Libya’s General National Congress (GNC) on Sunday (December 15th) passed a law criminalising possession of all kinds of weapons, light and heavy, as well as explosives.
Congress committee gives Zeidan seven days to end oil blockade
A key congressional committee has given Prime Minister Ali Zeidan one week to find a solution . . .
Explosion rocks Libyan airbase
Another Libyan ammunition depot blew-up Monday (December 9th).
Breaking the Libyan Oil Blockade
Libya’s oil output has fallen more than 80 percent since July, straining the already-weak central government. As Prime Minister Ali Zeidan and his oil minister fail to get a handle on the crisis, a change of heart among the people responsible for some of the stoppages may be what finally …
Tripoli radio chief slaying spurs outrage
The head of a Libyan radio station was found dead Sunday (December 1st) in his car, his body riddled with bullets.
Libyan Army fights back
A spate of targeted assassinations and clashes rocked Benghazi and Derna over the weekend.
Libya's Army Finally Fights Back
In the early hours of Monday morning, the streets of Benghazi witnessed heavy fighting between the units from the national army’s Special Forces units and extremists militants from the jihadi group Ansar al-Sharia. The clashes left nine dead and dozens injured, including civilians.
A year after Benghazi attack, Libya killings continue
BENGHAZI, Libya — It is exceedingly easy to get away with murder here. Just ask any Libyan: Who killed more than 50 police officers, soldiers and judges here and in the eastern city of Darna this year?
Persistent violence: No unifying political ideology to guide post-Gaddafi Libya
Violence in Libya stems from the lack of unifying ideology bringing the country together, especially after NATO, CIA and Pentagon destroyed most of the national institutions within the country, editor at the Pan-African News Wire Abayomi Azikiwe told RT.
Deaths as Libya army and militia clash
At least nine are killed and 47 wounded in Benghazi as tensions deepen between government and armed groups.