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Interpol issues arrest alerts for two Libya officials

By AFP LYON: The global police agency Interpol issued alerts Thursday seeking the arrest of two senior officials in late Libyan strongman Moamar Qaddafi’s regime on suspicion of torture and kidnapping. A statement from the France-based body said Libya had requested assistance in detaining two officials identified as former interior minister Al-Senussi Alozyre, 63, and …


Libya says its courts capable of trying Senussi

By AFP TRIPOLI: Libya is determined to try former spy chief Abdullah Senussi who was arrested in Mauritania, the justice minister said Sunday, as France and the International Criminal Court also seek his extradition. “Our courts are very good, even excellent, especially in Tripoli and we are able to carry out his trial according to …


Egypt says ready to hand back Libya former regime members

By AFP CAIRO: The Egyptian foreign ministry said Thursday it was in talks with Tripoli over a request to hand back members of slain dictator MoamAr Qaddafi’s regime seeking refuge in Egypt. Libya’s prosecutor had written to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Meguid Mahmoud, providing a list of Libyans in Egypt belonging to the former regime …


Libya asks Egypt to hand over Qaddafi’s backers

By AP CAIRO: Libya’s general prosecutor has demanded that Egypt hand over 40 men accused of collaboration with former Libyan dictator Moammar Qaddafi before and during an eight-month uprising that toppled his regime. Abdel Aziz Al-Hassadi, the Libyan prosecutor general, said Wednesday that the 40 face corruption allegations as well as accusations of complicity in …


41 in court at first Libya trial of Qaddafi loyalists

BENGHAZI: Libya put 41 loyalists of dead dictator Moammar Qaddafi on trial on Sunday, in the first legal proceedings launched against members of the former regime which was ousted after a bloody conflict. The accused, mostly civilians, appeared in a military court in the eastern city of Benghazi, the birthplace of the uprising against Qaddafi …


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