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#Libya

# libya - Monday 14 May, 2012

NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes

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.

# libya - Thursday 3 May, 2012

UN concerned about possible death by torture in Libya

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.

# libya - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Wanted Gaddafi aide 'living in France', says Sarkozy

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

# libya - Monday 30 April, 2012

Former Libyan oil minister found dead in river in Vienna

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

# libya - Saturday 28 April, 2012

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

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

# libya - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

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

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

# libya - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Lockerbie bomber transferred to hospital in Libya

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

# libya - Sunday 25 March, 2012

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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

# libya - Monday 19 March, 2012

Amnesty hits out at NATO failure to investigate Libyan deaths

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

# libya - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Why has the world not intervened in Syria?

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

# libya - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Ex-Gaddafi official arrested in Mauritania

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

# libya - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

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

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

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.

# libya - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

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

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

# libya - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Libyan embassy hands over cache of guns and explosives

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

# libya - Thursday 16 February, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know by 9am: Half of waste water plans not up to scratch, insurance complaints on the rise, and could a curry help you beat dementia?

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

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

# libya - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

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

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

# libya - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Libya calls for extradition of Gaddafi son

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

# libya - Sunday 29 January, 2012

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?

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

# libya - Friday 27 January, 2012

MSF, Amnesty accuse Libyan authorities of torture

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

# libya - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Bomb found on Libyan plane in Cairo

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

# libya - Monday 23 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday

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

Gaddafi loyalists 'seize control' of Libyan city

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

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.

# libya - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

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African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group A

Africa’s biggest football tournament begins on Saturday and we start our four-part look at the teams involved today.

# libya - Saturday 14 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# libya - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

ICC deadline looms for news on Saif Gaddafi

Today marks the deadline for Libya’s government to provide information to the International Criminal Court on the health and status of Mummar Gaddfi’s son – if it fails to do so it may be referred to the UN Security Council.

# libya - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Libyan NTC publishes first plans for writing new constitution

Plans to elect a constitutional assembly come as the country teeters on the possibly of a war between rival militias.

# libya - Friday 30 December, 2011

Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators

And who might be under threat in 2012…

# libya - Monday 26 December, 2011

#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags

From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.

# libya - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Crowds mark one year since fruit seller's protest sparked Arab Spring

Mohammed Bouazizi set himself on fire in the Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid 12 months ago, igniting protests that spread across the Middle East.

# libya - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Libya's Irish health minister defends hiring sister as assistant

Fatima Hamroush – who was based in Ireland before being appointed to the Libyan cabinet – says her sister is fully qualified.

British investigators to travel to Libya over Lockerbie and police killing

Fletcher was fatally wounded by a bullet outside the Libyan embassy in London in 1984, and 270 people were killed in 1988′s Lockerbie bombing.

# libya - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Gaddafi son and family plotted to escape to Mexico

The elaborate plan to bring Saadi Gaddafi to Mexico allegedly involved two Mexicans, a Canadian and a Danish suspect, all of whom have been detained

# libya - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

London School of Economics accepted £1.5m gift from Gaddafi foundation

The Woolf inquiry into LSE’s links with Libya has criticised its former director for accepting the gift from the foundation run by Saif al-Islam Gaddafi – who holds an LSE PhD.

# libya - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Budget may introduce charges for medical cards, plans to burn Bank of Ireland bondholders, and no more ‘Six Degrees of Separation’

# libya - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

ICC wants Hague judges involved in trial of Gaddafi's son

Meanwhile, two Irish-based Libyan have reportedly been included in the new post-Muammar Gaddafi cabinet.

# libya - Sunday 20 November, 2011

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Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says he wants to ensure Gaddafi will get a fair trial if tried in Libya.