Libya’s National Forces Alliance is poised for a landslide victory in the country’s elections after results announced yesterday by the High National Election Commission in Tripoli. With 98 percent of votes counted, the Alliance
After four decades of political exclusion, Libyans on Saturday night celebrated a historic election that many saw as the African nation’s first steps to building a free and democratic nation.
Tunisia has extradited a senior leader of the deposed Gaddafi government back to Libya. Al Baghdadi Ali al-Mahmoudi served as prime minister under the late Libyan leader.
The most surprising uprising so far is the one in Syria. Surprising because, with Saddam Hussein now gone, Syria is the Arab world’s most ruthless and brutal dictatorship.
Muammar Gaddafi’s forces are using civilians as human shields to foil Nato air strikes, France said after rebels accused the western-led coalition of standing by while government troops continue their assault on Misrata.
Libyan Deputy Foreign Minister Abdelati Obeidi flew to Greece on Sunday to deliver a personal message from Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, a Greek foreign ministry official told CNN.
The key Libyan oil town of Brega was again the theatre of heavy fighting on Sunday as rebel forces advanced only to be forced back in an ambush by forces loyal to Moamar Gaddafi.
Libyan leader Moamar Gaddafi has been accused of bringing in soldiers from Chad to crack down on protests in which nearly 50 people may have been killed in the city of Benghazi.