Libya Mauritius

Gunmen Stage Deadly Attack on Libyan Hotel

An attack on a luxury hotel in Libya’s capital killed nine people, including an American, and stoked fears that the Islamic State militant group is expanding beyond the Middle East toward North Africa and Europe.

28 Jan 2015,

Arab Nations Strike in Libya, Surprising U.S.

Twice in the last seven days, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have secretly launched airstrikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripoli, Libya, four senior American officials said, in a major escalation of a regional power struggle set off by Arab Spring revolts.

27 Aug 2014,

France Evacuates French and British Expats From Libya

The French government says it has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya, as battles rage between government forces and militias.

31 Jul 2014,

U.S. Embassy in Libya Closes, Staff Evacuates Amid Militia Fighting

After days of heavy combat among militias that highlights the chaos in Libya, the U.S. Embassy has been shut down and its staff taken to safety in neighboring Tunisia, the State Department said Saturday.

28 Jul 2014,

How Did This Happen? Iraq, Syria, Israel, Gaza and Libya All in Flames

Each day, they live in fear.

16 Jul 2014,

Aide: Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan Kidnapped

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was snatched by gunmen before dawn Thursday from a Tripoli hotel where he resides, the government said. The abduction appeared to be in retaliation for the U.S. special forces raid over the weekend that seized a Libyan al-Qaeda suspect from the streets of the capital.

10 Oct 2013,

Picture of the Day: A Desert Oasis in Libya

In this jaw-dropping aerial by George Steinmetz, we see the volcanic crater of Wau al Namus (‘hole of mosquitoes’) in southern Libya. Steinmetz says of the photo:

12 Mar 2013,

[Video] 2013 African Cup of Nations qualifiers: Libya, Algeria end match in “boxing ring

THIS African Nations Cup qualifier was moved to AVOID violence — but it did not stop these players from scrapping at full-time. With Libya still recovering from civil war, their clash with Algeria was moved to a neutral venue in Casablanca, Morocco. However, after Algeria substitute Soudani scored a late winner, things turned sour. Algeria’s [...]The post [Video] 2013 African Cup of Nations qualifiers: Libya, Algeria end match in “boxing ring appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

10 Sep 2012, KotZot

UN Resolutions enforced against Libya but never against Israel

The West European-controlled United Nations are quick to act against Dictator Muammar Gadhafi of Libya, recently their staunch ally armed by them in suppressing its people in order to benefit... Read more »

21 Mar 2011, KotZot

Mauritians want to leave Libya

Violence in Libya is sending foreigners rushing to flee country. Thousands are dashing to the borders. Mauritians in Libya are worried. The reason is the prevailing insurgency in the country, where citizens are demanding the ouster of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi. One Mauritian has already returned home since the unrest started. Five other Mauritians, a [...]

28 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily