Libya has deployed the army in the northeastern city of Benghazi to restore order following months of deadly violence.
Security Governance Group Research and Communications Intern Shannon Nash looks at the recent U.S. raid that led to the capture of wanted terrorist, Anas al Liby to analyze how the event reflects on Libya’s troubled security sector.
Tripoli, Libya (CNN) — Libyan lawmakers summoned top government and security officials to appear before the General National Congress on Monday to discuss the deteriorating security situation in the eastern city of Benghazi.
Libya’s oil-rich east has declared a regional government, in a move that could be regarded as a challenge to the North African country’s central government.
A car bomb blew up outside a secondary school used as an electoral office in Benghazi’s al-Hadaek neighbourhood on Saturday (October 26th).
In November, the Council will receive the semi-annual briefing by ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on recent developments concerning cases in Libya. The mandates of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the Panel of Experts (PoE) assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee expire on 14 March and 16 April …
Overview The establishment of a regional government in the east of the country went ahead this week. This government is not supported by the central government in Tripoli and has grown out of the separatist movement in the east.
BENGHAZI, October 29, 2013 (AFP) – Three people have been shot dead in the eastern Libyan of Benghazi, where security forces also found the body of a kidnapped banker, security sources said Tuesday.
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 …