Mar 19, 2013 16:19 EDT
Egyptian police arrested on Tuesday Moamer Kadhafi's cousin Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam, wanted by Tripoli for his role in the regime of the slain Libyan strongman, Egyptian officials said.
Mar 16, 2013 14:11 EDT
Tripoli's embassy in Cairo said Saturday it was suspending work indefinitely, five days after demonstrators attacked the mission and burned the Libyan flag to protest the death of an Egyptian Copt in Libya.
Mar 14, 2013 08:43 EDT
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has criticised the proposed format set to be used at Euro 2020 and says the scattering of the tournament over 13 countries will not make it a true European championship, the 77-year-old Swiss told German magazine Kicker on Thursday.
Mar 13, 2013 15:59 EDT
President Barack Obama Wednesday tapped a new ambassador to Libya, six months after the previous US envoy was killed in a brutal militant attack which shocked America to its core.
Mar 11, 2013 16:31 EDT
An Egyptian Christian jailed in Libya has been tortured to death in custody, an Egyptian human rights lawyer told AFP in Cairo on Monday, with demonstrators attacking the Libyan embassy in protest.
Mar 11, 2013 11:40 EDT
An Egyptian Christian jailed in Libya has been tortured to death in custody, an Egyptian human rights lawyer told AFP in Cairo on Monday.
Mar 08, 2013 14:08 EST
The owner and former director of a private Libyan television who were seized by gunmen in a raid on the channel's headquarters were freed on Friday, the station said.
Mar 07, 2013 19:35 EST
Venezuelan officials boasted that up to 55 world leaders will attend the state funeral of President Hugo Chavez on Friday, including US bugbears Cuba, Iran and Belarus.
Mar 07, 2013 13:39 EST
Gunmen stormed the headquarters of a private Libyan television station on Thursday and took away the channel's owner and four journalists, parliament's human rights commission said in a statement.
Mar 06, 2013 11:31 EST
The car of Libya's interim leader was shot up as he left a chaotic session of the national assembly, without causing harm, officials said Wednesday, as post-revolutionary tensions soared in the country.
Mar 05, 2013 16:10 EST
Protesters demanding that Libya's national assembly adopt a bill banning from politics associates of former dictator Moamer Kadhafi blocked MPs from leaving a meeting room on Tuesday, one MP said.
Mar 04, 2013 03:33 EST
A Libyan man who claims Britain was complicit in his torture by Moamer Kadhafi's regime will drop legal action against the government for £3 ($4.5, 3.5 euros) and an apology, his supporters have said.
Mar 03, 2013 19:32 EST
A Libyan man who claims Britain was complicit in his torture by Moamer Kadhafi's regime will drop legal action against the government for £3 ($4.5, 3.5 euros) and an apology, his supporters said Sunday.
Mar 03, 2013 13:48 EST
Gunmen have attacked an Egyptian Coptic church in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, assaulting two priests, the foreign ministry said Sunday, days after dozens of Egyptian Christians suspected of proselytising were arrested.
Mar 03, 2013 13:25 EST
Four members of the security forces were hurt on Sunday during a failed bid to evacuate ex-rebels occupying Libya's national assembly demanding aid for injuries sustained during the revolution, the government said.
Mar 01, 2013 15:42 EST
British and US detectives investigating the 1988 bombing of a passenger jet over the Scottish town of Lockerbie have met with officials in Libya, Scotland's chief legal officer said on Friday.
Mar 01, 2013 07:22 EST
Around 50 Egyptian Christians suspected of trying to convert Muslims have been arrested in the eastern city of Benghazi on illegal immigration charges, a Libyan security official said on Friday.
Feb 28, 2013 18:09 EST
UN representatives on Thursday visited Moamer Kadhafi's last premier in a Libyan jail and discounted reports that the former senior official had been tortured.
Feb 28, 2013 10:40 EST
Libya's prime minister denied on Thursday reports that Moamer Kadhafi's imprisoned last premier is in a critical condition after being tortured in jail, saying Al-Baghdadi al-Mahmudi is in "good health."
Feb 27, 2013 11:04 EST
Al-Baghdadi al-Mahmudi, the last premier of deposed Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi, is in critical condition after being tortured in a Libyan prison, his Tunisian lawyer charged on Wednesday.