Saif al-Islam Gaddafi attending a hearing at the beginning of his trial in 2014. Here he’s seen in a courtroom in Zintan, linked via video to the actual trial in the capital, Tripoli.

Muammar Gaddafi’s son is sentenced to death in Libya


A court in Libya has sentenced the son of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi to death. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was convicted of war crimes committed during the 2011 revolution that overthrew his father. But human rights groups say the trial was unfair.

In this Facebook posting, Ayoub and his high school friend each hold up one finger, a sign many jihadists use to show they're willing to die for god.

Getting this man’s brother back alive from Syria would be ‘nothing short of a miracle’

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Three years after the start of the revolution, Osam Dabea goes back to the cave where his mother, sister and young brother found refuge during heavy shelling.

Three years after the start of their revolution, Libyans are still waiting for a constitution and a stable government

Conflict & Justice

Libya’s revolutionary fighters turn to Jordan for medical treatment

Thousands Still Missing in Post-Revolution Libya

Global Politics

Atmosphere Tense Between Korean States After Kim’s Death

Global Politics

The South Korean government has asked a group to postpone lighting Christmas Trees along the North-South border, as North Koreans mourn the death of their leader, Kim Jong Il. But Seoul hasn’t stopped from sending leaflets denouncing Pyongyang.

Fate of Gaddafi Body Still Undecided

Global Politics

The new government of Libya has closed the door on the container holding the body of Colonel Gaddafi. The public will no longer be admitted.

How Gaddafi is Remembered in Uganda

Global Politics

Moammar Gaddafi is remembered fondly by people in Uganda, especially those who attend the huge mosque named after Gaddafi in the capital Kampala. Gaddafi paid for the mosque and many other projects in Uganda.

Region Reacts to Gaddafi’s Death

Egypt, Lebanon React to Gaddafi’s Death

New Clashes Around Remaining Strongholds of Gaddafi Loyalists

Conflict & Justice

Anti-Gaddafi forces in Libya say they have now entered Bani Walid and and fierce fighting has also been reported close to the Gaddafi-held city of Sirte.