Libyan Security Crisis Intensifies

The state of security in the country remains unstable as authorities defused several car bombs and other explosives, according to prime minister Ali Zidan.

  • Libya:   Security Crisis Intensifies

    Magharebia, 20 May 2013

    Libyan security services defused several car bombs and other explosives in the past two days, Prime Minister Ali Zidan said on Sunday (May 19th). Read more »

Gunmen block a street near Libya's Ministry of Justice with military trucks in Tripoli (file photo).

  • Libya:   Gunmen Lift Siege of Ministries

    Deutsche Welle, 12 May 2013

    Gunmen who had besieged government ministries in Libya for nearly two weeks have reportedly withdrawn, according to the justice minister. The country now awaits a Cabinet… Read more »

  • Libya:   UN Urges Dialogue as Gunmen Overtake Ministries

    UN News, 30 April 2013

    The United Nations mission in Libya today said it is following the latest developments in the country where armed gunmen have overtaken the ministries of justice and foreign… Read more »

  • Libya:   Gunmen Surround Libyan Foreign Ministry

    Deutsche Welle, 28 April 2013

    Gunmen have surrounded Libya's foreign ministry, demanding passage of a draft law that would ban Gadhafi-era officials from senior government jobs. Roving, well armed militias… Read more »