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  • Where Kadafi can find support

     
    You would think two world leaders who owe their very political existence to popular uprisings would be on the side of the crowds in places like tumultuous Libya. You would be wrong. Leaping to the support of Libya's embattled ruler Moammar Kadafi are...
  • 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........
  • LIBYA: Amateur video footage purportedly depicts battle scenes in Zawiya

     
    Fresh footage from the reportedly deadly clashes in the city of Zawiya near the Libyan capital Tripoli on Thursday between protesters and forces loyal to the Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi has emerged on the Internet. The video above was uploaded......
  • LIBYA: Switzerland freezes assets thought to belong to Kadafi

     
    Switzerland announced Thursday that it would prevent the withdrawal of any assets from Swiss banks by Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi to prevent the potential expropriation of public funds from the restive oil power. The Swiss Foreign Ministry said in a........
  • LIBYA: United Nations chief warns of escalating toll from violent crackdown

     
    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community Friday to take "concrete action" against Libya, where he said the death toll from recent violence exceeds 1,000 and the brutal repression of protesters "may amount to...
  • LIBYA: U.S.-chartered ferry still blocked in Tripoli, 285 still on board

     
    The ferry chartered by the U.S. government to evacuate Americans wanting to leave violence-wracked Libya remains docked at Tripoli harbor for a second day, the State Department reported Thursday. The U.S. government statement said 285 passengers were on...
  • LIBYA: White House suspends U.S. Embassy operations in Tripoli, backs sanctions

     
    The Obama administration has suspended U.S. Embassy operations in the Libyan capital of Tripoli and plans sanctions against the regime of Moammar Kadafi to pressure him to cease using violence against the Libyan people, White House spokesman Jay Carney...
  • LIBYA: NATO monitoring unrest, preparing for 'any eventuality'

     
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization member states met in emergency session Friday to discuss the unraveling security situation in Libya, where the fight for control of Tripoli has intensified between supporters and opponents of Libyan strongman Moammar...
  • LIBYA: No plans for NATO to intervene in Libya, alliance leader says

     
    NATO has no plans at the moment to intervene in the Libyan crisis, the head of the Western military alliance said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine. "I would like to stress that NATO has no plans to intervene and......
  • LIBYA: International aid groups scrambling to help refugees from Libya

     
    International aid agencies appealed Friday for help in dealing with a flood of refugees out of violence-wracked Libya, reporting at least 30,000 crossing into Tunisia and Egypt in recent days and anticipation of an escalating exodus. "The arrivals are...
  • LIBYA: U.N. Human Rights Council condemns violence, votes to suspend Libya

     
    World diplomats gathered in Geneva for an emergency meeting of the U.N. Human Rights Council condemned the violence unleashed by Libyan strongman Moammar Kadafi against anti-government unrest and voted to suspend Libya from the rights body. The 47-...