Joint Communique on Libya by the African
Joint Communique on Libya by the African Union, the Arab League, the ...US Department of State (press release)The special envoys for Libya from the African Union, the Arab League, the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States met yesterday in Paris with Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General ...Leading Libyan figures appeal to boycotters to join HoR and appoint a national ...Libya HeraldParis meeting affirms full support to UN mediation in LibyaKuwait News Agencyall 3 news articles »
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:19 pm
Libya: 'Rule of the gun' amid mounting war
JURISTLibya: 'Rule of the gun' amid mounting war crimes by rival militiasAmnesty InternationalRule of the gun: Abductions, torture and other abuses by militias in western Libya provides evidence that armed groups have possibly summarily killed, tortured or ill-treated detainees in their custody and are targeting civilians based on their origins ...Amnesty: Libya militias committing war crimesJURISTLibya, A Nation in DespairCenter for Research on GlobalizationArmed militias are 'running amok' in post-Gaddafi Libya, Amnesty International ...Daily MailTelegraph.co.uk -Reuters -Ahram Onlineall 103 news articles »
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:39 am
All Change Once More In Libya. Just Who Runs
All Change Once More In Libya. Just Who Runs Its $65 Billion Wealth Fund?ForbesRegular readers of this blog will know of the travails of the Libyan Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund entrusted with $60-65 billion of the country's oil wealth. Today, it represents something of a split personality. On one hand, it is ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:50 am
Libya's $60bn sovereign wealth fund chairman
Telegraph.co.ukLibya's $60bn sovereign wealth fund chairman removedTelegraph.co.ukThe change at the top of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) comes as the fund, which was the main investment vehicle of the former regime led by Muammar Gaddafi, is locked in a bitter court battle with Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs. The LIA is ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:18 am
Libya's highest spiritual leader banned from
The GuardianLibya's highest spiritual leader banned from UK over support of IslamistsThe GuardianLibya's highest spiritual leader, the grand mufti Sheikh Sadik Al-Ghariani, has been banned from entering the UK after it emerged he had been helping direct the Islamist-led takeover of Tripoli from England. Ghariani fled the UK in August after the ...Securing Peace in LibyaNouseLibya debates dialogue as bloodshed continuesmagharebia.comLibyan army says recaptures four barracks in BenghaziReutersInternational Business Times -www.worldbulletin.netall 33 news articles »
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 11:19 pm
Libyan army says recaptures four barracks in
By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI (Reuters) - Libya's army special forces have seized back four barracks from armed Islamist groups in the eastern city of Benghazi, a commander said on Friday, after two weeks of heavy fighting which has killed at least 210 people. The army, backed by forces of a former general and other fighters, have waged an offensive against Islamist groups in Libya's second ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 8:52 am
Libya's armed factions may have
CAIRO (Reuters) - Human rights group Amnesty International said on Thursday it had satellite pictures indicating that rival factions in Libya had committed war crimes by shelling densely populated residential areas in the west of the oil-producing country. Libya plunged into anarchy when an armed faction from the western city of Misrata seized Tripoli in August after fighting with militiamen ...
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 6:37 am
Libya militias commit 'mounting war
Pro-government and rebel militias vying for control of western Libya are committing war crimes including torturing detainees and targeting civilians, Amnesty International said Thursday. Libya is being rocked by fighting between militias in the west and in second city Benghazi, where troops are trying to dislodge Islamists who control most of what was the cradle of the 2011 uprising that ousted ...
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 6:16 pm
Libya PM says ready for talks with militia
Libya's internationally recognised Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani said Wednesday he was ready to talk to militias who control most of his country if "all sides" made concessions. Thani's government took refuge in the remote eastern town of of Tobruk in August after Islamist-led militia seized the capital Tripoli and then set up a rival administration. "We open the doors of dialogue with our ...
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 9:36 am
Libya PM 'ready for talks with
Libya's internationally recognised Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani said Wednesday he was ready to talk to rivals in the conflict-hit country if "all sides" made concessions. Thani's government moved to the eastern city of Tobruk in August for security reasons after mostly Islamist militias seized the capital Tripoli and a rival administration was subsequently set up there. "We open the doors of ...
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 6:38 am
Will Seif al Islam lead the expulsion of the
A second interview by this observer with Seif al Islam Gadhafi, formerly the heir apparent to his father Moammar, was sought and finally arranged as a follow up to an earlier one focusing of my interest in the Imam Musa Sadr case. That case involves a ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:05 pm
180 Pakistanis stranded in Libya reach home
KARACHI – Trust International Chairman Ansar Burney and former federal minister for human rights Ansar Burney has said that the special rescue flight of Buraq Air with 180 rescued Pakistanis and two dead bodies from Libya reached Lahore on Friday.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:35 am
Libya Update: Benghazi Descends Into Mayhem
The death toll on Friday alone is expected to surpass 190 as armed factions near their third week of open warfare in the streets of Benghazi, Libya. More than three years after dictator Moammar Gadhafi was killed, Libya is embroiled in an increasingly ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:00 am
MENA : Algeria, Libya and Egypt to replace
Plans are underway for Algeria, Libya and Egypt to replace 50% of Russia’s Gazprom natural gas supply to Europe. Italy’s largest utility, Enel SpA, hopes that the development efforts that are ongoing in oil and gas sectors of these North African ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:07 am
Libya, A Nation in Despair
The US-NATO invasion of Libya in 2011 to remove Muammar Gaddafi for a government that would be subservient to Western interests has proven to be a disaster for North Africa and Europe. They have managed to destroy one of Africa’s wealthiest nations with ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:01 am
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