At least 20 troops dead in fighting in
At least 20 troops dead in fighting in Libya's Benghazi, ...Thomson Reuters FoundationBENGHAZI, Libya, Nov 16 (Reuters) - At least 20 members of the Libyan National Army (LNA) have been killed and 40 injured in two days of fighting in the eastern city of Benghazi, a hospital official said on Wednesday. The clashes come as the LNA, a ...
Posted on 16 November 2016 | 6:26 am
Libya to Nearly Double Oil Output as OPEC's
BloombergLibya to Nearly Double Oil Output as OPEC's Task Gets HarderBloombergOPEC's Libya plans to almost double crude production next year even as the producer group tries to implement a deal to trim production and ease a global supply glut. The country with Africa's largest crude reserves currently produces 600,000 barrels a ...Nigeria, Libya recovery takes OPEC production to new highVanguardMarket Currents: Nigerian & Libyan oil exports up over a million barrels per dayFuelFix (blog)all 427 news articles »
Posted on 15 November 2016 | 11:48 pm
How Do Leaders of Libya's Former Regime Live
Asharq Al-awsat EnglishHow Do Leaders of Libya's Former Regime Live in Extremist Prisons?Asharq Al-awsat EnglishOne day, following an air raid launched by the Libyan forces, Colonel Nasr took advantage of the destruction and losses among militants, and left the villa where he was imprisoned. He was wounded and bleeding, but he didn't hesitate to run away. He ...and more »
Posted on 15 November 2016 | 11:03 pm
Air strike targeting militants kills seven
Al-ArabiyaAir strike targeting militants kills seven in southern Libya: officialReutersThe United States has also conducted air strikes on Islamist militants in Libya, but a U.S. defence official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said its forces did not carry out the latest strike. There were conflicting reports about whether the ...Senior al-Qaida leader reported killed in drone strike in LibyaPress HeraldAir strike targeting militants kills seven in southern LibyaAl-Arabiyaall 4 news articles »
Posted on 15 November 2016 | 1:52 pm
Scores feared dead as another boat capsizes
Aljazeera.comScores feared dead as another boat capsizes off LibyaAljazeera.comAround 100 people are feared drowned in the Mediterranean Sea after a dinghy capsized off Libya, according to rescue teams frantically searching for survivors in darkness and rough seas. Rescuers and the Italian coastguard said on Tuesday that they had ...Another boat capsizes in Mediterranean off Libya, 23 rescued, 100 feared deadHindustan TimesMediterranean rescuers save 550 migrants at sea, recover five bodiesCitizen TV (press release)all 17 news articles »
Posted on 15 November 2016 | 12:49 pm
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