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  • end of gaddafi s 42 year old brutal era

    End Of Gaddafi's 42-Year-Old Brutal Era

    World | October 21, 2011 9:58 IST

    London, Oct 20: Branded "mad dog" by Ronald Reagan, the outlandish antics, flamboyant dress and bombastic pronouncements of the self-styled "Brother Leader" at times made him seem a figure of ridicule, writes The Daily Telegraph

  • libyans tearing down gadhafi s tripoli compound

    Libyans Tearing Down Gadhafi's Tripoli Compound

    World | October 18, 2011 7:29 IST

    Tripoli, Libya, Oct 16: Libyan bulldozers began knocking down the green walls surrounding Moammar Gadhafi's main Tripoli compound known as Bab al-Aziziya on Sunday, as revolutionary forces said it was time “to tear down this

  • libyans flee siege in gaddafi s hometown sirte

    Libyans Flee Siege In Gaddafi's Hometown Sirte

    World | September 21, 2011 8:23 IST

    Sirte, Libya, Sept 21: Families in pickup trucks stacked with mattresses and jugs of water fled Moammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte Tuesday ahead of an expected new push by revolutionary forces to seize the city,

  • libyan fighters inch forward in gaddafi hometown

    Libyan Fighters Inch Forward In Gaddafi Hometown

    World | September 18, 2011 8:04 IST

    Sirte (Libya), Sept 17 : Revolutionary fighters struggled to make gains in an assault into Gaddafi's hometown today with street-by-street battles against loyalist forces fiercely defending the most symbolic of the shattered regime's remaining strongholds.The

  • gaddafi whereabouts a mystery nato

    Gaddafi Whereabouts A Mystery : NATO

    World | September 14, 2011 7:59 IST

    Brussels, Sep 13: NATO does not know whether Muammar Gaddafi is still in Libya as the fallen Libyan leader has disappeared from public view, an alliance spokesman said today.Colonel Roland Lavoie, the NATO mission's spokesman,

  • interpol issues arrest notice for gaddafi son seif

    Interpol Issues Arrest Notice For Gaddafi, Son Seif

    World | September 09, 2011 21:37 IST

    Lyon, Sept 9: World police body Interpol today called for the arrest of fugitive former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi for his alleged crimes against humanity, following a request by the International Criminal Court (ICC) Interpol

  • lakhs of libyans celebrate eid without gaddafi

    Lakhs Of Libyans Celebrate Eid Without Gaddafi

    World | August 31, 2011 18:50 IST

    Tripoli, Aug 31: Libya today marked the first Eid ul-Fitr feast in 42 years free of Muammar Gaddafi's yoke, as rebels proclaimed a “right to kill” the fugitive strongman and gave his forces three days

  • as search intensifies will gaddafi pull a saddam

    As Search Intensifies, Will Gaddafi Pull A Saddam?

    World | August 28, 2011 8:22 IST

    Washington, Aug 28 : It took a U.S.-led invasion force of 200,000-plus troops nine months to scour Iraq's nearly 170,000 square miles before capturing Saddam Hussein after one of the largest manhunts ever.Now Moammar Gaddafi

  • gaddafi s underground city under tripoli

    Gaddafi's Underground City Under Tripoli

    World | August 26, 2011 15:23 IST

    London, Aug 26: Fallen Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi had virtually built an underground city under the capital Tripoli, with a vast maze of well hidden reinforced tunnels fanning out for miles in different directions. “There

  • cameron libyan rebel chief welcome progress by rebel forces

    Cameron, Libyan Rebel Chief Welcome Progress By Rebel Forces

    World | August 23, 2011 9:28 IST

    London, Aug 22 : British Prime Minister David Cameron and Libyan rebel chief Mustafa Abdel Jalil today welcomed the remarkable progress made by the Free Libyan Forces and said the Libyan people are getting closer

  • libyan rebels claim gaddafi s son khamis killed in nato

    Libyan Rebels Claim, Gaddafi's Son Khamis Killed In NATO Strike

    World | August 05, 2011 14:10 IST

    Benghazi, Aug 5: Libya's rebel forces today said an overnight night NATO strike on an operations centre in the western town of Zliten has killed Muammar Gaddafi's son Khamis, and more than 30 others.Citing spies

  • gaddafi regime declared no longer legitimate

    Gaddafi Regime Declared No Longer Legitimate

    World | July 15, 2011 22:02 IST

    Istanbul, Jul 15: More than 30 nations, including the United States, today declared that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime is no longer legitimate and formally recognized Libya's main opposition group as the country's government.In a

  • gaddafi ready to go say french fm

    Gaddafi Ready To Go, Say French FM

    World | July 13, 2011 16:37 IST

    Paris, Jul 13: France's foreign minister said Tuesday Paris has had contact with emissaries from Moammar Gadhafi who say the embattled Libyan strongman is “prepared to leave” power.It was not immediately clear whether such an

  • russia offers to mediate gaddafi s early exit

    Russia Offers To Mediate Gaddafi's Early Exit

    World | May 28, 2011 15:54 IST

    Deauville, France, May 28:  Russia abandoned one-time ally Moammar Gaddafi and offered Friday to mediate a deal for the Libyan leader to leave the country he has ruled for more than 40 years.The striking proposal

  • gaddafi will step down says obama

    Gaddafi Will Step Down, Says Obama

    World | May 25, 2011 19:34 IST

    London, May 25: Predicting success in Libya, US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday Moammar Gadhafi would ultimately be forced to step down if NATO keeps up its military campaign with the U.S. playing a

  • gaddafi s daughter tells children stories of afterlife

    Gaddafi's Daughter Tells Children Stories Of Afterlife

    World | April 27, 2011 15:12 IST

    New York, Apr 27:  Though the Libyan first family strikes defiant postures publicly, Aisha al-Gaddafi, the lone daughter of the country's strongman Muammar Gaddafi, says she tells her children bedtime stories of afterlife as she

  • nato initiates drone attacks in libya

    NATO Initiates Drone Attacks In Libya

    World | April 24, 2011 8:47 IST

    Tripoli/Washington, Apr 23 : Intensifying its air attacks on Gaddafi's forces, NATO fired its first Predator drone strike today, destroying a Libyan government multiple rocket launcher near Misurata.The NATO strike came as a big boost

  • 2 western photojournalists killed in libya

    2 Western Photojournalists Killed In Libya

    World | April 21, 2011 12:40 IST

    Misrata (Libya) Apr 21: Two Western photojournalists, including an Oscar-nominated film director, have been killed in the besieged city of Misrata while covering battles between rebels and Libyan government forces. Two others working alongside them

  • gaddafi s son claims forces have not committed excesses

    Gaddafi's Son Claims, Forces Have Not Committed Excesses

    World | April 18, 2011 17:21 IST

    Washington, Apr 18: Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif has hit out at Western nations for air raiding his country on a premise he termed as false as Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, while insisting

  • fierce fighting in libya 17 killed

    Fierce Fighting In Libya, 17 Killed

    World | April 18, 2011 12:23 IST

    Ajdabiya, Libya, April 18 :  Holding out under a rain of shelling and sniper fire, Libyan rebels fought Moammar Gadhafi's forces Sunday in close-quarters battles in the city center of Misrata, the last major rebel