#Libya

PHOTOS: Libyan Crowds Cheer David Cameron And Nicolas Sarkozy

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK

David Cameron, William Hague and Nicolas Sarkozy received a jubilant welcome when they visited Libya on Thursday. The prime minister announced a ne...

Cameron Arrives In Libya To Support Transition To Democracy

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Politics

Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy have addressed a rapturous crowd in the eastern town of Benghazi, a former rebel str...

Libya To Be 'Moderate Islamic State', Interim PM Tells Crowds

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK

Libya will be a modern, democratic state founded on "moderate Islam", Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, the prime minister of Libya's interim National Transitional...

Anti-Gaddafi And Loyalist Forces 'Guilty Of War Crimes'

Posted 12.11.2011 | UK

Anti-Gaddafi forces and those loyal to the deposed leader's regime are both guilty of human rights abuses carried out during the battle for Libya, Am...

Democracy 2: The First Problem with Elections - The Money Angle

Roslyn Fuller | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Politics
Roslyn Fuller

Now that open conflict is more or less a matter of mopping up, the focus in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya will now turn to elections, just as it did in Ira...

Blair Denies Knowledge Of British 'Rendition' Flights

Ned Simons | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK

Tony Blair has insisted he was not aware of any cases where the British intelligence services carried out the process known as rendition. Speaking...

Libya's Missing Trillion or Why Oil Companies Will Soon Support Total Transparency

Johnny West | Posted 08.11.2011 | Home
Johnny West

Never again should be the motto of Libya's new oil minister Ali Tarhouni. Never again should Libya's oil business be done in secret.

Digital War: The Fight for the Children of the Arab Spring

Rebecca Fordham | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK
Rebecca Fordham

Social media platforms can be a positive driver for activism, while also pushing children into taking sides. In Libya, where I was UNICEF's Acting Chief of Communication this summer, I witnessed young children being caught up in a propaganda war.

Libya's Uprising - Part of the Arab Revolution

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

Many Commentators on the left see the Libyan uprising, and that of Syria, as being different from the revolution sweeping the Arab World, that culminated in the removal of Zain El Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia and Mubarak in Egypt. Their judgment and predictions about the eventual outcomes in Libya and Syria are being impaired by this fundamental error.

Libya, Egypt and the War on Terror

Louisa Loveluck | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Politics
Louisa Loveluck

On Sunday, Human Rights Watch announced the discovery of correspondence between the Gaddafi regime and British and American intelligence agencies. The papers suggest close cooperation within the context of the War on Terror.

Gaddafi: 'I Am Still In Libya'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK

Deposed Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi has dismissed reports he fled across the border to Niger as "psychological rumours" and insisted he is still in ...

Hague Questions Blair's 'Chummy' Relationship With Gaddafi

PA | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Foreign Secretary William Hague has questioned the last Labour government's "chumminess" with Muammar Gaddafi's regime. He ba...

Gaddafi May Be On Board Convoy Heading Out Of Lbya

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK

Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of Colonel Gaddafi amid reports that a convoy of around 250 trucks traversed the Libyan Desert on Tuesday heading fo...

Lockerbie Bomber Al-Megrahi Close To Death

PA | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK

The son of the Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi has allowed a team of British journalists into his home to show UK residents how ill ...

Questions Blair Must Answer Over Libya

Mark Seddon | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK Politics
Mark Seddon

The idea, frankly, that Tony Blair can continue to act as the Quartet's envoy to the Middle East, is increasingly untenable. Given his links with the Gadaffi regime and his personal friendships with some members of the murderous Gadaffi family, he should stand down, and stand down now.

Collusion in Torture is the Ultimate Betrayal of our Principles

Daniel Furr | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Politics
Daniel Furr

In 2004, MI6 provided intelligence to its Libyan counterparts on a dissident and his location. Abdel Hakim Belhadj capture would result in years of torture and abuse, which the United Kingdom colluded in. Memos and documents unearthed by Human Rights Watch provide a damning indictment of British complicity on torture.

Brave New World Order: NATO accused of Colonialism

Brigitte Sesu Tilley-Gyado | Posted 04.11.2011 | UK Politics
Brigitte Sesu Tilley-Gyado

NATO's military intervention in Libya is seen by many Africans as an impediment to the development of regional response mechanisms and institutions like the African Union, a setback in intercontinental trust and an effort of neo-colonialism.

Libyan Rebel Commander Claims MI6 Knew He Was Tortured

PA | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A Libyan rebel commander has claimed UK intelligence agents knew he was being tortured but did nothing to help him. Abdul Haki...

Yvonne Fletcher - new Hope for Justice

Paul McKeever | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Politics
Paul McKeever

Yvonne was shot dead in broad daylight whilst trying to police a protest outside of the Libyan Embassy 27 years ago. Criminals, terrorists and murderers have to know that no matter how long after the crime, the truth will catch up with them.

Secretive Detainee Inquiry A Waste Of Public Money

Corinna Ferguson | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Politics
Corinna Ferguson

The seriousness of this weekend's allegations that British intelligence services might have been involved in the rendition of Libyan nationals cannot be overestimated..

UK Re-Establishes Diplomatic Mission In Libya

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Politics

Foreign Secretary William Hague has confirmed that the UK has re-established a diplomatic mission in Libya. The team, which will be led by the Brit...

Cameron's Statement On Libya: Full Text

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron has told MPs that the NATO mission in Libya will continue "for as long as it takes", and insisted that the hunt for Gaddafi needed to co...

Libya MI6 Collusion Claims To Be Investigated By Independent Inquiry

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Politics

An inquiry looking into allegations of UK security agencies' involvement in torture is to probe revelations that British Security Services may have tr...

MI5 Traded Security Secrets With Libya, Documents Suggest

PA | Posted 04.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The British security service traded information with Libya in return for intelligence extracted from terror suspects under interr...

Libya's new Leaders Liberal? They Don't Even Support Self-Determination

Joe Dyke | Posted 04.11.2011 | UK
Joe Dyke

There's one Arab Spring protest you have probably never heard of. If you are not familiar with Western Sahara that is hardly surprising; the struggle of these few hundred thousand people on the west coast of Africa receives almost no coverage in the media.