National Transitional Council

Resetting Western Strategy Towards Syria

Dr Christopher Phillips | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK
Dr Christopher Phillips

It is time to acknowledge that the approach based on moulding a single, coherent opposition body that suits international priorities has failed. Western governments should instead engage with a broader swathe of Syrian opposition and civil society.

Gaddafi 'Loyalists' Seize Libyan Town Months After Liberation

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK

A band of around 150 fighters loyal to deceased former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have seized the town of Bani Walid, according to reports. The ...

WATCH: Saif Al-Islam To Face Trial In Libya, According To NTC Justice Minister

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK

Libya's Interim Justice Minister Mohammed al-Allagui has confirmed that Saif al-Islam will not be handed over to the International Criminal Court (ICC...

Sir Menzies Campbell: 'The Government Of Libya Is On Trial'

PA | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Politics

Libya has been warned the UK will not tolerate the "extra-judicial assassination" of Saif al-Islam after reports emerged that he had been captured. ...

Cameron: Saif Al-Islam's Capture Marks 'Final Chapter Of Gaddafi Regime'

PA | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK

David Cameron said that he has received assurances from Libyan leaders that captured fugitive Saif al-Islam will be tried in line with international s...

WATCH: Captured Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi Transferred To Zintan By Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi has been transferred to Zintan by plane. The mountain city in the north boasts one of the largest concentrations of revolutionar...

Gaddafi's Son Saif Captured Trying To Flee To Niger

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK

Saif al-Islam, Colonel Gaddafi's son and the heir apparent, has been captured, according to officials from the National Transitional council (NTC). ...

Nato Ends Mission In Libya After Seven Months

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK

Nato will end its mission in Libya at midnight on 31 October after almost exactly seven months upholding a no-fly zone and naval blockade over the cou...

NTC Official: Gaddafi's Killer Will Be Prosecuted When Caught

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

The person responsible for the death of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi will be prosecuted, Libya's interim government has said. Abdel Hafiz...

Human Rights Groups Demand Answers After 53 Pro-Gaddafi Supporters 'Executed'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

Human rights activists are calling for an immediate investigation after 53 pro-Gaddafi fighters were apparently executed in a hotel in Sirte. The b...

Hammond: Gaddafi's Death Has 'Stained' Libya's Reputation

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Politics

Libyans held a rally in Benghazi to celebrate their freedom on Sunday - four days after Colonel Gaddafi was killed. Interim leader and National Tran...

The Fall Of The Gaddafi Regime Offered Moments Of The Bizarre, The Ridiculous And The Tragic

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK

The collapse of the Gaddafi regime, culminating in the Colonel's capture and death on Thursday, marked the end of one of recent history's most brutal ...

The Circumstances Of Gaddafi's Death Remain Unclear

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

The day after the death of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, Libya looks forward to a new future. Yet questions remain as to the final moments of the tyrant's ...

Nato To End Seven Month Libyan Air Campaign

PA | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

The seven-month Nato Libyan air campaign could end within days after the death of ousted dictator Muammar Gaddafi who was shot in the head. Nato ch...

Colonel Gaddafi Dead: Libyans Celebrate Final Fall Of Hated Dictator

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

Libyans around the world have celebrated the death of former dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Gaddafi, who was removed from power in August, was k...

WATCH: Clinton Learns Of Dictator's Death On BlackBerry

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

Video has emerged of the moment that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton learned of the death of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi via a messag...

Gaddafi Killed: Celebrations On The Streets Of Sirte

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

Celebrations have erupted on the streets of Sirte, Gaddafi's hometown, following the confirmation by the National Transitional Council that the depose...

Confusion Over Circumstances Of Gaddafi's Death After Graphic Video Of Body Broadcast

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

As news broke of former Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's death, Al Jazeera broadcast graphic video shot on a mobile phone apparently confirmi...

Report: Gaddafi's Golden Gun Recovered By Freedom Fighters After Slaying

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's iconic golden gun has been paraded by freedom fighters following his death. Gaddafi was reported killed af...

'Mad Dog' Gaddafi's 40 Years Of Iron Rule

PA | Gavin Cordon | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

For four decades the wilful, mercurial figure of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi ruled Libya with an iron grip while remaining a persistent thorn in the side ...

PICTURES: Hannibal Gaddafi's Racy Holiday Snaps

Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

Risque holiday photos, some of which are too explicit for publishing, have emerged from the laptop of Hannibal Gaddafi, one of Colonel Gaddafi's sons....

Gaddafi Loyalists Make Last Stand In Sirte

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK

The City of Sirte, one of Colonel Gaddafi’s last remaining strongholds, looks certain to fall following a day of fierce fighting in which troops for...

National Transitional Council Forces Take Much Of Sirte

BBC | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK

Libyan transitional government forces are battling pro-Gaddafi fighters in the centre of Sirte, one of the last cities loyal to the ousted leader. ...

Gaddafi Calls For 'New Million-Man Marches' To Resist NTC

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

Colonel Gaddafi has called on Libyans to "go out in new million-man marches" and resist the National Transitional Council in an audio message aired on...

The National Transitional Council Struggles to Form a Government

Karin Maree | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK
Karin Maree

For a truly democratic system to emerge in Libya, Islamists must be part of the process. Whether their claims to support pluralism are genuine or whether they hide a more hardline and intolerant agenda remains to be seen, however.