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Fans, Competitors Across the Globe Remember “Visionary” Apple Co-Founder

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 12:20 am (UTC-5)
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Business competitors, political leaders and adoring fans are all paying tributes to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who passed away Wednesday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, Jobs’ long-time rival and former business partner, said Wednesday that Jobs’ impact on the world of technology will be felt “for many generations to […]

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Palestinians Cheer President Abbas During UN Speech

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinians erupted in cheers Friday upon hearing the news that President Mahmoud Abbas had submitted an application for statehood at the United Nations. Thousands of people crowded city centers across the West Bank to watch on giant television monitors as their leader delivered a speech to the United Nations General Assembly where he asked for […]

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Libya’s Rebel Envoy Warns of Disorder Without Funds

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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The emerging governing authority in Libya is appealing for financial help from world powers, warning there will be grave destabilization in Libya if it cannot pay people’s salaries and provide services in the post-Gadhafi era. Mahmoud Jibril of Libya’s Transitional National Council spoke as he received Italy’s pledge to unfreeze about $500 million held in […]

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Libya’s Rebel Envoy Appeals for Frozen Assets

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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The emerging governing authority in Libya is appealing for financial help from world powers, warning there will be grave destabilization in Libya if it cannot pay people’s salaries and provide services in the post-Gadhafi era. Mahmoud Jibril of Libya’s Transitional National Council spoke as he received Italy’s pledge to unfreeze about $500 million held in […]

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Libya’s Rebel Envoy Tours Europe for Frozen Assets

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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The head of Libya’s rebel Transitional National Council is continuing his tour of European countries Thursday in the hopes of securing the release of billions of dollars in frozen Libyan assets. Mahmoud Jibril is scheduled to meet in Italy with Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, a day after he met French President Nicolas Sarkozy. While […]

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Libya’s Rebel Envoy Tours Europe for Frozen Assets

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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The head of Libya’s rebel National Transitional Council is continuing his tour of European countries Thursday in the hopes of securing the release of billions of dollars in frozen Libyan assets. Mahmoud Jibril is scheduled to meet in Italy with Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, a day after he met French President Nicolas Sarkozy. While […]

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US Asks UN to Release $1.5 Billion to Libyan Opposition

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States has introduced a resolution in the U.N. Security Council that would would unfreeze about $1.5 billion in Libyan assets for urgent humanitarian needs. The assets, which were blocked under U.N. sanctions, would be released to the Transitional National Council led by opponents of embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. The draft resolution, introduced […]

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US Asks UN to Release $1.5 Billion to Libyan Opposition

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States on Wednesday introduced a resolution in the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that would unfreeze about $1.5 billion in Libyan assets for urgent humanitarian needs. The assets, which were blocked under U.N. sanctions, would be released to the Transitional National Council led by opponents of embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. The draft […]

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World Powers Consider Next Move With Libya

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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World powers are considering their next steps in relations with Libya, where Moammar Gadhafi has apparently lost control of the capital, Tripoli, and other major cities. The United States says it will introduce a resolution in the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that would unfreeze about $1.5 billion in Libyan assets for humanitarian needs. The […]

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World Powers Mull Libya Reaction

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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World powers are strategizing their next moves for relations with Libya. French envoys said Wednesday the country is working with its allies to draw up a United Nations resolution that would unfreeze Libyan assets. The assets were blocked by U.N. Security Council sanctions. British officials also said Wednesday they are exploring ways to help Tripoli, […]

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