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This photo taken on January 11, 2017 shows a general view of an oil refinery in Libya
18 May 2017 05:46

Libya accuses German oil firm of withholding $900m

Islam Times - Wintershall, a German oil company, has withheld more than $900 million of Libya’s oil money, a senior Libyan official says, as a row deepens over what role the UN-backed government should have in monitoring and implementing oil contracts.

Can Russia and Europe Solve Libya
14 May 2017 06:57

Can Russia and Europe Solve Libya's Crisis?

Islam Times - The flurry of international activity involving Libya in recent weeks raises questions of whether more confrontation between Moscow and the West is coming for the country or if some cooperation is possible.

An Archangle ISR plane at the Dubai airshow in 2015
13 May 2017 03:58

UAE 'sends US-made aircraft to Libya' despite arms embargo

Islam Times - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has deployed US-made warplanes in support of Khalifa Haftar who heads the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) in eastern Libya that is fighting against the US- and UN-backed government in Tripoli.

Italy Police Seize Huge Drug Shipment Destined for ISIS in Libya
9 May 2017 11:26

Italy Police Seize Huge Drug Shipment Destined for ISIS in Libya

Islam Times - Italian Police seized a huge drug shipment bound for Libya in the northern city of Genoa, the Italian La Repubblica newspaper reported, saying multi-ton psychotropic medications were destined for ISIS terrorist group.

African refugees trying to reach Europe through Libya are being auctioned off in car parks, garages and public squares in the so-called salve markets. (File Photo)
9 May 2017 08:23

ICC wants to investigate refugee-related crimes in Libya

Islam Times - The International Criminal Court (ICC) says it is weighing an investigation into human trafficking and refugee-related crimes in Libya, where the UN says they are being traded in so-called slave markets.

A rebel sniper from Misrata fires towards ISIS militant positions in Sirte, Libya, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.
7 May 2017 05:27

Libya Plunged Into a Failed State

Islam Times - Six years after the US’s ‘humanitarian’ intervention that resulted in the murder of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya has gone from enjoying the highest standard of living in Africa to a failed state wherein sex and other slavery are rampant and the illegal arms trade is flourishing.

A member of the Libyan National Army (LNA) walks past an armored vehicle as he holds a position during fighting against terrorists in Qanfudah on the southern outskirts of Benghazi, January 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
4 May 2017 05:28

Libya rivals agree to find solution to conflict

Islam Times - The head of Libya's UN-backed unity government and a rival military commander have agreed to find a solution to the country’s six-year-old conflict.

How Obama and Clinton Brought Slavery to Libya
30 Apr 2017 11:35

How Obama and Clinton Brought Slavery to Libya

Islam Times - Their deliberate destruction of Libya was a war crime by all standards of international law. Libya was just another victim of the US plan to eliminate secular governments in the Middle East.

UN-backed Libya Leader to Meet the US President
26 Apr 2017 05:33

UN-backed Libya Leader to Meet the US President

Islam Times - The UN-backed Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli was invited to meet the US President and may also meet with his rival Khalifa Haftar, who commands the self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA) that is loyal to the eastern-based Tobruk parliament....

Sirte in Libya
26 Apr 2017 04:50

Libya's Rival Governments Agree Path to Peace

Islam Times - Libya's warring rival governments reached an agreement to end months of fighting in a deal brokered by Italy.

Libya Central Bank to Intervene in ‘War’ on Dinar
24 Apr 2017 04:27

Libya Central Bank to Intervene in ‘War’ on Dinar

Islam Times - Libya’s central bank promised to intervene “intensively” to defend the country’s currency as officials struggle to rein in a rampant black market and revive an economy in shambles after years of war.

Russia Supports the Great Libyan Tribes
23 Apr 2017 04:45

Russia Supports the Great Libyan Tribes

Islam Times - The Misurata militia joined hands with Hillary Clinton to create the lies and false flag revolution that destroyed Libya. They are the most hated group in Libya and considered to be terrorists mercenaries that have changed their names several times in order to hide their criminal past.

Reconciliation in Libya
23 Apr 2017 04:43

Reconciliation in Libya

Islam Times - A military solution to the conflict in Yemen is fast becoming the only option, but a Mandela-type Truth and Reconciliation Commission need to follow afterwards.

Partitioning of Libya is a Bad Idea
22 Apr 2017 09:11

Partitioning of Libya is a Bad Idea

Islam Times - At the end of the Group of Seven meeting, they expressed their unequivocal support of the Libyan political agreement and its transitional government headed the Government of National Accord (GNA) and called on all armed groups to “desist from actions that would exacerbate internal division ...

No U.S. Military Role in Libya
22 Apr 2017 09:08

No U.S. Military Role in Libya

Islam Times - The US President said that he would not give the US military a direct role in helping stabilize war-ravaged Libya, rejecting years of pleading by Italy for more assistance in stemming African migrant traffic into Europe.

Fighters of Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government
20 Apr 2017 04:37

US-Backed Division of Libya Would be Catastrophic for Europe

Islam Times - Tens of thousands of refugees continue to risk their lives crossing the Mediterranean from Libya to Europe. Meanwhile, an advisor to the US President proposed breaking Yemen into several new states.

Libya: The Forgotten Nation
19 Apr 2017 06:11

Libya: The Forgotten Nation

Islam Times - The 2011 Tunisia and Egypt popular uprisings that protested the flagrant poverty, discrimination, and the elites' exclusion from the power orbit led to ouster of the two dictators Zine El Abedine Ben Ali and Hosni Mubarak from power.

Libya Enters New Phase of Armed Conflict
19 Apr 2017 05:45

Libya Enters New Phase of Armed Conflict

Islam Times - East Libyan forces of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) led by General Khalifa Haftar have taken control of the Tamanhent air base near the city of Sabha, on the frontline between rival forces based in eastern and western Libya.

Libya Government Urged
19 Apr 2017 05:39

Libya Government Urged 'Intervention' over Southern Clashes

Islam Times - Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has called for "urgent intervention" by the international community to end military escalation in its south, warning of a possible "civil war".

The US Wants to Split Libya into 3 States
19 Apr 2017 05:38

The US Wants to Split Libya into 3 States

Islam Times - Tensions between conflicting parties in Libya continue and Libya may be split into several smaller states based on a 1963 map outlining the boundaries of 3 Wilayahs of the Ottoman Empire era. These are Tripolitania in the west, Cyrenaica in the east, and Fezzan in the south.