The Moriartys reveal what's happening in Libya--Muslim Brotherhood, Al Qaeda, the role of other Arab regimes, the ongoing destruction of the country, Benghazi, the USG support of immigration of mercenaries to the US.
The United States is deploying an amphibious assault ship with about 1,000 marines off the coast of Libya in case the US embassy must be evacuated, a US defense official said Tuesday.
Iraq was a blood-drenched disaster and Afghanistan a grinding military and political failure. But Libya was supposed to have been different. NATO's war to overthrow Gaddafi was hailed as the liberal intervention that worked.
The dire consequences of the west's intervention are being felt today in Tripoli and across Africa, from Mali to Nigeria
In a speech at the Stimson Center today, US Ambassador to Libya Deborah Jones sought to downplay the attempted military coup in Libya, arguing that Gen. Khalifa Hifter never said he “wants to be in charge,” defending it as an anti-terrorism move.
It’s just a coincidence that Gen. Khalifa Hifter launched his Libyan coup 4 days after the US deployed 200 troops to Sicily – a "crisis response team" sent at the State Department’s request. Another coincidence: US-backed
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The United States has increased the number of Marines and aircraft stationed in Sicily who could be called upon to evacuate Americans from the U.S. embassy in Tripoli as unrest in Libya grows, two U.S. officials said on Monday.
Heavily armed gunmen stormed Libya's parliament on Sunday demanding its suspension and claiming loyalty to a renegade army general who has vowed to purge the country of Islamist militants.
ON MAY 6, the U.S. House of Representatives formed a select committee to investigate the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, which ended in the deaths of four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens.
Several people have been wounded when armed men stormed Libya's parliament in the capital, Tripoli, causing lawmakers to postpone the selection of a new prime minister. Omar Hmeidan, a spokesman, told the Reuters news agency that Tuesday's attack
Pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter Seymour Hersh – who broke the stories of the Mai Lai massacre in Vietnam and the Iraq prison torture scandals, which rightfully disgraced the Nixon and Bush administrations’ war-fighting tactics – reporte
Libya's Zueitina oil port prepared on Monday to load crude into tankers after the government reached a deal with rebels to reopen four terminals that insurgents have occupied since the summer.
The House Intelligence Committee held a classified session with the CIA’s former Libya station chief, whose assessment that there had been no protest leading before the Benghazi terrorist attacks was left out of Obama Admin talking points
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The Libyan defense minister took over duties as prime minister this morning as the Libyan parliament voted "no confidence" in the current prime minister after a North-Korea-flagged tanker broke the "blockade" from a rebel-held port. The ouster of the
Armed protesters in Libya traded threats with the government in a tense stand-off over the unauthorized sale of oil from a rebel-held port. A North Korean-flagged tanker loaded $36 million of crude oil will be bombed if it tries to leave.
Western countries voiced concern that tensions in Libya could slip out of control in the absence of a functioning political system. After the fall of Gaddafi, the oil-rich North African state is struggling to contain violence between rival forces, wi
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She was speaking after the New York Times published a lengthy investigation which found no evidence that the Al-Qaeda network had direct involvement in the attack, in which ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed.
Senator John McCain is in Libya, where he was "honored" to receive an award from the Libyan military Chief of Staff.
Two years after NATO missiles helped rebels drive out Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is under siege from former rebel fighters who now flex their military muscle to make demands on the state, seize oilfields and squabble over post-war spoils.
"We talked to the prime minister today about the things we can do together -- the United Kingdom and the United States and its other friends -- in order to help Libya to achieve the stability that it needs," he told a press conference.
The correspondent for a disputed “60 Minutes'’ segment about the attack last year on the United States Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya, apologized on the air Friday morning.
Libya marks the second anniversary of the death of Muammar Gaddafi with the country on the brink of a new civil war and fighting raging in the eastern city of Benghazi, birthplace of its Arab spring revolution.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan appealed for calm Thursday in his first public comments since he was freed after being abducted by militia gunmen for several hours.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan was kidnapped by gunmen who snatched him from his hotel and held him for several hours Thursday in apparent retaliation for a U.S. special forces raid that captured an al-Qaida suspect in the capital last weekend.
The Libyan government on Sunday condemned what it called the “kidnapping” of one of its citizens who was taken into custody outside his home in Tripoli in a highly unusual covert operation carried out by the U.S. military.