Timeline: Libyan chaos since overthrow of Gadhafi in 2011

World Jan 19, 2020

Timeline: Libyan chaos since overthrow of Gadhafi in 2011

Oil-rich Libya has been mired in chaos since the ouster and killing of dictator Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, with two rival authorities and a multitude of militias now vying for control. The country's internationally recognized unity government is based in Tripoli while eastern strongman Khalifa ...

Commentary / World Jun 13, 2014

Gadhafi casts a long shadow

by Barak Barfi

Libya's leaders — and their Western benefactors — must realize that only modernization of Libya's state and society — the agenda that Moammar Gadhafi pursued, albeit in a perverted form — will ensure the country's survival.

Libyan parliament fails to agree on new prime minister

World / Politics May 4, 2014

Libyan parliament fails to agree on new prime minister

Libya's parliament failed on Sunday to elect a new prime minister after several inconclusive votes, lawmakers in the North African country said, adding to turmoil in the oil producer. Businessman Ahmed Maiteeq had emerged as front runner in the final vote but he failed to ...

Fiancee of Clooney to defend Gadhafi aide

World / Crime & Legal May 4, 2014

Fiancee of Clooney to defend Gadhafi aide

by Chris Stephen

Amal Alamuddin's photo was splashed across the world last month after the announcement of her engagement to George Clooney. Soon, she could return to the front pages in a more controversial role — when she stands up in court to represent former Libyan leader Moammar ...