Currently, there are two key opportunities led by the United Nations worth supporting because there are no alternatives, both in Libya and Yemen. The situation in these two countries, as well as in Syria, is heart wrenching, which requires urgent actions regardless of calculations about who wins and who loses, and who is right and who is wrong. Show More Summary
Officials say Saif Rezgui, shot dead after killing 38 in beach resort, was in Libya at same time as Bardo museum gunmen.
Gunman who killed 38 tourists allegedly trained in Libya with men who carried out deadly Bardo museum attack in Tunis in March
Libya's rival factions turn down a United Nations peace plan even as they share a common enemy: Islamic State.
Italian, Irish and UK ships rescue more than 700 migrants from seven rubber dinghies in Mediterranean, north of Libya.
Government also confirms it will stop all Tunisian men below the age of 35 from travelling to Libya after Sousse attack.
A year ago today, what many saw as Libya's last chance for a democratic future ended in the kind of tragedy and violence that has marked the country's recent history. Many thousands had been expected to vote in the general elections but fears over security saw more than three quarters of registered voters stay at home. Show More Summary
Danielle Cave has argued that Australia could benefit from a less cautious approach to digital diplomacy. For example, the increasing informality of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's Twitter presence has led to new audiences. Would Buzzfeed...Show More Summary
Mustafa Habib | Baghdad | (Niqash.org) – – Iraq’s Shiite militias have been celebrated and criticised. Now, as differences in everything from weapons to leadership to loyalties become evident, tensions between the…
An ISIS operative suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on the US diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, has been killed in a US airstrike in Iraq, the Pentagon says. Ali Awni al-Harzi operated closely with ISIS-associated extremists "throughout North Africa and the Middle East," a Defense Department spokesman said...
Recently, the U.S. government has been dealt setbacks in five of the seven developing, Islamic countries in which its military recently has attacked or invaded since 9/11--Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Yemen. In the other twoShow More Summary
A newly released email has again put President Obama and his senior aides on the defensive for their response to the 2012 attack that killed four Americans at the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.
Staff members reportedly "doing well" following release, a week after being taken hostage by armed gunmen in Tripoli.
Libya has a new prime minister. But in keeping with months of chaos in the North African nation, the events leading up to Sunday's swearing-in were confusing and turbulent.
By Lauren Feeney | (Informed Comment) – – Before there were nine million Syrian refugees, civil wars in Yemen and Libya, mass death sentences being handed down in Egypt, there was a…
Groups didn't directly deny Belmokhtar was killed
By gaining territory in Iraq, Syria and Libya the extremist group adds credibility for its caliphate, a potent concept to Muslims
TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – The U.S. military says it launched weekend airstrikes targeting and likely killing an al Qaeda-linked militant leader in Libya charged with leading the attack on a gas plant in Algeria in 2013 that killed at least 35 hostages, including three Americans. Show More Summary
The militant leader nicknamed "Uncatchable" by the French military wasn't unkillable when US jets carried out an airstrike in eastern Libya early Sunday, according to Libya's official government. Libyan authorities say Mokhtar Belmoktar, the alleged mastermind of a 2013 attack on an Algerian gas plant that killed dozens of foreign...
Pentagon says it bombed "al-Qaeda-associated terrorists" said to belong to Ansar al-Sharia armed group.