While Tunisia’s outgoing prime minister described chaotic Libya as threatening to his country’s stability, Niger’s president urged for an international intervention to stave off any spillover coming from the conflict-torn state into its neighboring countries.
Nineteen people, most of them said to be members of Libyan National Army (LNA) soldiers, were reported to have been murdered in southern Libya early this morning by a group of militants. Some are said to have had their throats slit, others to have been shot.
The year 2014 brought many changes across Libya. As we stand upon the precipice of the year 2015, it is important to review where Libya has been and where it is going. Recap of 2014: January: 2. A British and New Zealander couple murdered near Sabratha; extremists suspected. 7. Protestors besiege …
Libya Body Count, an NGO dedicated to keeping track of the number of violent deaths in Libya, reports that there were a total of 2,803 violent deaths in the country in 2014.
Aircraft belonging to the Libya National Army have hit Gardabiya airbase 15 kilometres south of Sirte following an airstrike by Libya Dawn aircraft at Sidra the morning, according to the General Chief of Staff spokesperson, Ahmed Al-Mismari. He claimed one of Libya Dawn’s aircraft had been destroyed in the subsequent …
A Libyan soldier was killed and another injured Monday in fierce clashes that are still going with fighters of the Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries.
Chaos and an “all-out war” could take over Libya if the cycle of violence does not end, according to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, UNSMIL.
The price of crude oil has risen on international markets, following air strikes by forces loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government against Islamist militias as the battle to control oil resources intensifies.
Forces loyal to Libya’s internationally recognized government on Sunday carried out airstrikes against the country’s militia-held third city of Misrata for the first time, a spokesman said.
The rapidly escalating civil war in Libya saw the first air strikes on Misurata, the country’s third largest city, since the fall of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi three years ago.