Four years ago, Tunisia and the Egypt erupted in broad popular revolts. At first, analysts, Arab and Westerners alike, were confounded. When Libya, Bahrain, Yemen, and Syria followed, in short order, the upheavals came to be described...Show More Summary
Islamists suspected Libya's government in Tobruk was receiving reinforcements from Egypt
Regional leaders say West has obligation to help after toppling Muammar Gaddafi and leaving country to fend for itself.
Shutdown follows attacks by armed groups on al-Hilal, a key oil region, as rebel forces in Derna form new coalition.
As of now, only a 525-page summary of the confidential, over 6,000-page Senate Intelligence Committee Study of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program has been released. Yet even this small and heavily redacted excerpt, constituting only 8% of the entire report, shows CIA “enhanced interrogation” (a euphemism for torture formerly employed by none other than [...]
Hague-based court seeks intervention of Security Council to get authorities to hand over Saif al-Islam for trial.
With the elected government struggling to enforce its writ in the north African country, a top U.S. general has confirmed the presence of ISIS training camps in eastern Libya
Italian Coast Guards recover bodies of at least 17 migrants and rescues 76 others off the island of Lampedusa.
Head of US Africa Command says there may be "couple of hundred" fighters undergoing training in Libya's rebel-held east.
Eight killed and 24 injured in Zwara with one side blaming former general Hifter's forces who say they were arms depots.
In 2009 President Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize before doing much of anything. Since then he has initiated two wars, first in Libya and now in Iraq and Syria, and escalated another, in Afghanistan. Alas, he has demonstrated...Show More Summary
What seems to have begun as a sudden turning on of oil faucets in Libya, Nigeria and Iraq just a few months ago, provided the opportunity for the Big Guns of OPEC to begin manipulating things. And they have. At their critical meeting on Thursday in Austria, OPEC decided to continue producing oil in the [...]
Move comes hours after Khalifa Haftar's forces hit air base in Tripoli, fuelling country's violent power struggle.
Witnesses and local media report at least one air strike on Mitiga airport in Tripoli but scale of damage is unclear.
It's appropriate that I will mark my 30th birthday in Cairo. The last time I was in Egypt I was a Twitter-obsessed self-proclaimed revolutionary with intellectual crushes on all the other self-proclaimed revolutionaries tweeting the horrors and hilarities of toppling regimes. Show More Summary
Arms embargo, assets freeze and travel ban applied to al-Qaeda linked group in Libya, at request of US, UK and France.
UN-brokered ceasefire announced in eastern city after months of clashes between government forces and armed groups.
(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Car bombs went off outside the Egyptian and United Arab Emirates embassies in the Libyan capital on Thursday, causing some damage to the long-shuttered buildings but no casualties, officials said. The near-simultaneous explosions rocked the upscale neighborhood housing foreign missions, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were…
Blast near Egypt embassy in Tripoli causes damage but no injuries, while bomb placed near UAE's mission fails to go off.