Gunmen Storm Libya's Parliament

An attack by gunmen on the country's parliament, the second in recent months, has forced MPs to abandon a vote on the next prime minister.

  • 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 »

A crowd of demonstrators protest the ongoing use of weapons by rebel militias inside of Tripoli (file photo).

  • 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:   Govt Relocates Parliament After Attack

    VOA, 3 March 2014

    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… 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:   Legislators Shot in Parliament Protest

    Deutsche Welle, 3 March 2014

    Dozens of protesters have stormed Libya's parliament building, shooting and injuring two lawmakers and wounding several others. The protesters were contesting the interim… Read more »

  • Tunisia:   Marzouki Denounces Coup Bid in Libya

    Tunis Afrique Presse, 15 February 2014

    Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki denounced on Friday the coup bid in Libya. Read more »

  • Libya:   Libya's Interim Prime Minister Quits

    VOA, 14 April 2014

    Libya's interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani, who has held the post for less than three weeks, has excused himself from forming a new government, after he and his family came… Read more »

  • Libya:   Interim Prime Minister Resigns

    Deutsche Welle, 13 April 2014

    Libya's interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani has handed in his resignation, citing an attempted attack on his family. He is the second Libyan premier to leave the post in as… Read more »


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