Islamist militants took control of the biggest special forces base in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle that killed 30 people, a special forces officer said.
Libya body agrees on election of head of state, gov’t representatives
Liby’a Joint Committee (6+6) yesterday announced that a full consensus has been reached regard…
Libyan parliament replaces its appointed prime minister
Libya’s eastern-based parliament voted on Tuesday to replace Fathi Bashagha as prime minister,…
Libya: Authorities impose ‘severe’ crackdown on rights groups, says HRW
Libyan authorities are imposing “severe restrictions” on local and foreign civil society…
UN mission accuses EU of aiding crimes against humanity in Libya
United Nations investigators say there is evidence that crimes against humanity have been committed …
UN says tonnes of uranium missing from Libyan site: Reports
The United Nations’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said approximately 2.3 tonnes of …
France evacuates French and British expats from Libya
The French government says it has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya, as battles rage between government forces and militias.
Africa: Libya Is Fast Following Somalia's Road to Ruin – We Must Act Now to Stop It
With Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq dominating the news, nobody is paying much attention to the violence in Tripoli that is swiftly tipping Libya over the edge. The UN and US have withdrawn and the UK have ordered all British nationals out. Yet, the repercussions of losing Libya are monumental, especially …
Libya burns, world ignores it
Tripoli is in flames. A large fire that started July 27 during fighting between rival militias on the city’s central airport road now engulfs two major fuel tanks and has continued to spread while the body count ticks upward.
US, European leaders discuss Libya crisis
In a teleconference yesterday the leaders of four European nations and the United States discussed the current crisis in Libya, as well as those in Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza.
Libya: Who will win the power struggle?
Scores of people have been killed in Libya as violence ramps up.