January 26, 2014
Libyan kidnappers who have took six Egyptian hostage this weekend have urged Egyptian authorities to release a Libyan militia commander immediately in exchange for the kidnapped Egyptians.
Egypt has evacuated its staff from its embassy in the Libyan capital and the consulate in Benghazi city after kidnappers seized Egypt’s cultural attaché and three other embassy diplomats, an official told Al Arabiya News Channel Saturday.
January 25, 2014
A day after an Egyptian diplomat was seized at the Egyptian embassy in Libya’s capital Tripoli, four staff were kidnapped, the Libyan government said on Saturday.
January 21, 2014
Clashes in Libya's capital left at least five people dead and 20 wounded Tuesday.
January 19, 2014
Libya declared a state of emergency this weekend in response to fresh clashes in the country's southern region.
January 15, 2014
The September 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya's Benghazi, in which U.S. Ambassador Chris Stephens died, was preventable, a Senate panel said Wednesday.
In efforts to bring a more feminine touch to the political arena in Libya, Amal al-Taher el-Haj has submitted her name to the General National Congress as a candidate and she believes her chances of being appointed are high.
January 12, 2014
Libya's deputy industry minister was shot dead in his hometown of Sirte Saturday.
January 10, 2014
The United States' top military commander to Africa told reporters Friday that the Pentagon is planning to commence training for Libyan soldiers by midyear to help "boost the [north African country's] security."
January 8, 2014
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said Wednesday that he was ready to resign if the National Congress immediately replace him, and that the new cabinet will be appointed shortly.
January 5, 2014
Limited production has resumed in Libya’s Al Sharara oilfield, blockaded since October 28 by residents of the southern region of Ubari, a National Oil Company (NOC) official said on Sunday.
January 2, 2014
Libya is planning to resume oil production at its El Sharara oil field this week.
December 30, 2013
U.S. and Libyan forces captured the leader of Tunisia's Islamist militant group Ansar Al Shariah in Libya's city of Misrata Monday.
December 29, 2013
Libyans gathered in the capital Tripoli in renewed demonstrations Sunday calling for the oust and resignation of Prime Minister Ali Zeidan.
Four U.S. military personnel were released Sunday after Libyan government officials briefly detained the individuals.