January 29, 2012
Syria's external links: As the Syrian 'lion' rages and the regime's clampdown on opposition forces scores an alarming death-toll, the media is ridden with questions addressing the peculiar deadlock or impasse in this Arab Spring country. Since international players often seem to 'help' to determine the fate of Arab regimes, it may be prudent to examine who exactly is set to profit from this regime's seeming inevitable demise, or else retention of power should the Arab League's (shaky) Peace Plan be implemented. Which countries of the region and transregionally are praying for Al Assad's removal, and which would far rather he hung around?
January 23, 2012
A local official told AFP on Monday that the town of Bani Walid is now totally controlled by supporters of the former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
January 12, 2012
Libya boasts such strong economic fundamentals that they can lead it “within 3 to 5 years to become the ‘Dubai of the Maghreb.”
January 3, 2012
Armed clashes erupted on Tuesday in the center of Tripoli, the capital of Libya.
The new Libyan authorities clarified today that the announced decision to review the contracts signed between the Italian oil company Eni and the Gaddafi regime does not cover the oil and gas agreements
December 29, 2011
A reminder in brief of the tumultuous news schedule of the year passed. 2011 saw news churned out globally at such a rate that had viewers transfixed to their TV screens, computers and phones for constant updates. In no order of importance or calendar chronology, Al Bawaba offers you its very own review in montage of the year in two parts.
December 27, 2011
The Shiite spiritual leader Imam Moussa al-Sadr,, who went missing in Libya during a 1978 visit , died of natural causes in a Tripoli prison 20 years later
December 20, 2011
Many questions about Libya’s former leader, Muammar Gaddafi were left unsolved after his killing.
December 19, 2011
Last Friday, the UN Security Council voted to remove sanctions it imposed against the Libyan Central Bank
December 13, 2011
The relationship of Arab and Persian can be summarized as one of antagonistic alternating bouts of best of friends with worst of neighbors!
November 29, 2011
Libyan sources conveyed in recent days that 600 rebel fighters have already gone from Libya to Syria in order to support the Syrian opposition.
Aisha, the daughter of late Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, has urged the Libyan people to revenge for her "martyr father".
November 21, 2011
This is the end of Gaddafi dynasty's reign of oppression since the other troupe of the clan were not politically inclined. Aisha Gaddafi represents no threat-- unless she strips off to match Egypt's post revolution antics.
November 20, 2011
A rebel in Libya said his colleagues cut off three fingers of the right hand of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, following a threat he maded against them with his finger during a TV speech.
November 19, 2011
Moammar Gaddafi's son Seif al-Islam was captured in a southern Libyan city