The intelligence chief of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was arrested at an airport in Mauritania on late Friday evening. He is wanted for alleged crimes against humanity during last year’s uprising.
British Airways plans to continue flights to the Libyan capital of Tripoli this spring, while Qatar Airways will resume flights even sooner, both airlines announced Monday. Flights were suspended in February 2011 as a result of the country’s civil war.
Abdelbaset Mohmed Ali al-Megrahi, the only person convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing which killed 270 people, is reportedly in a coma-like condition and close to death at his home in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.
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