National Transitional Council

  • Abdul Raheem al-Keeb elected Libya's interim PM November 1, 2011

    Tripoli: Tripoli academic and former student in the United States, Abdul Raheem al-Keeb, was elected Libya's interim prime minister in a vote by members of the ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) in front of reporters on Monday. The NTC has promised to hold elections after eight months for a national assembly...
  • Gaddafi to be buried in secret desert grave: NTC October 25, 2011

    Misrata: Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi will be buried on Tuesday in a secret desert grave, a National Transitional Council official said, ending a wrangle over his rotting corpse that led many to fear for Libya's governability. With their Western allies uneasy that Gaddafi was battered and shot after his capture...
  • Doc says Gaddafi killed by bullet in stomach October 21, 2011

    Dubai: Muammar Gaddafi was fatally wounded by a bullet in his intestines following his capture, according to a doctor who examined his body, amid conflicting accounts of how the fugitive former Libyan leader met his end. Gaddafi, 69, was killed on Thursday after being captured by the Libyan fighters he once...
  • Gaddafi's death: who pulled the trigger? October 21, 2011

    Sirte: 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 death emerging. But the...
  • Pulled from drain pipe, Gaddafi was shown no mercy October 21, 2011

    Sirte: Dragged from hiding in a drainage pipe, a wounded Muammar Gaddafi raised his hands and begged revolutionary fighters: "Don't kill me, my sons." Within an hour, he was dead, but not before jubilant Libyans had vented decades of hatred by pulling the eccentric dictator's hair and parading his bloodied...
  • FTN: Western forces must to remove 3rd world dictators? October 20, 2011

    Muammar Gaddafi was killed on Thursday as revolutionary fighters overwhelmed his hometown of Sirte. ...
  • What does this mean for the Arab world? October 20, 2011

    Dr Wael Awwad, South Asia Bureau Chief, Al Arabiya from New Delhi speaks to CNN-IBN on Muammar Gaddafi's death. ...
  • Gaddafi killed by Libyans he once scorned as 'rats' October 21, 2011

    Sirte: Muammar Gaddafi was killed by Libyans he once scorned as "rats," succumbing to wounds, some seemingly inflicted after his capture by fighters who overran his last redoubt on Thursday in his hometown of Sirte. Two months after Western-backed rebels ended 42 years of eccentric, often bloody, one-man rule by capturing...
  • Gaddafi captured and wounded: NTC official October 20, 2011

    Tripoli: 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. The Libyan interim government fighters on...
  • Mountainous terrain hampering Gaddafi hunt October 12, 2011

    Tripoli: Fugitive Muammar Gaddafi may be hiding in a remote and thinly-populated area surrounded by mountains in an attempt to frustrate efforts to track him, a representative of Libya's ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) said on Monday. Gaddafi has been on the run since NTC forces surged into Tripoli on August...
  • IMF recognises NTC as Libyan government September 10, 2011

    Washington: International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Saturday recognised the rebel's National Transitional Council (NTC) as the legitimate government of Libya, assuring the war ravaged country of rapid and sustainable economic recovery. "I am happy to report that reflecting the views of the international community, the IMF will deal with the NTC...
  • Hillary urges support for interim Libyan authority September 2, 2011

    Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on the international community to maintain their support towards Libya's emerging new leadership, while asserting that NATO's air mission will continue in the north African state till "civilians remain under threat of attack". At this critical juncture, the international community must...
  • Peace transition must proceed: Hillary on Libya September 2, 2011

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with leaders of Libya's National Transitional Council in Paris and called for a spirit of reconciliation and justice. ...
  • Zero hour for Gaddafi as besieged Tripoli rises up August 21, 2011

    Tripoli: Explosions and gunfire rocked Tripoli through the night as opponents of Muammar Gaddafi rose up in the capital, declaring a final push to topple the Libyan leader after a six-month war reached the city's outskirts. A defiant Gaddafi said an assault by "rats" had been repelled. "Those rats... were attacked by...