March 17, 2012
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
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
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
Some media reported over the weekend said Libyan journalist Hala Misrati died in prison.
February 14, 2012
The Tunisian courts acquitted Tuesday the former Libyan Prime Minister Al-Baghdadi Al-Mahmoudi, who has been detained since September for illegal entry into Tunisian territory.
February 12, 2012
Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saadi Gaddafi has been detained by the authorities in Niger, Al Arabia TV announced.
February 7, 2012
The Libyan government estimates that its budget deficit will reach $10 billion this year, leading to serious challenges in paying government employees and the country's energy bill
January 29, 2012
Syria's external links: As the Syrian 'lion' rages and the regime's clampdown on opposition forces scores an alarming death-toll, the media is ridden with questions addressing the peculiar deadlock or impasse in this Arab Spring country. Since international players often seem to 'help' to determine the fate of Arab regimes, it may be prudent to examine who exactly is set to profit from this regime's seeming inevitable demise, or else retention of power should the Arab League's (shaky) Peace Plan be implemented. Which countries of the region and transregionally are praying for Al Assad's removal, and which would far rather he hung around?
January 23, 2012
A local official told AFP on Monday that the town of Bani Walid is now totally controlled by supporters of the former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
January 12, 2012
Libya boasts such strong economic fundamentals that they can lead it “within 3 to 5 years to become the ‘Dubai of the Maghreb.”
January 3, 2012
Armed clashes erupted on Tuesday in the center of Tripoli, the capital of Libya.
The new Libyan authorities clarified today that the announced decision to review the contracts signed between the Italian oil company Eni and the Gaddafi regime does not cover the oil and gas agreements
December 29, 2011
A reminder in brief of the tumultuous news schedule of the year passed. 2011 saw news churned out globally at such a rate that had viewers transfixed to their TV screens, computers and phones for constant updates. In no order of importance or calendar chronology, Al Bawaba offers you its very own review in montage of the year in two parts.
December 27, 2011
The Shiite spiritual leader Imam Moussa al-Sadr,, who went missing in Libya during a 1978 visit , died of natural causes in a Tripoli prison 20 years later
December 20, 2011
Many questions about Libya’s former leader, Muammar Gaddafi were left unsolved after his killing.