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Libya

​Libya is now officially a failed state
It is failed in the sense that it does not have a cohesive central government whose writ runs to every part of the country.

29.07.2014 11:03

Libya seeks intl help over huge oil depot fire, warns of 'disaster'
A massive fire is “out of control” after armed militias fighting for control of Tripoli’s airport blew up an oil storage tank on Sunday night. Libya’s interim government has said it could cause a “humanitarian and environmental disaster.”

28.07.2014 16:02

Over 50 dead in Tripoli airport battle as foreigners leave collapsing Libya
Over 50 Libyan fighters died in exchanges over Tripoli's airport during the weekend in one of the worst outbreaks of violence since Gaddafi's ouster. With state authority on the verge of collapse, France and Britain have ordered citizens to evacuate.

27.07.2014 20:06

US shuts embassy in Libya's Tripoli, evacuates staff amidst clashes
The US embassy in Libya has shut down and all diplomatic staff have been evacuated to neighboring Tunisia by military escort because of ongoing clashes and violence between rival militias sweeping the country.

26.07.2014 12:18

7 killed, over 30 wounded in Libya clashes
Seven people have been killed and 36 others wounded in the worst clashes in the Libyan capital for six months, the Health Ministry says. Tripoli airport witnessed multiple explosions and heavy gunfire during the fighting between rival militia groups.

13.07.2014 06:04

Libyans head to polls amid growing chaos
Libyans headed to the ballot boxes to elect a new parliament and a new leader Wednesday in a bid to find a way out of the crisis that’s tightening its grip on the country since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi three years ago.

25.06.2014 05:23

Rand Paul: US created ‘jihadist wonderland’ in Syria, Libya and Iraq
United States Senator Rand Pal (R-Kentucky) says jihadist wonderlands are sprouting up abroad, and American foreign policy is to blame.

23.06.2014 14:18

Libya demands return of Benghazi suspect, slams US raid as attack on sovereignty
Following the capture of the suspected ringleader behind the 2012 attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi, the Libyan government has criticized the United States for the raid and demanded the return of the suspect.

18.06.2014 14:35

US captures suspected Benghazi attack mastermind in secret raid
United States officials reportedly captured a militant accused of orchestrating the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya that left four Americans dead.

17.06.2014 15:27

Torture, no due process at Libyan jails – UN
Some 14,000 refugees and Libyans are festering in overcrowded prisons in the country, being subjected to torture, no due process and horrible confinement conditions, the UN stated on Friday.

06.06.2014 15:50

‘Syrian elections show real Western contempt for democracy’
The West has been calling for democracy in Syria for years, and when the elections took place they not only denounced them but actually prevented some Syrians from voting outside the country, political writer and journalist Dan Glazebrook told RT.

02.06.2014 09:57

​US assembling elite special forces teams across Africa to counter Al-Qaeda – report
United States special operations forces are attempting to train and install small teams of elite counter-terror commandos in four African countries in a Pentagon program aimed at combating Al-Qaeda-affiliated factions, according to The New York Times.

28.05.2014 00:13

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