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Moammar Gadhafi's son sentenced to death by firing squad for inciting genocide in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya — A court in Libya on Tuesday sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death by firing squad after convicting him of murder and inciting genocide during the country’s 2011 civil war. 581 more words

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Libyan court sentences Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam, to death over killings in 2011 uprising

TRIPOLI, Libya — A court in Libya on Tuesday sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death by firing squad after convicting him of murder and inciting genocide during the country’s 2011 civil war. 560 more words

World

Moammar Gadhafi's son sentenced to death over killings in 2011 uprising

TRIPOLI, Libya – A court in Libya’s capital sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death in absentia on Tuesday over killings during the country’s 2011 uprising. 238 more words

World

Libya talks endangered as Islamic State group advances

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — U.N.-brokered negotiations aimed at stemming Libya’s collapse into a failed state threatened to fall apart after the country’s internationally recognized parliament on Tuesday dropped out of the talks in protest over a plan that would mean sharing power with its rivals.A… 1,120 more words

Middle East

Letters for Tuesday, March 10

Derailments prove pipelines are safer

Re: “CN train with crude oil derails in northern Ontario; fire at site,” March 7.

How many more derailments and spills will it take before the anti-pipeline activists start to recognize that pipelines are the best and safest means that we have to transport oil? 619 more words

Letters

Canada to sit out any action in Libya, UN envoy pushes for naval blockade

I recently reported that the Canadian government has ruled out military intervention in Libya even as Islamic extremists continue to expand their grip on that war-torn country. 411 more words

Defence Watch

Canada on the sidelines as Iraqi troops, Iranian-backed militias battle ISIL

Canadian and other coalition air forces are sitting on the sidelines as Iraqi troops take part in one of their largest battles yet against Islamist extremists. 644 more words

Politics