Suicide Bomber Attacks Libyan Legislators

The bombing, which appears to be the biggest attack against the Libyan parliament since it moved to the eastern city of Tobruk, has been condemned by the UN mission in the country.



  • Libya:   Suicide Bomber Attacks Legislators

    UN News, 30 December 2014

    The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has strongly deplored a terrorist attack against a hotel in the city of Tobruk where the country's House of Representatives was… Read more »

Graffiti reads: "This is the war I was waiting for"

  • Libya:   Spiraling Militia Attacks May Be War Crimes

    HRW, 8 September 2014

    Libyan militia forces battling for control of Tripoli and surrounding areas have engaged in attacks on civilians and civilian property that in some cases amount to war crimes,… Read more »

  • Libya:   Militias Seize Tripoli Govt Offices

    Deutsche Welle, 1 September 2014

    Ministry and state offices in Tripoli have been seized by armed militias. The loss of control comes just days after the country's interim government resigned, following the… Read more »

  • Libya:   Who's Fighting Whom and Why?

    ThinkAfricaPress, 21 May 2014

    Over the last few days, competing militias have clashed in Benghazi and Tripoli underlining the deep tensions within the General National Congress. Read more »

  • Libya:   Gunmen Storm Parliament

    Deutsche Welle, 29 April 2014

    Gunmen have stormed the seat of Libya's General National Congress in Tripoli. The attack came as parliamentarians were preparing to elect a new prime minister. Read more »

  • Libya:   February Committee Proposes New Libya Legislature

    Magharebia, 6 March 2014

    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. Read more »

  • Libya:   Protestors Attack Libyan Congress

    Magharebia, 3 March 2014

    Two members of Libya's General National Congress (GNC) were shot by demonstrators who stormed parliament on Sunday (March 2nd), AFP reported. Read more »

  • Libya:   UN Condemns Attack on Parliament

    UN News, 3 March 2014

    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… Read more »

  • Libya:   Libya Chaos Worsens

    VOA, 9 January 2014

    Libya is plunging deeper into political turmoil with the country's beleaguered government warning foreign shippers against loading crude oil from terminals in the East of the… Read more »

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