Libyan Parliament Opens Amid Violence
The newly elected parliament held its first official session in the city of Tobruk, amid growing violence in Tripoli and the eastern part of the country.
Weeks of violence in Benghazi and the capital Tripoli have forced many foreign diplomats to leave the country.
Deutsche Welle, 4 August 2014
Newly elected Libyan parliament has held its first official session in the city of Tobruk as militias continue to fight over the north African country's oil-rich towns. The meeting… Read more »
VOA, 3 August 2014
Libya says 22 people were killed in a day of fighting in Tripoli between rival militias vying to take control of the capital's international airport. Read more »
PR Newswire, 31 July 2014
The Embassy of Switzerland, in Tripoli, Libya, has been closed temporarily for reasons of security, effective 31 July 2014. All Swiss staff, including the army detachment deployed… Read more »
Tunis Afrique Presse, 30 July 2014
The national committee tasked with monitoring the situation in Libya met on Wednesday, under the chairmanship of Foreign Minister Mongi Hamdi. Read more »
African Arguments, 30 July 2014
With Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq dominating the news, nobody is paying much attention to the violence in Tripoli that is swiftly tipping Libya over the edge. The UN and US have… Read more »