Libya Newslinks 19 November 2011

19 November 2011 —

Qaddafi son Saif caught in S. Libya
CBS News
Free Libya TV broadcast an image said to be Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam after his arrest in the south of Libya, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. (CBS) Muammar Qaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam — the only wanted member of the ousted ruling family to remain …

Cain suggests Taliban running Libya
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Herman Cain suggested Friday that the Taliban were playing a role in Libya’s new government. The comment initially was seen as another foreign policy misstep from the Republican presidential candidate, but aides later pointed to a …

Emerging from Gadhafi years, Libyans aim for first Olympic medals by 2016
Washington Post
TRIPOLI, Libya — Moammar Gaddafi decreed that no one should be a star, and top athletes were woefully neglected during his four-decade rule. As a result, oil-rich Libya never won an Olympic medal and ranked near the bottom in athletic competition with …

Libya no blueprint for missions in Syria, Iran: MacKay
HALIFAX — Defence Minister Peter MacKay says the international mission in Libya cannot be used as a blueprint for potential interventions in countries such as Syria or Iran. MacKay made the comments during a panel discussion today at the Halifax …

Gadhafi’s son captured in Libya
Globe and Mail
TRIPOLI, Libya— AP Moammar Gadhafi’s son Seif al-Islam — the only wanted member of the ousted ruling family to remain at large — was captured as he travelled with aides in a convoy in Libya’s southern desert, Libyan officials said Saturday. …

Libya pledge on Gaddafi son’s trial
Belfast Telegraph
David Cameron said that he has received assurances from Libyan leaders that captured fugitive Saif al-Islam will be tried in line with international standards. Britain will offer “every assistance” to Libya’s government to ensure Muammar Gaddafi’s son …

War crimes prosecutor travels to Libya
Click here War crimes prosecutor travels to Libya Originally published: November 19, 2011 6:23 AM Updated: November 19, 2011 9:35 AM By The Associated Press Associated Press () (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says he will …

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi arrested in Libya
Al Jazeera
Muammar Gaddafi’s son and one-time heir apparent Saif al-Islam has been detained in the southern desert, Libya’s interim justice minister and other officials have said. Fighters from the western mountain city of Zintan announced his capture on Saturday …

Cain Suggests the Taliban Are Running Libya –
Herman Cain’s remarks on Libya – including a suggestion that the Taliban, way over in Pakistan and Afghanistan, are at least partly running the government – raised new questions about his qualifications.

Gaddafi’s son Seif al-Islam arrested in Libya – News – Mail …
The National Transitional Council says ousted Libya leader Muammar Gaddafi’s fugitive son Seif al-Islam has been arrested in the south of the country.

Gadhafi’s Son Captured in Southern Libya – World – CBN News …
A Libyan militia commander said Seif al-Islam Gadhafi had been captured with two aides trying to smuggle him out to neighboring Niger.

Kadhafi’s son Seif ‘arrested’ in south Libya
By alexsamade
TRIPOLI (AFP) – Ousted Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi’s fugitive son Seif al-Islam and one-time successor has been arrested in the south of the country, a senior National Transitional Council official said on Saturday. Seif al-Islam, who is …

Cain suggests Taleban running Libya – Arab News
The week opened with Cain, one of the leading Republican presidential contenders, struggling to answer whether he supported President Barack Obama’s foreign policy in Libya. He ended his week trying to blame reporters for the moment, …

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