(TRIPOLI, Libya) — A Libyan security official says gunmen have assassinated a senior official of the port of Darna, while a bombing hit a polling center elsewhere in the same eastern city known to be a stronghold of an al-Qaida inspired militia.
The official said on Wednesday that Col. Abdel-Moneim al-Dallal was shot dead in front
The chemistry teacher at a local school was reportedly jogging near where the U.S. Ambassador was killed last year when he was shot
The General Purpose Force will be trained outside of Libya and drawn largely from existing militias
(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Clashes involving soldiers, armed civilians and members of a militant Islamic group in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi left nine dead early on Monday, the government said. It was the latest confrontation between residents of Libya’s larger cities and the militias based in their midst.
The fighting started before …
(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Residents of the Libyan capital launched a general strike Sunday and held protests, demanding the city’s myriad of powerful militias be disbanded after violence in which nearly 50 people were killed over the weekend.
Tripoli residents are seething with anger over the violence that erupted Friday, particularly …
(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Soldiers and government-affiliated militias stormed a military base occupied by gunmen in Libya’s capital on Saturday, sparking fresh fighting that left four dead a day after a deadly militia attack on protesters.
Armed residents and pro-government militiamen have set up checkpoints across Tripoli, as thousands of …
The violence began when militias fired on peaceful protesters who were demanding they leave the city.
(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Scores of Libyan protesters on Wednesday shut down an oil refinery in the country’s east to demand jobs they claim were promised for 1,000 people, a state-owned oil company official said.
The closure is the latest disruption to hit the country’s troubled economy in recent months, after militias seized a series of …
A dozen reportedly injured amid heavy gunfire and blasts across the capital
Thieves hit central bank van in daring raid
Ali Zeidan blames the deteriorating security situation on ‘various parties’ in and outside the government
Bombing is the latest unrest in a country with an increasingly precarious security situation
In the wake of the recent U.S. commando raid, the Prime Minister’s kidnapping reveals the extent of Libya’s dysfunction