Latest in Tag: Benghazi Highlight
Latest in Tag: Benghazi
The families of two Americans killed in a 2012 terror attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, claim that Hillary Clinton was responsible for their deaths. Clinton was Secretary of State at the time.
Affiliated militias pose risk of derailing a political settlement
Islamism needs to be rooted out of Libya, says businessman launching “Justice First” foundation
Over 35,000 Egyptians have been evacuated from Libya since mid-February
Group crossed Dabdab border gate with Libya, opened under exceptional circumstances
Decision lies between joining US-led coalition and possible Italy-led European regional coalition
Despite escalating turmoil, Egyptians in Libya said they are unwilling to return to Egypt
Unidentified gunmen had killed parents of the girl two days earlier
Border guards detain 151 illegal migrants attempting to enter Libya
Egypt, Libya foreign ministers look to upcoming neighbours of Libya meeting
Law intended to stabilise “sensitive regions, where people could have hostile intentions”, says analyst
Hundreds dead in militia violence in the eastern Libya city over past month
Announcement comes days after top Libyan court orders dissolution of Libya’s parliament
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reiterated travel warnings to Libya due to ongoing conflicts between rival militias and has called on Egyptians residing there to exercise utmost caution and keep away from armed clashes.
Move aims at countering terrorism, says Sedki Sobhi
House speaker denies foreign intervention in Libyan fight on “strongholds of terrorism”
Libyan government orders military to retake Tripoli, calls for civil disobedience in capital
Egyptian foreign minister meets Arab League envoy to discuss Libya’s political path
International community expresses concern over Libya, Egypt reiterates travel warning
Egyptian foreign ministry remains concerned over security and political situation in Libya
Egypt joins international chorus to end “violence, terrorism and extremism” in Libya
The Egyptian foreign ministry stressed the need for violence and armed clashes to end in neighbouring Libya in a Thursday statement. The ministry’s political action group met to discuss the situation on Wednesday as the situation worsened in Libya with people attempting to flee the militia fighting in their hundreds. The ministry statement reported that the meeting “emphasised the importance of …
Foreign ministry calls on Libyan authorities to identify the perpetrators as violence in the neighbouring country intensifies
Egypt reiterates its concern over Libya violence which prompted the evacuation of UN staff from the country
Voters in Tripoli and Benghazi took advantage of a public holiday called for the election, trickling in to cast their ballots.
“We will not return to autocracy and the contents of the roadmap must be finalised”, stated Jibril.
AFP – Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb urged Libyans to fight a rogue general who is pressing an offensive against Islamist militias in the country’s east, labelling him an “enemy of Islam”. Last month, ex-general Khalifa Haftar unleashed forces from his so-called National Army on Islamist militias in Benghazi in a campaign dubbed “Operation Dignity”. …
Foreign ministry addresses the alleged coup attempt in Libya which left at least 79 killed
Gunmen stormed the GNC in southern Tripoli on Sunday, two days after an anti-Islamist offensive launched by a rogue general in the eastern city of Benghazi.
AFP – Armed groups attacked Libya’s interim parliament and an air base in the east Sunday, adding to turmoil in the troubled country where a rogue general has launched an offensive against Islamists in the city of Benghazi. A colonel claiming to speak on behalf of the army declared that parliament had been suspended. “We, …