Cross-border traffic between Libya and Tunisia has dwindled, affecting much-needed business.
On Monday, Egypt carried out its first large-scale military operation in years, targeting an ISIS training camp in eastern Libya to avenge the group’s murder of 21 Egyptian Christians. Is one of Washington’s key allies in the Arab...Show More Summary
Egypt's strategy in Libya is likely to result in a stronger North African version of ISIL.
Egyptians among at least 45 peopled killed in explosions in eastern town just days after Egypt carried out air strikes.
From Syria to Pakistan and Libya, armed Sunni group aping successful business models in exporting violence.
At least 20 people killed, several wounded in car bomb explosions in the eastern Libyan city of Qubbah, witnesses say.
By Henry Clements | (Informed Comment) – Egyptian president Abdel Fatah El-Sisi wants to rally the international community against terrorism in the Middle East. In a televised speech earlier this week he…
According to recent reports, the Italian Secret Service fears an air attack by ISIS, compounding the already existent danger of terrorist infiltration among with throngs of immigrants coming to Italy by boat from neighboring Libya. Several days ago, the air defense system went into high alert after the secret service sent a notice. The notice […]
Fighting over Libya’s oil resources is placing the country’s future in jeopardy.
Ambassador recalled "for consultation" after row over Egypt's strikes on ISIL targets in Libya, Qatari media reports.
ISIS has threatened to flood Europe with half a million migrants from Libya in a ‘psychological’ attack against the West, it was claimed today. Transcripts of telephone intercepts published in Italy claim to provide evidence that ISIS is threatening to send 500,000 migrants simultaneously out to sea in hundreds of boats in a ‘psychological weapon’ […]
Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Dairi says the UN "shouldered a legal responsibility" to help rebuild Libya's army.
As I watch the black clad ISIS Jihadis rampage across Iraq and Syria and Libya, wantonly decapitating their enemies, setting their captives alight and committing atrocities against Yazidi women and girls - among other Arab and Iraqi women - two things come to mind. Show More Summary
Egypt's president says creating a UN-backed coalition is the best course of action to rid Libya of Islamic extremists. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, speaking to France's Europe 1 Radio yesterday, said Egyptian airstrikes against ISIS positions in Libya on Monday were in self-defense. The airstrikes were in retaliation for the mass beheading...
Foreign Minister tells Al Jazeera options should not exclude any form of support to Libya's UN-recognised government.
Egyptian president says international community must intervene in Libya but what would be the regional implications?
Thirty-five Egyptian workers were rounded up by terrorists after the Egyptian airstrikes. The Libya Herald reported on Tuesday : “There are reports that at least 35 Egyptians have been kidnapped in what appears to be a round-up at various locations in areas controlled by Ansar Al-Sharia and IS.” The Libya Herald has been told that […]
Egypt calls for an international effort to "defeat terrorism" in Libya. Italy isn't so sure.
Vibo Marina, Italy. February 16 2015 There is a lot of news out of Libya today and none of it is good. The rescue of two thousand boat migrants from the hands of gun-wielding smugglers led the early bulletins but was later overshadowed by reports that Egyptian jets had struck Islamist militias. Show More Summary
President Sisi urges UN to mandate intervention a day after Egyptian jets reportedly bombed ISIL targets in Libya.