The Government has rejected calls for a UK reparations fund for victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA attacks.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
Boris Johnson has told Libyan politicians to learn from Theresa May's mistakes and avoid holding elections until they are ready.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
Saif al-Islam, the son and one-time heir apparent of late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, has been released after more than five years in detention, his captors said.
Sun, 11 Jun, 2017
The American military and industrial complex needs a new enemy to justify its massive budget and Vladimir Putin is the right person at the right time, argues.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Shares in Circle Oil slumped after the Irish-based North African energy firm, which has a large band of small Irish shareholders, issued a grim warning about its debt pile.
Sat, 21 May, 2016
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
The value of the US and UK’s special relationship has been reaffirmed in the wake of Barack Obama’s criticism of David Cameron for his actions over Libya that allowed it to become a “shit show”.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
Michael McFaul’s editorial piece on the Syrian crisis (Irish Examiner, December 24) is disingenuous to Russia, insensitive to Europeans and offensive to the thinking mind.
Sat, 02 Jan, 2016
Sat, 31 Oct, 2015
Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire for saying it was a “tragedy” that Osama bin Laden was killed by the United States rather than being put on trial.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
A Libyan court sentenced Muammar Gaddafi’s most prominent son, Saif al-Islam, and eight others to death over war crimes including killings of protesters during the 2011 revolution that ended his father’s rule.
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015
HE MAY have been the Mad Dog of the Middle East, but even Colonel Gaddafi had enough sense to steer clear of Ireland — the Wild West of casino capitalism — when it was going down the tubes in late 2010.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
David Cameron “bears some responsibility” for the stream of refugees fleeing to Europe from Libya, Ed Miliband insisted as he dismissed Tory claims that he was playing politics with the tragedy in the Mediterranean.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2015
The Mediterranean, 2010. As rebels battle loyalists, Farid and his mother flee the wreckage of Tripoli for the coast, pinning their hopes on a trafficker’s rusting boat and the perilous crossing to Italy.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015
Gunmen have stormed a luxury Libyan hotel popular with foreigners and have taken hostages after killing at least three guards, a security official has said.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
Garret FitzGerald made an impassioned appeal to Margaret Thatcher to save their talks on the future of the North, warning that failure could trigger a civil war that would “drag down” the entire island, according to newly-released official papers.
Tue, 30 Dec, 2014
Garret FitzGerald made an impassioned appeal to Margaret Thatcher to save their talks on the future of Northern Ireland, warning that failure could trigger a civil war that would “drag down” the entire island, according to newly-released official papers.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
A ROLLER-COASTER campaign saw Scotland flirt with freedom but finally decide to switch back to safety mode and snuggle up to the south after all.
Sat, 20 Sep, 2014
A day of militia fighting for control of the international airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli has killed 22 people, the interim government said yesterday.
Mon, 04 Aug, 2014
Remember the hullabaloo within the international community (ie, Britain and the USA), when Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi was threatening to march on Benghazi?
Fri, 25 Jul, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the "last chance saloon" over the Ukraine crisis, but appears to be doing little to get out of it.
Mon, 21 Jul, 2014
About 55,000 students will cram into exam halls around the country for this year’s Leaving Certificate.
Wed, 04 Jun, 2014
Libya says Niger has extradited Moammar Gaddafi’s son al-Saadi, who fled as his father’s regime crumbled in 2011 and was under house arrest in the desert West African nation ever since.
Thu, 06 Mar, 2014
The truth behind the Lockerbie bombing may never be known, says a former British ambassador to Libya.
Sat, 21 Dec, 2013
Muammar Gaddafi’s son and more than 30 others, including his prime minister and intelligence chief, have been sent for trial before a higher court on charges ranging from murder and treason to looting during Libya’s 2011 uprising.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2013
Gunmen have shot dead an air force colonel as he left his home in the eastern city of Benghazi, Libyan security officials say.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2013
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was abducted by gunmen who snatched him from his hotel and held him for several hours in apparent retaliation for a US special forces raid that captured an al Qaida suspect in Tripoli last weekend.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2013
Sixteen soldiers were killed when gunmen attacked a Libyan military post south-east of the capital, Tripoli, today, officials said.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2013
Libyan authorities are seeking clarification from a militia-run prison holding the son of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi as to why he missed a court hearing in the capital Tripoli.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2013
The son of Libya’s late dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s and his spy chief have been charged with murder in relation to Libya’s 2011 civil war.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2013
The International Criminal Court has told Libya it has to hand over the son of ousted dictator Muammar Gaddafi so he can face charges of crimes against humanity.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2013
Judges at the International Criminal Court have rejected a request from Libyan authorities to cancel the court’s war crimes case against the son of Libya’s former dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Fri, 31 May, 2013
The son of Libya’s former dictator Muammar Gaddafi has appeared in court on charges of harming state security, but the judge adjourned his hearing until September 19 to allow his defence lawyers more time.
Thu, 02 May, 2013
Wreckage from the jumbo jet blown up over Lockerbie has been returned to Scotland almost 25 years after the terrorist atrocity.
Thu, 25 Apr, 2013
France has opened a judicial investigation into allegations former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 election bid won illicit funds from late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Sat, 20 Apr, 2013
It is claimed schools are among the possible targets of specific and imminent threats to westerners in the Libyan city of Benghazi, according to the Associated Press.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2013
All Britons have been urged by the UK government to leave the Libyan city of Benghazi in response to a “specific and imminent threat” against westerners.
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013
The jailed son of the late dictator Muammar Gaddafi has made his first appearance in a local court on charges of harming state security, attempting to escape prison and insulting the nation’s new flag.
Thu, 17 Jan, 2013
Libya’s government has won control of one of the last strongholds of Muammar Gaddafi’s loyalists after fierce battles that left dozens dead and thousands displaced.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2012
Libyan government forces have captured Muammar Gaddafi’s ex-spokesman outside a besieged town, the prime minister’s office said today as Libyans marked the anniversary of the ousted dictator’s death.
Sat, 20 Oct, 2012
The International Criminal Court is holding a two-day hearing into where the eldest son of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi should be put on trial.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2012
The Libyan parliament has passed a no-confidence vote in the newly-elected prime minister, removing him from his post.
Sun, 07 Oct, 2012