By adopting this nonsense dogma, developed countries enabled resource-rich authoritarian leaders like Muammar el-Qaddafi
in Libya, and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Iran, to use their oil reserves as tools to oppose the West and particularly its support for Israel.
, the violence threatens to turn Libya into a pocket of chaos destabilizing North Africa for years to come.
, the Libyan leader," NYT reported.
In Libya, armed militias have filled the void left by the fall of strongman Muammar el-Qaddafi
The central bank is to deposit USD2bn in the Egyptian central bank, after Egypt initiated measures to arrest and extradite former aides of slain Libyan dictator, Col Muammar el-Qaddafi
While disseminating those first images of the Muammar el-Qaddafi
regime's clashes with rebels and attacks on civilians, Nabbous was shot and killed.
, and since the revolution and his death, the new leaders have failed to honor China's contracts.
In Libya, after months of bitter fighting, rebels have finally succeeded in ousting longtime ruler Muammar el-Qaddafi
remained at large, his son Seif al-Islam made a surprise appearance at a hotel with foreign journalists, and pockets of loyalist forces stubbornly resisted rebel efforts to take control of the capital.
says that his son Seif al Arab, 29 and three grandchildren were killed in a NATO air strike on late Saturday night in the sharpest intensification yet of the air campaign intended to oust the Libyan leader from power.
, for example -- Saleh has warned of the dangers the world would face if he is forced to depart: the Muslim Brotherhood, al-Qaeda attacks, Iranian regional hegemony, and the breakup of Yemen.
Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi
, in power for more than four decades, mobilized military and security forces in a desperate move to contain a rash of protests.