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Libya: Building Democracy

Ranj Alaaldin | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK
Ranj Alaaldin

On Sunday Libya was finally announced as liberated and free from the shackles of dictatorship. Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and his tyrannical 42-year old ...

'Old Fuzzhead Is Dead' - How Aisha Gaddafi Heard Her Father Was Dead

Olivia Williams | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

A fighter for Libya's interim government reportedly told Aisha Gaddafi "Old Fuzzhead is dead" when she rang his phone to find out where her father, th...

Gaddafi Killed: Former Leader's Body On Display In Misrata As Burial Delayed

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK

A post-mortem examination of Colonel Gaddafi's body is expected to be carried out on Saturday amid continuing discussion about how the former Libyan l...

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 ...

Gaddafi Death: Burial Delayed Amid 'Dispute Over Where To Put The Body'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK

The burial of Colonel Gaddafi appears to have been delayed amid reports of a dispute within the National Transitional Council over what to do with the...

Al Jazeera Reporter Reveals How He Got Gaddafi Video

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK

An Al Jazeera journalist has spoken about how he scooped the world with the first video of Colonel Gaddafi’s final moments. Tony Birtley said: ...

Philip Hammond: British Businesses 'Should Help Rebuild Libya'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK Politics

New defence secretary Philip Hammond has delivered a rallying cry to British businesses saying they should be "packing their suitcases" to help rebuil...

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...

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 ...

Colonel Gaddafi Captured: Reports Suggest The Former Libyan Leader Taken In The Town Of Sirte

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale and Michael Rundle | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

Former Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi has been killed, authorities there have confirmed. Following the news Nato announced that it would be holdin...

Unconfirmed Reports Suggest That Colonel Gaddafi Has Been Captured In Sirte

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

Unconfirmed reports suggest that Colonel Gaddafi, the former Libyan leader, has been captured. Libyan TV is quoting National Transitional Council ...

Gaddafi's Hometown Of Sirte Falls To NTC Soldiers

Al Jazeera | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

Libyan National Transitional Council fighters say they have captured the last positions held by Muammar Gaddafi's loyalists in the deposed leader's ho...

(PHOTO) Libyan 'Guitar Hero' Plays Music During Fierce Gun Battle

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK

Historically music has always been a feature of battle, from drummers keeping armies marching in time to buglers playing laments for the dead. In r...

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...

Residents Flee Gaddafi's Birthplace During Sirte Truce

BBC | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK

Streams of civilians are fleeing the besieged Libyan city of Sirte, ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi's birthplace. Hundreds of residents, in vehicles ...

'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-...

Gaddafi Loyalists In Desperate Defence Of Sirte Stronghold

The Guardian | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

The three rockets came out of a blue sky with a sound something between a howl and a hiss, exploding with harsh, dry detonations on the far side of th...