Libya

June 9, 2012

Libya
15:49 GMT

Two people were killed and several others injured Saturday in clashes between the Libyan army and tribes in the south-east of the country

June 6, 2012

The situation in Libya will continue to be monitored; but as of now it remains unsafe for any flights to resume
12:44 GMT

Flights with Etihad Airways between Tripoli and Abu Dhabi were postponed after the international airport was seized by gunmen.

June 5, 2012

The measures pushed down the number of motors re-exported from the free zone in Jordan to Tripoli from around 150 cars a day to less than 50 per week
11:12 GMT

Jordanian auto traders are frustrated by hurdles from Egyptian authorities which have restricted car exports to Libya.

Rebels
06:43 GMT

Calm returned Monday night to Tripoli International Airport in Libya after it was paralyzed for several hours by former rebels who surrounded the main track.

May 28, 2012

Seif al-Islam
16:45 GMT

Mustapha Abdeljalil, head of the Transitional National Council, in power since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, said Monday that parliamentary elections would be postponed in Libya

May 20, 2012

Megrahi
16:14 GMT

Libyan Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, convicted in the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 in Scotland, died on Sunday in Tripoli

May 8, 2012

There are currently 10,000 Libyans in the Kingdom’s hotels
07:09 GMT

The Libyan authorities will soon pay the Kingdom’s hotels part of their outstanding dues for accommodating Libyan citizens.

April 30, 2012

Shukri Ghanem
06:09 GMT

The body of Shukri Ghanem, former Libyan Prime Minister and Minister of Petroleum under the regime of Muammar Gaddafi was found on Sunday in Vienna where he was exiled.

April 4, 2012

Libya's 1.6 million barrels per day (bdp) of exports were halted as civil war broke out in February last year
12:16 GMT

Post-war Libya is likely to struggle to maintain oil production levels and boost pumping capacity.

April 2, 2012

Libya clashes
08:03 GMT

The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdourrahim El-Keib, visited Sunday in Sebha, some 750 km south of Tripoli where clashes between rival militias left 147 dead and nearly 400 wounded during the past week.

March 27, 2012

Libya
22:40 GMT

Clashes between rival militias have killed nearly 50 people in three days in Sebha, Libya's fourth largest city in the south, officials said.

March 17, 2012

 Abdullah al-Senussi
15:06 GMT

 Abdullah al-Senussi, a top official of the ousted Libyan regime of Muammar Gaddafi was arrested Friday night at the airport of Nouakchott, Mauritania

March 7, 2012

Abdeljalil
15:46 GMT

The President of the Libyan Transitional National Council (TNC), Mustafa Abdeljalil, threatened Wednesday to use force to prevent the independence of the East, as planned by tribal and militia leaders.

February 27, 2012

Salafi fighters from Libya in Jordan? (Image used for illustrative purposes)
09:42 GMT

Syrian sources claimed last weekend that Jordan is harboring approximately 18, 000 Salafi troops under Bilhaj’s Guard, on stand-by to attack Assad in Syria. Jordan awaits a 'signal' to use this Salafi-ammunition.

February 19, 2012

Hala Misrati
07:29 GMT

Some media reported over the weekend said Libyan journalist Hala Misrati died in prison.