#Libya

ITV Use Video Game Footage In IRA Documentary

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK

ITV has been forced to remove a new flagship documentary from its Player after admitting footage from an IRA propaganda video was actually a computer ...

Royal Navy Sailors Who Fought In Libya 'Face Sack'

PA | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Scores of sailors who risked their lives during the Libyan campaign are among hundreds who will be made redundant this week, it h...

The Ghost of Revolution Past Haunts the Arab Spring

Joe Dyke | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK
Joe Dyke

A protest begins in January in a small country over domestic conditions and democratic rights. Within months large neighbouring states are also in revolt, challenging the oppressive forces that dominate them.

Libya Operation May Have Cost UK £1.75 Billion

Guardian | Guardian | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK

The true cost of the UK's involvement in the Libya conflict could be as high as £1.75bn - almost seven times as much as government estimates, accordi...

David Cameron: 'UN Must Have The Will To Act'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron has urged the United Nations to stand up to regimes that persecute their own people, in a strong defence of liberal interventionism. ...

'Rats And Scumbags' - The Musings Of Colonel Gaddafi

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK

Broadcasts from Colonel Gaddafi have provided the Libyan revolution with one of its more bizarre features. Whether denying his downfall, urging hi...

Gaddafi Calls His Overthrow A 'Charade'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK

Colonel Gaddafi has issued another message of defiance, calling the overthrow of his regime a “charade, which can only take place thanks to the air-...

For the viewers at home: Libya - a new paradigm for Intervention

Benjamin Montero | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Politics
Benjamin Montero

The success of Libyan rebels in toppling Muammar Gaddafi's 40 year regime is an immense achievement, and one that should not be seen as lessened due t...

Tony Blair's Two Trips To See Gaddafi

PA | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK Politics

Former prime minister Tony Blair twice visited Libya for talks with Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in the months leading up to the release of the Lockerbie b...

Gaddafi Spokesman Claims Nato Airstrikes Have Killed 354

The Guardian | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

The ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has claimed that Nato air strikes have killed 354 people and injured hundreds more in his home town of Sirte....

Give it Back! Direct Citizen Oil Dividends in Iraq, Why Not?

Johnny West | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK
Johnny West

Direct oil dividends could target lots of economic and developmental goals -- redistribution, financial inclusion, poverty elimination, state cohesion, extending the tax base - a whole lot of things.

Anti-Gaddafi Fighters Battle For Final Loyalist Strongholds

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

Anti-Gaddafi forces have launched fresh attacks on the last remaining strongholds of the deposed leader, hours after being met with strong resistance ...

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...