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  • gaddafi loved virgin female bodyguards ukrainian nurses

    Gaddafi Loved Virgin Female Bodyguards, Ukrainian Nurses

    World | October 21, 2011 20:09 IST

    Tripoli, Oct 21: Moammar Gaddafi, the dictator who ruled Libya for 42 years, was a first-class weirdo. He will be remembered for seven weirdest things:1. The "Bulletproof" Tent: When Gadhafi was at home in Tripoli,

  • tripoli bombed gaddafi lashes colonial plot

    Tripoli Bombed, Gaddafi Lashes 'Colonial Plot'

    World | July 25, 2011 8:39 IST

    Tripoli, July 25 : NATO warplanes blitzed a string of military targets in Tripoli on Sunday, an official said, as embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi blamed a "colonial plot" for the conflict engulfing his country. "In

  • libya says 9 civilians killed in nato airstrike

    Libya Says 9 Civilians Killed In NATO Airstrike

    World | June 20, 2011 12:08 IST

    Tripoli: Libya's government said NATO warplanes struck a residential neighborhood in the capital Sunday and killed nine civilians, including two children. Hours later, NATO confirmed one of its airstrikes went astray. The incident gave supporters of

  • gaddafi taunts nato from his hiding place

    Gaddafi Taunts Nato From His Hiding Place

    World | May 14, 2011 10:32 IST

    Tripoli, May 14 : Taunting NATO, Libyan dictator  Moammar Gaddafi said that he is alive despite a series of airstrikes and 'in a place where you can't get to me.', reports The Daily Mail.The defiant

  • 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 forces continue assault

    Gaddafi's Forces Continue Assault

    World | April 15, 2011 10:46 IST

    Tripoli, Apr 15:  Forces loyal to Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi shelled a besieged western city on Thursday, killing at least 13 people, and new explosions rocked Tripoli as the US told a NATO meeting the

  • libyan rebels fear loses after nato attack error

    Libyan Rebels Fear Loses After NATO Attack Error

    World | April 08, 2011 17:34 IST

    Ajdabiya, Apr 8: Rebel fighters sent scouts Friday toward the contested oil port of Brega to seek clues on whether pro-government forces took advantage of a mistaken NATO airstrike that pounded opposition tanks and sent

  • rebels slam nato for slowdown in strikes

    Rebels Slam NATO For Slowdown In Strikes

    World | April 06, 2011 21:04 IST

    Tripoli/Washington, Apr 6: Angry rebels today deprecated NATO for “slackening” the pace of its military campaign which faced fresh challenges with Muammar Gaddafi's troops changing tactics by using human shields to thwart air strikes.NATO officials

  • nato takes immediate command of libya campaign

    NATO Takes Immediate Command Of Libya Campaign

    World | March 28, 2011 7:26 IST

    Brussels, March 27 - NATO took full command Sunday of military operations in Libya from a US-led coalition,enabling the alliance to strike at forces loyal to Moamer Kadhafi should they threaten civilians. Pressed by Western

  • libyan rebels claim to have taken brega

    Libyan Rebels Claim To Have Taken Brega

    World | March 27, 2011 7:46 IST

    Ajdabiya (Libya), Mar 26 : Rebels battling Moammar Gaddafi's regime today told AFP they had retaken the eastern town of Brega just hours after recapturing the strategic city of Ajadabiya in eastern Libya."We are in

  • gaddafi closes in on rebel held benghazi

    Gaddafi Closes In On Rebel-Held Benghazi

    World | March 13, 2011 11:01 IST

    Cairo, March 13:  Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi today were within striking distance of the main opposition-held eastern city of Benghazi after they stormed into the city of Brega, as the Arab League

  • gaddafi holds out in tripoli as opposition captures cities

    Gaddafi Holds Out In Tripoli As Opposition Captures Cities In Eastern Libya

    World | February 23, 2011 19:43 IST

    Cairo, Feb 23: Heavy gunfire broke out in Tripoli as forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi tightened their grip on the Libyan capital while anti-government protesters claimed control of many cities elsewhere and top government officials