News on Libya continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
3 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
France's president rejected Thursday any cooperation with Bashar Assad, whom he accused of being a "de facto ally" of jihadists wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, and urged a "humanitarian and military" response to the threat.
7 hrs ago | Xinhuanet
The Egyptian leadership is willing to provide massive support for the neighboring Libyan army to protect Egypt's western borders from Islamist extremist attacks that have been rising since the ouster of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year, say Egyptian experts.
11 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
Between the war in Gaza and gains by Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and Libya, there's plenty of cause these days for pessimism about the Middle East.
15 hrs ago | Democracy Now
The U.S. and Ukrainian governments are accusing Russia of launching a new cross-border operation to back separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine .
19 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
Oil field workers drill into the Gypsum Hills near Medicine Lodge, Kansas, using horizontal drilling and a technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," to coax out oil and gas.
As a onetime foreign correspondent who wrote from places like Northern Ireland, Iran, Pakistan, India, Vietnam and the Philippines, I see the riots in Cairo, the assassination in Benghazi and the friction in U.S-Israeli relations as part of one picture: a portrait of the Middle Eastern world preparing for war between Iran and Israel.
Nation-building is the only thing that can fix Libya and Syria. So why has President Obama basically ruled it out? This month, in an interview with New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, President Barack Obama expressed regret over not doing more to rebuild Libya after the overthrow of Muammar al-Qaddafi in 2011.
Tarek Mitri delivers his final address as the Secretary-General's Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya .
U.S. journalist James Foley arrives with fellow reporter Clare Gillis , after being released by the Libyan government, at Rixos hotel in Tripoli, in this picture taken May 18, 2011.
Another 24 bodies were recovered Tuesday from an overturned fishing boat off Italy's southern coast as would-be refugees fleeing increasing instability in Libya saw their deadliest few days this year with more than 300 drowned.
On Monday, the Libyan Parliament that was replaced in an election in June reconvened and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as the new prime minister.
The United States does not support Egyptian and Emirati airstrikes against Islamist militias in Libya because the U.S. believes the crisis in Libya must be resolved politically and without outside interference, a Department of Defense spokesman said Tuesday.
Islamist fighters in the Libya Dawn coalition guard at the entrance of the Tripoli International Airport on Sunday.
Attorneys for Wisconsin and Indiana are set defend their states' gay marriage bans before a federal appeals court in Chicago.
And here I thought his job was to ask probing questions. Chuck Todd reimagines journalism: "I think the job for all of us particularly in political reporting is to demystify Washington for the American public but then also try to translate the American public's frustration for out of touch Washington people."
Nadezhda Kevorkova is a war correspondent who has covered the events of the Arab Spring, military and religious conflicts around the world, and the anti-globalization movement.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:41 pm
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