The Tripoli airport siege led to the disappearance of several commercial planes. Now countries on both shores of the Mediterranean are worried about how the missing aircraft might be used by terrorists.
While Sudanese have been leaving Libya via Kufra, there are widespread reports today in the south-eastern town that hundreds of Sudanese mercenaries arrived by plane at the airport en route to Benghazi. They are said to be going to fight alongside Ansar Al-Sharia against Operation Dawn forces.
Although the West also worries about the consequences of Libya becoming a failed state in which militias roam at will, intervention in multi-sided wars presents difficulties
The Shura Council of Islamic Youth in Derna has killed an Egyptian man it accused of murder in what is reportedly the second public execution carried out by the group in the town.
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) deprecates the closure of Libya Al-Wataniya and Libya Al-Rasmia channels on Tuesday, August 19, following the authorities’ request from the Nilesat to halt transmission of them, as they are being taken over by the Islamists.
A senior Arab League official has criticised the call by the House of Representatives for foreign intervention to stem fighting between Libyan militias.
Nepal is organizing the evacuation of Nepalese nationals from Libya without the benefit of having an embassy in Libya.
The US Office of Management and Budget has reportedly approved a controversial Dept of Homeland Security (DHS) rule to ease the way for Libyans to attend U.S. flight schools.
Unidentified military jets target ammunition bunkers belonging to Islamist militias in Tripoli as rival militias continue their fight for supremacy in the Libyan capital
After several days of heavy fighting in Tripoli, planes believed to belong to General Hiftar launched air strikes against targets on the outskirts of the capital in the early hours of the 18 August. There has been speculation as to who was responsible for the air strikes, however there have …