot at on the streets of Benghazi. Another video showed......
  • LIBYA: Defiant Kadafi says 'I am in Tripoli'

     
    Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi appeared on state television moments ago and signaled his defiance over a mounting revolt against his 41-year rule. "I am in Tripoli and not in Venezuela," Kadafi said, according to Al Arabiya television. During the 40-second....
  • LIBYA: U.S. coordinating response with U.N., allies; bilateral moves not ruled out

     
    The deteriorating situation in Libya "demands quick action" and the Obama administration is working with the United Nations and allies to identify options for dealing with the crisis, White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters Thursday. President...
  • LIBYA: Son of embattled Moammar Kadafi says regime expects ceasefire soon

     
    Foreign journalists in Tripoli under official escort by the regime of Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi were told by his son that the besieged government was hoping for a ceasefire with rebels holding key coastal cities, Reuters news agency reported. Seif........