# libya - Today’s News
# libya - Saturday 16 November, 2013
Everybody’s talking about the aid crisis in the Philippines, Labour senator injured and the ASTI’s refusal to accept the Haddington Road deal.
Gunmen opened fire on a crowd demanding their disbandment, officials say.
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# libya - Friday 8 November, 2013
“They forced us to watch our men being tortured with various methods including batons [and] electric shocks to the feet. Whoever rebelled was tied up”.
# libya - Friday 11 October, 2013
Nobody was killed in the blasts, officials confirmed.
# libya - Thursday 10 October, 2013
The pre-dawn seizure of Zeidan came five days after US commandos embarrassed and angered Libya’s government.
# libya - Monday 7 October, 2013
Libya has asked for clarifications regarding the abduction of an al-Qaida leader in Tripoli.
# libya - Sunday 6 October, 2013
US forces captured a suspect in the 1988 US embassy bombings during a raid in Libya. Another raid, targeting a militant in Somalia, was aborted after a gun battle.
A Libyan militant suspected in the 1998 US embassy bombings was captured by US forces. A leader of the Shabab group was targeted in southern Somalia in a second raid.
# libya - Tuesday 1 October, 2013
It is unacceptable that medical staff are being denied access to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis since the Cold War, writes Irish-Libyan doctor Dr Fatima Hamroush.
# libya - Saturday 17 August, 2013
Plus: How many people have visited the church in Spain with the botched fresco of Jesus?
# libya - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
The Bab al-Aziziya compound covers several square hectares of prime real estate in central Tripoli.
# libya - Thursday 20 June, 2013
Amnesty International says European funding to secure Libyan borders is resulting in ‘holding centres’ where abuses occur.
# libya - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
The out-of-contract striker is weighing up his options and concentrating on international football after finiding himself in a sticky situation.
# libya - Wednesday 29 May, 2013
The Department of Education says it has only just learned that teachers were left with unpaid wages from two years ago.
# libya - Tuesday 7 May, 2013
While we can’t definitively rule out the possibility that the US attacking Iraq and Libya to seize control of their oil supplies, when all factors are considered one thing is missing from this hypothesis: a compelling reason, writes Scott Fitzsimons.
# libya - Monday 6 May, 2013
The verdict in the case of two officials from the ousted dictator’s regime, who have been accused of “financial crimes” connected to compensation for the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing, has been postponed today.
# libya - Saturday 23 February, 2013
Shamseddin Gaidan, 16, is believed to have joined the rebels after returning to his native Libya last summer.
# libya - Tuesday 19 February, 2013
Animal rights groups have criticised the export but the department said it enforces a strict system of transport rules.
# libya - Thursday 24 January, 2013
The call was made in response to what was described as an imminent threat against Westerners.
# libya - Wednesday 2 January, 2013
James Foley went missing six weeks ago but news of his kidnap is only emerging now after his family broke their silence. It is the second time he has been kidnapped in recent years.
# libya - Thursday 20 December, 2012
The report into the attack on the US consulate in Libya on 11 September was scathing, finding evidence of major security failures and mismanagement.
# libya - Wednesday 14 November, 2012
David Petraeus will testify before Congress after all about the attack on the US consulate in Libya which killed US Ambassador Christopher Stephens and three other Americans.
# libya - Sunday 11 November, 2012
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# libya - Monday 5 November, 2012
The 99 pictures that tell the story of the US Presidential Election campaign of 2012.
# libya - Sunday 21 October, 2012
The public face of the Gaddafi regime, Moussa Ibrahim, has denied in audio message that he has been arrested but there has been no confirmation it is him.
# libya - Wednesday 17 October, 2012
A new Human Rights Watch report suggests opposition militias summarily executed at least 66 captured members of Gaddafi’s convoy in the late dictator’s hometown of Sirte.
# libya - Monday 15 October, 2012
Ali Zidan, a former independent congressman, was elected a week after Mustafa Abushagur was dismissed.
# libya - Sunday 14 October, 2012
Lindsey Graham says Obama’s administration is either misleading the US public, or it’s “incredibly incompetent”.
# libya - Sunday 23 September, 2012
Armed forces dislodged a militia from a military complex near Tripoli this morning as the crackdown spreads to the capital.
# libya - Saturday 22 September, 2012
The deaths come as protests against the power of militias gather pace.
# libya - Saturday 15 September, 2012
Meanwhile, Al Qaeda has called for more attacks on US embassies.
# libya - Thursday 13 September, 2012
A film which lampoons the Prophet Mohammed and was broadcast on TV in the Arab world has sparked protests in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and other Arab countries.
The attacks that led to the death of the US Ambassador to Libya may have been a plot to coincide with the September 11 anniversary.
# libya - Wednesday 12 September, 2012
Most of diplomatic staff have been evacuated following the killing of the US ambassador to Libya and other consul officials in Benghazi.
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An armed mob attacked the US consulate in Benghazi over a controversial film which describes Islam as a “cancer”.
Islamists stormed the embassies to protest a film deemed offensive to Islam.
# libya - Thursday 9 August, 2012
The new assembly includes members from the Muslim Brotherhood, conservative Salafis, liberals and a bloc of independents.