Libyan Uprising

  • Late night explosions rock Tripoli 17-07-2011 10:12 AM

    Tripoli: A series of airstrikes by NATO forces rocked Tripoli early Sunday morning. Libyan television reported that the "NATO crusader forces" had hit civilian and military targets in the eastern suburb of Tajoura. Just after midnight on Sunday, a series of dull rumbles and flashes could be seen to the...
  • Libya rebels claim control of Tunisian border 21-04-2011 10:52 PM

    Tripoli: Libyan rebels said on Thursday they had control of a post on the Tunisian border, forcing government soldiers to flee over the frontier and possibly opening a new channel for opposition forces in Muammar Gaddafi's bastion in western Libya. In the rebel stronghold of Benghazi in eastern Libya, meanwhile,...
  • Gaddafi asks Obama to end air strikes, in letter 07-04-2011 12:03 AM

    Washington: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has appealed directly to President Barack Obama to halt what the Libyan leader called "an unjust war," and wished Obama good luck in his bid for re-election next year. In a rambling, three-page letter to Obama obtained on Wednesday by The Associated Press, Gaddafi implored...
  • UK: Libyan Foreign Minister set to resign 31-03-2011 06:57 AM

    London: Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa arrived in the UK and is resigning from his post, Britain's government said. Koussa arrived from Tunisia at Farnborough Airport, about 55 kms southwest of London, the Foreign Office said in a statement, adding that he travelled to Britain under his own free will....
  • Libya: Air raids hit Gaddafi's hometown Sirte 28-03-2011 11:49 AM

    Ras Lanouf: International air raids targeted Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte for the first time Sunday night as rebels quickly closed in on the regime stronghold, a formidable obstacle that must be overcome for government opponents to reach the capital, Tripoli. A heavy bombardment of Tripoli also began after nightfall,...