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Libyan Vote on Charter Assembly Is Marred by Violence and Low Turnout – New York Times

New York TimesTRIPOLI, Libya — Libya’s long-delayed efforts to draft a new Constitution hit another obstacle on Thursday when elections for a 60-member constitutional drafting committee fell well short of expectations, with a low turnout and 13 of 60 constituencies failing to …Libyans Vote for Panel to Draft New ConstitutionWall Street JournalUPDATE 4-Poor turnout in […]

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Libyan former military chief arrested after ‘calling for coup’ – euronews

euronewsProtests have taken place in Tripoli’s Martyrs Square, with demonstrators angry at the decision by Libya’s interim parliament to extend the country’s post-revolutionary transition period. The parliament, known as the General National Congress (GNC), will now …92 prisoners escape in western Libyan jailbreakTimes of IndiaLibya jailbreak: 92 prisoners flee after attacking guardsZee News92 inmates escape […]

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Egyptian diplomats released after Tripoli kidnapping – BBC News

BBC NewsAt least three of five Egyptian embassy staff kidnapped in the Libyan capital Tripoli have been released, according to Libyan officials. Reports varied, with some saying all of those captured had been freed. Four Egyptian officials were snatched from their …Some Egyptian diplomats abducted in Libya reportedly releasedCNNOfficials: Some of Egypt diplomats kidnapped in […]

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Four more Egypt embassy staff kidnapped in Tripoli: Libya – AFP

AFPTripoli — Kidnappers seized Egypt’s cultural attache and three other embassy staff in Tripoli Saturday a day after another of its diplomats was abducted, the Libyan foreign ministry said. “The cultural attache and three other staff were kidnapped in Tripoli,” …5 Egyptian diplomats, employees abducted in LibyaThe HinduFive Egyptian embassy staff kidnapped in LibyaThe GuardianAnother […]

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Libya releases 4 US military personnel – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON (AP) — Four U.S. military personnel investigating potential evacuation routes in Libya were taken into custody at a checkpoint and then detained briefly by the Libyan government before being released, U.S. officials said Friday night.4 US Military Personnel Released in LibyaVoice of America4 US military personnel being held in Libyan custody freedIndian ExpressFour […]

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Libya: Suicide bombing near Benghazi kills at least 13 – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBENGHAZI, Libya — A suicide car bombing at a security checkpoint in eastern Libya on Sunday killed at least 13 people, the government said — a gruesome attack that left body parts strewn across a roadway. Officials declared three days of mourning.Truck Bomb Near Benghazi Kills 13Voice of AmericaLibya’s first suicide attack kills […]

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Libya’s first suicide attack kills seven soldiers outside Benghazi – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailA suicide bomber detonated a truck packed with explosives at an army checkpoint outside the city of Benghazi on Sunday, killing seven soldiers in the first such attack in Libya’s deepening turmoil. Car bombs and assassinations of army and police officers are …Official: Car bombing in Libya kills at least 6BusinessweekCar bombing […]

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House GOP Voted Against Allowing Obama To Deploy Troops In Libya, Benghazi

Lost in the Fox News-led, right-wing desire to pin the Benghazi tragedy on President Obama is the fact that in 2011, House Republicans led several efforts to prevent or curb Barack Obama from having the necessary deployment of US Armed Forces in Libya. And, yes, these actions were specifically against Libya, where Benghazi is located. […]

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Herman Cain Fails On Libya

This video has gone viral because it not only shows that GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain is not ready to be President Of The United States, the Republican Presidential field isn’t ready, and by light years. Cain appearing before the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, was asked if he agreed with President Obama’s approach in the […]

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Obama Sued For Libya Decision

President Barack Obama is being sued by ten United States lawmakers (including Dennis Kucinich of Ohio and Presidential candidate of Texas, Ron Paul) for taking military action against Libya without Congress giving its war authorization – which is a violation of the Constitution. CBS News publishes the list of ten lawmakers who filed he lawsuit […]