Libya conflict

 
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....
Libya now has three governments
Libya now has three governments
A new United Nations-backed Libyan government has been unveiled and tasked with uniting its warring factions, but rejection by leaders of the...
Isis could establish foothold in Europe through Libya, warns Italy
Isis could establish foothold in Europe through Libya, warns Italy
Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni has told Italy's Parliament that there is an "evident risk" of Islamic State (Isis) fighters in...
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...
Anti-government uprising in Libya targets Parliament
Anti-government uprising in Libya targets Parliament
Gunmen first stormed then suspended Libya's Parliament on Sunday in an anti-government rebellion that is spreading across the country.
Libya's deputy industry minister shot dead
Libya's deputy industry minister shot dead
Libya's Deputy Industry minister Hassan al-Droui was shot dead during a visit to his hometown of Sirte, east of Tripoli, security and...
Brent rises most in almost two weeks as Libya ports remain closed
Brent rises most in almost two weeks as Libya ports remain closed
Brent crude advanced the most in almost two weeks after Libyan rebels refused to hand over control of three oil ports to the government. 
Contentious law bans Gaddafi-era officials from Libya govt
Contentious law bans Gaddafi-era officials from Libya govt
Passed by Parliament on Sunday essentially at gunpoint – heavily armed militias were parked outside government buildings and refused to leave...
Gunmen surround Libya's justice ministry
Gunmen surround Libya's justice ministry
"Several armed men in vehicles equipped with anti-aircraft guns surrounded the ministry of justice," Walid Ben Rabha, head of the...
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.
Deep Read: Yesterday's heroes are today's villains
Deep Read: Yesterday's heroes are today's villains
Libya's new rulers have struggled to stamp their authority on brigades made up of ex-rebels, some of whom believe their legitimacy, forged on the...

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