UNITED NATIONS — The battle over Syria moved to the United Nations on Tuesday as Western powers and much of the Arab world confronted Russia and its allies in the Security Council over their refusal to condemn the Syrian government for its violent suppression of popular protests.
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,” […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The chilling spectacle of Muammar Gaddafi’s brutal end last month and the capture of his son Saif al-Islam this week, far from deterring Bashar al-Assad
The International Criminal Court Prosecutor’s Office said on Saturday it had received confirmation of the arrest of Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saif al-Islam, from Libya’s Ministry of Justice.
Moammar Gadhafi’s son Seif al-Islam — the only member of the ousted ruling family to remain at large — was captured as he traveled with aides in a convoy in Libya’s southern desert, Libyan officials said Saturday. Thunderous celebratory gunfire shook the Libyan capital as the news spread.
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
Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president, has been urged to spare himself the grizzy fate of Col Muammar Gaddafi in Libya by taking up an offer of asylum elsewhere in the Arab world.