Libya’s new military chief sworn in

August 6 2013

By Esam Mohamed

Tripoli –

Libya’s Congress has sworn in a new defence minister despite a continued show of force by gunmen carrying out near-daily attacks on security forces.

Congress on Monday approved Abdullah al-Thani as the country’s military chief.


France calls for ‘special effort’ on Libya

May 29 2013 at 02:03pm
By Abdoulaye Massalatchi

Niamey – France urged African nations on Tuesday to make a concerted effort to tackle a growing Islamist threat in the deserts of southern Libya.

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