09 Jun 2004 - 13 Feb 2021
Thursday, 27 August, 2009, 13:44 ( 11:44 GMT )
Libyans celebrated the return of their beloved son, Abdelbaset Ali Al-Megrahi, with thousands waiting for his plane to land at Ma’atiqa International airport. But those who have had the chance to see today’s photos of Abdelbaset Ali Al-Megrahi in such a bad state of his health are expressing shock, accusing Scottish authorities of not doing enough to treat him.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday said the United States is seeking to put South America under a military siege, and warned Venezuela will strengthen defense.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei praised on Wednesday key ally Syria for its "resistance" in the face of world powers in a meeting with visiting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, state media reported.
Israeli soldiers have launched an invasion into the beleaguered Gaza Strip, killing a Palestinian mother and her child while injuring a man elsewhere.
The British ambassador in Libya, Vincent Fean, held a farewell reception on 18 August for 11 imams before their departure to the UK for the month of Ramadan.
The Libyan citizen Abdelbaset al-Megrahi who has been unjustly convicted in the Lockerbie case has been freed Thursday Morning. He will be arriving Tripoli shortly.
Terminally ill, the Libyan citizen imprisoned in a Scottish prison will be released on Thursday after being ‘persuaded’ to drop his appeal against convection in the Lockerbie disaster.
The joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping operation in Darfur (UNAMID) convened a round-table discussion with the signatories to the 2006 pact that aims to bring peace to the Sudanese region.
Switzerland publicly and officially apologized to Libya on Thursday for the unjustified arrest of Libyan diplomat Hannibal Muammar Al-Qathafi and his family by the Geneva police on 15 July 2008, the Libyan news agency JANA reported on.
Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, the Libyan citizen imprisoned for 27 years in a Scottish jail, has called his mother on Wednesday telling her that he hoped to be with her by Ramadan, but he also said he has not been informed of his possible release.
A United States Congress delegation led by Senator John McCain arrived Tripoli on Thursday morning in a two-day visit to Great Jamahiriya.
The second batch of the advance party of the infantry battalion from Burkina Faso, consisting of 133 personnel, arrived today in Nyala in South Darfur to join the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).
A double suicide bombing devastated a cafe packed with young people in northwestern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 21 people, officials said, in the latest attack against a minority community.
Mystery deepened Wednesday over a missing Russian-crewed cargo ship last seen in July in the English Channel, as experts debated whether pirates, a mafia quarrel or a commercial dispute were to blame.
Fidel Castro celebrated his 83rd birthday with a bleak warning over US handling of the global economic crisis, as photos emerged apparently showing the former Cuban leader in better health.
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