News of Saif al-Islam’s release: regional politics fuels rumour mill in Libya

2017-07-03 17:01

The news of Saif al-Islam's release should be taken with a pinch of salt. During the past six years of warfare in Libya the fabrication of news has become common practice, writes Ilia Xypolia.

ICC refers Libya to Security Council

2014-12-10 22:22

The International Criminal Court says Libya was in violation of an obligation to hand over murder suspect Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and referred the matter to the United Nations Security Council.

Niger hands Gaddafi son over to Libya

2014-03-06 10:21

Niger has turned a son of the late dictator Muammar Gaddafi over to Libyan authorities, the Tripoli government says, as a government-allied militia released pictures of him in captivity.

Eastern Libyans declare autonomous govt

2013-10-25 09:28

The leaders of a movement for self-rule in oil-rich eastern Libya have unilaterally announced the formation of a shadow government, the latest challenge to the weakened central authority.

Libyan PM insists citizens must be tried in Libya

2013-10-08 22:26

Libya's PM Ali Zeidan has insisted that Libyan citizens must be tried in their own country, days after US special forces captured a suspected al-Qaeda leader in Tripoli.

Libya sets trial date for Gaddafi's son

2013-06-17 21:25

Saif al-Islam, the son of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, and other former top regime officials will stand trial in August for crimes committed during the 2011 uprising, an aide to the prosecutor says.

Libyan trials could be a 'new Nuremberg'

2013-05-09 10:18

If Libya can conduct fair trials of the top henchmen of the overthrown Gaddafi regime, it could be "Libya's Nuremberg moment", the ICC says.

Gaddafi son's trial to resume

2013-05-02 12:51

The trial of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of deceased Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, on charges of undermining state security, is set to resume in the western city of Zintan.

Lawyer: Gaddafi's killers should be tried

2012-10-20 09:30

The Israeli attorney for the daughter of Muammar Gaddafi says those responsible for the longtime leader's killing a year ago should be brought to justice.

Gaddafi son 'would be hanged in Libya'

2012-10-10 14:07

Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam without a doubt would get a death sentence if tried in Libya, his lawyer has told the ICC in the Hague.


Saif al-Islam Gaddafi can appeal death sentence

2015-07-28 12:45

A Libyan court has sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi, to death on charges related to killings during the 2011 uprising.

Libya on the wrong path, warns ICC

2014-11-12 09:44

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says there are indications of war crimes being committed in Libya, warning that the strife-torn country is "on the wrong path".

Gaddafi son Saif appears in court

2013-12-12 13:40

Saif al-Islam, the son of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, has appeared in a court in the western city of Zintan on charges of threatening national security, his lawyer says.

ICC says Libya can try Gaddafi spy chief

2013-10-11 16:10

The ICC has ruled that Libya can try slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s former spy chief, having previously demanded he be handed over to The Hague.

Trial of Gaddafi’s son postponed in Libya

2013-09-19 12:00

Libyan state TV says the trial of the son of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi on charges of "harming state security" has been postponed after he showed up in a courtroom in Zintan.

ICC going ahead with Gaddafi son's trial

2013-05-31 21:06

The International Criminal Court has rejected Tripoli's bid to halt the prosecution of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam for crimes against humanity.

Gaddafi's son appears in court

2013-05-02 13:47

The imprisoned son of Libya's slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi has appeared in court on charges of harming state security, but the judge adjourned his hearing until September.

ICC expects Libya assistance on Saif trial

2012-11-08 21:14

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor says she expects the Libyan government's co-operation if judges rule that Saif al-Islam gaddafi must be tried by the war crimes tribunal - not by a Libyan court.

Libyans long for security

2012-10-16 11:54

Libya has taken a major step towards democracy this year by holding its first free elections but success has been marred by rising extremism and failure to disband militia.

ICC: Libya insists on holding Saif trial

2012-10-09 20:24

Libya has enough evidence to charge Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam with crimes against humanity, lawyers have told the International Criminal Court.

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