Libya in crisis, analysts say

2013-05-08 17:13

The Libyan militiamen who have besieged two ministries in Tripoli for more than a week appear determined to press their protests to squeeze more concession from the government, analysts say.

Libya ex-leader accused of power abuse

2012-12-12 07:55

Libyan military prosecutors have accused ex-leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil of abusing his power, after grilling him over the death of a general who led rebels last year, a prosecution official says.

Ex-leader Jalil faces murder questioning

2012-11-07 20:15

A Libyan military court has ordered prosecutors to interrogate former transitional leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil over the death of a general who commanded rebel forces last year.

NTC, Gaddafi remnants talks spark anger

2012-06-07 13:27

A meeting in Cairo between former officials of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime and an envoy dispatched by Libya’s interim leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil has sparked widespread anger and demands for more explanation.

Libyan leader Jalil ordered to rest

2012-05-05 21:00

Libya's interim leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil says doctors have ordered him to rest because of a minor health problem.

Libya's current government to stay on

2012-04-29 22:17

The head of Libya's National Transitional Council says the interim government will stay in place, notably to ensure the success of elections.

'No govt shuffle ahead of Libya polls'

2012-04-23 07:46

The head of Libya’s ruling NTC says he didn’t envisage a government reshuffle before national elections slated for June, despite reports of possible changes earlier this month.

Libya leader starts state visit to Algeria

2012-04-15 22:16

Libyan leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil, has arrived in Algeria for a state visit that comes amid a period of strained relations.

Jalil threatens to 'force' Libya unity

2012-03-07 12:46

Libyan leader Mustapha Abdel Jalil says he would defend national unity "with force" if necessary, after tribal leaders and a political faction declared autonomy for an eastern region.

Libya marks revolution day amid instability

2012-02-17 07:53

Libya is celebrating the first anniversary of the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi with fireworks and slogans, even as its leader vowed to act firmly against further instability.


Libya urged to halt military trial of Jalil

2012-12-21 14:17

Libya should suspend the trial of former interim leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil before a military court and stop civilian cases in such tribunals, a rights watchdog says.

Libya: Justice awaits for general's murder

2012-12-05 14:37

Eighteen months after the mysterious murder of a top general who led the early stages of the rebellion against Muammar Gaddafi, Libya's judiciary has yet to shed more light on the case.

Libya prepares for peaceful change

2012-08-07 22:40

Libya's National Transitional Council is set to hand over power to an assembly in a symbolic move marking the first peaceful transition of power in the country's modern history.

Libyan leader undergoes hernia operation

2012-05-07 12:07

Libya's interim leader, Mustafa Abdel Jalil, has undergone a successful hernia operation and is in good condition, doctors say.

Libya regrets Abbas decision to delay visit

2012-05-02 15:13

Libyan authorities have expressed regret over the decision by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to postpone his visit to the North African nation.

Libyan leader denies government sacking

2012-04-27 20:00

The head of Libya's ruling National Transitional Council has denied a report that the interim government had been sacked two months before the country's first free polls.

Gaddafi's son to face justice, eventually - ICC

2012-04-18 22:35

International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo says that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi will face justice no matter where his trial is ultimately held.

Libya's eastern leader 'ready for talks'

2012-03-09 14:14

The head of a regional council seeking to carve out an autonomous territory in oil-rich east Libya says he accepts the interim national leader’s call for dialogue.

Libya's 1st anniversary of uprising

2012-02-17 20:16

Libyans have taken to the streets to celebrate the first the first anniversary of the uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi.

Civil war possible if NTC quits, says Jalil

2012-01-23 07:56

Libyan leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil says the nation would fall into a “civil war” if the ruling National Transitional Council resigns, as it faces its first major challenge.

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