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Libya News

Clashes between Libya army, Islamists kill 16

Benghazi - Sixteen people, most of them soldiers, were killed and 81 injured in clashes between the Libyan army and Islamist fighters in the eastern city of Benghazi, medical and military sources told AFP Tuesday."Most of the dead and injured are soldiers.
In the Media by AFP

Battle for Libya airport leaves at least 47 dead

Tripoli - Islamist-led militiamen have stepped up their assault on Libya's main airport, controlled by rival fighters, which the health ministry said Monday had left at least 47 dead in a week.
In the Media by Imed Lamloum (AFP)

Libya militias locked in deadly battle for airport

Tripoli - Islamist-led militiamen stepped up their assault Sunday on Libya's main airport, two days after the collapse of a truce with rival ex-rebels who control the facility, a security official said.
In the Media by Imed Lamloum (AFP)

Fresh fighting near Libya main airport despite truce

Tripoli - Fighting between powerful militias battling for control of Tripoli's airport broke out again on Friday, just hours after they had agreed a truce, an airport official and witnesses said.
In the Media by Imed Lamloum (AFP)

Libya seeks UN help, warns of collapse

New York - Libya asked the United Nations for help Thursday to build up its security forces, with the foreign minister warning that his country could turn into a "failed state.
In the Media by AFP

Libya weighs international help after surge in violence

Tripoli - Libya's government said on Tuesday it was considering calling for international forces to help re-establish security after deadly clashes closed Tripoli airport, severing air links with the outside world.
In the Media by AFP

Libya weighs international help after surge in violence

Tripoli - Libya's government said Tuesday it was considering calling for international forces to help re-establish security after deadly clashes closed Tripoli airport, severing air links with the outside world.
In the Media by AFP

UN evacuates as deadly clashes sever Libya air links

Tripoli - The United Nations announced Monday that it was evacuating its remaining staff from Libya, after deadly clashes closed Tripoli airport and severed air links with the outside world.
In the Media by AFP

Libya's main airport closed as rival militias clash

Tripoli - Deadly clashes raged Sunday around Libya's main international airport, closing it down, as the anti-Islamist militia that control it came under attack, airport officials said.
In the Media by Imed Lamloum (AFP)

U.S. warns of 'widespread conflict' in Libya

Tripoli - The United States warned Saturday that the conflict in Libya could become "widespread," urging that a new parliament be quickly seated after contested elections.
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: Libyan government moving to Benghazi from Tripoli

Benghazi - In a bizarre move, Libyan authorities are planning to move the General National Council, the parliament, from its present site in the capital Tripoli to Benghazi, even though that city is beset by security problems.
In the Media by Ken Hanly - 1 comment

Results of Libyan elections to be published July 20

Tripoli - Emad Sayeh, head of the Libyan High National Election commission, promised to announce results of elections for the GNC or parliament on July 20th a week later than announced earlier.
In the Media by Ken Hanly - 2 comments

Two main Libyan oil ports ready to export oil again

Benghazi - The Libyan government said that it lifted force majeure on two oil ports — Es Sider and Ras Lanuf — clearing the way for exports after a blockade lasting nearly a year.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Benghazi attacks suspect pleads not guilty

Washington - The Libyan militia leader charged over a deadly attack on the American mission in Benghazi pleaded not guilty during a brief appearance in US federal court.
In the Media by Olivia Hampton (AFP)

Benghazi attacks suspect pleads not guilty

Washington - The suspected ringleader of a deadly attack on the American mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi pleaded not guilty during a brief appearance in US federal court Saturday.
In the Media by Olivia HAMPTON (AFP)

Low turnout and violence mar Libyan parliamentary elections

Tripoli - There was a low turnout for the LIbyan parliamentary elections today, with only 630,000 people voting, less than half of those eligible. Over 1.5 million voters were registered to vote, far less than the 2.8 million in 2012,
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Count under way in Libya vote clouded by deadly attacks

Tripoli - Vote counting was underway Thursday after a Libyan general election marred by the murder of a leading women's rights activist and poor turnout yet applauded by Barack Obama as a democratic milestone.
In the Media by Imed Lamloum (AFP)

Deadly attack, low turnout mar Libya election

Tripoli - A deadly attack on troops and low turnout Wednesday marred Libya's general election on which hopes were pinned of ending three years of turmoil since dictator Moamer Kadhafi's ouster.
In the Media by Imed Lamloum (AFP)

Deadly attack, low turnout mar Libya election

Tripoli - A deadly attack on troops and low turnout Wednesday marred Libya's general election on which hopes were pinned of ending three years of turmoil since dictator Moamer Kadhafi's ouster.
In the Media by Imed Lamloum (AFP)

U.S. commandos capture Benghazi attack 'ringleader'

Washington - U.S. commandos have captured the suspected ringleader of a deadly 2012 attack on an American compound in the Libyan city of Benghazi, in a raid hailed by the White House as a triumph for justice.
In the Media by Dan De Luce (AFP)

U.S. captures suspected leader of Benghazi attacks

U.S. officials announced they have captured Ahmed Abu Khattala, the suspected mastermind behind the terrorist attacks in Benghazi in 2012.
In the Media by David Silverberg - 13 comments

Ten migrants die in shipwreck off Libya: Italian navy

Rome - Italian sailors have recovered 10 bodies of migrants after a rubber dinghy sank off the Libyan coast, Italy's navy said Saturday.
In the Media by AFP

Five Libyan police injured in suicide bombing

Benghazi - A car bomb exploded at a police station in Libya's second city Benghazi late Wednesday, leaving the suicide bomber dead and five police officers injured, security officials said.
In the Media by AFP

Swiss Red Cross staffer slain in lawless Libya

Tripoli - Gunmen killed a senior Swiss staffer of the Red Cross in Libya on Wednesday, hours after a rogue ex-general who has taken on the country's jihadists was lightly wounded in a suicide bombing.
In the Media by Imed Lamloum (AFP)

Libya ex-PM 'ready' to hand over power

Tripoli - Libya's outgoing premier said Tuesday he would hand power to his rival and successor in "a week or two," after deadly fighting between a rogue ex-general and Islamists in their Benghazi stronghold.
In the Media by Imed Lamloum (AFP)

Fierce fighting kills 21 in Libya's Benghazi

Benghazi - Fierce fighting between Islamists and a rogue Libyan general's forces in Benghazi killed 21 people on Monday, as violence intensified following the launch of an "anti-terrorist" campaign.
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: US calls on all Americans to leave Libya as security deteriorates

Tripoli - As the interim government in Libya seems to be losing control of the situation and over competing militias aligned for and against "Operation Dignity" of retired general Khalifa Hifter, the US is advising Americans to leave Libya immediately.
In the Media by Ken Hanly - 1 comment

Libya PM's home attacked as U.S. deploys marines

Tripoli - Gunmen attacked the home of Libya's new premier Tuesday, as increasing security fears prompted Washington to order marines to deploy off the coast in case its embassy needs to be evacuated.
In the Media by AFP

Libya parliament approves cabinet amid growing anarchy

Tripoli - Libyan premier Ahmed Miitig's proposed cabinet Sunday won a vote of confidence in the embattled interim parliament, amid an atmosphere of lawlessness aggravated by power struggles between politicians and militias.
In the Media by Hassen Jouini (AFP)

Renegade Libya general urges sweeping reforms to end crisis

Tripoli - A renegade Libyan general who has launched an assault against Islamists has warned the country has become a "terrorist hub" and called for creation of an emergency cabinet and holding legislative elections.
In the Media by Imed Lamloum (AFP)
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