On 27 August 2013, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya issued the following update to its implementation assistance notice:
“We waited for the opening of this crossing for years,” Libyan trader Mohammed Ben Dahmane told Magharebia. “It will create a commercial traffic that will contribute to the creation of new job opportunities for unemployed in both countries. It will also build an intimate relationship between the Tunisian south and …
New clashes at key oil terminals in Libya this week and a daring robbery of the European Union ambassador in Tripoli are raising new concerns about economic and political chaos in the North African nation.
ALI ZAIDAN, Libya’s prime minister, is not given to hyperbole. A lawyer and former dissident, he tends to be studious, even dull, in his pronouncements. So it was a mark of the seriousness of strikes that have paralysed the country’s oil ports that he threatened to “bomb from the air …
The atmosphere in Tripoli on 20 October 2011, when the last remnants of Muammar Gaddafi’s forces were defeated, and Gaddafi himself along with his son Mutassim were killed, was one of almost unbridled hope. The then longest-serving head of state, an authoritarian dictator with a highly personalised and increasingly totalitarian …
Not only has the state so far been unable to bring the militias under control, it has also not managed to repair roads, rebuild buildings, clean the streets or provide power to its citizens.
BENGHAZI, Libya: A bomb exploded Saturday in front of Egypt’s consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, causing no casualties but some damage, a security official said.
U.S. will continue supporting Libyan efforts to secure weapons
At Wednesday’s press conference Prime Minister Ali Zeidan revealed that there had been a review of . . .
The sudden shutdown of two major oil pipeline terminals along the Mediterranean Sea has brought the North African country of Libya to a new breaking point, two years after the bloody Arab Spring revolution overthrew Moammar Gadhafi.