Moammar Gadhafi http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Moammar Gadhafi en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:41:12 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 38 killed as Libyan forces battle militias in east http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657402/38-killed-as-Libyan-forces-battle-militias-in-east.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657402/38-killed-as-Libyan-forces-battle-militias-in-east.html Heavy clashes between Libyan soldiers loyal to a renegade general and Islamist-led militias killed 38 people —... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:28:24 MDT US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657380/US-evacuates-embassy-in-Libya-amid-clashes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657380/US-evacuates-embassy-in-Libya-amid-clashes.html The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S.... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:35:50 MDT Fog of war in Benghazi hampered military response http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656560/Fog-of-war-in-Benghazi-hampered-military-response.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656560/Fog-of-war-in-Benghazi-hampered-military-response.html The military might have been able to prevent two of the four U.S. deaths in Benghazi if commanders had known more about the... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:59:47 MDT Commanders: Benghazi rescue hampered by lack of info; two might have been saved http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656495/Commanders-Benghazi-rescue-hampered-by-lack-of-info-two-might-have-been-saved.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656495/Commanders-Benghazi-rescue-hampered-by-lack-of-info-two-might-have-been-saved.html Two of the four U.S. deaths in Benghazi might have been prevented, military leaders say, if commanders had known more about... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:59:27 MDT Nabbed Libyan militant lived openly in Benghazi http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655248/Nabbed-Libyan-militant-lived-openly-in-Benghazi.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655248/Nabbed-Libyan-militant-lived-openly-in-Benghazi.html The Libyan militant suspected in the deadly Sept. 11, 2012 attack on Americans in Benghazi was not a difficult man to find. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:34:37 MDT Poachers massacre 68 elephants in Congo park http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654942/Poachers-massacre-68-elephants-in-Congo-park.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654942/Poachers-massacre-68-elephants-in-Congo-park.html One of Africa's oldest national parks is under attack "from all fronts," its director said Friday after 68 elephants were... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:33:32 MDT Attack in east Libya kills 8 soldiers, policemen http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652961/Attack-in-east-Libya-kills-8-soldiers-policemen.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652961/Attack-in-east-Libya-kills-8-soldiers-policemen.html Suspected Islamic militants attacked the security headquarters in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi early on Friday, killing... Fri, 02 May 2014 07:35:16 MDT Libya's guns free-for-all fuels region's turmoil http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650305/Libyas-guns-free-for-all-fuels-regions-turmoil.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650305/Libyas-guns-free-for-all-fuels-regions-turmoil.html At the heart of the Libyan capital, the open-air Fish Market was once a place where residents went to buy everything from... Sat, 22 Mar 2014 14:47:20 MDT Libyan official: US navy hands oil tanker to Libya http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650287/Libyan-official-US-navy-hands-oil-tanker-to-Libya.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650287/Libyan-official-US-navy-hands-oil-tanker-to-Libya.html American sailors handed over control of a captured North Korean-flagged oil tanker to Libyan forces while in international... Sat, 22 Mar 2014 09:59:22 MDT 2 years after Gadhafi, Libyan PM says he is 'swimming against the current' in chaos http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640315/2-years-after-Gadhafi-Libyan-PM-says-he-is-swimming-against-the-current-in-chaos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640315/2-years-after-Gadhafi-Libyan-PM-says-he-is-swimming-against-the-current-in-chaos.html Libya's prime minister says he is "swimming against the current" in a country awash with militias and weapons as Libyans mark... Sun, 20 Oct 2013 12:10:52 MDT Libya: Gunmen kill Benghazi military leader http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640205/Libya-Gunmen-kill-Benghazi-military-leader.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640205/Libya-Gunmen-kill-Benghazi-military-leader.html Gunmen killed the head of the regional military police in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi as he was headed to a mosque to... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 08:20:14 MDT In Libya, migrants face ordeals at sea and in jail http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640197/In-Libya-migrants-face-ordeals-at-sea-and-in-jail.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640197/In-Libya-migrants-face-ordeals-at-sea-and-in-jail.html The first time the young mother tried to flee to Europe on a rickety boat of fellow migrants from Africa, the overcrowded... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 08:06:03 MDT Islamist leader says Libya Prime Minister failed http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639787/Islamist-leader-says-Libya-Prime-Minister-failed.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639787/Islamist-leader-says-Libya-Prime-Minister-failed.html The leader of Libya's Muslim Brotherhood political party said Saturday that the country's prime minister — who was... Sat, 12 Oct 2013 09:38:49 MDT Libya PM lashes out at militias after abduction, demands explanation from group http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639746/Libya-PM-lashes-out-at-militias-after-abduction-demands-explanation-from-group.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639746/Libya-PM-lashes-out-at-militias-after-abduction-demands-explanation-from-group.html Libya's prime minister, who was abducted briefly by gunmen this week, has lashed out at militias fueling turmoil, warning... Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:55:36 MDT Libya premier briefly abducted in sign of chaos http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639649/Libya-premier-briefly-abducted-in-sign-of-chaos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639649/Libya-premier-briefly-abducted-in-sign-of-chaos.html Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan was abducted by gunmen who snatched him from his hotel and held him for several hours... Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:53:42 MDT Libya PM says Libyans should be tried at home http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639520/Libya-PM-says-Libyans-should-be-tried-at-home.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639520/Libya-PM-says-Libyans-should-be-tried-at-home.html The U.S. raid that seized an al-Qaida suspect from the Libyan capital will not hurt Libya's relations with Washington, the... Tue, 08 Oct 2013 09:02:16 MDT Target of SEAL raid planned attacks in Kenya http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639408/Target-of-SEAL-raid-planned-attacks-in-Kenya.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639408/Target-of-SEAL-raid-planned-attacks-in-Kenya.html The man U.S. Navy SEALs tried to take down in Somalia over the weekend was a Kenyan who had plotted to attack his country's... Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:19:00 MDT Russian Embassy in Libya evacuated after attack http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639175/Russian-Embassy-in-Libya-evacuated-after-attack.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639175/Russian-Embassy-in-Libya-evacuated-after-attack.html Russia on Thursday evacuated all of its diplomats and their families from Libya, the day after a mob attack on the Russian... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 11:33:30 MDT Libya court hearing for Gadhafi's men resumes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639167/Libya-court-hearing-for-Gadhafis-men-resumes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639167/Libya-court-hearing-for-Gadhafis-men-resumes.html A court hearing for officials of deposed Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi has resumed in Tripoli, but without the former... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 10:20:48 MDT UN finds torture widespread in Libya http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638991/UN-finds-torture-widespread-in-Libya.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638991/UN-finds-torture-widespread-in-Libya.html Torture is widespread in Libyan jails since the fall of Moammar Gadhafi's regime in late 2011, United Nations investigators... Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT NATO chief: No plans for alliance action in Syria http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636837/NATO-chief-No-plans-for-alliance-action-in-Syria.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636837/NATO-chief-No-plans-for-alliance-action-in-Syria.html NATO's chief said for the first time Friday that the alliance has no plans for military action in Syria because of the... Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:11:23 MDT Obama's UN nominee slams body's inaction on Syria http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634168/Obamas-UN-nominee-slams-bodys-inaction-on-Syria.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634168/Obamas-UN-nominee-slams-bodys-inaction-on-Syria.html President Barack Obama's choice as U.N. ambassador acknowledged Wednesday that the United Nations was unlikely to take... Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:03:01 MDT Libya army chief resigns after clash in Benghazi http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631785/Libya-army-chief-resigns-after-clash-in-Benghazi.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631785/Libya-army-chief-resigns-after-clash-in-Benghazi.html A health official in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi says the death toll from clashes between protesters and militias has... Sun, 09 Jun 2013 12:28:37 MDT UK, France question Obama's Syria policy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631508/UK-France-question-Obamas-Syria-policy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631508/UK-France-question-Obamas-Syria-policy.html President Barack Obama is facing a new quandary from a pair of assertive allies, France and Britain, that suggest his stated... Wed, 05 Jun 2013 23:17:09 MDT Obama's national security adviser to resign; Susan Rice to be replacement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631438/Obamas-national-security-adviser-to-resign-Susan-Rice-to-be-replacement.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631438/Obamas-national-security-adviser-to-resign-Susan-Rice-to-be-replacement.html President Barack Obama's top national security adviser Tom Donilon is resigning and will be replaced by U.S. ambassador to... Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:51:32 MDT Libya brought Rice success and disappointment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631472/Libya-brought-Rice-success-and-disappointment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631472/Libya-brought-Rice-success-and-disappointment.html Libya brought Susan Rice her biggest success and, ultimately, caused her greatest professional disappointment. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:51:06 MDT President Obama names Susan Rice as national security adviser http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631455/President-Obama-names-Susan-Rice-as-national-security-adviser.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631455/President-Obama-names-Susan-Rice-as-national-security-adviser.html Wed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 MDT Officials: US forces on alert in response to deteriorating security situation in Libya http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629292/Officials-US-forces-on-alert-in-response-to-deteriorating-security-situation-in-Libya.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629292/Officials-US-forces-on-alert-in-response-to-deteriorating-security-situation-in-Libya.html Marines and other U.S. forces in Europe are on a heightened state of alert in response to a deteriorating security situation... Fri, 10 May 2013 15:25:49 MDT Syrian air defenses pose formidable challenge for responding to use of chemical weapons http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628595/Syrian-air-defenses-pose-formidable-challenge-for-responding-to-use-of-chemical-weapons.