#Libya

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.

Sunday Roundup

Carla Buzasi | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK
Carla Buzasi

The Times on Saturday described Keira Knightley as 'the cinema equivalent of Marmite'. Whether you admire or admonish her acting skills, editors seemed united about one thing this week: the British starlet makes for a rather more glamorous front-page photo than the riot splashes and Libya pictures of August. Seemingly starved of upbeat, positive things to write about, the British press looked to Venice this week and its A-list-littered film festival. Not, of course, that every article filed from the red carpets was positive.

Libya: Gaddafi Warned UK Over Plane Bomber

PA | Posted 03.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION - The Gaddafi regime warned British officials that there would be "dire consequences" for relations between the UK and Libya if Lock...

Files Reveal Cosying Between Gaddafi Regime and MI6

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.11.2011 | UK

Documents retrieved by Human Rights Watch from Colonel Gaddafi’s former intelligence chief reveal embarrassingly close ties between the regime and w...

Rebel Forces Dismayed At Deadline Extension

Sky News | Posted 03.11.2011 | UK

Commanders of anti-Gaddafi forces preparing to attack Sirte from the east are dismayed after the country's interim leader gave the Gaddafi stronghold ...

Musa Kusa's Secret Letters Betray Britain's Libyan Connection

PA | Posted 03.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION - Evidence has emerged of close cooperation between British intelligence and the former Gaddafi regime. Papers discovered in Trip...

NTC Chairman Delays Military Action And Vows To Root Out Corruption

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.11.2011 | UK

Mustafa Abdul Jalil, the chairman of the Nation Transitional Council, has spoken out on the problem of institutional corruption in the beleaguered cou...

Moussa Koussa's Secret Letters Betray Britain's Libyan Connection

The Independent | Posted 03.11.2011 | UK

Secret files have been unearthed by The Independent in Tripoli that reveal the astonishingly close links that existed between British and American gov...

Gaddafi Rejects Surrender Demand

PA | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Pressure was intensifying on fugitive Libyan despot Muammar Gaddafi today as rebels prepared for a final showdown. They were s...

'Let Libya burn, I will not surrender': Gaddafi's and Hitler's fatal addiction.

Professor Ian Robertson | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK Politics
Professor Ian Robertson

"We are not weak women. We are not slaves. We can not give up. We cannot surrender," Moamar Gaddafi said in the message broadcast on Syria's Al-Rrai T...

Cameron Expresses Frustration Over Lack Of International Action On Syria

PA | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- David Cameron has expressed his frustration at the lack of international action against Syria as he said the situation had "many ...

Nato Strikes Continue In Libya After Summit As Cameron Defends UK Role

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK

Attacks on pro-Gaddafi towns by Nato have continued in Libya as world leaders gathered in Paris to show support for the interim National Transitional ...

Cameron: Gaddafi 'Was A Monster'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2011 | UK Politics

Prime Minister David Cameron has defended the UK's role in the military intervention in Libya, but said that Nato should not take too much credit for ...

Paul Vale

David Cameron: The Nato Mission Will Continue

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 01.11.2011 | UK

David Cameron and Nicolas Sarkozy have emphasised the on going commitment of Nato to the conflict in Libya. Speaking at a press conference at the ...