Quantcast
Home » Topics » national transitional council (Page 2)

Libya leadership ‘stained’ by Kadhafi killing: Britain

LONDON — Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday that the reputation of Libya’s new leaders had been “stained” by the killing of ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi. Hammond said he would like to see an investigation into the death of Kadhafi, who was captured alive during the fall of his…

Libyans rule out Gaddafi autopsy but promise probe

Military commanders in the Libyan city of Misrata said Saturday that no autopsy would be carried out on the body of Moamer Kadhafi despite concerns over how the toppled dictator died. Interim leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil said an investigation was being conducted into the circumstances of Kadhafi’s killing following his…

Gaddafi, in meat locker, still divides Libya

MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) – Muammar Gaddafi’s body lay in an old meat store on Friday as arguments over a burial, and his killing after being captured, dogged efforts by Libya’s new leaders to make a formal start on a new era of democracy. With a bullet wound visible through the…

Questions linger about Gaddafi’s death

SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) – Disturbing images of a blood-stained and shaken Muammar Gaddafi being dragged around by angry fighters quickly circulated around the world after the Libyan dictator’s dramatic death near his home town of Sirte. The exact circumstances of his demise are still unclear with conflicting accounts of his…

U.S. lawmakers see new era in Libya

WASHINGTON — Top US lawmakers on Thursday hailed news of Moamer Kadhafi’s death, saying Libya was now “liberated” and calling for closer ties between Washington and Tripoli as the war-torn country tries to rebuild. “Kadhafi’s death marks the end of his reign of terror and the promise of a new…

Trump upset Gadhafi killed before U.S. got Libya’s oil

Real estate mogul Donald Trump released a video on YouTube following the death of Muammar Gadhafi in which he complained about the fact that the Libyan strongman was killed before the United States had a chance to take the country’s oil reserves. Libya’s National Transitional Council announced Thursday that Gadhafi…

Gaddafi captured and wounded: NTC official

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been captured and wounded in both legs, National Transitional Council official Abdel Majid said on Thursday. “He’s captured. He’s wounded in both legs … He’s been taken away by ambulance,” the senior NTC military official told Reuters by telephone. (reporting by…

Kadhafi son captured in Sirte: NTC

TRIPOLI — Mutassim Kadhafi, a son of Libya’s former leader, has been arrested in his hometown of Sirte, the new National Transitional Council said Wednesday. “Mutassim Kadhafi was captured at Sirte and was transferred to Benghazi” in the country’s east, NTC advisor Abdelkarim Bizama told AFP. “We did not announce…

Fighters move in for kill in Kadhafi town

orces of Libya’s new regime were looking to move in for the kill against Moamer Kadhafi’s diehards in his hometown Sirte on Wednesday after meeting little resistance and taking several key landmarks. A day after seizing Sirte’s police headquarters, the National Transitional Council (NTC) forces were still locked in skirmishes around eastern districts and…

Libya forces on verge of claiming capture of Sirte

SIRTE, Libya — Forces of Libya’s new regime were on the verge of claiming full control of Moamer Kadhafi’s hometown Sirte after seizing its showpiece conference centre and university from his diehards on Sunday. The fortress-like Ouagadougou conference centre, constructed to host pan-African summits, has been a major objective of…

Google+