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Obama: Syria Military Intervention Not Needed To Resolve Conflict

Syrian Uprising

President Barack Obama says it is important to resolve the ongoing conflict in Syria without outside military intervention. Obama says not every situation allows for the type of military action the U.S. and allies took in Libya, which led to the removal of Moammar Gadhafi last year. The president says a negotiated solution in Syria is possible. He defended his administration's handling of the violence there, saying the U.S. has been "relentless" in demanding that President Bashar Assad leave power.


Plot to Smuggle Qaddafi’s Son Into Mexico Disrupted, Officials Say

Saadi Gadhafi

The Mexican government said Wednesday the elaborate plan to bring in Saadi Qaddafi had been uncovered by Mexican intelligence agents and had resulted in the arrest of several conspirators.


Kadafi son Seif Islam reported captured in Libya

Kadafi son Seif Islam reported captured in Libya

Forces loyal to Libya's provisional government have captured Seif Islam Kadafi, fugitive son and onetime heir apparent of Libya's late ruler, Moammar Kadafi, according to news agency accounts from Libya.


Libya taps engineer who lived in US for decades as interim leader

ibya's transitional government picked an engineering professor and longtime exile as its acting prime minister Monday, with the new leader pledging to respect human rights and international law.


NATO to officially end Libya mission

NATO to officially end Libya mission

After seven months of an aerial bombing campaign that helped depose longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi, NATO officially ends its mission in Libya on Monday.

Senh: Not that Libya's done. Time for Syria? Oh wait, they don't oil.


ICC fears son of Libya's Gaddafi may flee justice

ICC fears son of Libya's Gaddafi may flee justice

The International Criminal Court said Saturday that Libya's Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was in contact via intermediaries about surrendering for trial, but it also had information mercenaries were trying to spirit him to a friendly African nation.


NATO likely to end Libya mission now Gaddafi dead

NATO is to formally decide on Wednesday whether to end its mission over Libya now that Muammar Gaddafi is dead and buried and the country's new leaders have declared the nation "liberated".


Qaddafi, Son and Former Defense Aide Buried in Secret Place

The military council in Misurata said a funeral and burial were held at a secret location for Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, his son and former defense minister.


Autopsy: Gadhafi died from shot to head

Doctors completed the autopsy of Moammar Gadhafi on Sunday, with the chief pathologist confirming the former Libyan leader died of a gunshot wound to the head.


Libya to declare 'liberation,' timetable for elections

Libya to declare 'liberation,' timetable for elections

Libya's new rulers plan to declare their embattled nation "liberated" Sunday, a move that will trigger a timetable for elections and the writing of a constitution for the North African nation, according to reports from Tripoli.


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