Alex Owumi is an American ball player who was recruited by Al-Nasr, a team owned by the Gaddafi family. He enjoyed a few months as the team’s point guard before the revolution broke out in February of 2011.
US Navy SEALs boarded the "Morning Glory" on Sunday, but the standoff in Libya's oil fields is having massive economic consequences
The "Morning Glory," carrying oil worth $38 million, incredibly escaped Libyan warships in bad weather and sailed into international waters.
In 2008, Matthew VanDyke set off on a three-year motorcycle expedition around North Africa and the Middle East. He popped into bin Laden's old home, went to cockfights in Iraq, visited mausoleums in Afghanistan, and generally had a pretty nice time...
They don't want Gaddafi's mates getting back into power.
Twenty-six years ago, Azeddine Madani would have done anything to escape his cell in Tripoli's notorious Abu Salim prison, but right now he’s wrangling with armed guards in an effort to get back in. We’re here to attend a tribute to Abu Salim’s former...
Which is what you get for trying to enter the country without a visa, especially when there's a war on.
And a bunch of other people in Martyrs' Square, Tripoli.
Earlier this month, Human Rights Watch released a remarkable report titled "Delivered Into Enemy Hands":http://www.hrw.org/reports/2012/09/05/delivered-enemy-hands It's based on interviews with 14 former detainees of the United States government, most...