Pope Francis on Sunday urged political and military leaders in Libya to end their hostilities and called on the international community to take “to heart” the plight of migrants trapped in the lawless nation. During his weekly blessing overlooking St. Peter’s Square, the pontiff called for “an end to the violence” and a path toward … Continue reading Pope Francis calls for peace in Libya
An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding dozens of others in an attack that the U.N. human rights chief said could amount to a war crime. The Tripoli-based government blamed the attack on forces associated with Gen. Khalifa Hifter, … Continue reading More than 40 migrants killed in Libyan detention centers
The United States has temporarily withdrawn some of its forces from Libya due to "security conditions on the ground," a top military official said Sunday as a Libyan commander's forces advanced toward the capital of Tripoli and clashed with rival militias. A small contingent of American troops has been in Libya in recent years, helping … Continue reading Withdrawal of US troops in Libya exposing the country to civil war
Refugees in Libyan camps are suffering dehumanizing treatment from guards who allegedly starve them of good food and other necessities of life. According to a report from the Guardian newspaper, one of the detainees attempted suicide this week. The UK government currently sponsors a total of 26 refugee camps in Libya. Over a thousand … Continue reading Hostility against refugees in Libya is a strategic policy idea
Horrific sights of photos and videos of African migrants being sold off like objects in Libya's modern day slave markets would churn your stomach and stir your inquisitive mind on what efforts the African Union has made to close down these inhumane "auction" sites. Slavery is evil; it's a cancer which must be dissected from … Continue reading Why can’t the African Union just shut down Libya’s slave markets?
In another pathetic development for the teeming Nigerians seeking greener pastures in Libya, a total of 98 indigenes of Edo State have been repatriated. The deportees arrived Lagos through Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. Media reports confirm that a total of 164 Nigerians, including an Edo woman and her children, received assistance from the … Continue reading We were 55 that left for Libya, but a total of 25 people died in the desert – Deportee
Salman Abedi was identified as a 23-year-old male of Libyan origin who killed 22 concertgoers and left dozens injured shortly after Ariana Grande's performance in Manchester Arena. 12 out of the dead victims were under 16s. Image shows a front-page publication from The Sun. He was initially called the "guy with a suspicious package in … Continue reading All you need to know about the Manchester Arena Bomber, Salman Abedi
Grieving parents of two Americans killed in the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi [a city in Libya] have sued Hillary Clinton. The suit was filed on behalf of the parents by a conservative group Freedom Watch. Image shows Mrs Patricia Smith. The 2012 terrorist attack by some Islamic militants at a US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, killed four … Continue reading Hillary Clinton Facing Lawsuit From Parents of Americans Killed In Benghazi.
Last Monday, the Department of Defense held a press conference in which Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook disclosed to reporters that the United States military – at the request of the officially recognized governing body of Libya, the Government of National Accord (GNA) – has begun a campaign of precision airstrikes on ISIL targets inside … Continue reading Is This the Real Reason the United States Is Suddenly Bombing Libya?
US planes bombed Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday, responding to the U.N.-backed government's request to help push the militants from their former stronghold of Sirte in what US officials described as the start of a sustained campaign against the extremist group in the city. Image shows a Syrian city in ruins as US-led … Continue reading U.S. Planes Hitting ISIS Targets In Libya.