Latest in Tag: Benghazi Highlight
Latest in Tag: Benghazi
AFP – Armed groups attacked Libya’s interim parliament and an air base in the east Sunday, adding to turmoil in the troubled country where a rogue general has launched an offensive against Islamists in the city of Benghazi. A colonel claiming to speak on behalf of the army declared that parliament had been suspended. “We, …
Road blockage in Benghazi held back Egyptian trucks for a day
Egyptian foreign ministry calls on citizens to avoid travelling to Libya by road
The attack, which took place at the entrance to the barracks on road to the airport, appeared to have been carried out by a suicide car bomber
Another Christian killed in Libya as Egyptian foreign ministry demands thorough investigation
AFP – A blast rocked a primary school in Libya’s restive second city Benghazi during playtime on Wednesday, wounding six children, security and medical officials said. The blast was caused by an explosive device thrown over the exterior wall of the school as the children were playing, said Fadia al-Barghathi, spokeswoman for Benghazi’s Al-Jala hospital. …
A security official speaking on condition of anonymity said Monday’s bomb was placed in a guard post outside a courthouse in central Benghazi by unknown assailants.
Military governor Colonel Abdullah al-Saidi declared a “state of alert” and ordered all soldiers to report for duty at their barracks, in what was the first such confrontation between the army and Libya’s heavily-armed top jihadist group.
Missing Egyptians thought to have disappeared close to where dozens of Egyptian drivers were abducted earlier in October
The Swedish mission is one of the few remaining diplomatic offices remaining in Benghazi
At least three people dead in Benghazi following deadly car bombing outside major hospital
A car bomb blasted the embassy of France in Tripoli, injuring two French guards and causing serious damage to the building.
A delegation representing the Egyptian prosecution and a popular delegation including public figures go to Libya
Copts reportedly tortured by Libya’s Preventive Security for ‘proselytising’
“Bearded men stopped him at a traffic light on Venezia Street and kidnapped him at gunpoint,” the official said
The US Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, and three other Americans were killed in the September 11 assault on the US mission in Benghazi
Justice ministry says it has no information on the subject
Clinton’s move will be seen as an attempt to take the heat off the US president three weeks before he bids for re-election.
Following massive anti-militia protests in Benghazi, unsanctioned militias have 48 hours to evacuate
Deputy interior minister for the eastern region and the head of national security for Benghazi sacked, following the attack on the US consulate
Among rapid updates on the violent protests in the Muslim world, peaceful protesters head to online forums as mainstream media neglect their coverage
US officials are investigating the possibility that the assault was a plot by Al-Qaeda affiliates or sympathisers, using the protest against the film as a cover to carry out a coordinated revenge attack
Controversial film provokes protests in Cairo, Benghazi