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Libya Conflict

Libya's Conflict Revives Front Lines From The 2011 Civil War

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2015 | Home

By Ulf Laessing RAS JDIR, Libya, Dec 17 (Reuters) - His Kalashnikov across his back, Libyan soldier Adel Howas rushed to the front lin...

U.S. Officials Say Egypt And UAE Are Responsible For Libyan Airstrikes

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were responsible for carrying out two series of air strikes in the past week on arme...

French Foreign Ministry Calls On French Nationals To Leave Libya

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2014 | Home

PARIS, July 27 (Reuters) - France on Sunday called on all French nationals to leave Libya, which in the last two weeks has descended into its deadli...

NATO Reportedly Underplayed Civilian Deaths In Libya

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2012 | Home

By Sebastian Moffett BRUSSELS, May 14 (Reuters) - NATO air strikes killed 72 civilians in Libya last year, Human Rights Watch said on ...

Remember Libya?

Sarah Margon | Posted 06.19.2012 | Home
Sarah Margon

The challenges Libya faces are not just about uniting a fractured society. They are also about building responsive and accountable governance institutions out of the ashes of the skeletal ministries left behind.

Watch: Gaddafi Forces Fire First Scud Missile As Rebels Advance

Posted 10.16.2011 | Home

Reports say that forces loyal to embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have fired a scud missile at rebel forces, for the first time in the months-l...

Gaddafi Urges Libyans To Speak To Rebels

Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

TRIPOLI, July 22 (Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is encouraging his people to talk to rebels but will not speak to the insurgents himself, a...

Libya: Obfuscation Has Begun

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 07.31.2011 | Home
Reese Schonfeld

The Libyan conflict seems headed in the same direction as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- the truth is supplanted by lies and half-lies and we sink once again into a sea of obfuscation. We know we'll never get the real truth.

Jennifer Bendery

McCain: White House Now "In The Mood" To Take Up Libya Resolution | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is lining up a vote on a resolution to express Congress’ support for continued U.S. military action in Libya, Senate Majori...

Obama's Mideast Speech Left Much to be Desired

Saad Khan | Posted 07.19.2011 | Home
Saad Khan

President Barack Obama has finally delivered his much anticipated speech on the Middle East, however, it fell short of expectations on two major issues.

The Lessons of Libya

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 07.18.2011 | Home
Reese Schonfeld

We seem to be witnessing a major split between military leaders (Gen. Richards) and NATO political leaders. Gen. Richards wants "to tighten the vise." NATO seems to have no intention of tightening the vise, so the game goes on.

Gaddafi's Drumbeat Of Propaganda

AP/The Huffington Post | By HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BANI WALID, Libya -- The family of a Libyan soldier killed in an allied airstrike quickly listed all those they blame in his death – al-Qaida milita...

40 Lipsticked Virgins May Be Gaddafi's Best Bet for Survival | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With Moammar Gadhafi in hiding as coalition aircraft bomb his country, he's counting on protection from a unique bodyguard corps he's been training fo...

Robert Gates: Libya Mission Handoff In Days, U.S. Will Not Have 'Preeminent Role'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ON BOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Sunday that the U.S. expects to turn control of the Libya military missi...