West Texas Intermediate crude oil trades down 1.1%, or $0.52, at $48.69 a barrel as of 12:51 p.m. ET after Libya announced it's restarting production at its Sharara and El Feel oil fields. The fields have a combined capacity of nearly 400,000 barrels per day, Reuters says. WTI has been under pressure as of late. Show More Summary
VALETTA (Reuters) - Libya's U.N-backed government has no clear plan to help prevent more migrants reaching Europe's shores this summer, European Union officials said on Thursday, citing confused requests for equipment to patrol its shores.
Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, So we tried that thing called regime change in Iraq, and failed miserably. We tried it in Libya, and now there are now active slave markets in the place. But we satisfied the objective of “removing a dictator”. Show More Summary
Europeans are shutting their eyes to the mass-migration now occurring in the Mediterranean. Able-bodied men and some women from all over Africa and now even Asia reach Tunisia or Libya, pay people traffickers a thousand or more dollars and then sail in boats and dinghies that may or may not be sea-worthy. Show More Summary
FIRST: MY POSITION HAS NOT CHANGED FROM DAY ONE - REGARDLESS OF WHO IS IN POWER IN THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT:The CIA /NATO COUP In The North African Nation Of Libya (And Somalia, Mali and Yemen) WAS NOT POSSIBLE Without 'Historically White...Show More Summary
Despite President Donald Trump saying the US should step back from Libya, Republican Sen. Bob Corker and Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin on Tuesday called for US engagement in the North African country. "The United States must be engaged," Cardin said. Show More Summary
Libya is asking the European Union for motorboats and helicopters to help patrol the Mediterranean Sea for ships carrying migrants. The German government says a "request list" for Libya's coast … Click to Continue »
Former security chief wanted for war crimes and acts against humanity, four-year-old arrest warrant says.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court on Monday unsealed an arrest warrant for the former head of Libya's Internal Security Agency, saying he was suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in repressing opposition to former ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
The International Criminal Court has unsealed an arrest warrant issued four years ago for the former head of Libya's Internal Security Agency for torture and other crimes committed during the … Click to Continue »
As bad as dictator Muammar Gaddafi was the new radical leaders in Libya are even worse. At one time there were 0ver 100,000 Christians living openly in Libya now only a few thousand remain mostly in hiding. From Breitbart News: While Christians generally enjoyed freedom from heavy discrimination and a decent level of liberty to […]
Compromise is brokered between presidents of house of representatives and state council after years of fighting Rome has brokered a diplomatic breakthrough in Libya that has the potential to bring the two main warring sides together in a new political agreement after years of division, fighting and economic misery. Show More Summary
Approved Academic And Journalistic Editorial Standard In Line With The Situation: DUMB ASSES!!!!!
The end is nigh for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. To be sure, ISIS affiliates in Libya, Yemen, Afghanistan, and elsewhere will remain dangerous. And its fighters and sympathizers will continue to launch terror attacks in Europe and the United States for years to come. Show More Summary
Charity boats rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean are colluding with traffickers in Libya, an Italian prosecutor was quoted as saying Sunday, stirring up a simmering row over aid groups' role in Europe's migrant crisis. In an interview...Show More Summary
Human slaves are now being sold in Libya, after NATO regime change. The pundits who backed it now have their sights on Syria. Pundits across the U.S. are amplifying the calls for further military intervention in Syria, as the Trump administration indicates regime change may be back on the agenda. Show More Summary
The catastrophe at the compound in Benghazi, Libya has been well documented – books, movies, etc. Needless to say, there aren’t too many Americans who aren’t familiar with attack that
The Economist: “For all his eccentricities, Mr Kim is behaving rationally. He watched Muammar Qadaffi of Libya give up his nuclear program in return for better relations with the West—and end up dead. He sees his nuclear arsenal as a [...]
The route between Libya and the southern shores of Italy continues to be a death trap for migrants and refugees attempting to reach Europe in rickety boats. And of the 898 deaths recorded in the central Mediterranean so far this year, at least 150 were children, UNICEF said in a press release Friday. Show More Summary
President says US has no role in embattled country as Italian diplomats watch Russia’s involvement with concern Donald Trump’s declaration that the US had “no role” in Libya has raised doubts about whether a political compromise canShow More Summary