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Man killed as armed mob attacks US embassies in Libya and Egypt over film
# Islamists
# Islamists

Man killed as armed mob attacks US embassies in Libya and Egypt over film

Sep 12th 2012, 8:14 AM 3,713 Views 14 Comments

Islamists stormed the embassies to protest a film deemed offensive to Islam.

Libyan Council hands over power to first elected assembly
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan Council hands over power to first elected assembly

Aug 9th 2012, 10:28 AM 1,153 Views 5 Comments

The new assembly includes members from the Muslim Brotherhood, conservative Salafis, liberals and a bloc of independents.

Have you had an email from Colonel Gaddafi's wife?
# Mrs G
From The Daily Edge
# Mrs G

Have you had an email from Colonel Gaddafi's wife?

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:33 AM 14,800 Views 35 Comments

“I am writing this mail with tears and sorrow from my heart.”

Gaddafi's son: 'no justice' in trial if evidence from torture is used
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's son: 'no justice' in trial if evidence from torture is used

Aug 1st 2012, 8:28 AM 3,239 Views 12 Comments

Eldest son of the late dictator says he cannot get a fair trial in Libya.

Liberal alliance ahead in Libya's first post-Gaddafi elections
# Libya
# Libya

Liberal alliance ahead in Libya's first post-Gaddafi elections

Jul 18th 2012, 10:26 AM 1,136 Views 4 Comments

The structure of the new interim parliament means that the result is still uncertain as a broadly liberal coalition secured more seats than the Islamist parties.

Voting begins in Libya's first free elections in 50 years
# Libya
# Libya

Voting begins in Libya's first free elections in 50 years

Jul 7th 2012, 10:22 AM 1,356 Views 5 Comments

The elections are the first to be held since the ousting of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi but there are fears that violence could disrupt the voting.

Amnesty fact-finding mission to Libya uncovers torture, killings
# Libya
# Libya

Amnesty fact-finding mission to Libya uncovers torture, killings

Jul 5th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,402 Views 9 Comments

Staff said they found evidence of electric shocks and beatings with bars, chains and cables.

International Criminal Court staff released by Libyan authorities
# MelTaylor
# MelTaylor

International Criminal Court staff released by Libyan authorities

Jul 3rd 2012, 10:10 AM 1,429 Views 0 Comments

Australian lawyer Melinda Taylor and her three colleagues were detained in Libya since 7 June.

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report

Jun 20th 2012, 9:17 AM 2,353 Views 12 Comments

US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.

Column: It’s time for Europe to bomb Assad – and Ireland should help
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It’s time for Europe to bomb Assad – and Ireland should help

Jun 16th 2012, 8:00 AM 78 Views 117 Comments

Ireland should now abandon its ‘triple lock’ neutrality, writes Aaron McKenna. The price of our prosperity is the willingness to stand up for those who have nobody else.

More calls for release of Australian lawyer and other ICC staff in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

More calls for release of Australian lawyer and other ICC staff in Libya

Jun 13th 2012, 4:11 PM 1,253 Views 1 Comment

A UN war crimes court has expressed its serious concern over the ongoing detention of four staff members.

The Libyan Leaving Cert: 53 Libyans registered to take Irish State Exam
# Libyan Leaving Cert
# Libyan Leaving Cert

The Libyan Leaving Cert: 53 Libyans registered to take Irish State Exam

Jun 2nd 2012, 8:15 AM 5,156 Views 4 Comments

Arrangements have been made for 52 of the teens to take the exam in Malta, while one is definitely travelling to Ireland to sit the papers.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

May 20th 2012, 7:39 PM 3,592 Views 0 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Lockerbie bomber dies in Libya: report
# Libya
# Libya

Lockerbie bomber dies in Libya: report

May 20th 2012, 1:49 PM 3,237 Views 19 Comments

The only person convicted of the PanAm bombing which killed 270 people has reportedly died today.

NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes
# Libya
# Libya

NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes

May 14th 2012, 8:44 AM 828 Views 6 Comments

A third of the civilians who died from the air strikes on the country last year were under 18 with NATO not yet having paid any compensation.

UN concerned about possible death by torture in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

UN concerned about possible death by torture in Libya

May 3rd 2012, 5:43 PM 1,810 Views 3 Comments

The UN mission to Libya has expressed concerns about the recent deaths of three people being held in detention in the country, saying they may be a result of torture.

Wanted Gaddafi aide 'living in France', says Sarkozy
# Libya
# Libya

Wanted Gaddafi aide 'living in France', says Sarkozy

May 1st 2012, 3:15 PM 1,479 Views 2 Comments

French president says Basher Saleh is living in exile in France.

Former Libyan oil minister found dead in river in Vienna
# Mystery
# Mystery

Former Libyan oil minister found dead in river in Vienna

Apr 30th 2012, 9:31 AM 2,393 Views 5 Comments

Shukri Ghanem had fled from Libya last May saying he was leaving Gaddafi’s regime and supporting the rebels.

Questions, run-offs and the latest census: the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Questions, run-offs and the latest census: the week in numbers

Apr 28th 2012, 7:30 PM 3,287 Views 5 Comments

Plus: what’s Ireland’s fastest-growing town – and how much does it cost to rent a parking pace for a civil servant?

