Lybian Civil War
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The details of the plot were revealed to ’s prime minister, , this month in a surprise visit to Baghdad by ’s interim leader, , said the official, who demanded anonymity because the matter was supposed to be confidential.
The Libyan leader proposed the nationalisation of U.S. oil companies, as well as those of UK, Germany, Spain, Norway, Canada and Italy in 2009. On January 25, 2009, Muammar Al Gaddafi announced that his country was studying the nationalisation of foreign companies due to lower oil prices. "The oil-exporting countries should opt for nationalisation because of the rapid fall in oil prices.
US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks disclose the west's panic over Gaddafi's refusal to hand over the greatest source of oil in Africa and his overtures to China and Russia. O n 13 September, one of the world's biggest arms fairs opens in London, backed by the British government.
Moises Saman for The New York Times Walid Musbah, a self-proclaimed Qaddafi volunteer fighter captured by rebels, was put into the back of a pickup truck by rebel fighters on Friday.
The CIA worked closely with Gaddafi’s intelligence services in the rendition of terrorist suspects, documents show. Photograph: Mai/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image The CIA worked closely with Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence services in the rendition of terrorist suspects including Abdel-Hakim Belhaj, the rebel commander in Tripoli, according to documents found in Tripoli.
When the U.S. invaded Iraq riding a pack of lies and monstrous manipulation, the entire U.S. elite, including major news services, academics, and politicians from both “sides” of the spectrum, lined up to cheerlead and off they went to war. It was one of the most shameful chapters in the long history of shameful acts of U.S. imperial foreign policy. But it actually didn’t take too long for dissenting voices to come out of the woodwork.
After repeated interrogations lead by Reflets.info , OWNI , the Wall Street Journal and the Figaro , Amesys, the French company that sold Internet surveillance systems to Gaddafi’s Libya tried to calm things down with a statement posted on its website ( mirror ): The contract only concerned the sale of materials capable of analysing a fraction of existing internet connections, only a few thousand. However, the documents in OWNI’s possession tell a different story, in fact, the exact opposite story.
<img src="http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/dangerroom/2011/09/gadhafigraffiti.jpg" alt="" title="gadhafigraffiti" width="640" height="424" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-56943" /> The world has declared victory over Moammar Gadhafi .
A mass grave with the remains of 1,700 prisoners killed during a notorious crackdown by Muammar Gaddafi's regime has been found, the country's new rulers say.
Libya's National Transitional Council says that Muammar Gaddafi, the country's toppled leader, is in the southern desert region of the country, and that it is only a matter of time before he is captured. Abdul Hafiz Ghoga, the vice-chairman of the NTC, told Al Jazeera on Thursday that satellites have been tracking the former Libyan leader south of Sabha. "We have confirmed reports that Gaddafi is in the southern Libyan desert.
'West after Libyan oil, riches' Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:10AM Interview with author and historian, Dr.
In the coastal city of Surt and the desert enclave of Bani Walid, pro-Qaddafi snipers on rooftops and loyalist gunmen in pickup trucks are terrorizing residents, killing some and intimidating many others, said the officer, Lt. Gen.
Khalifa Belqasim Haftar (sometimes spelled Hifter , Hefter or Huftur ) ( Arabic : خليفة بالقاسم حفتر ) is a senior military officer in Libya .
Until the late 1980s Muammar Qaddafi was a cult-like figure for many Pakistanis.