GENEVA (Reuters) - The top United Nations official in Libya called on Tuesday for countries to support the fledgling national unity government of the North African country and do more to halt banned arms shipments there.
I thought Trump did poorly. Trump missed a chance to go after Hillary about Libya, especially her statement “we came, we saw, he died” in which she bragged about killing Gaddafi. Libya erupted in a civil war following that event and...
Though the "UK House Of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee" IS an appendage of one of the 'colonial combatants' and thus their narrative must be taken with a grain of salt - THEY SHOULD BE APPLAUDED for doing that which IS NOT EVER GOING...Show More Summary
The war of words between the US and Russia escalated dramatically today, when in response to an accusation by Samantha Power, the US envoy to the UN, on Sunday that "What Russia is sponsoring and doing [in Syria] is not counter-terrorism,...Show More Summary
Mark Geist, who survived the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012, attended Monday night’s presidential debate to support his preferred candidate, Republican nominee Donald Trump. Working as a CIA contractor at the time of the attack, Geist was on a security team stationed a mile from the consulate. Show More Summary
The merits of Australia’s involvement in the destruction of a nation that posed no threat to us is not a debate likely to be had any time soon. Michael Brull explains why… and names and shames. Given the recent release of an important report on the war on Libya released in the UK, it’s worth [...]Show More Summary
Hungarian prime minister proposes building a city for refugees on the Libyan coast.
The fall of Gaddafi destroyed the fragile post-colonial state which his iron-fisted rule had held together. The post Arab Spring Aftermath: Libya appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.
Canadian government confirms citizen taken hostage and says it is ‘diligently’ seeking more information, after Libyan authorities reported kidnappings Canada confirmed on Sunday it had become aware of a citizen taken hostage in Libya and was “diligently pursuing all appropriate channels to obtain more information”. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Libya's prime minister called for a national reconciliation initiative to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
For months, we’ve heard an incessant daily barrage of charges: Hillary Clinton violated rules of handling classified materials, set up her own e-mail server and abandoned four Americans to die in Benghazi. We’ve heard that she deleted a large number of e-mails and scrubbed the server. Show More Summary
TUNIS (Reuters) - Less than a fortnight after forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar swept into four of Libya's oil ports, tankers are loading, production has jumped, and momentum has shifted firmly in the divisive former general's favor.
Ten jihadists and nine pro-government fighters died in clashes Thursday around the last positions of the Islamic State group in the Libyan coastal city of Sirte, medical and military sources said. "Our forces are advancing on the last...Show More Summary
SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) - Libyan forces said they foiled three attempted car bombings in renewed heavy fighting against Islamic State holdouts in the group's former stronghold of Sirte on Thursday.
Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com. Parliamentary Report Confirms What the Alternative Media Has Been Saying for Years The UK Parliament just confirmed what the alternative media has been saying for years. Specifically, a new report...Show More Summary
Conflict-hit Libya could run out of money next year without a swift resumption of oil exports, the head of the country's National Oil Corporation (NOC) warned on Thursday. "It is no secret we are on the road to financial collapse," NOC chairman Mustafa Sanalla told AFP in the capital Tripoli. Show More Summary
Parliament’s assessment of the coalition’s actions is inaccurate in several respects. Military action prevented a repeat of Syria and kept Isis at bay The House of Commons foreign affairs select committee concluded its report into the 2011 war in Libya by blaming the coalition forces for focusing exclusively on “regime change by military means”. Show More Summary
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BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - At least eight civilians including women and children were killed in an air strike near an oasis town in central Libya on Tuesday, a hospital doctor and an eyewitness said.