Gadhafi

  • September 27, 2011  

    In other news Tuesday, European stocks scored their biggest gains in 16 months. Investors took heart as German, Greek and British leaders insisted they’re working to resolve the debt crisis. Also, the U.S. Congress avoided a government shutdown for now when the Senate passed a deal to keep federal agencies open through Nov. 18. Continue reading

  • September 26, 2011  

    In other news Monday, monsoon rains left wide sections of India under water. Officials reported at least 48 people have been killed in the north and east. In Libya, rebel fighters stepped up their push to conquer Moammar Gadhafi’s hometown of Sirte. Continue reading

  • September 20, 2011  

    In other news Tuesday, gunmen attacked a bus in Pakistan, killing 26 Shiite Muslims headed to Iran as part of a religious pilgrimage. Also in Yemen, several Western ambassadors worked to negotiate a truce between pro- and anti-regime forces. Meanwhile, Moammar Gadhafi insisted NATO attacks would not end his regime in Libya. Continue reading

  • September 9, 2011  

    In other news Friday, commemorations began in the United States and abroad for the 9/11 anniversary on Sunday. Traders at the New York Stock exchange observed a moment of silence before Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former Mayor Rudy Giuliani rang the opening bell. Continue reading

  • September 6, 2011  

    In other news Tuesday, flood warnings from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee extended all the way into New England as the system pushed northward. Some of the worst downpours came in Chattanooga, Tenn., with more than 9 inches of rain. Also, the plague of wildfires in Texas has now destroyed more than 1,000 homes. Continue reading

  • September 5, 2011  

    In other news Monday, residents in Slidell, La. waded through flooded neighborhoods after the latest storm dropped more than 14 inches of rain. At least 16,000 costumers were left without power as the system moved along the Gulf Coast. Also, the worst typhoon to hit Japan in 7 years killed 34 people, and 55 are still missing. Continue reading

  • September 2, 2011   BY  

    Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, the son of Moammar Gadhafi and would-be heir to Libya, is vowing not to surrender to the Libyan rebels. As recently as 2010, under very different circumstances, the perception of Saif al-Islam Gadhafi was much different as an exhibition of his art traveled around the world. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2011  

    Although the rebels have been unable to locate Moammar Gadhafi, they have captured his foreign minister, Abdul Ati al-Obeidi. International Television News’ Lindsay Hilsum reports on the continued manhunt and the longtime leader’s fresh vow to not surrender. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2011  

    Representatives from 60 countries, including the United States, France, Britain, China and Russia, gathered Thursday in Paris for a conference about Libya’s transition following Moammar Gadhafi’s 42-year rule. Jeffrey Brown discusses the West’s role in the country’s transition with the International Crisis Group’s Robert Malley. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2011  

    Libyan rebel forces continue to hunt for Moammar Gadhafi as loyalists in his hometown of Sirte have refused to lay down arms, despite rebels imposing a Saturday deadline to surrender. International Television News’ Lindsey Hilsum and Emma Murphy report from Tripoli. Continue reading