Quantcast
Home » Topics » libyan leader muammar (Page 2)

World powers raise pressure for Gaddafi’s exit

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain and the United States stepped up pressure on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to quit on Tuesday, and rebels fighting him promised to build a free, democratic state if they won power in Tripoli. British Prime Minister David Cameron, opening a conference of 40 governments and international bodies on Libya, accused Gaddafi’s supporters of “murderous attacks”…

Pro-Gaddafi forces resume attacks on Misrata, rebels say

TUNIS (Reuters) – Eight people were killed when forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi resumed attacks on rebel-held Misrata on Sunday, ending a brief lull in fighting following Western air strikes, rebels and a resident said. Pro-Gaddafi forces had eased their attacks on Misrata on Saturday after Western coalition planes appeared in the…

Rumsfeld: Leaving Gaddafi in power will ‘embolden’ America’s enemies

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said Sunday that the reputation of the United States would be damaged if Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is allowed to remain in power. “My personal view is that once you’re involved, you have to recognize that the prestige of the United States is at…

Gaddafi forces ease attacks on rebel-held Misrata, coalition planes present

ALGIERS/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi eased their attacks on rebel-held Misrata on Saturday as planes belonging to the Western coalition appeared in the skies above the city, a rebel said. “The shelling has stopped and now the war planes of allies are above the sky…

U.S. fighter jet crashes in rebel-held Libya

LONDON (Reuters) – A U.S. Air Force F-15E fighter jet crashed in Libya overnight after apparent mechanical failure but its crew were safe, a spokesman for the U.S. military Africa Command said on Tuesday. Libyan rebels rescued the pilot after he ejected from the warplane which came down near the…

NY Times journalists released by Libya, will return home soon

(Reuters) – Four New York Times journalists captured by Libyan forces while covering the conflict there are at the Turkish embassy in Tripoli and will be sent home within hours, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Monday. The four are two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Beirut bureau chief Anthony…

George Will warns of ‘mission creep’ in Libya

Not everyone on the right thinks that U.S. involvement in the operation against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is a good idea. ABC News invited Iraq war architect Paul Wolfowitz and conservative columnist George Will Sunday to discuss the attack on Libya. Will seemed to have the Iraq war in mind…

Gaddafi suggested Palestinians revolt against Israel

TRIPOLI – Palestinian refugees should capitalize on the wave of popular revolts in the Middle East by massing peacefully on the borders of Israel until it gives in to their demands, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said on Sunday. Gaddafi is respected in many parts of the Arab world for his…

Page 2 of 212
Google+