Lebanon FM ‘Confident’ Imam Sadr Still Alive

Lebanon Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour said on Monday following his return from a trip of several days to Libya he is confident that Imam Moussa al-Sadr and his two companions who went missing in Tripoli over 33 years ago are still alive. “The Libyan leaders expressed their readiness to closely follow up on the case,” […]

Lebanon FM in Libya to discuss Imam Sadr’s disappearance

A Lebanese delegation headed by Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour arrived in Tripoli on Wednesday to discuss the the mysterious disappearance of Shiite Imam Moussa al-Sadr who went missing upon arrival in Tripoli in 1978. Sadr, a charismatic spiritual leader, had reportedly been officially invited to Libya during the rule of Moammar Gadhafi in 1978 along […]

Imam Moussa al-Sadr died in Libyan jail, Al-Liwaa

The late Shiite spiritual leader Imam Moussa al-Sadr,, who went missing in Libya during a 1978 visit , died of natural causes in a Tripoli prison 20 years later , Al-Liwaa newspaper reported on Tuesday . “Imam Moussa al-Sadr, died in his prison cell where he was being held since his disappearance at the hands […]

Putin points to U.S. role in Gadhafi’s killing

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accused U.S. drones and special forces of involvement in the death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in comments Thursday. He also attacked U.S. Sen. John McCain over a warning that Russia might follow the same path as Libya, suggesting McCain was not of sound mind following his time as a […]

Niger to Grant Asylum to One of Gadhafi’s Sons

Niger has announced that it will grant the fugitive son of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi asylum. Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou said Saadi Gadhafi, who fled Libya in August, will be given asylum for humanitarian reasons. Libya’s National Transitional Council (NTC) wants Saadi Gadhafi to go on trial for crimes he allegedly committed