Libya

Norway Officials Admit They Knew Nothing About Libya But Joined Regime Change Efforts Anyway
Norway
ZeroHedge | A new official report produced by the Norwegian government illustrates the continuing absurdity of NATO expansion and foreign adventurism in places very far away from the "North Atlantic" explicit in the name North...
Ex-French president Sarkozy arrested for taking 50 million in cash from Gadhafi during 2007 election.
Sarkozy
APNews | PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into custody Tuesday in connection with allegations that he received millions of euros in illegal campaign financing from the regime of late Libyan leader...
UN chief: Libya slave auctions may be crimes against humanity
CNN | (CNN)The UN secretary-general said Monday he is "horrified" at reports showing African migrants sold as slaves and called for immediate investigations. The reports demonstrate some of "the most egregious abuses of...
US military considers ramping up Libya presence
Special Forces
CNN | (CNN)A new diplomatic and military policy for Libya that could significantly expand US involvement in the country could be finalized by the Trump administration in the next few weeks, according to two US officials....
Suit against Hillary Clinton over Benghazi deaths and emails is dismissed
Hillary Clinton
Politico | A federal judge in Washington has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that Hillary Clinton's lax security surrounding her emails led to the deaths of two of the Americans killed in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic...
Libya "Before And After" Photos Go Viral
ZeroHedge | A Libyan man who took photos of himself posing at various spots across Beghazi in 2000 has revisited the same locations 18 years later to photograph life under the new "NATO liberated" Libya.  The "before and after"...
How the Pentagon Under-Reports Libya Operations
AFRICOM
AntiWar.com | While bragging about their intention to be “as transparent as possible,” Pentagon officials in Libya have revealed that they routinely keep their actions secret from the American public, and withhold specific retails...
US strikes Libya for first time under Trump
F16
CNN | (CNN)The US military conducted airstrikes against ISIS fighters in Libya on Friday, the first time it has struck targets in the North African country since Donald Trump became President. "In coordination with Libya's...
How America Armed Terrorists in Syria
Al Nusra
AmericanConservative | Three-term Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, a member of both the Armed Services and Foreign Affairs committees, has proposed legislation that would prohibit any U.S. assistance to terrorist organizations in Syria...
Attack on Libyan airbase by troops loyal to UN-backed faction kills 141
TheGuardian | On Thursday, members of the Third Force militia loyal to the UN-backed government of national accord (GNA) in Tripoli attacked the base used by Haftar’s self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA), according to military...
The migrant slave trade is booming in Libya. Why is the world ignoring it?
Libya Migrant Camp
Guardian | It’s a mass grave that we don’t need the United Nations to verify. Every day an average of 14 migrants, the vast majority from countries in sub-Saharan Africa, die crossing the Mediterranean. Many more see their...
Guess Who’s Bombing the Crap Out of Libya
AT-802
WarisBoring | Twice in November 2016, the Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council, or BRSC — a group with ties to Al Qaeda — published photos of United Arab Emirates Air Force AT-802 and Reaper-style drones in the sky over the...
Obama DOJ drops charges against alleged broker of Libyan weapons
Libya
Politico | The Obama administration is moving to dismiss charges against an arms dealer it had accused of selling weapons that were destined for Libyan rebels. Lawyers for the Justice Department on Monday filed a motion in federal...
Guccifer 2.0 Hacked Pelosi Documents Reveal Democrats KNEW Benghazi Was Terrorist Attack, Then Lied About It
GatewayPundit | Hacker Guccifer 2.0 released more documents obtained from former Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s computer. One document from Pelosi’s computer detailed how candidates and staffers were to respond to the Benghazi terrorist attack...
The Pentagon wants to keep ground troops in Libya and go on offense in Somalia
Waldhauser
MilitaryTimes | WASHINGTON — The U.S. military will keep an unspecified number of ground troops in Libya to help friendly forces further degrade the Islamic State faction there, and officials are seeking new leeway to target al Qaida...
Russia appears to deploy forces in Egypt, eyes on Libya role
Russian Troops
Reuters | Russia appears to have deployed special forces to an airbase in western Egypt near the border with Libya in recent days, U.S., Egyptian and diplomatic sources say, a move that would add to U.S. concerns about Moscow's...
US Stealth Bombers Kill Over 80 Alleged ISIS Fights in Libya Strikes
B2 Stealth Bomber
AntiWar.com | Having declared their military operation in Libya over a month ago, US stealth bombers flew to the Libyan city of Sirte and spent some 30 hours carrying out a massive bombing campaign, dropping over 100 munitions on...
U.S. ready to resume air strikes in Libya if needed: Pentagon
F-16
Reuters | The United States is prepared to carry out more air strikes against Islamic State militants in Sirte if requested by Libya's U.N.-backed government, even though the militant group no longer controls much territory there...