The Tunisian National Security Council decided on Wednesday to close the border with Libya for 15 days after the deadly bus blast, local media reported.
A new government must be formed in Libya to stop Islamic State from taking more control of its territory, according to French Defense minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.
A slow pragmatic approach will be more effective than bombings
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - At least five guards were killed and 16 other people wounded when a car bomb exploded a checkpoint east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, a security source said on Tuesday.
Glencore apparently agrees to buy up to half of Libya's oil exports from the western division of a national oil company, but inked the deal with the wrong people. ||| Johannesburg - Natural resources giant Glencore's reported deal to export Libyan oil is worthless, according to the internationally recognised government in Benghazi. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly five weeks after Hillary Rodham Clinton's marathon testimony on the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, several investigations into the deadly assault and Clinton's use of a private email account and server areShow More Summary
News of Libya is often mired in stories about violence. Positive updates are tough to pick out; yet, a non-violent, hopeful story has developed, as Libyans recently gathered at the Science City Auditorium in Tunis to watch the live production of Hiwar Mushtarek, an interactive panel discussion about the Libyan crisis. Show More Summary
US Secretary of State John Kerry said that the United States and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will take steps towards situation in Libya in coming weeks.
LAWRENCE -- During upheaval in Libya in 2013, a window of opportunity opened for scientists from the University of Kansas to perform research at the Zallah Oasis, a promising site for unearthing fossils from the Oligocene period, roughly...Show More Summary
DOHA (Reuters) - Rival tribes from southern Libya who have battled for control of oil fields signed a peace agreement in Qatar on Monday, a Qatari official said, raising hopes of an end to violence that has plagued a remote corner of the country since 2011.
The terrorists arrived to Belgium through Turkey and Libya, along with thousands of undocumented people, according to media reports.
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The new United Nations envoy to Libya on Sunday urged warring factions to sign up to a previously negotiated agreement for a unity government, saying there could be consultations but no changes to the draft.
Jean-Yves Le Drian warned Libyans that continued standoff between rival governments and tribes was suicidal, as Islamic State (ISIL) militants strengthened their presence.
Given the recent attacks in Paris and the ongoing chaos in Libya and Iraq, Western leaders who continue to pursue their post-9/11 war on terror should realize that they have failed to “remake the world in their own image” and any attempt to topple a regime in the Middle East will wind up giving power to “hard-line Islamists”, according to US media.
Senate confirms veteran diplomat as US ambassador to Libya WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's choice for U.S. ambassador to Libya — the country in North Africa where four Americans, including then-Ambassador Chris Stevens, were killed in 2012.
The story of King Idris I, who unified Libya and became its first king in 1951 before being toppled by Gaddafi in 1969.
Some of the better-informed commentators on the recent terrorist attacks by ISIS have noticed the reassertion of the 2002-2003 understanding of the Middle East: that all-out war is the only sensible policy and Israel is our most faithful ally in the region. Show More Summary
We’re so old we can remember when Democrats suddenly concerned with the pricetag of things. The House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, has now spent more than $5 million in taxpayer money, according to a tally by House … Continued
What happened in Paris was horrific. The reality of war again in Europe. A reality that is the daily experience for ordinary people in Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen...that list is long, too long and of course is inherently linked to what happened in Paris. Show More Summary
ALGIERS (Reuters) - The United Nations will restart talks with Libya's rival factions to address outstanding hurdles to a unity government, giving priority to security issues, the new U.N. envoy for the country said on Tuesday.