Author

 
Imed Lamloum

Imed Lamloum

    Libya, a failed state in waiting
    Libya, a failed state in waiting
    Libya’s transition has been bogged down by insecurity and chaos, suggesting the country is becoming a failed state six years after the Nato-backed uprising that ended Muammar Gaddafi’s rule....
    Surge in Libya violence raises spectre of civil war
    Surge in Libya violence raises spectre of civil war
    Libya's government said on Tuesday it was considering calling for international forces to help restore security, as fighting between rival militias...
    Libya PM accuses 'political party' of kidnapping
    Libya PM accuses 'political party' of kidnapping
    Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has accused a "political party" of organising his brief abduction by armed gunmen on Thursday....
    Gunmen storm Libya ministries demanding officials quit
    Gunmen storm Libya ministries demanding officials quit
    On Monday gunmen demanded the Libyan government's resignation as they besieged ministries despite the adoption of a law to purge officials...
    Two injured after bomb hits French embassy in Tripoli
    Two injured after bomb hits French embassy in Tripoli
    This is the first attack on a foreign mission since militants stormed the United States consulate in Benghazi in September.
    Libya awaits announcement of new government
    Libya awaits announcement of new government
    It was also harshly criticised by lawmakers. 
    Libya arrests 50 over US envoy killing
    Libya arrests 50 over US envoy killing
    Defence secretary Leon Panetta said the US military did not plan to bolster its forces in the Middle East and North Africa, despite the threat of...
    Libya to question extradited Gaddafi spy chief
    Libya to question extradited Gaddafi spy chief
    Senussi is wanted by the Hague-based International Criminal...
    Gaddafi's son to be tried in Libya, not at ICC
    Gaddafi's son to be tried in Libya, not at ICC
    Libya will not hand over Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son Saif al-Islam to the International Criminal Court for trial, a minister said on...
    Tensions simmer as Libyan ex-rebels demand a role
    Tensions simmer as Libyan ex-rebels demand a role
    Former rebel fighters in Libya are raising the stakes by demanding a role in the interim government which is currently being formed, amid rising...
    New Libyan leader elected as Nato clears the skies
    New Libyan leader elected as Nato clears the skies
    Libya's interim rulers have elected a technocrat and businessman to head a transitional government as Nato ended the air campaign that played a...
    Libya rebels launch massive attack on Gaddafi lair
    Libya rebels launch massive attack on Gaddafi lair
    Libyan rebels launched a massive offensive on Muammar Gaddafi's sprawling Bab al-Azizya compound in Tripoli on Tuesday, as the strongman's son...