Tag Archives: Tunisia

Libya: US drones hit IS outposts in al-Fuqaha

On Nov. 17 and 19, US drones hit two IS outposts in the central town of al-Fuqaha. Forces under the banner of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous (BAM) from Misrata — defeated IS in the southern city of Sirte in December 2016. US … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Americans leave Tripoli, first time since Moammar Gadhafi

American embassy staff left Tripoli on July 26 and traveled overland to neighboring Tunisia. Embassy operations in Tripoli will be suspended until the security situation improves, it said. Tripoli has been embroiled for weeks in inter-militia violence that has killed … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Libya: Gaddafi not interested in negotiating

The junior Foreign Office minister, Alistair Burt, has said that the UN attempted again to negotiate with the Gaddafi regime, but without success. He told BBC news: It has been clear that Gaddafi does not have a firm grip on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Musa Kusa, Libyan foreign minister, resigns, travels to London

Musa Kusa, Libyan foreign minister, has flown to Tunisia and thence to London. After the September 11 attacks in 2001, Kusa became the linchpin in negotiations with Tony Blair’s government that led to Gaddafi coming in from the international cold. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment