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Libyans Head to the Polls Amids Chaos and Divisons

Since the toppling of Muammar Al-Gaddafi's regime in October 2011, the people of Libya have been impatiently waiting for the desired results of their...

Black and Arab Tribes Clash in Southern Libya

A fierce gunfight between two tribes in Libya's remote southeastern desert has killed at least 17 people in the past two days and wounded...

New Libya Off to a Shaky Start

It's been almost a year since Benghazi launched its uprising against former Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi and three months since he was killed, but there is a growing sense of frustration in eastern Libya with the National Transitional Council. Two weeks ago, a group of protesters attacked the Council's Benghazi headquarters as chairman Mustafa Abdeljalil was inside, forcing him to flee through the back door.

Libya’s New Cabinet Shows Who Is Really In Control

AFRICANGLOBE - After weeks of delays and negotiation, Libya's National Transitional Council finally announced a cabinet to run the country. But the real story is not the appointments themselves, but what they say about how power is apportioned in the post-Gaddafi Libya; and how Islamists aren't getting any of it.

President Mugabe Calls African Leaders “sellouts”

Presiden Robert Mugabe has described as “sellouts” those African countries that recognized Libya’s transitional government.

Libyan Rebels Pledge Islamic Rule

Libya's new leaders pledged "moderate" Islamic rule even as their fighters were accused of committing war crimes and a defiant Moammea Gaddafi vowed to battle on until victory.

Rights Group Accuses Libya's NTC Administration of Abuses

The National Transitional Council (NTC) must get a grip on armed rebel groups to stop reprisal attacks and arbitrary arrests particularly of native Africans, Amnesty International warned as it released a major report into human rights violations during the Libyan conflict.

Heavy Clashes Outside Gaddafi Stronghold

Heavy fighting was underway Friday outside Bani Walid, a stronghold of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, as forces loyal to the interim government were poised for an assault on the town if it does not surrender.

Stop Arbitrary Arrests of Africans HRW Tells Libyan Rebels

The de facto authorities in Tripoli, the National Transitional Council (NTC), should stop the arbitrary arrests and abuse of African migrant workers and black Libyans falsely assumed to be mercenaries, Human Rights Watch said today.

Evidence Mounts of Atrocities by Libyan “Rebels”

A series of reports from journalists on the ground in Tripoli have provided evidence of mass killings by the NATO-backed forces in the Libyan civil war. Any Libyan with black skin accused of fighting for the old regime may have a poor chance of survival

Saif Al-Islam Not in Detention Despite Claims

Muammar Gaddafi's son Saïf Al-Islam made an appearance overnight in Tripoli, giving the lie to earlier reports that he had been arrested by Libya's rebels. Saïf Al-Islam appeared smiling before journalists and mocked the ICC