Libya News


Monday, 10-27-14, 12:19UN 'Deeply Concerned' By Reported Threats Against National Rights Institutions[UN News]The United Nations human rights office expressed "deep concern" today at reports of threats and intimidation directed against Libya's national human rights institution, the National Council for Civil Liberties and Human Rights (NCCLHR), based in Tripoli. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 11:32Benghazi Battle Not Over Yet[Magharebia]Benghazi -At least 29 people were killed in Benghazi clashes on Thursday (October 23rd), AFP reported, bringing the death toll to 149 in the last week. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 11:24Crisis Response Unit Urges Political Antagonists in Libya to Engage in Dialogue[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The Crisis Response Unit in charge of monitoring the security situation in Libya, which met Friday under the chairmanship of Minister of Foreign Affairs Mongi Hamdi, stressed the need to adopt a comprehensive approach in dealing with the Libyan issue. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 10:09Benghazi Welcomes Libyan Army[Magharebia]Benghazi -Libyan army forces on Wednesday (October 22nd) entered Sidi Khalifa in the eastern suburbs of Benghazi with little resistance from Shura Revolutionary Council fighters. read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 11:37"Not Seeing News From Libya Any More?" - RWB's New Campaign[RSF]Exactly three years after the Gaddafi regime's fall on 23 October 2011, Libya is today amid mounting political and military anarchy, and the hopes raised by Col.'s overthrow are giving way to another dark episode in Libyan history. Journalists, both professional and non-professional, are among the leading victims of this instability. They are being hounded, physically attacked and even murdered. read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 6:18FM - Egypt Supports Legitimate Gov't in Libya[Egypt Online]Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that Egypt would remain supportive of the Libyan government chosen by the Libyan House of Representatives. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 12:18Algeria 'Directly Exposed' to Fallouts of Long-Lasting Libyan Crisis, Says Lamamra[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra on Tuesday said Algeria was "directly exposed" to the consequences of a long-lasting Libyan crisis, stressing Algeria's willingness to convince Libyans of the importance of an all-inclusive dialogue. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 11:28Tunisians Fear Libya Fallout As Vote Nears[Magharebia]Tunis -Tunisians will head to the polls this Sunday (October 26th) amid fears that the relentless violence in neighbouring Libya could disrupt the legislative vote. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 8:08Sudanese Stranded in Libya 'Want to Return Home'[Radio Dabanga]Tripoli -Sudanese nationals in the Libyan capital of Tripoli are suffering under the poor security situation. Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a Sudanese residing in Tripoli told Radio Dabanga that they cannot leave their homes, search for work, or conduct business because of the ongoing fighting in the city. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 15:05Ibezim - Muammer Gaddafi: Three Years After[Guardian]TODAY October 20, 2014 marks exactly three years when Muammer Gaddafi's life and regime ended in Libya. Muammer Muammad Abu Minya al Gaddafi. These were the original names given to him by his parents. Variously given other names like King of Kings, Lion of Africa, Guard of the Revolution by his admirers; and tyrant, rogue, dictator by his distractors, Muammer Gaddafi's life came to a disastrous end on October 20, 2011 after he was captured and killed by rebels loyal to the National Transition Council and N read more...


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