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Libyan Migrants Drown After Boat Capsizes in Mediterranean

Libyan Migrants Drown After Boat Capsizes in Mediterranean

According to initial reports, as many as 41 Libyan migrants have drowned after their small boat carrying refugees capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. An Italian media outlet said on Thursday this is just the next incident in what has been a string of similar instances of refugees drowning in the Mediterranean Sea after attempting to […]

ISIS Seizes Libyan Oil Rig, Nine Taken Hostage

ISIS Seizes Libyan Oil Rig, Nine Taken Hostage

Nine foreign workers from an oil rig have been taken hostage by ISIS militants during an attack on a Libyan oil field, according to the Austrian foreign ministry. The attack and seizure of the al-Ghani oil field, 440 miles southeast of Tripoli, happened on Friday. The released statement stated the workers, one Austrian, one Czech, […]

Libyan Peace Talks at UN While Tripoli Hotel Attacked [Video]

Libyan Peace Talks at UN While Tripoli Hotel Attacked [Video]

A prominent hotel in Tripoli was attacked on Tuesday, even as Libyan peace talks continue at the United Nations in Geneva. This is the most violent in a string of Western-focused attacks in the area. The luxurious Corinthia Hotel is used as international offices by many governments and corporations. The UN has used it several […]

Libya in Chaos as New Parliament Deemed Unconstitutional

Libya in Chaos as New Parliament Deemed Unconstitutional

Chaos still prevails in Libya as the Supreme Court declared the newly elected parliament unconstitutional, a move that will fuel backlash in the oil rich country in northern Africa. After gun men stormed the El Sharara oil field, the biggest in the south of Libya and shut down production, the assembly rejected the internationally recognized […]

Libya Fighting Displaces Thousands

Libya Fighting Displaces Thousands

Reports out of the UN about the effects of the fighting in Lybia have raised estimates of displaced citizens from about 100,000 to 290,000. Friday the UN High Commission for Refugee Affairs (UNHCR) gave warnings of a new wave of thousands of people being displaced from their homes as fighting is taking place in 29 […]

Libya Out as Host of African Cup of Nations

Libya Out as Host of African Cup of Nations

The violence that has been a plague for Libya has forced the country to give up hosting the African Cup of Nations football tournament in 2017. The decision was made over security concerns in the unstable African nation and was not a surprise. Since the 2011 overthrowing of Moammar Gadhafi, violence has taken hold of […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for July 31, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for July 31, 2014

The world news daily digest update from Guardian Liberty Voice for July 31, 2014 covers the stories from Iraq, Libya and India. In Iraq, a Hezbollah commander has reportedly been killed. Libya is on the brink of self-destruction, as the fighting intensifies in the region. In a small village in India, a landslide caused by a […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for July 29, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for July 29, 2014

The world news daily digest update from Guardian Liberty Voice for July 29, 2014 provides coverage of the fuel depot fire in Libya. Meanwhile, China investigates its former security chief, Zhou Yongkang.  The Ukraine crisis spills into sports, as United Kingdom lawmakers demand Russia to be stripped of the 2018 World Cup. Fire in Libya Threatens Lives […]

Libya Shuts U.S. Embassy Fearing Violence

Libya Shuts U.S. Embassy Fearing Violence

For the past few weeks Tripoli, Libya has experienced political unrest and clashes between rebel militia groups involving bombs and incessant fighting for control. The U.S. Embassy in Libya has had to be shut for the second time in three years, fearing violence near the compound that threatened the safety of the diplomats. It is reported […]

Benghazi Investigation Continues

Benghazi Investigation Continues

Benghazi is a name that has been floating around the US media for two years now with much controversy surrounding the events of September 11, 2012. As the Benghazi investigation continues what is known for sure is that at 9:40 pm a group of well armed attackers began an assault against the American diplomatic building […]

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Benghazi

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Benghazi

A possible presidential hopeful in the 2016 election, former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, recently gave an interview with Diane Sawyer of ABC News about the September 11, 2012 attack in Libya on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. Four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens, were killed in the attack. An investigation disclosed that […]

Rogue General in Libya Leads His Own War Against Islamists

Rogue General in Libya Leads His Own War Against Islamists

A rogue General in Libya is leading his own war in an unauthorized campaign against Islamist groups in the country, using government aircraft and troops to carry out large scale attacks in Benghazi and elsewhere. Major General Khalifa Haftar, who came out of exile in the U.S. to lead ground forces in the 2011 NATO-sponsored […]

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