TRIPOLI: Some 14,000 prisoners who escaped from various Libyan detention centres after the 2011 uprising against Moamer Kadhafi are still on the run, the interior minister said Monday.
A Libyan army colonel has escaped an assassination attempt after he discovered an improvised explosive device planted under his car in the volatile city of Benghazi.
The president of the General National Congress, Nuri Abu Sahmain, has ordered security forces to track . . .
The GNC’s recent passing of electoral law for the Constitutional Assembly represents a serious setback and disappointment for those who have struggled hard to achieve inclusivity for constitution drafting in Libya, says leading women’s leading NGO Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace (LWPP).
While Egypt’s political transition is once again in turmoil, in Libya an important step has been made by the General National Congress’ adoption of the law to set up and elect the Constitutional Assembly after a lengthier than expected drafting process.
Two years after the political turmoil in Libya, there are still many dangerous weapons in the country – a legacy of the Gaddafi regime posing a risk to the entire region. So the German Government is now intensifying its commitment to eliminating weapons and munitions in Libya.
Exasperated by his government’s inability to bring law and order and security to the country, Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, speaking at Sunday’s press conference, said that his government may have to “use force”.
Just before 1.30 pm today, and only minutes before the new official government spokesperson made his debut and read out his pre-prepared statement regarding the multi-explosions of cars on the airport road, there was a power cut at the Prime Minister’s office.
Ever since the start of, what the media has described; “The Arab Spring”, I have seen and read tons of explanations and analysis about the root causes of the revolts in many parts of the Arab world. The summation of much of this analysis can be captured, in my mind, …
Two years after the end of the 2011 uprising, the new Libya is still in the making and still suffers from instability and violence. The past few weeks have seen continued violence in various places, including Tripoli. On 8 June, clashes between protesters and militia in Benghazi left at least …