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Morocco, Libya to Boost Bilateral Relations in Air and Sea Transportation

Rabat - Minister of Equipment, Transportation and Logistics Aziz Rabbah met, on Thursday in Rabat, with Transportation Minister of the Libyan national unity government...

Libya summoned US envoy over seized Qaeda suspect: ministry

TRIPOLI - Libya's government summoned US ambassador Deborah Jones to seek clarification over the capture by American special forces of an alleged Al-Qaeda operative...

9 years on, Libya still not free of chemical weapons

TRIPOLI - Syria's regime says it will need at least a year to dismantle its chemical weapons arsenal, but if Libya's experience is anything...

Libya to tender for first private mobile licence: minister

TRIPOLI- Libya will launch a tender in 2014 for the award of the country's first private mobile phone license, Communications Minister Usama Siala told...

NATO may look at training for Libya: official

BRUSSELS, June 03, 2013 (AFP) NATO defence ministers will discuss the possibility of training Libya's military to ensure it is able to police the country's...

France offers to help Libya secure borders from Islamists

  SINGAPORE, June 02, 2013 (AFP) France is willing help Libya secure its borders from militant Islamist groups fleeing Mali, Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said...

Niger leader says Chad next target after Islamist attacks

AGADEZ, Niger, May 27, 2013 (AFP) Niger's president said Monday that attackers who bombed an army base and French-run uranium mine, leaving 38 people dead, entered...

EU approves Libya border support mission

  BRUSSELS, May 22, 2013 (AFP) EU leaders agreed Wednesday to send a civilian border assistance mission to Libya which should begin operations next month,...

US moves troops closer as security worsens in Libya

 WASHINGTON, May 13, 2013 (AFP) The United States has moved military forces closer to Libya since the Benghazi attack so they will be ready to...

White House accuses Republicans of politicizing Benghazi

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2013 (AFP) The White House on Tuesday accused Republicans of politicizing the attack on the US diplomatic post in Benghazi last year,...

US diplomat cites Benghazi security deficiencies

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2013 (AFP) A career diplomat told Congress on Wednesday that the US mission in Benghazi in Libya had failed to meet crucial...

Mexico frees Canadian, Mexican in Kadhafi affair

   MEXICO CITY, April 20, 2013 (AFP) A judge late Friday released two women, a Canadian and a Mexican, held for their alleged role in...

Jailed Libya journalist in hospital after hunger strike

TRIPOLI, April 15, 2013 (AFP) A Libyan journalist held in prison for four months charged with insulting the judiciary has been hospitalised after going on...

Libya border control linked to Interpol for first time

 BRUSSELS, March 06, 2013 (AFP) Libya's Tripoli airport authorities were hooked up for the first time Wednesday with Interpol as part of a European Union funded plan...

Russia’s Medvedev hunted in mystery video campaign

by Anna SMOLCHENKO MOSCOW, Feb 05, 2013 (AFP) A slick documentary film has mysteriously emerged on the Russian Internet where former ambassadors, an ex-general and even...

Arab Spring states must respect rights: Human Rights Watch

LONDON, Jan 31, 2013 (AFP) The Arab Spring has given way to new governments that are failing to respect basic rights such as freedom of...

British PM on surprise visit to Libya capital: AFP

TRIPOLI, Jan 31, 2013 (AFP) British Prime Minister David Cameron flew into the Libyan capital on Thursday for a previously unannounced visit, an AFP photographer...

EU to help Libya control its porous border

 BRUSSELS, Jan 31, 2013 (AFP) EU foreign ministers agreed Thursday to help Libya tighten control over its porous 4,000-kilometre land border blamed for trafficking of...