Over the last couple of weeks, Libya has been rocked by events that have pushed the country to the edge of full-scale civil war.
President Obama takes a big risk and scores a win for democracy — and no one gives a damn.
Pentagon says the Morning Glory, loaded with $20m cargo of crude oil, will be handed to Libyan government control
Nearly three years after the fall of the Qaddafi regime, Libya’s revolution has stalled. Militias continue to run rampant as the government struggles to perform basic functions.
©Reuters It may be tempting to describe the increasingly complex political and security morass ensnaring Libya as the inevitable outcome of the 2011 Nato-backed armed uprising that toppled Muammer Gaddafi.
The farcical battle between the Tripoli government and a rebel militia over the refuelling of a tanker laid bare the central role that oil is playing in the splits and tensions that bedevil the country.
Intense competition between Libya’s regions is a crucial factor in shaping the country’s post-revolution politics.
In his first major interview since he was removed from office last week through a vote of no confidence, former Prime Minister Ali Zeidan blamed the failure of his government on the General National Congress (GNC), the Islamist parties, the militias, the spread of arms and the weak post revolutionary …
Libya’s deposed prime minister is seeking refuge in Europe. The country he left behind is falling apart. Politicians, militias, and ethnic groups are struggling for power.
Libya’s former Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has left the country despite a travel ban, reports say.