Libyan parliament rivals hold first
BBC NewsLibyan parliament rivals hold first UN-backed talksBBC NewsRepresentatives from rival factions in Libya's new parliament have held UN-brokered talks for the first time in the western oasis town of Ghadames. Sitting members of the House of Representatives met fellow MPs who have so far boycotted sessions.Libya's parliament holds crisis talks with rival assemblyReutersLibya Pleads for Help in Battling Terror GroupsABC NewsUN brokers 'positive' Libya reconciliation talksYahoo NewsEyewitness Newsall 293 news articles »
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 4:44 pm
As with ISIS, Obama Administration
As with ISIS, Obama Administration 'Underestimates' Threat of Radical Islam ...Breitbart NewsHow bad is Libya? Speaking with the Libyan politician Musab al-Abid, 27, representing Tripoli in the Libyan parliament, the House of Representatives, who was in New York last week to plead for help from the United Nations, I learned that the Islamic ...
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 2:55 pm
UN hails Libya talks as 'positive' -
UN hails Libya talks as 'positive'Al-ArabiyaAlthough no formal accord was announced, the dialogue was “very constructive and very positive,” and sent “a strong message of unity to the Libyan people,” Leon said. He added that it would resume after the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha which starts on ...
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 2:24 pm
Turkish workers stranded in Libya arrive in
Daily SabahTurkish workers stranded in Libya arrive in TurkeyDaily SabahISTANBUL — 36 Turkish workers, trapped in Libya for days amid armed clashes, arrived in Istanbul late on Monday on a Turkish Airlines plane from Misurata, in north-western Libya. The 396 Turkish workers, who are mostly employed in the construction ...and more »
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 1:56 pm
Algeria plans fence on Libyan border while
Algeria plans fence on Libyan border while hoping to mediate between Libyan ...Libya HeraldAlgeria is looking to the possibility of erecting an electronic fence along Libya border because of concerns about the movement of terrorists and arms from Libya. According to the Algerian daily, El Mihwar, a top-level Algerian army security meeting ...and more »
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 9:32 am
Islamist-allied militias in Libya reject UN
CAIRO (AP) — Islamist-allied militias in control of the Libyan capital and the country's top religious body on Tuesday rejected U.N.-led talks that have called for a cease-fire in the battered nation.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 9:07 am
Protesters in eastern Libya close second
BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Protesters blocking Libya's Abu Attifel oilfield closed another field, blocked a road and seized a company plane, a security official and activist said on Tuesday. The oilfield, a joint venture between Italy's ENI and Libya's state oil company, has been closed for a year by local people who demand jobs, part of a wave of strikes at oil facilities that began in July ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 7:08 am
Libya Dawn militia rejects UN talks
Rebels who control Libyan capital refuse to cease fire, saying only way to end crisis is to disarm their rivals.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 6:56 am
Libya's parliament holds crisis talks
By Ulf Laessing TOBRUK Libya (Reuters) - Libya's elected parliament held U.N.-brokered talks with foes tied to a rival assembly on Monday calling for a ceasefire by armed factions and more dialogue to end a confrontation driving the OPEC member state close to civil war. The House of Representatives, the internationally recognised parliament elected in June, was uprooted last month when an armed ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:11 am
UN brokers 'positive' Libya
Tripoli (AFP) - Opposing factions in Libya's parliament held what the United Nations hailed as "positive" talks Monday on ending a split which has left the violence-plagued country with rival governments.
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 10:08 am
OPEC oil output hits highest since 2012 on
OPEC's oil supply jumped to its highest in almost two years in September, a Reuters survey found, due to further recovery in Libya and higher output from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf producers in the face of sub-$100 per barrel oil prices. The lack of any ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:33 am
Turkish workers stranded in Libya brought
Between the late hours of Monday and the early hours of Tuesday morning 457 Turkish workers who had been stranded at an airport in southwestern Libya for a week were brought back to Turkey, including the body of one worker who died of a heart attack ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:08 am
Libya Dawn militia rejects UN talks
Militias in control of the Libyan capital have rejected the United Nations' call for a ceasefire, insisting instead that their rivals be disarmed. The announcement by the Libya Dawn umbrella group on Tuesday followed the first round of UN-brokered talks ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:01 am
Libya's oil production unchanged at 900,000
BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya's oil production stands unchanged at 900,000 barrels a day as reported on Sunday, a spokesman for National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Tuesday. The OPEC member's oil sector has made a comeback following protests at oilfields and ...
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 11:52 pm
Libya's Islamist alliance rejects
TRIPOLI, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Libya's Islamist armed alliance Libya Dawn on Tuesday rejected the UN-brokered reconciliation talks with the Libyan parliament, sticking to a "military solution " to the current crisis in Libya. According to a statement issued ...
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 11:37 pm
UN panel: Libyan weapons spread at alarming
Libyan weapons are spreading at "an alarming rate" to new territory in west Africa and the eastern Mediterranean including Syria and the Gaza Strip where they are fueling conflicts and increasing the arsenals of armed groups and terrorists, a U.N.
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 5:16 pm
Libya militants deny Benghazi-linked leader
Members of a disbanded Islamic extremist militia are denying claims that the commander of the group has been shot. The group is suspected of involvement in an attack in Benghazi that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans last September.
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 11:26 am
Egypt court stops extradition of top Gadhafi
An Egyptian court ruled Wednesday against the extradition to Libya of a former close aide of ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
Posted on 3 April 2013 | 10:30 am
Libya says it should be allowed to try spy
Libya has formally applied to the International Criminal Court to be allowed to put Moammar Gadhafi's former spy chief on trial in Tripoli instead of sending him to The Hague to face justice, according to documents published Wednesday.
Posted on 3 April 2013 | 3:51 am
Libyan gunmen hit police station, free 2
A Libyan security official says gunmen have stormed a police station in Tripoli, taking two detainees with them.
Posted on 1 April 2013 | 6:07 am