In the wake of the recent U.S. commando raid, the Prime Minister’s kidnapping reveals the extent of Libya’s dysfunction
Libya’s Interim Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was released late on Thursday after being kidnapped by former rebel fighters hours earlier in Tripoli.
The armed militants responsible for kidnapping the leader of the transitional …
Multiple news outlets are reporting that Libya’s interim Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been kidnapped by members of an unidentified armed militia.
The reported kidnapping follows the controversial arrest of a high-value …
The stealthy American capture of a wanted al-Qaeda operative risks stirring up tensions and animosities in Libya, a vulnerable, fractious nation.
One year after attack on Consulate, 12 years after 9/11
A car exploded outside the French embassy in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on Tuesday morning in what was likely a planned attack. No group has claimed responsibility for the explosion, which wounded two French security guards and …
Former President Nicolas Sarkozy’s implication in a long-running financial scandal prod his backers into attacking France’s powerful investigating magistrates and may have inspired a death threat against a leading judge
The late Libyan dictator’s wife and three children were in Algeria. Or at least everyone thought so — until now
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said March 14 Paris may begin supplying arms to anti-Assad rebels if partners don’t respond to a Franco-British appeal to lift the embargo.
Despite the French army’s rapid progress in pushing al-Qaeda-linked extremists to the nether regions of Mali, officials in Paris say full elimination of jihadi militias in the Sahel is more than unlikely
In Tripoli in early 2010, I was driven through farmland past watchtowers to an airy villa outside the Libyan capital, to meet the country’s second most powerful man: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi. Although he had paved the way for …
Evidence is confusing, suspects are not in custody, and investigators into the case have vanished — or worse