October 18, 2013
Unknown assailants gunned down Libya’s military police chief, Colonel Ahmed Mustapha al-Barghathi, Friday in the restive eastern city of Benghazi, security services said.
October 15, 2013
Abu Anas Al Libi, the senior Al Qaeda operative caught in Tripoli earlier this month, pleaded not guilty to charges related to the 1998 bombings of US embassies in East Africa in a New York court on Tuesday.
Abu Anas Al Libi, the senior Al Qaeda official captured in Libya by US forces, has been transferred to the US to stand trial for criminal charges.
October 11, 2013
A car bomb targeting the Swedish consulate in Benghazi and the International Criminal Court's decision to allow Gaddafi's spy chief to be tried in Libya Friday have heightened questions regarding Libya's future during a week of renewed chaos in the North African country.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has accused a “political party” for his kidnap from a Tripoli hotel Thursday, but did not elaborate or give names on possible suspects.
October 10, 2013
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been freed by former rebels who seized him from a hotel earlier on Thursday following the capture of a senior Al Qaeda official on Saturday.
According to rebel groups, the Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped on Thursday in revenge for the arrest of Abu Anas Al Libi, a senior Al Qaeda member who was snatched off the streets of Tripoli by US special forces on Saturday.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped by armed militants early Thursday while staying at a hotel in Tripoli and has been taken to an unknown location.
October 9, 2013
US President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the senior Al Qaeda operative captured by US special forces in Tripoli on Saturday, Abu Anas Al Libi, will be brought to justice for his role in international terror plots.
October 8, 2013
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan announced Tuesday that it will not deliver its citizens abroad for trial in response to the US abduction of alleged al-Qaeda member Anas al-Libi Saturday.
In revenge for the arrest of high ranking Al Qaeda operative Abu Anas Al Libi on Saturday, militants in Libya have urged their followers to kidnap US citizens and attack gas pipelines in Tripoli.
October 6, 2013
Libyan Al Qaeda leader Abu Anas Al Libi was arrested by US forces on Saturday following a military raid in Tripoli. Libi was allegedly behind the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Africa and has been on the FBI's most wanted list for many years.
October 5, 2013
Militants near the city of Bani Walid killed at least 12 Libyan soldiers at a checkpoint Saturday.
October 3, 2013
One day after an attack on its embassy in Tripoli, Russia has evacuated all of its embassy staff and families to neighboring Tunisia.
October 2, 2013
Al Arabiya reported Wednesday that gunmen attacked the Russian Embassy in Libya's capital city.