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Libya Govt loses control of ministries in face of rebel onslaught

Sep 01, 2014

Libya Govt loses control of ministries in face of rebel onslaught

Libya is descending into anarchy as former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed uprising in 2011 have turned their guns on each other as they seek to set the country's political agenda and control its vast oil reserves. #Tripoli #Libya #Muammar Gaddafi #Benghazi #Misrata #Muslim Brotherhood #Ansar al-Sharia #Khalifa Haftar #Misrata forces #Operation Dawn #Zintan fighters. NewsTracker #Dawn of Libya
Tripoli airport terminal destroyed after war planes strike Libya

Aug 25, 2014

Tripoli airport terminal destroyed after war planes strike Libya

Tripoli residents heard jets followed by explosions at dawn but more details on the latest fighting in Libya were not immediately available. #Tripoli #Libya #Muammar Gaddafi #Benghazi #Misrata #Muslim Brotherhood #Ansar al-Sharia #Khalifa Haftar #Misrata forces #Operation Dawn #Zintan fighters. NewsTracker
Libya: Main international airport closed after rival militants clash

Jul 14, 2014

Libya: Main international airport closed after rival militants clash

The attack was claimed by the Operations Cell of Libyan Revolutionaries, a coalition of Islamist militias seen as the armed wing of Islamists within the General National Congress (GNC) or parliament of Libya. #US #Tripoli #Libya #NewsTracker #President Barack Obama #General national Congress #Khalifa Haftar #Zintan militia #Libyan Islamists #Operations Cell of Libyan Revolutionaries
How the battle for Gaddafi's son highlights Libya's political crisis

Aug 04, 2013

How the battle for Gaddafi's son highlights Libya's political crisis

Tripoli is already involved in a legal dispute with The Hague, which is seeking Saif al-Islam for war crimes. But the real tussle is at home, where the government has unsuccessfully tried to move him to a specially-built jail in the capital. #World #Tripoli #Libya #ConnectTheDots #ICC #Saif al-Islam #International Court of Justice #Hague #Mohammed al Gaddafi #Zintan

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How the battle for Gaddafi's son highlights Libya's political crisis

Sep 01, 2014

Libyan militia group 'secures' U.S. Embassy compound

An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago. An Asso... #Libya #US State Department #Chris Stevens #Malta #Muammar al-Qaddafi #Tripoli, Libya
How the battle for Gaddafi's son highlights Libya's political crisis

Aug 25, 2014

Outgoing Libyan parliament names rival government

(AP) -- Libya's outgoing parliament voted Monday to replace the current interim government with one headed by an Islamist-backed candidate, deepening the conflict-torn country's already stark divisions and leaving it with two rival parliaments and go... #Libya #Muammar al-Qaddafi #Benghazi, Libya #Tripoli, Libya #Misrata, Libya
How the battle for Gaddafi's son highlights Libya's political crisis

Aug 31, 2014

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

(AP) -- An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago.... #Libya #Chris Stevens #Muammar al-Qaddafi #Tripoli, Libya #US State Department #Malta