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  • ** FILE ** Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi gestures during a 2010 ceremony to mark the 40th anniversary of the evacuation of American military base personnel from Libya.

    Libyan ambassador to U.S. resigns

    Libya's ambassador to the U.S., Ali Aujali, has resigned. A high-level source in Tripoli confirmed Mr. Aujali’s resignation to The Washington Times on Monday evening, but did not give a reason for his departure. Mr. Aujali was unavailable for comment.


  • **FILE** A Libyan man sits Sept. 20, 2012, near a mural of Moammar Gadhafi in Benghazi, Libya. (Associated Press)

    Libyan diplomat turns down Foreign Ministry post

    The man nominated to serve as Libya’s foreign minister has declined to take the job, despite being cleared by a panel that investigated his links to late dictator Moammar Gadhafi.


  • ** FILE ** In this Monday, April 11, 2011, file photo, U.S. envoy Chris Stevens stands in the lobby of the Tibesty Hotel where an African Union delegation was meeting with opposition leaders in Benghazi, Libya. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

    Stevens ‘was one of us’ to his friends in Libya

    To most Libyans, J. Christopher Stevens was one of them. The U.S. ambassador had stood by them, as they rose up and toppled Moammar Gadhafi's regime last year. What they cherished most was his unwavering optimism about their future.


  • Embassy Row

    The ambassador who long represented Moammar Gadhafi and strongly defended the Libyan dictator reopened the Libyan Embassy this week as the envoy of the rebel provisional government, proclaiming a new democratic Libya.


  • Tracer bullets are fired in the skies over Tripoli, Libya, as heavy explosions rock the city early Sunday, March 20, 2011. The United States and European nations pounded Col. Moammar Gadhafi's forces and air defenses with cruise missiles and airstrikes Saturday, launching the broadest international military effort since the Iraq war in support of an uprising that had seemed on the verge of defeat. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

    Arab League reconsiders action against Libya

    A Western coalition Sunday kept up a barrage of airstrikes on Libya, while the head of the Arab League condemned the military action and called an emergency meeting to reconsider Arab support for the mission.


  • EXIT STRATEGY: Egyptians, seeking to flee Libya through the Salloum land port gate (rear), wait with their luggage Tuesday. They were among thousands fleeing the violence. (Associated Press)

    Gadhafi vows to 'die a martyr' rather than flee Libya

    Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi vowed Tuesday to "die a martyr" rather than flee his embattled country, as tens of thousands of foreigners rushed across the borders to Tunisia or Egypt or caught emergency flights to Europe.


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