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Libya Weapons

Resources Needed for Arms Clearance in Libya

Max Dyck | Posted 10.07.2012 | World
Max Dyck

There is no better way to support a peaceful and stable future for a democratic Libyan state than to help them in coming to grips with their turbulent past by promoting a safe and secure environment in which to do so.

How Is the U.S. Dealing With the Arms Proliferation in Libya After the Revolution?

Fatima Muneer | Posted 06.03.2012 | World
Fatima Muneer

The aftermath of the Libyan civil war is causing a headache for the United States in an unexpected area -- arms proliferation. Since the war ended in October, the U.S. has discovered a chilling amount of weapons seeping into black markets frequented by terrorist groups.

Al Qaeda Leader Reportedly Says Branch In North Africa Got Libyan Arms

AP | By AHMED MOHAMED | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania -- A desert chief with al-Qaida's North Africa branch has confirmed fears that his terror organization procured weapons from st...

UN Envoy: Unsecured Weapons In Libya Have 'Already Gone Missing'

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Some weapons depots in Libya have still not been secured properly, and "much has already gone missing" from unguarded sites, th...

Inspectors To Track Down Chemical Weapons In Libya

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The organization that oversees the global ban on chemical weapons said Friday it will work with Libya's new rulers to "...

Libyan PM: Disarming Rebels Will Take Months

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Disarming former Libyan rebels could take months and weapons will not be taken by force, Libya's new prime minister said in an ...

Ban Ki-Moon Urges Libya To Secure Gaddafi Weapons

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday urged Libya's new leaders to quickly secure chemical weapons, nuclear materials...

Human Rights Watch: Thousands Of Unsecured Weapons Missing In Libya, Threaten Security

Posted 12.25.2011 | World

Huge numbers of Libyan weapons are up for grabs in warehouses near Sirte, the New York-based organization Human Rights Watch warned on Tuesday. Hum...

Libya's Missing Weapons Might Fall In The Wrong Hands

AP | By BEN HUBBARD | Posted 11.07.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Crates of mortar shells sit unguarded and empty boxes for missiles to blow up tanks and bring down airplanes are strewn about arms d...

U.N. Watchdog Says Libyan Chemical Weapons Secure

AP | Posted 11.07.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Libya's remaining chemical weapon stockpiles are believed to be secure despite the turmoil that has roiled the country ...

Officials Fear Libya's Weapons Could Fall Into The Wrong Hands

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER and DOUGLAS BIRCH | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — No one can be sure who controls the Libyan government's weapons stockpiles, a stew of deadly chemicals, raw nuclear material and so...