Libya

March 11, 2014

Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan earlier this week  threatened arm action and air strikes to keep the oil-laden tanker from reaching international waters, but the vessel still managed to escape in another sign of the leadership's limited control in the restive North African country (Mahmud Turkia/AFP)
15:41 GMT

Factions of Libya's government met Tuesday to discuss issuing a new motion that would force the current Prime Minister Ali Zeidan to resign after his leadership failed to stop eastern rebels from independently exporting oil abroad.

March 10, 2014

Prime Minister Ali Zeidan seeks to regain control of oil ports seized by Libyan rebels. (AFP/File)
16:22 GMT

The Libyan government has decided to take military action to liberate oil ports that are currently controlled by militia groups.

The Libyan government has faced some difficulties with oil exports since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi. (AFP/File)
14:19 GMT

Ali Zeidan has threatened to bomb a Korean oil tanker attempting to export oil from a rebel-controlled port.

Zeidan previously said that he was considering leaving Libyan politics. (AFP/File)
08:26 GMT

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has said that considering the current turbulent state of Libyan politics, he will not resigning from politics.

March 6, 2014

Al Saadi Qaddafi was famous for his playboy lifestyle. (AFP/File)
07:37 GMT

The Nigerian government handed al Saadi Qaddafi over to Libyan authorities Thursday. Al Saadi is charged with corruption.

March 3, 2014

Libya's parliament was left in disarray following Sunday's clashes (Mahmud Turkia/AFP)
14:02 GMT

In light of recent protests, Libya's interim parliament has abandoned its usual government building and has relocated to a five-star hotel.

Seven Egyptian Christians were shot dead in Benghazi just last week (Courtesy of France 24)
08:33 GMT

Another Egyptian was shot in Libya's Benghazi late Sunday, increasing tension and concerns for security between Cairo and Tripoli.

Libyan protestors have called on the parliament to resign over corruption and its failure to provide the Libyan people with a better life in the post-Gaddafi era (Mahmud Turkia/AFP)
07:57 GMT

Violent Protests that erupted in Libya's capital Sunday have left at least two members of Libya's interim parliament wounded as turmoil continues to envelope the city.

March 2, 2014

A number of protesters were detained after participating in a sit-in near the GNC. (AFP/File)
12:52 GMT

Gunmen dispersed a peaceful protest in front of the General National Congress.

February 25, 2014

Local militias throughout Libya have been fighting with Tripoli for power and control since Gaddafi's oust in 2011 (File Archive/AFP)
18:42 GMT

At least 100 rockets were fired at a Libyan power plant Tuesday as U.N. officials expressed grave concern over the deteriorating situation in Libya.

February 24, 2014

Seven Egyptians were found dead in Libya on Monday. (AFP/File)
19:56 GMT

Seven bodies were found near Benghazi. The victims were Egyptian and rumored to be Christian.

February 23, 2014

A man walks in front of the Tunisian consulate where a rocket-propelled grenade left a sizable crater Saturday. Tunisia is one of the last countries with a diplomatic mission in Benghazi.
07:28 GMT

A police car sitting in front of the Tunisian consulate was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade on Saturday. There were no casualties.

February 21, 2014

Showtime will be releasing the highly-anticipated Gaddafi documentary in April. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

US cable network Showtime are set to air a 90-minute special documentary on the late deposed President Gaddafi.

LIBYA, Tripoli : Election staffers count ballots at a polling station as Libyans voted to elect a constituent assembly on February 20, 2014 at a polling station in Tripoli. [AFP]
04:00 GMT

Libyans voted on Saturday to elect a panel that will draft the country’s constitution amid reports of paltry turnout reflecting deep political disillusion with the chaos pervading Libya since the ouster of Muammar Qaddafi in 2011.

February 20, 2014

Libyans have little faith in their governmental system following four-decades of rule under Gaddafi and the violence that has plagued the country since his ouster. (AFP)
07:47 GMT

Libyans went to polling stations on Thursday to elect a constitutional committee in the latest development in the country's tumultuous political transition following the ouster of long-term ruler Muammar Gaddafi.