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Libya Government

Liberal Party Says It Leads Libyan Elections

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 09.07.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Libya's first nationwide elections in nearly five decades brought hints Sunday of an Arab Spring precedent: Western-leaning par...

Libya: What the Intervention Has Wrought

Rajan Menon | Posted 06.02.2012 | World
Rajan Menon

Neoconservatives, liberal internationalists, and "Responsibility to Protect" (R2P) advocates were, all in separate ways, pleased to see their programs enacted. Yet none of the above parties will suffer the consequences of what they enabled, from afar, in Libya.

Libyans Storm Government Headquarters

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI | Posted 03.22.2012 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — Hundreds of angry Libyans on Saturday stormed the transitional government's headquarters in the eastern city of Benghazi, cart...

Libya Swears In New Government

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 01.24.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Libya's transitional leaders swore on a Quran to uphold the ideals of the revolution that toppled Moammar Gadhafi as they took ...

Rebuilding Libya

Saeb El Kasm | Posted 01.21.2012 | World
Saeb El Kasm

Along with a record of overwhelming human rights abuses, Gaddafi left his people with a country rife with corruption, poverty and severe internal divisions.

New Libyan Prime Minister Was University Of Alabama Professor

AP | Posted 01.01.2012 | World

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — For 20 years, Abdurrahim el-Keib taught electrical engineering at the University of Alabama, helped lead the area's Muslim co...

Meet Libya's New PM

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI | Posted 01.01.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — A U.S.-educated engineering professor with little political experience is Libya's new prime minister, a choice that could reass...

NATO Ends Libya Mission

Posted 12.31.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — NATO's triumphant, 7-month air campaign against Libya ended Monday, setting the country on the path to a democratic transition less...

Fear is Finite, Hope is Infinite

Shervin Pishevar | Posted 12.22.2011 | World
Shervin Pishevar

Yesterday, history was made in Libya and Libya is free after decades of brutal dictatorship. I was in Tripoli and Benghazi only 2 weeks ago visiting some of the bravest young people I have ever met.

Libyan Leader Calls For Democratic State With Strong Civic Institutions

Posted 11.12.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The chief of Libya's revolutionary movement told thousands of cheering Libyans in Tripoli Monday to strive for a civil, democr...

African Union Refuses To Recognize Libyan Rebels

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 10.26.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that African, Arab and European organizations agreed on the urgent need to end the fi...