Shadow War in the Sahara

Facts Africa is the world’s fastest-growing region for foreign direct investment  Nearly $2tn of investments in African oil and gas are expected in the next two decades  The continent’s population... Read more »
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Gadhafi’s son captured; Libyan rebels push toward heart of Tripoli

AL-MAYA/TRIPOLI—The eldest son of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, Mohammad, told Al Jazeera television in the early hours of Monday that he had been detained by rebels and was being kept under house... Read more »
African mercenary in Libya

Libya: African mercenaries ‘immune from prosecution for war crimes’

African mercenaries hired by the Gaddafi regime to kill Libyan protesters would be immune from prosecution for war crimes due to a clause in this weekend’s UN resolution that was demanded by... Read more »
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Libya Protest Updates: Peru and Botswana breaking diplomatic ties with Libya, Pilots crashes planes (VIDEO)

Libya (CNN) — Even as Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi called on the military to crack down on anti-government protesters, reports came in Wednesday that a military aircraft had crashed because the crew... Read more »
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US and Other Nations Send Ferries, Planes to Libya for Evacuations

The U.S. State Department says it has chartered a ferry to evacuate Americans from the Libyan capital, Tripoli, as other nations make similar efforts to help tens of thousands of foreigners flee... Read more »

Gaddafi Son Warns of ‘Rivers of Blood’ as Libya Revolt Spreads (Video)

(Bloomberg) — Muammar Qaddafi’s son called on protesters in Libya to engage in dialogue or face a civil war that risks the country’s oil wealth, as violence escalated amid reports protesters seized... Read more »