Muammar Qadaffi

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Lebanon: Qaddafi's son moved to hospital after hunger strike

Hannibal Qaddafi, son of former Libyan dictator, moved from Lebanese prison to hospital in critical condition.

Qaddafi's son moved to hospital after hunger strike

Son of former Libyan ruler Gaddafi runs for president

Son of late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi appears to register as presidential candidate for December vote.

Son of former Libyan ruler Gaddafi runs for president

Muammar Qaddafi's son released after 7 years in Libyan jail

Al-Saadi Qaddafi, son of former Libyan dictator, released after more than seven years of detention in the capital of Tripoli.

Muammar Qaddafi's son released after 7 years in Libyan jail

Liberman to Visit Africa, Bid for AU Status

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman to visit Africa for the first time in five years, calls Africa 'a key objective in foreign policy.'

Liberman to Bid for Israeli Observer Status in African Union

Libya: Army Calls for Suspension of Parliament

Libyan military calls for parliament to be suspended, presidential committee to rule amidst rumors of coup.

Senior Libyan Army Officer Calls for Suspension of Parliament

What Mandela's Legacy Can Teach Us About Zionism

What Mandela's Legacy Can Teach Us About Zionism

Libya: Qaddafi Haunts Rebels Amid Victories

As rebel fighters take Bani Walid and edge toward final victory in Sirte, Qaddafi continues to haunt the new regime from hiding.

Libya: Qaddafi Haunts Rebels Amid Victories

Libya: Outlook Pessimistic

Libya: Outlook Pessimistic

Libyan Government Calls for Cease-Fire

The call comes as rebels and NATO attack Tripoli.

Libyan Government Calls for Cease-Fire

Qadaffi Vows 'No Negotiations'

Libyan strongman Muammar Qadaffi has vowed not to negotiate with rebel leaders 'from now until Judgement Day!'; rebuffs France.

Qadaffi Vows 'No Negotiations'

Libyan Rebels Claim Brega Theirs

Libya's rebels claim victory at Brega as they encircle the key oil town which has changed hands several times in the five-month civil war.

Libya's Rebels Claim Victory at Brega

Arab Spring Broke Tourism

The “Arab Spring” has led to an investor exodus and a drop in tourism as fears of terrorism send tourists to other destinations.

Report: 'Arab Spring' Broke Tourism to Region

ICC Arrest Warrant for Qaddafi

The International Criminal Court at The Hague has issued an arrest warrant for Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi. He is wanted for war crimes.

Qaddafi Wanted by ICC for War Crimes

Qaddafi Loses His Pawns

Germany and the UAE recognize Libyan rebels, but Qaddafi seemed unworried – he played chess with a world champion and settled for a stalemate.

Qaddafi Enjoys Chess with Champion as World Backs Rebels

Libyan Arms Pipeline to Gaza

Israel is concerned a 'large quantity' of weapons have flowed from Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi's stores to Hamas in Gaza.

Libyan Arms Pipeline to Gaza Feared

ICC Probing Qadaffi Terror-Rapes

ICC investigators are probing claims Qaddafi distributed 'Viagra' to his soldiers to further his terror-rape campaign in a 'horrific first.'

ICC Probing Viagra Use in Qadaffi Terror-Rape Campaign

UN: Qaddafi Committed War Crimes

UN panel finds that Libyan leader Qaddafi has committed war crimes and crimes against humanity - and that rebels, too, committed some war crimes.

UN Panel: Qaddafi Committed War Crimes

Over 100 Libyan Soldiers Defect

Eight Libyan army officers appear in Rome, saying they have defected, as have more than 100 other soldiers.

Over 100 Libyan Soldiers Defect from Qaddafi's Army

Turkey: Time for Qaddafi to Go

Turkey announces that it is time for Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi and his family to leave.

Turkey: Time for Qaddafi to Step Down

Qaddafi Hid Under Playground

International Criminal Court prosecutors want warrants for the arrest of Gaddafi for torture, murder and the brutal suppression of opponents.

‘Qaddafi ’Hid under Children’s Playground’

UN Wants Libya Ceasefire

UN sends envoy to Libya; NATO continues air strikes; ICC sets sights on Qaddafi for "crimes against humanity;" Qaddafi: "You cannot kill me!"

UN Trying to Broker Libya Ceasefire

EU Plans Benghazi Office

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton says she plans to open an office in rebel-held Benghazi; rebel fighters claim gains in besieged Misrata

EU Plans Office in Rebel Benghazi

NATO Kills Qaddafi’s Son

NATO forces, in what may have been attempt to kill Muammar Qaddafi, killed one of his sons and three grandsons. NATO denies they were targeted.

NATO Kills Qaddafi’s Son, Three Grandsons

Over 10,000 Killed in Libya

Anti-government rebels in Libya have faced steep losses – with as many as 10,000 people killed, and 20,000 more missing, rebel leaders say.

Over 10,000 Rebels, Civilians Killed in Libya So Far

Qaddafi Writes Letter to Obama

Libyan leader sends a personal letter to President Obama, asking that he work to end the attacks in his country. Clinton: Qaddafi knows what to do.

Qaddafi in a Letter to Obama: End NATO Mission in Libya

Arab-Iran Diplomatic War

The Arab world and Iran, a Persian nation, whipped out diplomatic swords Sunday and Monday. Iran: Saudi Arabia is “occupying” Bahrain.

Iran and Gulf States Wave Diplomatic Swords

NATO Bomb Kills 13 Libya Rebels

NATO planes enforcing the UN sanctioned no-fly zone over Libya on Friday have killed 13 rebel fighters; Qaddafi doesn't want ceasefire.

13 Libyan Rebels Killed in NATO Airstrike

Qaddafi Strikes Back!

Following a wild two-day 300km advance, Libya's rebels are on the run as Qaddafi hits back and the allies reach for popcorn.

Qaddafi Strikes Back!

Rebels Eye Qaddafi’s Home Town

Qaddafi’s soldiers flee Western bombing offensive, allowing rebels to retake the oil port of Benghazi and prepare to fight for Qaddafi’s home town.

Western Offensive Helps Rebels in War for Qaddafi’s Home Town

Qaddafi Fights On

After five nights of continued coalition airstrikes, Qaddafi's forces continue to shell key rebel cities as Libya's bloody civil war continues.

Despite Air Pummeling, Qaddafi Continues to Press Rebel Cities

Attack Extends to Tripoli

Reports say smoke was coming out of Qaddafi's military compound after airstrikes in Tripoli on Sunday night.

Attack on Libya Extends to Tripoli

Qaddafi: Western War on Islam

Western nations continued to bomb Qaddafi's bases and an air field. He calls the West “terrorists.” US: We stopped his offensive against rebels.

Qaddafi against the World: ‘Allied Forces Are Terrorists’

UN Approves No-Fly Zone

The UN Security Council passes a resolution approving a no-fly zone over Libya as Qaddafi threatens to enter Benghazi and crush the revolt.

UN Approves No-Fly Zone Over Libya

Libya May be the Next Somalia

Either dictator Qaddafi will be victorious, or Libya will split into “Somalia-like” segments, U.S. expert says. Obama administration disagrees.

Expert: Libya Could Become the Next Somalia

Qaddafi Bombs Rebel Towns

Qaddafi’s army is bombing and shelling rebel-held cities, “flattening” Zawiyah and killing hundreds of fighters, The EU talks about new sanctions.

Qaddafi ‘Flattens’ Rebel-Held City; EU talks of New Sanctions

Qaddafi Acted ‘Just Like Israel’

The world according to Qaddafi: Libyan rebels are like “Al-Qaeda in Gaza. The same thing here! We have small armed groups who are fighting us.”

Qaddafi Acted against Rebels ‘Just Like Israel against Al-Qaeda’

Chavez Offers Qaddafi Mediation

Venezuela's Chavez offers Libyan dictator Qaddafi his help negotiating with rebel forces.

Chavez Offers Qaddafi International Mediation

Yemen: It’s All Israel’s Fault

Yemen’s leader blames Israel and the US for rebellions. Qaddafi points fingers at the US and adds al-Qaeda and spiked Nescafe to his black list.

Yemen Blames Israel and US; Qaddafi Accuses US – and al-Qaeda

'Qaddafi is my Jewish Cousin'

INN TV meets with Gita Boaron, who claims that she is the cousin of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi.

'Qaddafi is Jewish and I'm His Cousin'

The End is Near for Qaddafi

Libyan rebels control most of Libya’s oil production facilities and close in on Tripoli, Qaddafi’s sole base.

The End is Near for Qaddafi: Rebels Control Most of Libya