Tuesday , 15 October 2019
Home / page 344

Blog Archives

Egyptians fear Islamist militants gathering on Libyan border

A few days before he was elected Egypt’s president in May, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discreetly visited tribesmen living along the border with Libya. Tribal leaders there say Sisi, former head of the army, urged them to help Egypt confront what could be a security nightmare for the biggest Arab nation: …

Read More »

650 عاملاً تركيًّا يغادرون سرت بعد إنذار حفتر

قال مدير موقع مشروع تنفيد محطة الخليج البخارية في سرت لإنتاج الطاقة الكهربائية (1400 ميغاوات) المهندس أبوبكر مخيون: «إن الأتراك العاملين بشركة (جاما) التركية العالمية، وعددهم 650 تركيًّا من مهندسين وفنيين وعمال غادروا أمس نهائيًّا مدينة سرت إلى بلادهم (تركيا) عبر مطاري مصراتة وطرابلس الدوليين بناءً على تعليمات السفارة التركية …

Read More »

Three things to watch for in the Libya elections

On 25 June Libya will hold its second parliamentary elections since the ouster of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Voter registration has been fairly low: out of an estimated population of 6 million, only 1.5 million people have registered to vote, as compared to 2.8 million in the July 2012 elections.

Read More »

A Western Strategy for Libya

Libya has disappeared from Western headlines, even though the situation on the ground is going from bad to worse. How long can the West afford to ignore this disaster? The United States and Europe had a decisive role in overthrowing the Gaddafi regime and are now morally obliged to support …

Read More »

Libya: ICRC delegate murdered in Sirte

Tripoli/Geneva (ICRC) – The ICRC condemns in the strongest possible terms the murder of its staff member Michael Greub. The 42-year-old Swiss national, head of the organization’s Misrata sub-delegation, was killed by armed men around midday today in the city of Sirte.

Read More »

Libya: Final ICC Ruling on Gaddafi

(New York, May 21, 2014) –The International Criminal Court (ICC) decision on May 21, 2014, rejecting Libya’s bid to prosecute Saif al-Islam Gaddafi nationally sharpens Tripoli’s outstanding obligation to surrender him to The Hague. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, a son of Muammar Gaddafi, is wanted by the ICC for crimes against humanity for …

Read More »