Libya

Haftar: Turks, Qataris have '48 hours to leave Libya'

World Bulletin 25 June 2014

An aide to renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar said that Turkish and Qatari nationals have 48 hours to leave eastern Libya, threatening "measures" against those from both

 

The Role of Islam in African Slavery

iqbal latif 17 June 2014

Hugh Thomas’s “The Slave Trade” and Robin Blackburn's “The Making Of New World Slavery” sheds new light on centuries of slave trading. Piero Scaruffi in “The Origins of the African Slave Trade” writes that the civil rights movement of the 1960's have left many people with the belief that the slave trade was exclusively a European/USA phenomenon and only evil white people were to blame for it. This is a simplistic scenario that hardly reflects the facts.

 

Qaddafi’s Long Shadow

Project Syndicate 11 June 2014
By Barak Barfi

The recent coup attempt in Libya, led by General Khalifa Hiftar, has finally pierced the illusion that the country’s dysfunctional central government, whose power is limited to

 

Libyan General: Muslim Brotherhood is the Driving Force Behind Extremists Arriving in Libya.”

FrontPage Magazine 9 June 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

General Khalifa Hifter, a Libyan general formerly aligned with the US, has taken control of much of Libya’s military and is fighting Islamic militias, including Ansar Al-Sharia

 

Swiss Red Cross worker killed in Libya

Channel NewsAsia 8 June 2014

TRIPOLI: Gunmen killed a senior Swiss staffer of the Red Cross in Libya on Wednesday, hours after a rogue ex-general who has taken on the country's jihadists was lightly

 

Anti-Jihad Journalist Gunned down in Libya’s Benghazi by Jihadists

Atlas Shrugs 28 May 2014

Without strategy, statecraft, forethought and judgement, Obama backed the ouster and coldblooded of Qaddafi, and backed the jihadists that have brutally taken over Libya. The

 

Student Challenges Jihadists, His Head Found in Mosque

Atlas Shrugs 28 May 2014

Thanks to Obama, Libya has descended into savage chaos. He destroys, walks away, and never looks back. "Severed head found dumped in Derna mosque,” Libya Herald, via HPS

 

Qaradawi Calls On Libyans To Resist General Vowing To Wipe Out Muslim Brotherhood

A Turkish news portal is reporting that Global Muslim Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi has called on the Libyan people to resist a Libyan General who has vowed to wipe out

 

Benghazi Airport Closed As At Least 75 Die In Libyan Fighting

Pamela Geller 19 May 2014

Civilians were told to leave Benghazi by the renegade leader of the self-declared Libyan National Army before it launched a fresh attack on Islamist militants. The warning

 

Wall to segregate male and female students in Libya

France24 2 May 2014

Under Libya’s monarchy and Muammar Gaddafi’s regime, schools and universities in Libya had always been co-ed. However, in Derna, located in eastern Libya, male and female students

 

Brotherhood leaders leave Qatar for Libya: report

gulfnews.com 29 April 2014

Dubai: Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood leaders reportedly deported by Qatar have arrived in Libya, a London-based daily said. The leaders have landed at Maeetiqiya

 

Brotherhood leaders leave Qatar for Libya: report

GulfNews.com 28 April 2014

Dubai: Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood leaders reportedly deported by Qatar have arrived in Libya, a London-based daily said. The leaders have landed at Maeetiqiya

 

Benghazi cover-up: Al-Qaida’s Libyan comeback raises questions

AllenBWest.com 25 April 2014
By Allen West

The rabbit hole known as Libya gets deeper and deeper, and the evidence is more and more damning against President Obama, Mrs. Clinton and congressional leadership that will

 

Libya: Jihadi Terror Leaders' Safest Haven

Gatestone Institute 24 April 2014
By Anna Mahjar-Barducci

The leading jihadist commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar -- also known as Khalid Abu Al-Abbas, and by his nickname "Al-A'war" ("the one-eyed") -- is hiding in Libya. From there, according to

 

Libya jihad: Islamic Supremacism attacks 9/11/12

Atlas Shrugs 23 April 2014
By Pamela Geller

Committee on Benghazi : US ‘switched sides in the War on Terror’ by facilitating $500 MILLION in weapons deliveries to Libyan al-Qaeda militias, leading to Benghazi attack.

 

Libyan arms issued to regional terrorists

Money Jihad 22 April 2014

Weapons are pouring into Libya from around the Mediterranean, for both domestic use among rival factions and for follow-on trafficking to neighboring African hotspots and to

 

Libya: Tripoli trial against Gaddafi regime members resumes

ANSAmed 16 April 2014

TRIPOLI - The trial against 37 leading members of the Gaddafi regime, including two of his sons - Saif Al Islam and Saddi, who was recently extradited - resumes on Monday after

 

New Libyan Islamist group declares war on "enemy of Allah"

Shanghai Daily 7 April 2014

BENGHAZI, April 6 (Xinhua) -- A new Islamic group said late on Saturday that its troops are being sent to the strategic town of Derna in eastern Libya to restore peace and impose sharia

 

SocGen facing bribery lawsuit over Libyan deals - FT

The West Australian 31 March 2014
By Aashika Jain

The Libyan Investment Authority has accused France's second-biggest bank Societe Generale of funnelling bribes worth tens of millions of dollars to associates of Saif al-Islam, the son

 

What now for the Lockerbie families?

The Telegraph 11 March 2014
By Gordon Rayner

Families of the 270 Lockerbie bombing victims have mixed views over the guilt of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, but they are united in their belief that he did not act alone. US and British

 
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