Libyan army claims control of large Islamist camp in Benghazi

Libyan security forces head to a compound that had been taken over by an armed group in Tripoli Sunday. Libya's army ordered rogue armed groups in and around Tripoli to leave state and military premises or be ejected by force, apparently seeking to capitalize on the withdrawal of militias from Benghazi and Derna.REUTERS/Anis Mili

Saturday 25 October, 2014 BENGHAZI – Libya’s army and its allies have taken control of one of the largest camps of Islamist forces in the eastern city of Benghazi, military More...

Ottawa shooter had sought Libyan passport: Libyan embassy official

Ottawa shooter had sought Libyan passport: Libyan embassy official 1

Friday 24 October, 2014 OTTAWA – The man suspected of shooting dead a Canadian soldier on Wednesday had sought a Libyan passport in recent days but had been unsuccessful, More...

Egyptian FM dicusses Libyan crisis in meeting with Algerian president

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri (Photo: AP)

Egyptian FM Sameh Shoukri says discussed coordination on Libyan crisis with Algerian President Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika on Thursday; latter assures gas shipments to Egypt underway Friday More...

Libya's oil to flow despite struggle between rival governments 1

Libya’s oil to flow despite struggle between rival governments

Thursday 23 October, 2014 * Libya locked in conflict between two governments * Both sides want to see oil revenues flow * OPEC producer sitting on Africa’s biggest oil reserves * More...

WTI Crude Oil Seen Supported Near $75 a Barrel

West Texas Intermediate crude oil will find support around $75 a barrel should it break through $80 on a sustained basis, according to Auerbach Grayson & Co. Wednesday 22 More...

Tripoli Food & Pack Show, Tripoli 02-Jun-2014 to 05-Jun-2014

Tripoli Food & Pack Show, Tripoli 02-Jun-2014 to 05-Jun-2014 1

Tripoli Food & Pack Show is a premier trade fair for food and food techonologies and packaging machinery industry in More...

Libya Energy | 04-07 Dec 2014

Libya Energy | 04-07 Dec 2014 1

Libya Energy, International exhibition on energy generation and conservation, to showcase the progress made, deliberate More...

Political Islam tries to adapt to Tunisia election landscape 1 Political Islam tries to adapt to Tunisia election landscape

Friday 24 October, 2014 SFAX Tunisia – From behind a niqab veil masking all but her...

Suspicious powder sent to western consulates in Istanbul: officials 1 Suspicious powder sent to western consulates in Istanbul: officials

Friday 24 October, 2014 ISTANBUL – Packets of an unidentified yellow powder were sent to five...

Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani 1 Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani

Friday 24 October, 2014 ISTANBUL/BEIRUT- A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday rejected a report from...

Sharapova blow-up hits world number one hopes

Russia's Maria Sharapova makes a forehand return to Petra Kvitov of the Czech Republic during their singles match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/ Joseph Nair)

Thursday 23 October, 2014 Maria Sharapova’s hopes of ending a year as world number one for the first time More...

Rodgers calls on Reds to rise to Champions League Real challenge

Wednesday 22 October, 2014 LIVERPOOL – Brendan Rodgers has challenged his Liverpool players to rise to the occasion when they face..

City face CSKA behind closed doors, Guardiola returns to Rome

Tuesday 21 October, 2014 PARIS – Manchester City continue their search for a first Champions League win this season when they..

Pistorius sentencing: Live Report

Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock after his sentencing at the High Court in Pretoria (AFP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Tuesday 21 October, 2014 11:38 GMT – Trump’s fury – Many people are voicing anger on Twitter over the More...

Police act on Hong Kong protests

Monday 13 October, 2014 07:43 GMT – AFP IS CLOSING ITS LIVE REPORT on Hong Kong protests after a day that..

Scotland referendum: Live Report

Friday 19 September, 2014 Edinburgh – 05:31 GMT – Conceding defeat – “It’s important to say that our referendum was an..
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5 Things Everyone Should Know About Ramadan

Saturday, June 28, 2014 The Muslim observance of Ramadan begins this evening and ends a month later on Monday, July 28...
Bassingbourn Barracks

Libyan soldiers at Bassingbourn Barracks need humility not prejudice

Monday 01 September, 2014 I WAS JUST THINKING ABOUT … … intolerance. Much as I have tried to bite my tongue..
The first batch of the experimental rVSV Ebola vaccine arrives at Geneva University Hospital, on October 22, 2014 (AFP Photo/Mathilde Missioneiro)

WHO eyes mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015

Friday 24 October, 2014 Geneva – Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to west Africa by..

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