Libya

August 7, 2013

(U.S. Department of State)
08:58 GMT

Almost a year after U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens was killed in an attack in Libya’s Benghazi, the U.S. Justice Department has reportedly filed criminal charges.

July 29, 2013

Egypt has more refining laboratories than it has petrol production centres, and must therefore import crude oil
12:55 GMT

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Sherif Ismail announced an agreement to import 1m barrels of crude oil monthly from Libya that will be refined in Egypt laboratories

Libya on map (shutterstock/Marcio Jose Bastos Silva)
07:57 GMT

Two powerful "suitcase bomb" explosions that went off near a courthouse in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Sunday wounded 13 people

July 27, 2013

LIBYA, Tripoli : Libyan protesters stand amidst scattered documents after ransacking the offices of Muslim Brotherhood-backed Party of Justice and Construction, in the Libyan capital Tripoli on July 27, 2013. AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD TURKIA
13:39 GMT

Protesters attack the offices of the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya, as demonstrators take to streets to denounce recent political assassinations.

July 25, 2013

No one was injured in the early-morning attack (Getty file photo)
10:14 GMT

Reuters reported that the Emirates' embassy in Libya had come under grenade attack.

July 24, 2013

Men examine a car destroyed in a blast near embassies in Tripoli (AFP / MAHMUD TURKIA)
08:06 GMT

A possible car bomb went off near a building housing embassies and offices.

July 11, 2013

Libyan protesters shout slogans waving national flags during a demonstration on the Algeria Square to demand the removal of arms and the evacuation of unofficial armed groups and the implementation of the General National Congress (GNC)'s decision on July 7 (AFP)
10:02 GMT

The Libyan government has regained control of its interior ministry from an armed group that had taken over the building for a week, an official said Wednesday

July 8, 2013

Protesters shout slogans waving national flags during a demonstration on Algeria Square to demand the removal of arms and the evacuation of unofficial armed groups on July 7, 2013 in the Libyan capital Tripoli.(MAHMUD TURKIA /AFP)
15:47 GMT

Protesters gathered in Tripoli Sunday, calling for the disbanding of the capital's militias.

July 3, 2013

The wreckage of burnt vehicles and ransacked buildings are seen the day after deadly clashes at the Abu Salim police station on June 27, 2013 in Tripoli (Mahmud Turkia / AFP)
13:35 GMT

The Interior Ministry in the Libyan capital Tripoli was closed on Wednesday after gunmen launched an assault on the building late Tuesday

June 27, 2013

Libyan state security forces known as the "National Mobile Forces" patroling the street with the help of local rebels who know the Tripoli area, Novemeber 2012 (File photo: AFP)
13:03 GMT

Rival militias clashed in the Libyan capital overnight

June 26, 2013

A plume of smoke is seen rising from the Libyan capital Tripoli earlier this year (file AFP)
21:00 GMT

Armed clashes between rebels broke out in Tripoli, and an army officer was killed in Benghazi after a bomb in his car exploded.

Tawergha refugee camp 2013 (Image courtesy of Martyrs Square Media Facebook)
08:04 GMT

Tensions remain in the region around Misrata between forces who toppled Muammar Gaddafi and the Tawergha who largely fell behind the former dictator

June 21, 2013

Moammar Gadhafi, then Libya's chief of state, attending the 12th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 2, 2009. Qaddafi was elected chairman of the organization. (Source: Wikimedia/Jesse B. Awalt)
09:35 GMT

Libya struggles with its post-Gadhafi legacy as Amnesty International condemns detention of foreign nationals

June 19, 2013

If Hamdi moved to Egypt from Libya for an easier life, it has not panned out that way as of late.
12:31 GMT

Another day, another story of an Arab celeb claiming innocence to fraud charges. This time Libyan singer Hamid Al Shaeri tries to clear his name.

June 18, 2013

Syrian rebels in Aleppo rest from fighting. A recent report has uncovered that Libya has been arming the Syrian opposition forces. (Al Bawaba/AFP file photo)
18:46 GMT

An investigative report has discovered that a network of Libyan officials are allowing weapons to be shipped to the Syrian rebels by private arms dealers.