Mohamed Abdulaziz: Libya seeking to restore control of border regions with regional and international assistance
For a case study of why America’s influence has receded in the Middle East, consider the example of Libya. Some simple steps over the past two years might have limited the country’s descent toward anarchy. But Libya became so toxic after the Benghazi attack that the United States has been …
The kidnap of Libya’s prime minister, Ali Zeidan, is a warning that Western powers need to do more to support the revolution they helped bring about.
Tunisia and Libya agreed this week to bolster security collaboration in their mutual fight against terrorism and militant groups.
Ali Zeidan was held for several hours by former rebel brigades who say they were working under orders from government.
The American commando operation that snatched a suspected leader of Al Qaeda from his neighborhood in Tripoli, while successful, does not offer a permanent strategy to the threat from extremists in Libya.
Tunis — Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan arrived, on Tuesday in Tunis, from Morocco for a short visit as part of a Maghreb tour.
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Analysts warn attacks on embassies reduce Libya’s ability to access much needed foreign assistance.
Overview This week the oil strikes and disruptions persist with the eastern strikers continuing to hold out despite government pressure. The pressure being mooted by the commander of the Petroleum Facilities Guard is to stop paying striking guards. The government despite its rhetoric has been cautious in the pressure it …