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Libya

​‘Terrorist playground’: United international efforts needed now to save Libya
The situation in Libya is drastically degrading. At the moment this country is becoming a failed state, breaking into small domains ruled by warlords with rather murky reputations.

14.08.2014 09:03

Libya’s parliament in UN plea for ‘international intervention’
Libya’s newly elected parliament has asked the United Nations to intervene as militia related violence rages across the country.

13.08.2014 19:23

‘Divide and ruin’: How NATO’s policy is destroying Libya
If US and NATO cannot have total domination and control of places like Libya or Syria, they would rather destroy the place and try to ensure at least that the oil is flowing into its coffers and pockets, activist and journalist Sukant Chandan told RT.

01.08.2014 13:21

Libya’s Islamic militants ‘seize’ Benghazi, declare it ‘emirate’
The Islamist militant group Ansar al-Sharia has declared Benghazi an ‘Islamic Emirate’ after claiming to have taken total control of Libya's second largest city, seizing military barracks with rockets and ammunition.

31.07.2014 19:23

​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

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