Rebels based in east Libya will look at an African Union-backed plan aimed at ending a conflict but insist that leader Muammar Gaddafi must leave office, a rebel spokesman said on Monday.
Muammar Gaddafi has accepted a roadmap for ending the conflict in Libya, South African President Jacob Zuma said after leading a delegation of African leaders at talks in Tripoli.
TRIPOLI, March 10 (Reuters) – Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s most prominent son, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, gave Reuters a wide-ranging interview on Thursday. Below are key quotes from the interview:
Libya will consider severing ties with France after news broke that Paris would recognize the rebel Libyan National Council battling to end Muammar Gaddafi’s 41-year rule, the official Libyan news agency Jana reported on Thursday.
Libya has asked Algeria to mediate with the UN Security Council to obtain a lifting of sanctions against Tripoli, Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci said Thursday in an newspaper interview.
NATO says it has started round-the-clock surveillance of the air space over Libya, where government jets have been pounding rebel positions in an effort to defeat an uprising.
RAS LANOUF, Libya — Libya’s opposition battled for military and diplomatic advantage against Moammar Gadhafi’s regime on Thursday, winning official recognition from France