Monthly Archives: March 2011

Ali Abdessalam Treki, former Libyan foreign minister, named new U.N. ambassador, to defect

Ali Abdessalam Treki, a former foreign minister and U.N. General Assembly president, had been named to represent Libya at the United Nations after a wave of defections early in the uprising. But Treki, who is currently in Cairo, said in … Continue reading

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Musa Kusa, Libyan foreign minister, resigns, travels to London

Musa Kusa, Libyan foreign minister, has flown to Tunisia and thence to London. After the September 11 attacks in 2001, Kusa became the linchpin in negotiations with Tony Blair’s government that led to Gaddafi coming in from the international cold. … Continue reading

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Mussa Kussa announces Libyan ‘cease fire’ and rebels reject it

Libya announced a “immediate” cease-fire and a halt to military action. Libya rebels reject Gadaffi ceasefire as desperate bid to stave off air attacks. Say they will encourage new uprisings across the country. Acting under Chapter VII of the UN … Continue reading

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Libya: heirs to King Idriss will regain their Libyan nationality and recover property

TRIPOLI: Libya decided on Tuesday to rehabilitate the family of the late king Idriss, who was overthrown by Muammar Gaddafi, himself toppled and killed in a 2011 uprising after four decades in power. A decree issued by the government stipulates … Continue reading

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Libya: Interpol puts Jabir, Dorda, Al-Baghdadi on travel ban list

SURNAME AND FORENAME: Jabir, Major General Abu Bakr Yunis DATE OF BIRTH: 1952 in Jalo, Libya Defense Minister. Overall responsibility for actions of armed forces. SUBJECT TO UN SANCTIONS – Travel ban SURNAME AND FORENAME: AL-BAGHDADI, Dr Abdulqader Mohammed DATE … Continue reading

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Libya: General Abdul Fattah Younis al Obidi “the senior military figure in the opposition group”

William Hague, the British foreign secretary, spoke on the phone to General Abdul Fattah Younis al Obidi in Benghazi today. Obidi is a former Libyan interior minister and head of special forces and is currently what the Foreign Office calls … Continue reading

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Libya: Kusa not on sanctions list – Jaber under house arrest

Major General Abu-Bakr Younis Jaber, Chief of General Staff, Libya, said to be placed under house arrest by Col. Qaddafi. al-Mujabra tribe has a strong presence south-west of Tripoli near the Al Jabal Al Gharbi district. Major General Abu Bark … Continue reading

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