Rival militiamen battled each other for several hours with anti-aircraft guns and grenades throughout the capital on Thursday, following reports that the commander of the Misrata Nosoor Battalion, Nuri Friwan, had passed away from injuries from an earlier incident at a Tripoli checkpoint.
Libya has deployed the army in the northeastern city of Benghazi to restore order following months of deadly violence.
Libya’s oil-rich east has declared a regional government, in a move that could be regarded as a challenge to the North African country’s central government.
A car bomb blew up outside a secondary school used as an electoral office in Benghazi’s al-Hadaek neighbourhood on Saturday (October 26th).
As Libya proceeds through a political transition launched following the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and JMW Consulting are conducting a series of nationwide public opinion surveys with funding from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. These surveys are designed to assess Libyan …
Not quite. But the question is whether anyone really wants to help.
In November, the Council will receive the semi-annual briefing by ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on recent developments concerning cases in Libya. The mandates of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the Panel of Experts (PoE) assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee expire on 14 March and 16 April …
Overview The establishment of a regional government in the east of the country went ahead this week. This government is not supported by the central government in Tripoli and has grown out of the separatist movement in the east.
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.