Months Later, No Action on Protester Killings
[HRW]Tripoli -Libyan authorities should urgently announce the results of promised investigations into at least two deadly clashes between protesters and militias during 2013. The clashes killed dozens of people and injured hundreds.
Libyan Bloggers Discuss Militia Threat
[Magharebia]Tunis -With the bloodshed in Libya continuing unabated, observers online are urging the government to act quickly and restore order.
Marzouki Confers With Libyan PM and Niger's President
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Paris -Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki conferred, on Saturday in Paris, with Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, on the sidelines of his participation in the ElysĂ©e Summit for Peace and Security in Africa.
Aecom Announces U.S. $ 209 Million Contract With Libyan Housing and Infrastructure Board
[CIO]AECOM Technology Corporation,announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Libyan government's Housing and Infrastructure Board (HIB) authorizing work valued at US$209 million over a 25-month period.
U.S. Teacher Killed in Benghazi
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Benghazi -An American chemistry teacher was shot and killed on Thursday while jogging in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, where the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans were killed last year.
France Strives to Keep African Influence At Paris Summit
[RFI]"The world is in mourning" for Nelson Mandela, French President FranĂ§ois Hollande told a summit on peace and security in Africa as it opened on Friday. Over 50 representatives of African countries will discuss conflict resolution and Hollande will try to convince them to keep doing business with France.
Mali, Sahel and the Paris Summit
[Centre 4s]On the eve of the Africa - France Summit on Peace and Security, to be held on 6 and 7 December in Paris, two important questions will impose themselves on the Agenda. First, what next in Mali Sahel and second, what linkages with the larger region both the Central African Republic where Paris is sending troupes and the other hot spots: Egypt, Libya and Tunisia? Ending a long and deep crisis.
Zidan Pledges Security for Derna
[Magharebia]Tripoli -Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan vowed Wednesday (December 4th) to restore government control to the eastern city of Derna.
U.S. State Department Daily Press Briefing: Libya, CAR, Kenya, Egypt
[State Department]Excerpt from the U.S. Department of State Daily Press Briefing
Countries Agree to Cooperate to End the Illegal Trapping of Protected Bird Species in Egypt, Libya
[UNEP]Bonn -International Coordination Meeting Agrees on Plan of Action to Address the Issue of Bird Trapping Along the Mediterranean Coasts of Egypt and Libya
American Teacher Killed in Benghazi, Libya
[VOA]Medical and security sources in the Libyan city of Benghazi say unidentified gunmen shot dead an American teacher working at an international school as he was jogging Thursday.
Rights Group Condemns Murder of Radio Journalist
[HRInfo]Cairo: -The Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today condemned the ongoing murder of activists, media professionals and opinion makers in Libya, under the failure of government, which came to power following the overthrow of autocratic Muammar Al-Gaddafi in 2011, to restore security in the Libyan street and to disarm the militias.
Tripoli Radio Chief Slaying Spurs Outrage
[Magharebia]Tripoli -The head of a Libyan radio station was found dead Sunday (December 1st) in his car, his body riddled with bullets.
Derna Breaks Its Silence
[Magharebia]Derna -Four protestors were shot in Derna on Monday (December 2nd) at a rally against the on-going rash of violence in Libya, AFP reported.
Killings, Clashes Hit East
[Magharebia]Benghazi -A spate of targeted assassinations and clashes rocked Benghazi and Derna over the weekend.
Declaration of Intent Between the U.S. Department of Justice and the Libyan Ministry of Justice
[U.S. Embassy Tripoli]Whereas cooperation in law enforcement matters between the United States of America and Libya is critical to the shared objectives of countering terrorism and transnational crime as well as eliminating corruption;
Radio Station Owner Murdered Near Tripoli
[RSF]Reporters Without Borders condemns the murder of Radwan Gharyani, 44, the owner and manager of radio Tripoli FM , whose body was found yesterday in the east Tripoli suburb of Ghut Roman. He had been shot four times.
Gambians Among 300 Migrants Stopped By Libya's Coastguard
[Daily Observer]Libya stopped three boats off its coast packed with almost 300 African migrants including Gambians apparently trying to reach Europe; the Reuters quoted Libya's state news agency, LANA on Friday.
UN to send a team of 225 officers in Libya
[Infos Plus Gabon]Libreville -The UN Security Council has agreed in principle to a demand by its General Secretary to strengthen security measures at its Office in Libya, by sending a team of 225 officers in the North African country, the UN Office in Libya announced on Friday in a communiquĂ©.
Libya to Curb Antiquities Smuggling
[Magharebia]Shahat -Libyan authorities, with the help of their international partners, are getting serious about preventing antiquity theft and smuggling.