Carthage — The national Security Council met on Thursday evening in Carthage palace, under the chairmanship of the president, the prime minister and the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) speaker to look at the situation in the country and the latest development in Libya, a presidency statement released on Wednesday reads.
The autonomy of militias and an inadequate security sector are threatening Libya’s stability and transition to democracy, warns Frederic Wehrey after returning from a trip to the country. In testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, Wehrey analyzed the worsening crisis …
The dramatic events in Libya over the past 3 years represent a massive change for all involved. However, while the struggle to topple the Gaddafi regime was traumatic in itself, it signified only the end of one era and the start of another. The few months and years that follow …
For many Libyan bloggers, implementing the law is the solution to the country’s security crisis.
This week saw the latest violence through militia over-reaction resulting in large-scale deaths and injuries, this time in Tripoli and involving the Misrata Brigade when on 15th November they opened fire on demonstrators protesting their presence in the Ghargour district of the city.
Will Libya’s newly trained armed forces end up as just another of the armed groups competing for influence in today’s fractured Libya?
As my cousin in Libya recently put it, “Under Gaddafi, we had one tyrant … Now, we have many.”
Libya’s top jihadist group, Ansar Al-Sharia, says stability and security are dependent on the application of sharia ‘Islamic law’
While the registration process for elections and an apparent political commitment to ‘dialogue’ represent tentative progress, there are still substantial obstacles to be overcome before the committee is formed, let alone the constitution drafted.
Press TV has conducted an interview with Abayomi Azikiwe, Editor of Pan Africa News Wire from Detroit, about increased violence and clashes in Libya as security forces are deployed to Benghazi to engage in gun battles with rivals.