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  • Rice: Attacks on Israel at UN undercut peace

    May 10, 2013 | 9:24 am

    The barrage of attacks on Israel at the United Nations undercuts the quest for peace, said Susan Rice, the U.S. envoy to the body.

    "At its best, the U.N. does extraordinary things such as: keep the peace, help save untold civilians from Qaddafi in Libya, midwife the new nation of...

  • You spell Kadafi, I spell Gaddafi

    By JewishJournal

    October 20, 2011 | 6:37 pm

    It seems like almost every publication has a different spelling for the late Libyan dictator’s name.  Here are the top 10 spellings and the publications who use them.

    1)  Gaddafi (Reuters, Huffington Post, Washington Post, Jerusalem Post, Wikipedia)

    2)  Gadhafi (CNN, ABC News,...

  • Obama respond to Gadhafi death

    October 20, 2011 | 11:48 am

    [UPDATE] President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States would be a partner to Libya following the death of Muammar Gadhafi and said the NATO mission in the North African country would “soon come to an end.”

    “This marks the end of a long and painful chapter for the people...

  • German Chancellor: Libya can make fresh start after Gadhafi death

    October 20, 2011 | 11:36 am

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Libya was now free to make a fresh start and begin peaceful democratic reforms after the death of Muammar Gaddafi.

    “This brings to an end a bloody war that Gaddafi waged against his own people. The path is now finally clear for a...

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  • Opinion: Don’t confuse Assad and Gadhafi

    August 31, 2011 | 10:44 am

    Think kiwis and kumquats. While it is true that they are both fruits, the similarities between them end right about there. So, too, the similarities between Libya and Syria.

    There are no significant parallels that can be extrapolated from the overthrow in Libya to the unrest and...

  • Gadhafi son Khamis, spy chief believed dead, rebels say

    August 29, 2011 | 6:12 pm

    Libyan rebels are almost certain that Muammar Gadhafi’s son Khamis and his intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi have been killed during fighting with their units, the top rebel military spokesman said on Monday.

    If true, their deaths would mark the highest-profile casualties on...

  • Obama: Gadhafi "needs to go" [VIDEO]

    March 21, 2011 | 1:52 pm

    United States President Barack Obama said on Monday that the U.S. policy on Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi is that he “needs to go.”

    Speaking at a news conference with Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, Obama said the military objective in Libya is to guard civilians from attacks by Gadhafi, not oust him from power.

    Obama also added that the U.S. expects to transfer the lead military role in Libya to other allies in a matter of days.

    Video courtesy of AP.

    Read more at Haaretz.com.

  • Libya declares cease-fire in wake of UN vote to intervene [VIDEO]

    March 18, 2011 | 8:53 am

    Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa annouces a cease-fire.

    Libya declared a ceasefire in the country and will comply with a United Nations resolution passed overnight, Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa said on Friday. The conciliatory message was in sharp contrast to comments...

  • Syria eyes Libya seat on human rights council

    March 10, 2011 | 10:21 am

    Syria is seeking to replace Libya on the United Nations Human Rights Council.

    Libya was suspended from the 47-nation body on March 1, the first time a country has been suspended since the council was founded in 2006.

    Syria, led by President Bashar Assad, declared Wednesday that it...

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