Archive for the ‘After Gaddafi’ Category

Libya’s National Forces Alliance wins 39 party-list seats

Thursday, July 19, 2012 Comments off

TRIPOLI, July 18 (Xinhua) — Libya’s National Forces Alliance (NFA), led by former interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril, won 39 seats of 80 seats set aside for party-list candidates in the General National Congress, the electoral commission announced Tuesday night. Read more…

Alliance of Libya’s ex-interim PM leads landmark polls: electoral commission

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Comments off


TRIPOLI, July 9 (Xinhua) — Libya’s once interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril’s National Forces Alliance (NFA) took the lead in the country’s national congress elections with over 50,000 votes in three constituencies, according to the initial results announced Monday. Read more…

Libyan tribal clashes: 47 dead in three days – RT

Sunday, July 1, 2012 Comments off

Tribal warfare continues for the fifth day straight in Libya, with 47 killed in the last three days alone and over 100 reportedly wounded. Ethnic strife in Libya has cost hundreds of lives since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime last October. Read more…

Moscow calls on Tripoli to release ICC officials

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off

Konstantin Garibov
Moscow demands that Tripoli should immediately release four representatives of the International Criminal Court (ICC), one of whom is Russian citizen Alexander Khodakov, the ICC secretariat’s adviser for external relations. Russia also insists that UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon should interfere to help resolve the problem. Read more…

Tribal clashes in Libya leave 15 dead

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off


At least 15 people were killed and 89 more injured in tribal clashes which resumed in southern and western Libya on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. Read more…

Tanks, militia encircle Tripoli airport – RT

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Comments off

Tripoli International Airport (Reuters / Ismail Zitouny)-RT

A Libyan militia has encircled Tripoli’s international airport, forcing flights to be rerouted to a nearby military airport, a security official reports. Tanks have been deployed to the airport as the standoff remains tense. Read more…

Libya bars ethnic, religious and tribal parties from elections

Thursday, April 26, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr.26, 2012
25 April -(RT) – Libya’s NTC has banned parties based on tribal, ethnic or religious affiliation from participating in the upcoming parliamentary elections. A new Islamist party seen by many as a leading political force is eager to refute the ban. Read more…

147 dead in Libyan violence

Sunday, April 1, 2012 Comments off

by VOR.

At least 147 people were killed and 395 injured in the last five days of clashes between tribes in the south of Libya. Read more…