News on Libya continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
1 hr ago | Yahoo!
An Oklahoma City police officer was after being accused of committing a series of sexual assaults against at least six women while on duty.
5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
American journalist Steven Sotloff, center with black helmet, talks to Libyan rebels near Misurata in June 2011.
9 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian
Black smoke billows across the sky when a petrol depot was set ablaze after a rocket assault.
13 hrs ago | Cato Institute
"Hans Blix had five months to find weapons. He found nothing. We've had five weeks.
13 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
A Libyan coastguard official said on Friday a boat carrying 170 illegal migrants from sub-Saharan Africa was feared lost at sea off the capital Tripoli.
14 hrs ago | Boulder Weekly
The Middle East is on fire from Tripoli to Mesopotamia and no one in Boulder is chanting "no blood for oil."
18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
Oil prices fell on Friday amid downbeat Chinese manufacturing data and the low likelihood of supply disruptions in conflict-hit Iraq, Ukraine and Libya, analysts said.
22 hrs ago | Scoop
A resident of Tayuri stands against a bullet-riddled wall of his house, part of which was destroyed during clashes in Libya.
American photojournalist James Foley was shown this week to be executed by Islamic State fighters, and while heartbreak and outrage have been the strongest reactions to the tragic news, Mr. Foley's faith has emerged as a source of comfort.
The way things are going in Libya the only question is whether to compare it to 1992 Somalia or 1994 Afghanistan.
Two journalists were abducted in Libya on Tuesday, and the government shut down broadcasts of two state-run television stations after one was taken over by militants and the other took an anti-government line, according to news reports.
James Foley, the Indiana National Guard says, will be greatly missed by the men and women of the 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.
THE warplanes came under cover of darkness on August 18th, bombing several sites in and near Tripoli, Libya's capital, that have been associated with Islamist militias.
Tunisia and Egypt's Cairo airport canceled most flights to and from Libya on Thursday, officials said, days after the Libyan government said unidentified war planes had attacked positions of armed groups in Tripoli.
After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for U.S. air strikes on the militant group Islamic State.
Citing worsening miltia violence, the U.S. State Department confirmed Saturday it had evacuated personnel from its embassy in Libya.
The United Nations mission assisting Libya today condemned the "grave escalation" in the fighting in the capital, Tripoli and its suburbs and urged all parties to work to put an end to the security deterioration, which forebodes serious consequences on the humanitarian level.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:27 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC