Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi, commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He governed Libya as Revolutionary Chairman of the Libyan Arab Republic from 1969 to 1977, and then as the "Brotherly Leader" of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya from 1977 to 2011. He was initially ideologically committed to Arab nationalism and Arab socialism but later ruled according to his own Third International Theory.
The United Nations Security Council is said to be considering a resolution drafted by the United Kingdom which would demand a ceasefire in Libya while also calling on countries which have influence in.. WorldNews - Published
Libya has been in turmoil since the NATO-backed overthrow of dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, which has led to the creation of a bewildering array of militias all seeking to take control. Firstpost - Published
Casualties are mounting in the battle for Libya's capital Tripoli, with thousands fleeing their homes and the UN's refugee agency forced to relocate refugees from a detention camp. David Doyle reports.
Reuters reports Eastern Libyan forces sought to reach the center of Tripoli on Monday after their easy advance through desert hit a trickier urban phase, with deaths and displacements mounting and the..