Government lawyers seek to keep lawsuit over secret Libya rendition of prominent Gaddafi opponent out of public domain.
Many in Washington now dismiss further assistance to Libya as useless: the Libyans themselves are fractious and have limited 'absorbtive capacity.' At the same time, it is wrong to say we have no influence in Libya, or that we have no means of increasing that capacity.
Clashes broke out on Sunday in a western suburb of Tunis and in the city of Kairouan at the Mosque of the Martyrs between Tunisian police and militants of the proscribed Ansar al-Sharia cell. Although the movement makes exaggerated claims for its adherents, I shouldn’t imagine they amount to more than a couple thousand core [...]
Obama administration releases over 100 pages of emails related to attack on US mission in Libya that killed its envoy.
Ministers say there's possibility explosion that left four dead was not deliberate car bombing as previously thought.
As an oil-rich nation reeling from the effects of region-wide jihadist militancy, the stakes could not be higher.
A car bomb killed at least three people outside a hospital in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday, witnesses said, in a further sign of the violent disorder plaguing the country since the 2011 revolution that toppled Muammar Gaddafi. Only one of the dead was carried into the hospital intact, a doctor told [...]
Casualties reported after car bomb explodes in crowded area outside a hospital in Libya's eastern city.
Republican wants whistleblowers to reveal new information about last year's attack on US diplomatic post in Libya.
Armed groups end siege of foreign and justice ministries after hundreds of people rally against use of violent tactics.
Growing concerns over protests roiling Libya prompted the State Department to begin evacuating some diplomats from Tripoli, as the Pentagon put troops stationed at nearby European bases on high alert. The response was driven in part by the controversy over lax security at U.S. diplomatic installations in Libya last year, when four U.S. government employees, [...]
Some workers removed amid rising tension after fighters besieged ministries over ban on Gaddafi officials taking office.
Reprint edn.; since they don’t change their talking points, why should we change our blog entries? 1. Republican senators keep saying that it should have been “easy” to find out what happened on September 11, 2012, by simply debriefing US personnel who had been there. John McCain, Ron Johnson and the others who make this [...]
Britain's Foreign Office says it is temporarily withdrawing some staff from its embassy in the Libyan capital in light of recent political unrest. Heavily armed militias have been besieging government buildings in Tripoli over the past month, blocking access to ministries to push their political demands. The Foreign Office said...
Scientist who sold nuclear secrets to North Korea, Libya and Iran talks to Al Jazeera about his political ambitions.
Additional demands include PM's resignation and the freezing of a recently released state budget.
Mohammed Mahmoud al-Bargati's quits, calling a siege of government ministries by armed groups an assault on democracy.
Armed groups remain outside justice and foreign ministries, some demanding the government's resignation.
A senior US diplomat has disputed the White House's account of the attack on the US mission in Libya last year, and claims that the State Department's review "let people off the hook," CNN reports. In an interview with congressional investigators, Greg Hicks, the former deputy chief of mission in...
New "political isolation" law, passed under duress, could unseat the prime minister and other top officials.