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  • Rights group: Libya didn't investigate deaths of Kadafi loyalists

     
    Despite promises to do so, Libya has failed to investigate the deaths of scores of people loyal to late strongman Moammar Kadafi, who appear to have been executed after his capture in “a bloody revenge” Human Rights Watch said in a new...
  • Pro-al Qaeda group seen behind deadly Benghazi attack

    Pro-al Qaeda group seen behind deadly Benghazi attack
    A pro-al Qaeda group responsible for a previous armed assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is the chief suspect in Tuesday's attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya, sources tracking militant Islamist groups in eastern Libya say. They also...
  • Doyle McManus: The West is still waiting for its Libya gamble to pay off

    Doyle McManus: The West is still waiting for its Libya gamble to pay off
    Hope isn't a strategy. But it was a major part of NATO's decision to launch an air war against Libya's Moammar Kadafi almost three months ago. Back in March, when the bombing began, the leaders of France, Britain and the United States hoped Kadafi's...
  • Rights group: Bodies of 53 apparent Gadhafi loyalists found in Libyan hotel

    Rights group: Bodies of 53 apparent Gadhafi loyalists found in Libyan hotel
    (CNN) -- The bodies of 53 people, believed to be supporters of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, has been found in a hotel that was under the control of anti-Gadhafi fighters, Human Rights Watch said Monday. The rights group said it found the...
  • In Libya vote, coalition party headed by former transition chief claims lead

     
    A political coalition led by the former National Transitional Council’s de facto prime minister has claimed an early lead in Libya’s national election to replace the government of fallen longtime dictator Moammar Kadafi....
  • War correspondents tell their stories in 'Under Fire'

     
    When Tim Hetherington, co-director of the Oscar-nominated Afghanistan war film “Restrepo,” and veteran combat photographer Chris Hondros of Getty Images, were killed in April in an explosion in the Libyan city of Misurata, news of their deaths...
  • Hondros dead covering war, which he saw as his calling

     
    Chris Hondros, 41, the superb photographer who took some of the most wrenching war photos of our time, has been confirmed dead in a hospital in Misurata, Libya. The same explosion had earlier Wednesday claimed the life of photographer and......
  • LIBYA: Rights groups praise arrest-warrant request for Kadafi, call for action in Syria

     
    Human rights groups on Monday called the International Criminal Court prosecutor's request for arrest warrants for Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi, his son Seif Islam Kadafi and Abdullah Sanoussi, his military intelligence chief, a first step toward...
  • LIBYA: Officials deny Kadafi's wife, daughter have fled to Tunisia

     
    A senior Libyan official denied Wednesday that the wife and daughter of Moammar Kadafi had left the country and entered neighboring Tunisia. He also denied reports that the nation’s top oil official had defected. "It is just rumors," said Deputy.......
  • LIBYA: NATO warplanes hit ship in Tripoli port

     
    NATO warplanes on Thursday struck a ship berthed in Tripoli’s commercial port, said Libyan authorities, who took foreign journalists to a bridge in the harbor area where a vessel could be seen burning about a mile offshore. A Libyan official......
  • Obama on Libya: Mission Accomplished, almost

     
    Obama says Libyan leader's hours are numbered, hopes for peaceful transition....
  • LIBYA: Political science expert on Kadafi, rebels and fate of nation

     
    El-Kikhia, who fled Libya in 1980, received his undergraduate degree in political science from the American University of Beirut and a master of arts and Ph.D. in international relations from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is the author...