UK Accused of Double Standards at London Cyber Meet

Britain rejected calls from China and Russia for greater Internet controls on Tuesday at the opening of a major cyberspace conference but was criticized for suggesting curbs on social media after recent riots.

Tunisia's Ghannouchi too liberal for some Islamists

Tunisian Islamist leader Rachid Ghannouchi is seen by many secularists as a dangerous radical, but for some conservative clerics who see themselves as the benchmark of orthodox Islam -- he is so liberal that they call him an unbeliever.

Moammar Gadhafi and Son Buried in Secret Grave

The body of the late Libyan dictator, Col. Moammar Gadhafi, was buried at a secret location, at dawn on Tuesday, al-Jazeera reported. The burial will, hopefully, end the ongoing wrangle over the amount of time his decomposing body was left to rot by officials of the Libyan interim government.

Moammar Gadhafi: 6 Weird Facts from the Tyrant's Dossier

Libyan tyrant Moammar Gadhafi's four-decade long rule came to an end on Thursday as the autocratic ruler was killed by Libyan rebels he once ridiculed as rats. An autocrat who was condemned for tyrannizing his own people and sponsoring terrorism out of the country, Gadhafi will be remembered not only for his cruelty, but also for being an unmatched weirdo.

Obama Says With Moammar Gadhafi Dead Libya Can Determine Its Own Destiny [VIDEOS]

U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday said now that Moammar Gadhafi is dead, Libya has an opportunity to determine its own destiny. The Libyan government announced Gadhafi's death on Thursday after the ousted dictator was killed in what the interim Prime Minister said was crossfire between transitional government troops and those loyal to Gadhafi.


File photograph of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi gesturing from a car in the compound of Bab Al Azizia in Tripoli

Moammar Gadhafi: Dead or Alive?

Reuters said that a “senior NTC military official” stated that Gaddafi has “died of wounds suffered during [the] reported capture.”
Egypt"s Finance Minister Hazem el-Beblawi at a meeting of Gulf and Arab Finance Ministers in Abu Dhabi

Egypt finmin resigns after protest deaths

Egypt's Finance Minister Hazem el-Beblawi has quit after less than three months in the post over the government's handling of a protest by Coptic Christians on Sunday night, an aide to Beblawi said on Tuesday.
Anti-Gaddafi fighters return fire in Sirte

Sniper fire holds up push into Gaddafi's hometown

Snipers hiding in a mosque and Muammar Gaddafi's favourite summit venue held back Libyan government forces trying to capture his hometown on Thursday, making forecasts of a quick end to the battle look premature.
An anti-Gaddafi fighter stands guard at the Mellitah Oil and Gas complex during a handover ceremony in Mellitah

Gaddafi loyalists ask for truce in besieged city

A Libyan commander leading the attack on Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte said on Tuesday he was in talks with elders inside the city about a truce, but the head of another anti-Gaddafi unit rejected negotiations.