Libya Travel News
News on Libya Travel continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
China has evacuated several hundred workers from Libya and is taking them by ship to Malta, the head of the Malta Civil Service, Mario Cutajar, said on Wednesday.
Worries are mounting about the safety of Korean construction personnel and disruption to their projects in Libya amid escalating violence there.
In a shocking turn of events, the C-130 aircraft on which an African stowaway's body was found this weekend had just been used to transport U.S. personnel evacuated from Libya .
Greece dispatched a navy frigate to Tripoli on Wednesday after the Foreign Ministry decided to evacuate all personnel from its embassy in the Libyan capital as fighting between rival militias escalated.
The French embassy say that the evacuees are now on a boat headed towards Toulon in the south of France The French government has evacuated both French and British nationals from the Libyan capital Tripoli, as the fighting between government forces and anti-government militia intensifies.
In the first phase of evacuation of Keralite nurses from strife-torn Libya, 50 of them are expected to be moved to Tunisia by road on Thursday as per the plan worked out by the ministry of external affairs.
France is to evacuate its nationals from Libya as fighting between rival militias plunges the country into chaos, a government source said Tuesday.
Retired lieutenant-general Charles Bouchard says he is proud of the work accomplished by the NATO-led mission in Libya, but disappointed at the lack of progress since Gadhafi's overthrow.
The evacuation of around 1,500 Thais from Libya was set to get underway yesterday after the Foreign Ministry opened its operational centre to get them home.
Our newsletters are sent in standard text/plain format, we protect your email address and you can easily unsubscribe from the newsletter at any point.
The Foreign Affairs Ministry yesterday opened a centre to aid Thai workers in Libya and said it would evacuate the first 41 nationals - including 11 students - via land transport to Tunisia as soon as possible.
West Texas Intermediate and Brent crudes dropped as the flow of oil from the Middle East was unaffected by the surge in violence in Libya and Iraq.
A huge fuel depot in Libya's capital burned out of control on Monday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias, adding frustration to the Muslim holiday of Eid.
After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records... After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health ... (more)
The U.S. evacuated its embassy in Tripoli, Libya on Saturday -- removing even the Marines who were guarding it -- because of "violence and instability in the area," Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes told CNN's "State of the Union" with Candy Crowley on Sunday.
Fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire towards Tripoli airport in Libya in an attempt to wrest control from a powerful rival militia, in a frame grab from video taken July 26, obtained from a freelance journalist travelling with the Misarata brigade.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 02:46 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC