Out of control.
[credit provider=”Clemens Vasters via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/clemensv/6693382923/”] While the rest of the United Nations was debating Palestinian statehood, one high-ranking UN official dropped a piece of nuclear intrigue that went relatively unnoticed. According to RIA Novosti, Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev, former Kazakhstani foreign minister and current director-general of the UN office in Geneva, called […]
[credit provider=”Flickr – nyc dreamer” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/gembone/2506448840/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] NEW YORK (AP) — It will still be several months before Libya can export as much oil as it did before it descended into civil war earlier this year. But the killing of Moammar Gadhafi reduces the chance that violence will get in the […]
Scotland’s chief prosecutor requested this week that the new Libyan government assist in providing more information regarding the Lockerbie airline bombing of 1988, reports the New York Times.However, Libyan officials have been uncertain in their response, initially closing the door to the Scottish request before indicating that the new government […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1c/Tony_Blair_WEF_2008_cropped.jpg”] Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has done the best to keep his total earnings a secret.Since leaving office in 2007, he has reportedly amassed over £20 million ($31 million) through a range of business and political ventures. However, he’s also done his best to hide […]
With Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s regime in ruins and Qaddafi himself on the run, it is time to ponder just how he survived in power for so long.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Igrane,_Croatia.jpg”] As Libyan rebels breached Tripoli, it appears Muamar Qaddafi’s wife began to negotiate — but not for political reasons.No, Safia Qaddafi was apparently in “advanced” talks to buy a Croatian tourist resort, reports Balkan Insight.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] As rebels seize control of Tripoli and President Obama delivers a statement on the Libyan leadership Monday afternoon, everyone is asking one thing:Where is Muammar Qaddafi?
[credit provider=”The New York Times”] Since the beginning of the rebellion in February, the Libyan regime has argued that its opponents are basically foreign-born mercenaries and Al Qaeda.Bizarrely, the government is now flipping that accusation on its head: Seif al-Islam el-Qaddafi, the son of Libyan leader Moammar Qaddafi, claims that […]
[credit provider=”AP”] The United States has recognised Libya’s Transitional National Council as the “legitimate authority” of the country, The Associated Press reports.As a civil war rages between forces loyal to Muammar Qaddafi and opposition forces, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the terms for a NATO ceasefire must demand Qaddafi’s […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Muammar_al-Gaddafi_at_the_AU_summit.jpg”] The war in Libya has been under way for months, without any indication of when it might end.Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s faction has been stronger and more cohesive than imagined, and his enemies weaker and more divided.
Libyan leader Moammar Qaddafi has again threatened to strike back at Europe, claiming he will use “marytr attacks”, Reuters reports.
The organisers of London’s 2012 Olympics have decided to strip Muammar Qaddafi’s eldest son of up to 1,000 tickets, reports The Telegraph.
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer appears to have confirmed reports that were going around a couple of weeks ago that Qaddafi’s forces were taking Viagra to help them rape people:
With rumours of his possible demise in the April 30 bombing that killed his son, Qaddafi held a surprise appearance last night on Libyan, state-run TV. Speculation of Qaddafi’s death was fuelled when he failed to appear at his son’s funeral last week.
In recent days, John McCain, Joe Lieberman, and Lindsay Graham have all advocated different variations of the “cut the head of the snake off” approach in regard to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.
A newscaster on a pro-Muammar Qaddafi television show wanted to make a point about the greatness of the Libyan leader.