Muammar Gaddafi

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Stay away or face worse conflict than Iraq: Libyan Islamists to US
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Stay away or face worse conflict than Iraq: Libyan Islamists to US

"We remind America, if they intervene, of their defeats in Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia, because they would face in Libya something much worse," he said in a statement.

UN experts say Libyan arms fueling conflicts across continents
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UN experts say Libyan arms fueling conflicts across continents

UN experts say arms trafficking out of Libya is fueling conflict, insecurity and terrorism on several continents.

Libyan PM dismisses army officer's plot to
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Libyan PM dismisses army officer's plot to "rescue" country

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said on Friday the government was safe and security under control, dismissing a statement by a senior army official calling for the parliament to be suspended and the armed forces to "rescue" the country.

Libyans oppose congress extension amid political confusion
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Libyans oppose congress extension amid political confusion

Several thousand Libyans marched in Tripoli and Benghazi on Friday to demand the dissolution of the interim national parliament, whose mandate was due to run out on Friday with the country divided over its future.

Gunmen try to storm Libya army command, no casualties
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Gunmen try to storm Libya army command, no casualties

Unidentified gunmen tried to storm into the Libyan army command headquarters in Tripoli on Thursday, clashing with soldiers there before stealing a few rifles and some vehicles, the army and a military source said.

Libyan assembly votes to follow Islamic law
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Libyan assembly votes to follow Islamic law

Libya's national assembly voted on Wednesday to make Islamic law, or sharia, the source of all legislation, in an apparent bid by moderate Islamists to outflank ultra-conservative militants who have been gaining influence.

Libyan weapons being smuggled into Syria, says UN
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Libyan weapons being smuggled into Syria, says UN

The council's committee on Libyan sanctions told of "an increasing number of reported cases of trafficking of arms and ammunition from Libya to the Syrian Arab Republic by sea and air."

Gaddafi-era officials banned from state posts in Libya
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Gaddafi-era officials banned from state posts in Libya

Under pressure from armed militias, Libya’s parliament passed a sweeping law on Sunday that bans anyone who served as a senior official under Muammar Gaddafi.

Algeria: Gaddafi's daughter thrown out for repeatedly burning house
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Algeria: Gaddafi's daughter thrown out for repeatedly burning house

Muammar Gaddafi's only daughter has been granted asylum in Oman after being thrown out of Algeria last year for repeatedly setting her safe-house on fire in fits of anger, according to a media report.

Even after freedom from Gaddafi, Libya reels under insecurity
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Even after freedom from Gaddafi, Libya reels under insecurity

Insecurity blights Libya, where militias still call the shots a year after they toppled Muammar Gaddafi.

'Even though Gaddafi dead Libya not fully liberated'
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'Even though Gaddafi dead Libya not fully liberated'

Libyan leader Mohammed Magarief has said not all areas of the North African country have been fully "liberated", one year after the capture and death of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Libya's Bani Walid is shelled in standoff over rebel's death
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Libya's Bani Walid is shelled in standoff over rebel's death

Shelling by Libyan pro-government forces has killed three people including a child in the former Gaddafi stronghold of Bani Walid, a local militia leader said on Tuesday.

Libya PM-elect withdraws govt list after discontent
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Libya PM-elect withdraws govt list after discontent

Libya's prime minister-elect said on Thursday he had withdrawn his proposed government list, just a day after presenting it to the national congress for approval, after protesters stormed the assembly and politicians voiced discontent over his nominations.

US preparing ground work for possible attack in Libya
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US preparing ground work for possible attack in Libya

The US defence and intelligence agencies are preparing the groundwork for operations to kill or capture militants responsible for the attack on its mission in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi resulting in death of four Americans including its Ambassador.

'French secret agent shot dead Gaddafi on Sarkozy's order'
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'French secret agent shot dead Gaddafi on Sarkozy's order'

A French secret serviceman shot dead Libya's former strongman Col Muammar Gaddafi and not a lynch mob of rebels as he lay trapped and cornered in a sewage pipe in his home town of Sirte.

Libyan leader apologises at UN for Gaddafi crimes
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Libyan leader apologises at UN for Gaddafi crimes

Libya's newly appointed leader apologised at the United Nations on Thursday for the crimes of ousted dictator Muammar Gaddafi and told critics that supporting the Arab Spring was worth it.

Mauritania extradites Gaddafi's spy chief to Libya
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Mauritania extradites Gaddafi's spy chief to Libya

The man accused of having helped orchestrate some of the worst crimes committed by the regime of ex-Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been extradited back to Libya, according to a Mauritanian government statement.

Gaddafi's son to stand trial in September
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Gaddafi's son to stand trial in September

The 40-year-old Saif was captured last year by a militia from the western mountain town of Zintan, where he has been held ever since.

Libya burns again, 12 killed in new clashes
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Libya burns again, 12 killed in new clashes

A Libyan security official says a conflict between two tribes in central Libya has left 12 dead and dozens injured.

Libyan assembly votes Gaddafi opponent as president
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Libyan assembly votes Gaddafi opponent as president

Libya's national assembly picked former opposition leader Mohammed Magarief as its president as the North African country's newly elected congress began its rule.