Key forces battling for control in Libya -
News24Key forces battling for control in LibyaNews24Tripoli - Dozens of armed factions have battled for control of oil-rich Libya since the 2011 fall of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi. This week, four days of intense fighting saw pro-unity government armed forces expand their control in the capital ...Fighting in Libya's Capital as One Government Seizes Another's CompoundNew York TimesThird day of clashes in LibyaeNCA'Foreign countries need to stop interfering in Libya'The New ArabDaily Mailall 67 news articles »
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 1:01 am
140 Gambians Stranded in Libya Return Home -
Face2Face Africa140 Gambians Stranded in Libya Return HomeFace2Face AfricaThe minister, who spoke to reporters during a press conference at the Kairaba Beach Hotel, added that another 1,000 Gambian youths headed for Europe through the Mediterranean Sea are currently stranded in Libya. “We have been negotiating with the ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 1:41 pm
Turkish cargo ship sinks off Libya, seven
News24Turkish cargo ship sinks off Libya, seven missing: navyNews24Tripoli- A Turkish cargo vessel has sunk off the coast of Libya, leaving seven crew members missing, as high winds and waves battered the region, the Libyan navy said on Thursday. Six other members of the Turkish crew were rescued after the ship ...Turkish vessel sank off Libya's Misrata, 8 died | The Libya ObserverThe Libya ObserverSeven Missing After Turkish Cargo Vessel Sinks off Libya: CoastguardU.S. News & World ReportTurkish cargo ship sinks off Libya, 7 missing: navyDaily SabahTRT Worldall 12 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 12:19 pm
Fighting over Libya's oil ports - The
The EconomistFighting over Libya's oil portsThe EconomistFEW places exemplify the chaos that has enveloped Libya better than the oil ports of Sidra and Ras Lanuf, which have changed hands twice in March. First the Benghazi Defence Brigade (BDB), an Islamist militia, captured them from the forces of Khalifa ...Russia Urges Calm After Libya Strongman It Backs Takes Oil PortsBloombergLibya's conflict revolves around power and oilThe New ArabLibya's eastern parliament supports end of unified National Oil CorpReutersMiddle East Eye -Upstream Onlineall 46 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 9:05 am
Can Russia resolve the conflict in Libya? -
Aljazeera.comCan Russia resolve the conflict in Libya?Aljazeera.comRussia is ready to step up its support of rebel factions in Libya's eastern region and get a foothold in North Africa, but it will not deploy its military there, Russian analysts say. The Kremlin is adamant about establishing itself as a mediator in ...Russia's intervention in Libya would realign the eastern MediterraneanJerusalem Post Israel NewsBeyond Libya: Russia's strategy in the Middle EastEgypt Independentall 9 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 6:25 am
At least 30 die as boat with 200 migrants
At least 30 people died Thursday when a boat carrying around 200 migrants bound for Europe sank in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya, the country’s coast guard said. “We have recovered 30 bodies so far and rescued dozens of people, with dozens ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:21 am
Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya;
TRIPOLI: A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died. A security official in the western town of Zuwara, from where the overcrowded boat had set off, said ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:03 am
Scores dead after boat full of migrants
Around 40 bodies found on boat and another 160 floating in sea around a kilometre from Zuwara, a port in western Libya Up to 200 bodies have been discovered floating off the coast of one of Libya’s main people-smuggling hubs on Thursday, in the latest ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:46 am
Islamic State’ Pretense and the Upcoming
Regardless of whether Arabs bomb Libya, or Western powers do so, the crisis in that country is likely to escalate, if not worsen, as history has amply shown. Another war is in the making in Libya: the questions are ‘how’ and ‘when’? While the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:37 am
Migrant crisis: Libya boats capsize off
Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized off the Libyan city of Zuwara, residents and officials say. The first boat, which signalled for help early on Thursday, had nearly 50 people on board. The second ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:02 am