• gaddafi forces attack misrata as nato vows no let up

    Gaddafi Forces Attack Misrata As NATO Vows No Let-Up

    World | June 09, 2011 9:33 IST

    Benghazi, Jun 8 :Muammar Gaddafi's forces attacked Libya's third-largest city Misrata today drawing no response from NATO despite a pledge by the alliance to press its air war, a rebel spokesman said.Between 2,000 and 3,000

  • nato unleashes blistering airstrikes in libya

    NATO Unleashes Blistering Airstrikes In Libya

    World | June 08, 2011 15:25 IST

    Tripoli, Jun 8 : Muammar Gaddafi stood defiant in the face of the heaviest and most punishing NATO airstrikes yet at least 40 thunderous daylight attacks that sent plumes of smoke billowing above the Libyan

  • gaddafi s youngest son 3 grandchildren killed in nato strike

    Gaddafi's Youngest Son, 3 Grandchildren Killed In NATO Strike

    World | May 01, 2011 7:11 IST

    Tripoli, May 1 : Saif al-Arab, the youngest son of Muammar Gaddafi, and three grandchildren of the Libyan leader have been killed in a NATO airstrike, Libyan government said today.“The attack resulted in the martyrdom

  • gaddafi safe and his morale high spokesman

    Gaddafi Safe And His Morale High: Spokesman

    World | April 26, 2011 7:31 IST

    Tripoli, Apr 25: Muammar Gaddafi is in a safe place and his morale is high, a regime spokesman said today after an overnight NATO air strike on the Libyan leader's compound wrecked his office.“The leader

  • 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

  • nato ministers meet on libya as air strikes intensify

    NATO Ministers Meet On Libya As Air Strikes Intensify

    World | April 15, 2011 8:24 IST

    Berlin, Apr 14: NATO foreign ministers gathered today in Berlin amid calls for increased air strikes on Muammar Gaddafi's forces and growing divisions among world powers over whether to arm Libya's rebels.The meeting came as

  • libya s opposition rejects au truce plan

    Libya's Opposition Rejects AU Truce Plan

    World | April 12, 2011 9:34 IST

    Tripoli, Apr 11 : Libya's opposition Transitional National Council today rejected a peace plan proposed by the African Union mediators, saying longtime ruler Muammar Gaddafi must accept their demand to relinquish power before any talks.“This

  • african leaders meet gaddafi amid fierce battle

    African Leaders Meet Gaddafi Amid Fierce Battle

    World | April 11, 2011 9:46 IST

    Tripoli, Apr 10 : African Union mediators tonight met Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in an effort to negotiate a ceasefire, even as forces loyal to him pounded the town of Ajdabiya amid pitched battles with

  • gaddafi writes letter to obama asks to end air strikes

    Gaddafi Writes Letter to Obama, Asks To End Air Strikes

    World | April 07, 2011 7:32 IST

    Washington, Apr 6 : Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi appealed directly to President Barack Obama today to halt what the Libyan leader called "an unjust war" and wished Obama good luck in his bid for re-election

  • musharraf calls pakistan a very dangerous country.

    Musharraf Calls Pakistan A "Very Dangerous" Country.

    World | March 27, 2011 17:15 IST

    New York, Mar 27: Pakistan is a "very dangerous" country, its former President Pervez Musharraf has admitted."It is very dangerous, yes, I will have to admit," Musharraf told Time magazine when asked during an interview

  • no plans to kill gaddafi obama tells congressional leaders

    No Plans To Kill Gaddafi: Obama Tells Congressional Leaders

    World | March 26, 2011 8:47 IST

    Washington, Mar 26: US President Barack Obama briefed top Congressional leaders about his policy on Libya during which he said there were no plans to use the military to assassinate Muammar Gaddafi. "The President and

  • more airstrikes in libya fighting rages for control of

    More Airstrikes In Libya; Fighting Rages For Control Of Cities

    World | March 23, 2011 9:27 IST

    Tripoli/Washington, Mar 22: Western forces today pounded several Libyan military targets across Tripoli as fighting raged in a number of cities between the rebels and forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi and NATO allies tried to

  • one of gaddafi s sons dies in hospital reports

    One Of Gaddafi's Sons Dies In Hospital: Reports

    World | March 21, 2011 21:35 IST

    Tripoli/Cairo, March 21:  One of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's sons has died in a hospital in Tripoli, opposition websites and Arab media reported Monday. Khamis Gaddafi was reportedly injured Saturday when a Libyan Air Force

  • fresh nato strikes rock tripoli

    Fresh Nato Strikes Rock Tripoli

    World | March 21, 2011 10:47 IST

    Tripoli, March 21: Loud explosions have rocked the Libyan capital, Tripoli, a day after international forces launched an operation to enforce a no-fly zone over the North African country, reports Al Jazeera.Anti-aircraft tracer fire erupted

  • to my dear obama our son says gaddafi

    'To My Dear Obama, Our Son', Says Gaddafi

    World | March 19, 2011 18:33 IST

    Cairo, March 19: Calling Barack Obama as "our son", Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi sent a message to the US President defending his decision to attack the rebels fighting to overthrow him.Gaddafi(68) also wrote a letter

  • gaddafi forces rebels engage in fierce battle in libya

    Gaddafi Forces, Rebels Engage In Fierce Battle In Libya

    World | March 17, 2011 17:45 IST

    Cairo, Mar 17: Fighting between pro-Gaddafi forces and rebels raged today in key towns of Misurata and Ajdabiya, the gateway to the opposition headquarters of Benghazi in Libya's east, with the strongman promising a "decisive

  • gaddafi asks libyans to confront possible invasion by west

    Gaddafi Asks Libyans To Confront Possible Invasion By West

    World | March 16, 2011 20:19 IST

    Cairo, Mar 16: Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi today stepped up their offensive against the rebels as they advanced towards the opposition headquarters of Benghazi in Libya's east, with the strongman asking people to take

  • us in direct contact with libyan opposition leaders

    US In Direct Contact With Libyan Opposition Leaders

    World | March 11, 2011 8:29 IST

    Washington, Mar 10: As international pressure mounts on Muammar Gaddafi to step down, the US has said that it is in direct contact with the opposition leaders including members of the rebel National Council and

  • huge cash allowing gaddafi to extend fight against rebels

    'Huge Cash Allowing Gaddafi To Extend Fight Against Rebels'

    World | March 11, 2011 8:30 IST

    Washington, Mar 10: Despite an international freeze on Libyan assets, Muammar Gaddafi is believed to have "tens of billions" of dollars in cash which is allowing him to prolong his fight against the rebels, a

  • gaddafi sacks un envoy who defected

    Gaddafi Sacks UN Envoy Who Defected

    World | March 05, 2011 9:41 IST

    United Nations, Mar 4: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has sacked the country's UN envoy who turned against the regime but the United Nations has not yet accepted the move, a spokesman said today. Gaddafi has