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Saturday 11 August 2012
A top Libyan security official says gunmen attacked a prison in the capital Tripoli, breaking free eight prisoners in fighting that left another prisoner dead.
Thursday 09 August 2012
Libya's ruling council handed over power to a newly elected national assembly yesterday in the North African country's first peaceful transition of power in its modern history but which comes amid heightened violence.
Monday 06 August 2012
The fighting is as fierce as any witnessed in last year's so-called Arab Spring. Sniper's bullets fizz through the air and rocket-propelled grenades explode into family homes, as rebels and pro-government militia wrestle for control of every street in Syria's largest city.
Thursday 02 August 2012
The son of the late Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, wants to be tried for alleged war crimes in the Netherlands, saying a trial in Libya would be tantamount to murder.
Tuesday 10 July 2012
Two local journalists are being held in a town known for its support of deposed ruler Muammar Gaddafi, a Libyan militia commander said.
Saturday 07 July 2012
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi cannot get a fair trial in Libya, according to an International Criminal Court lawyer who was speaking days after being released by a rebel group who accused her of spying.
Friday 06 July 2012
If a stable and responsible government emerges from Libya's first elections, scheduled for today, since the fall of Gaddafi, it will be a minor miracle.
Tuesday 03 July 2012
Professor Emshire says despite his family’s grief the election will probably be all right
Friday 29 June 2012
Tony Blair could be cross-examined in court over allegations the UK assisted in illegal renditions, it was claimed yesterday, as lawyers for two Libyans began legal proceedings against Jack Straw and a former MI6 director.
Friday 29 June 2012
Tony Blair could be cross-examined in court over allegations the UK assisted in illegal renditions, it was claimed yesterday as lawyers for two Libyans began legal proceedings against Jack Straw and a former MI6 director.
Thursday 28 June 2012
A former Labour MP has accepted undisclosed compensation and an apology over a claim that he bribed Muammar Gaddafi's son.
Monday 25 June 2012
Tunisia has extradited to Libya the former dictator Muammar Gaddafi's Prime Minister. Al Baghdadi Ali al-Mahmoudi is the first senior official to be sent back for trial under the transitional Libyan leadership.
Saturday 16 June 2012
UN observers in Syria suspended their activities and patrols today because of escalating violence in the country, the head of the mission said, the strongest sign yet that an international peace plan for Syria is disintegrating.
Thursday 24 May 2012
A Metropolitan Police team is to fly to Libya to continue the investigation into the murder of Wpc Yvonne Fletcher, the Prime Minister announced today.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
The Government should be doing more to prevent human rights abuses by the new Libyan regime, the Foreign Affairs select committee will be told today.
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