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011
# Trade
# Trade

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011

Apr 24th 2012, 1:49 PM 5,511 Views 13 Comments

We’ve ranked the countries with which Ireland has the best surplus of exports – and seen where that’s grown in 2011.

Lockerbie bomber transferred to hospital in Libya
# Lockerbie
# Lockerbie

Lockerbie bomber transferred to hospital in Libya

Apr 14th 2012, 4:21 PM 1,928 Views 4 Comments

The family of the convicted bomber say he had been rushed to hospital with rapidly deteriorating health.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Mar 25th 2012, 11:00 AM 68 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

Amnesty hits out at NATO failure to investigate Libyan deaths
# Libya
# Libya

Amnesty hits out at NATO failure to investigate Libyan deaths

Mar 19th 2012, 2:31 PM 1,041 Views 5 Comments

Amnesty International has said that NATO failed to investigate the killing of scores of civiilans in Libyan airstrikes carried out by its forces.

Why has the world not intervened in Syria?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why has the world not intervened in Syria?

Mar 18th 2012, 8:45 AM 5,128 Views 28 Comments

A number of Middle East experts tell TheJournal.ie why Syria is not Libya.

Ex-Gaddafi official arrested in Mauritania
# Libya
# Libya

Ex-Gaddafi official arrested in Mauritania

Mar 17th 2012, 11:52 AM 723 Views 0 Comments

Former Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senoussi is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.

Syria: Defiant Assad vows to carry on fight against 'foreign-backed terrorism'
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Defiant Assad vows to carry on fight against 'foreign-backed terrorism'

Mar 6th 2012, 10:30 PM 1,798 Views 8 Comments

The military crackdown has turned to southern Daraa province, where the uprising began a year ago as pro-Assad troops shelled a village there and clashed with military defectors.

Eastern Libya declares semi-autonomous region
# Libya
# Libya

Eastern Libya declares semi-autonomous region

Mar 6th 2012, 8:39 PM 1,903 Views 8 Comments

Local leaders said they want their region to remain part of a united Libya but insisted the move was needed to stop decades of discrimination against the east.

Revealed: The world's most dangerous places to be a journalist
# Danger Zones
# Danger Zones

Revealed: The world's most dangerous places to be a journalist

Feb 22nd 2012, 11:26 AM 2,323 Views 7 Comments

More journalists were murdered last year than died on assignments or in combat.

Libyan embassy hands over cache of guns and explosives
# Arsenal
# Arsenal

Libyan embassy hands over cache of guns and explosives

Feb 21st 2012, 6:18 PM 2,283 Views 2 Comments

The country’s embassy in Athens has given a large stash of Gaddafi-era weaponry up to authorities.

Armed militias in Libya are 'out of control', one year after uprising
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

Armed militias in Libya are 'out of control', one year after uprising

Feb 16th 2012, 7:15 AM 1,582 Views 14 Comments

A report by Amnesty International found torture, killings and war crimes are being carried out by the armed militas in Libya.

Eamon Zayed's Tehran derby hat-trick caused a fan to 'have a heart attack and die'
# Passion
From The42
# Passion

Eamon Zayed's Tehran derby hat-trick caused a fan to 'have a heart attack and die'

Feb 15th 2012, 12:43 PM 1,296 Views 0 Comments

Former League of Ireland star hit an unlikely treble in Iran.

Libya calls for extradition of Gaddafi son
# Libya
# Libya

Libya calls for extradition of Gaddafi son

Feb 11th 2012, 5:05 PM 1,853 Views 2 Comments

Al-Saadi Gaddafi fled to neighbouring Niger after Tripoli fell to rebel fighters.

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?

Jan 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 1,785 Views 5 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s guide to how what has changed (or not) in Bahrain, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen and Tunisia since the uprisings.

MSF, Amnesty accuse Libyan authorities of torture
# Libya
# Libya

MSF, Amnesty accuse Libyan authorities of torture

Jan 27th 2012, 8:44 AM 687 Views 6 Comments

Medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders is suspending its operations at Misrata detention centres over the claims.

Bomb found on Libyan plane in Cairo
# Explosives
# Explosives

Bomb found on Libyan plane in Cairo

Jan 26th 2012, 12:23 PM 1,151 Views 2 Comments

Officials at the Egyptian airport have said they have now defused the explosives.

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:45 PM 4,057 Views 1 Comment

A roundup of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Gaddafi loyalists 'seize control' of Libyan city
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi loyalists 'seize control' of Libyan city

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:52 PM 2,796 Views 17 Comments

Yes, you read that right. Fighters loyal to the former dictator have clashed with the country’s new rulers, sparking fears of further civil war.

ITV reprimanded for mistakenly showing 'IRA' video game footage
# Mistake
# Mistake

ITV reprimanded for mistakenly showing 'IRA' video game footage

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:04 PM 4,278 Views 12 Comments

The UK media regulator said ITV “breached audience trust” by showing footage purporting to be of an IRA attack – but which actually came from a video game.