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628595/Syrian-air-defenses-pose-formidable-challenge-for-responding-to-use-of-chemical-weapons.html International military action against Syria's government over its alleged use of chemical weapons would run up against one of... Thu, 02 May 2013 13:20:54 MDT Car bomb targets French embassy in Libya http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627767/Car-bomb-targets-French-embassy-in-Libya.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627767/Car-bomb-targets-French-embassy-in-Libya.html A car bomb targeted the French embassy in the Libyan capital early Tuesday, wounding two French guards and a Libyan teenager... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 10:32:09 MDT Israeli official: Syria's Assad used chemical arms http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627759/Israeli-official-Syrias-Assad-used-chemical-arms.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627759/Israeli-official-Syrias-Assad-used-chemical-arms.html A senior Israeli military intelligence official said on Tuesday that Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons last... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 07:08:03 MDT Kerry: U.S. still chasing Benghazi leads http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627281/Kerry-US-still-chasing-Benghazi-leads.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627281/Kerry-US-still-chasing-Benghazi-leads.html Seven months after the attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya, the Obama administration on Wednesday insisted that it... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:23:56 MDT Qatar showcases its swagger http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625483/Qatar-showcases-its-swagger.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625483/Qatar-showcases-its-swagger.html Qatar's emir looked over an assembly of Arab leaders Tuesday as both cordial host and impatient taskmaster. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:32:47 MDT Cousin of Libya's Gadhafi arrested in Egypt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624952/Cousin-of-Libyas-Gadhafi-arrested-in-Egypt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624952/Cousin-of-Libyas-Gadhafi-arrested-in-Egypt.html Egyptian security forces arrested a close aide and a cousin of Libya's former dictator Moammar Gadhafi on Tuesday following... Tue, 19 Mar 2013 07:16:04 MDT Libyan leader calls for unity on 2nd anniversary http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622859/Libyan-leader-calls-for-unity-on-2nd-anniversary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622859/Libyan-leader-calls-for-unity-on-2nd-anniversary.html Libya's leader called on Sunday for unity in the North African nation as it celebrates the second anniversary of the uprising... Sun, 17 Feb 2013 23:31:09 MST Mali draws comparisons with Afghanistan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620616/Mali-draws-comparisons-with-Afghanistan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620616/Mali-draws-comparisons-with-Afghanistan.html The war rages about cities with names such as Goa and Timbuktu, in a sparsely populated, mostly flat, dusty and landlocked... Sat, 19 Jan 2013 22:20:38 MST Fiscal crisis, budget battle mark Leon Panetta's tenure at the Pentagon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620614/Fiscal-crisis-budget-battle-mark-Leon-Panettas-tenure-at-the-Pentagon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620614/Fiscal-crisis-budget-battle-mark-Leon-Panettas-tenure-at-the-Pentagon.html As Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's plane returned home Saturday night, completing his final official overseas trip, his... Sat, 19 Jan 2013 22:16:51 MST Panetta: US helping French forces with intel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620159/Panetta-US-helping-French-forces-with-intel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620159/Panetta-US-helping-French-forces-with-intel.html Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Monday that the U.S. is already providing intelligence gathering assistance to the French... Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:11:39 MST Hundreds of French troops drive back Islamic extremists in Mali http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620055/Hundreds-of-French-troops-drive-back-Islamic-extremists-in-Mali.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620055/Hundreds-of-French-troops-drive-back-Islamic-extremists-in-Mali.html The battle to retake Mali's north from the al-Qaida-linked groups controlling it began in earnest Saturday, after hundreds of... Sat, 12 Jan 2013 20:38:42 MST President Obama nominates Sen. John Kerry for secretary of state http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618393/President-Obama-nominates-Sen-John-Kerry-for-secretary-of-state.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618393/President-Obama-nominates-Sen-John-Kerry-for-secretary-of-state.html President Barack Obama has nominated Sen. John Kerry as his next secretary of state, saying Kerry's entire life "has prepared... Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:22:38 MST Sen. John Kerry, Obama's pick for secretary of state, a familiar face on the world stage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618389/Sen-John-Kerry-Obamas-pick-for-secretary-of-state-a-familiar-face-on-the-world-stage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618389/Sen-John-Kerry-Obamas-pick-for-secretary-of-state-a-familiar-face-on-the-world-stage.html Sen. John Kerry, President Barack Obama's pick for secretary of state, will need no introduction with the world leaders vital... Fri, 21 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Lawmakers, State officials tangle over Benghazi attack after scathing report faults management failures http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618301/Lawmakers-State-officials-tangle-over-Benghazi-attack-after-scathing-report-faults-management.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618301/Lawmakers-State-officials-tangle-over-Benghazi-attack-after-scathing-report-faults-management.html The State Department on Thursday acknowledged weaknesses in security related to the deadly Sept. 11 assault on the diplomatic... Thu, 20 Dec 2012 12:23:14 MST