Members of the General National Congress (GNC) of Libya passed on Sunday a law banning anyone who used to hold a senior position under former leader Muammar Gaddafi from working in the government’s administration, Al Arabiya reporte...
Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam has appeared before a court in Libya for the first time since he was captured in 2011, media reported.
Saif al-Islam, the second son of Libya’s late leader Muammar Gaddafi, will go on trial within the next month, Justice Minister Salah Maraghni said on Libyan national television.
Former US spy chief David Petraeus testified on Friday that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from the beginning saw terrorists’ hands in the Sept. 11 attack on a US embassy compound in Libya that left four Americans dead, according to US lawmakers.
In a letter to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, members of a US congressional committee asserted on Tuesday that American diplomats in Libya made repeated requests for increased security at the consulate in Benghazi before the deadly attack on Sept. 11, but were turned down by officials in Washington.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov appealed to his Libyan counterpart Ashur Ben Khayalem on Thursday for the release of several prisoners from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine who have been held there on charges of assisting the former Gaddafi regime.
“Stop being foolish! YOU guys got rid of Gaddafi, now you’re upset your ambassador to Libya has been killed?!”
The assassination of the U.S. ambassador to Libya and attacks on U.S. embassies in Egypt and Yemen this week have stunned Washington, forcing it to urgently confront the tumultuous aftermath of the Arab Spring uprisings it supported
Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned on Thursday a recent attack on U.S. diplomats in Libya, and urged governments to react toughly and timely to provocations against people's religious sentiments.