Libya's recognized prime minister safe after gunmen attack his motorcade

May 27, 2015

Libya's recognized prime minister safe after gunmen attack his motorcade

Gunmen tried to assassinate Libya’s internationally recognized prime minister on his way to the airport in the eastern city of Tobruk on Tuesday, a spokesman for his government said. Arish Said, head of the government’s media department, said that Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni’s motorcade ...

May 13, 2015

ICC prosecutor wants probe of Islamic State group in Libya

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Tuesday her office wants to investigate alleged crimes by groups claiming allegiance to the Islamic State and other extremist groups in Libya. Fatou Bensouda said in a briefing to the U.N. Security Council and an interview ...

Sisi at Cairo airport greets Ethiopians 'rescued' from Libya

May 8, 2015

Sisi at Cairo airport greets Ethiopians 'rescued' from Libya

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Egypt had “rescued” 27 Ethiopians who were abducted in war-torn Libya, as state television showed him greeting the group at Cairo airport on Thursday. It was not immediately clear how the Ethiopians were rescued, but Sisi’s office said the ...