October 10, 2013
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.
October 1, 2013
The UN released a report Tuesday condemning torture practices in Libya's detention centers and has called on Tripoli to bring the facilities under full state control.
September 11, 2013
One year after Libyan militants hit the US embassy in Benghazi, a car bomb targeted the Libyan foreign ministry building on Wednesday morning.
September 5, 2013
The Libyan government said strikes at its oil fields and export terminals were pushing production levels back toward lows witnessed during the civil war.
August 28, 2013
Saif Gaddafi, the son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will go on trial in September for war crimes and crimes against humanity that he perpetrated during Libya's civil war.
August 14, 2013
Striking security guards shut Libya’s two biggest crude export terminals Monday, hours after they had reopened, and more oil fields have closed in a wave of protest that has swept the North African oil producer.
August 13, 2013
His lawyers say a trial in Libya would be a “sham” that leads to a swift death penalty conviction.