Navy to Block Tanker Exporting Oil
[VOA]Libyan Navy and pro-government militias have dispatched boats to a port held by a rival militia to stop a North Korean flagged tanker from exporting oil sold without government permission.
Govt Threatens Attack on Korean Oil Tanker
[VOA]Cairo -Leaders of eastern Libya's self-declared autonomous region of Barqa declared Saturday that they had begun exporting oil from the port of Sidra and would share revenues with the central government in accordance with a 1951 constitution. Prime Minister Ali Zeidan told journalists later that government authorities have warned a North Korean-flagged oil tanker to leave Libyan waters or face attack.
Government Institutions At Risk of Collapse - Human Rights Watch
[HRW]Tripoli -The international community should agree to provide assistance to Libya's flailing judicial system, Human Rights Watch said today following the international ministerial conference on Libya on March 6, 2014. The assistance should include urgently needed training for judicial police and trained personnel to help Libya end the crime of mass arbitrary detention. They should review the cases of the thousands of people detained in Libya without charge, some for as long as three years.
Niger Extradites Gaddafi's Son
[Deutsche Welle]Niger has extradited the son of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi, according to the Libyan government. Saadi Gadhafi has arrived in Tripoli and been brought to a prison.
Libyan Actor Calls for End to Violence
[Magharebia]Shahat -Azzedine al-Douili is a Libyan theatre actor born in 1985 with a higher diploma in tourism.
The Return of the Playboy - a Useful Distraction for Libya's Embattled Government
[Daily Maverick]Saadi al-Gaddafi - playboy, would-be pro-footballer and third son of Brother Leader himself - is back in Libya after an uncomfortable exile in Niger. It's a diplomatic victory for the new Tripoli administration, and a very welcome public relations coup at a time when they really need one.
February Committee Proposes New Libya Legislature
[Magharebia]Tripoli -Libya's February Committee on Tuesday (March 4th) unveiled its plan to amend the constitutional declaration and shepherd the country towards a new interim government.
Egypt Calls for Setting Up International Fund to Collect Arms in Libya
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egypt's Foreign Minister called on Thursday for founding an international fund to collect arms in Libya in coordination with both Libya and the United Nations.
Niger Extradites Gaddafi's Son to Libya
[VOA]The Libyan government announced Niger has extradited Saadi Gadhafi, the son of the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
The Egyptian Organization Condemns Killing of Seven Egyptians By Militants in Libya
[EOHR]The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights expressed its deep regret about the triple incident which led to death of seven Egyptian citizens in the Groth village one of the outskirt of the city of Benghazi in eastern Libya where the assassinations and kidnappings and car bombs are common. In this regard, EOHR demanding the Egyptian government to communion with the concerned authorities in Libya to protect live of Egyptian workers in Libya. On Monday 24 February 2014, A group of hooded had carried out an at
Libya Blames Terrorists for Benghazi Assassinations
[Magharebia]Benghazi -In a first-of-its-type statement, interim Libyan Culture Minister Habib al-Amin on Friday (February 28th) said "radical Islamists" were behind the Benghazi assassinations.
Tunisia Takes Part in Libya International Conference
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Foreign Minister Mongi Hamdi is taking part on Thursday, in Rome, in Libya International Conference.
Fifa Day - Guinea Beat Iran 2-1, Libya 0 Congo 0
[Africa Top Sports]Victorious return for Michel Dussuyer. The French technician restored at the helm of Guinea last month won his first match of the year with a 2-1 win in a friendly on Wednesday against Iran. This victory was drawn in the first half with two goals before the break registered by Kevin Constant and Ibrahima Traore.
U.S. State Dept. Statement on Attack on Libyan General National Headquarters
[State Department]Attack on Libyan General National Congress Headquarters
FM to Rome for Libya Conference
[Egypt Online]Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy left for Italy Tuesday to attend a friends of Libya conference.
Assistant FM Receives Libyan Ambassador
[Egypt Online]Assistant Foreign Minister for Neighboring Countries Affairs Mohamed Badreddin Zayed received here on Wednesday Libya's Ambassador to Egypt Mohamed Fayez Jibril to convey the Egyptian people's strong denunciation and anger over the targeting of Egyptian nationals in Libya, the last of which was the murder of seven people in Benghazi last week.
Protestors Attack Libyan Congress
[Magharebia]Benghazi -Two members of Libya's General National Congress (GNC) were shot by demonstrators who stormed parliament on Sunday (March 2nd), AFP reported.
UN Condemns Attack on Parliament
[UN News]The United Nations mission in Libya has strongly condemned the attack that took place on Sunday against the country's parliament and its members, and stressed the need for respecting state institutions and rejecting violence.
Govt Relocates Parliament After Attack
[VOA]Cairo -Libyan militiamen stormed the country's national assembly overnight, beating and shooting a number of MPs. Both the interim government and U.N. mission in Tripoli are warning militiamen not to resort to violence over political disputes.
Attack on Libyan General National Congress Headquarters
[U.S. Embassy Tripoli]U.S. Department of State - Office of the Spokesperson- Jen Psaki - Spokesperson