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.
Libya has deployed the army in the northeastern city of Benghazi to restore order following months of deadly violence.
Tripoli, Libya (CNN) — Libyan lawmakers summoned top government and security officials to appear before the General National Congress on Monday to discuss the deteriorating security situation in the eastern city of Benghazi.
BENGHAZI, October 29, 2013 (AFP) – Three people have been shot dead in the eastern Libyan of Benghazi, where security forces also found the body of a kidnapped banker, security sources said Tuesday.
A Libyan air force colonel has been killed in the eastern city of Benghazi, the latest in a series of attacks on security forces in the post-revolution country.
Libya’s second city lives daily with car bombings at hospitals, shootings outside mosques, explosions at hotels and government offices, carjackings and other crimes.
Tripoli, Libya (CNN) — Libya’s foreign ministry compound caught fire Saturday just two days after the country’s prime minister was kidnapped and a day after a car bomb exploded outside of the Swedish consulate.
The Libyan government has given the United States “tacit approval” to conduct missions inside Libya to capture suspects involved in the terror attack on the diplomatic compound in Benghazi, a senior U.S. official told CNN.
Analysts warn attacks on embassies reduce Libya’s ability to access much needed foreign assistance.
Three army and police officers died in separate attacks in Benghazi Sunday, the latest in a string of attacks against security forces in Libya’s second city, a security official said.