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Tunisia retrieves 5 bodies of undocumented migrants off SE coast 23 Apr 2024
The instability and turmoil prevailing in Libya since the downfall of former leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 have prompted many migrants, mostly Africans, to opt for ...

UN urges probe into Libyan activist's death in custody

The New Arab 21 Apr 2024
Plagued by political instability and violence since the overthrow of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya is split between an internationally recognised government, based in Tripoli, and a ...

Yvonne Fletcher: ex-colleague to bring private action against suspect in 1984 killing

The Guardian 17 Apr 2024
... Mabrouk, having previously won a civil case against the former minister in Muammar Gaddafi’s government.

UK judge rules Gaddafi mansion sale profits must go to US arms firm

Middle East Monitor 17 Apr 2024
... the proceeds from the sale of a �9 million ($11.2 million) property in London, once owned by the family of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Private prosecution to be launched over Yvonne Fletcher’s murder

AOL 17 Apr 2024
... and is using today’s 40th anniversary of WPc Fletcher’s murder to launch a campaign to fund a case against Saleh Ibrahim Mabrouk, a former close aide of the deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

UN's Libya envoy resigns, citing no hope for progress

The New Arab 17 Apr 2024
Bathily's resignation was accepted by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the UN chief's office said ... Libya is still struggling to recover from years of war and chaos after the 2011 overthrow of long time dictator Muammar Gaddafi ... ....

584 migrants rescued off Libyan coast over past week: IOM 16 Apr 2024
Because of the insecurity and chaos in the country since the fall of late leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, many migrants, mostly Africans, chose to ...

Libyan parties 'have not demonstrated goodwill’: UN special envoy

Anadolu Agency 16 Apr 2024
He said parties "have not demonstrated their goodwill." ... Libya has remained in turmoil since 2011, when longtime ruler Muammar Gaddafi was ousted after four decades in power ... .

UN’s Libya envoy resigns citing no hope for political progress

Al Jazeera 16 Apr 2024
list of 3 itemslist 1 of 3Libya armed groups agree to leave Tripoli after deadly fighting. Minister ... end of list ... Libya is still riven by conflict and civil war more than a decade after the 2011 NATO-backed overthrow of longtime ruler Muammar Gaddafi ... .

Amal Clooney’s Silence on Gaza Shows the Limits of Liberalism

Scheerpost 16 Apr 2024
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken delivers remarks at the Kennedy Center Honors Dinner in Washington, DC., on December 3, 2022 ... and U.S ... Photo ... In 2014, she defended Abdullah al Senussi, the Former Chief of Intelligence under Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi.

US judge refuses Haftar case involving war crimes allegations

Middle East Monitor 15 Apr 2024
... lived for more than 20 years in the northern Virginia suburbs of the nation’s capital as an exile during the rule of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

On this day: Titanic sinks in 1912 after hitting iceberg

Philenews 15 Apr 2024
Following are some of the major events to have occurred on April 15. ... 1986U.S. planes bombed Tripoli and Benghazi, killing some 40 people including an adopted child of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi ... (Reuters) ....

Maxim Suchkov: America has a problem with love and fear

Russia Today 15 Apr 2024
Uncle Sam doesn’t know whether to look for affection or to coerce other states into towing the line ... The final straw for this policy came in Libya in 2011, when Gates commanded an invasion of US troops to help rebels overthrow Muammar Gaddafi.

RAF shot down Iranian drones heading for Israel, Sunak confirms

The Observer 14 Apr 2024
Parliament’s authorisation was sought for the UK to participate in the bombing against Muammar Gaddafi’s forces in Libya in 2011, against IS in Iraq in 2014 and in Syria in 2015, but more recently ...

PETER HITCHENS: Please can somebody tell Lord Cameron he

The Daily Mail 14 Apr 2024
Why do this? Libya's ruler, Muammar Gaddafi, was no worse than several regimes we are even now friendly with ... So why overthrow Gaddafi, blowing small children to bits (yes, we did) with our supposedly ...