Benghazi News

Libyans fear showdown as eastern commander eyes capital

While several LNA units returned this month to Benghazi, Haftar’s power base, some units went to Jufra, a city in the desert straddling east and west, LNA sources say.

Reuters , Africa Mar 9, 2019

Libyans fear showdown as eastern commander eyes capital

While several LNA units returned this month to Benghazi, Haftar’s power base, some units went to Jufra, a city in the desert straddling east and west, LNA sources say.

Reuters , Africa Mar 9, 2019

Shopping street rises from the ashes of war in Libya's Benghazi

Benghazi, Libya (Reuters) - The old centre of Benghazi lies in ruins but one shopping street has sprung up in the war-ravaged Libyan city, with sportswear and fashion stores that would not be out of place in Dubai or Istanbul.

Reuters , Africa Feb 25, 2019

Where Libya's revolution began, many now yearn for a strong hand

Benghazi, Libya (Reuters) - Sitting in his cafe near the spot where the protests against Muammar Gaddafi touched off the Libyan revolution eight years ago, Miftah Atluba is not sorry the dictator has gone.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Where Libya's revolution began, many now yearn for a strong hand

Benghazi, Libya (Reuters) - Sitting in his cafe near the spot where the protests against Muammar Gaddafi touched off the Libyan revolution eight years ago, Miftah Atluba is not sorry the dictator has gone.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Where Libya's revolution began, many now yearn for a strong hand

Benghazi, Libya (Reuters) - Sitting in his cafe near the spot where the protests against Muammar Gaddafi touched off the Libyan revolution eight years ago, Miftah Atluba is not sorry the dictator has gone.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Why Uganda should not abandon Presidential direct election

It was wrong for a prince from the former pre-colonial khalifate of Cyrenaica now Benghazi to become a king of the whole of Libya including Tripolitania and Fez.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Libyan assembly head calls for lifting of force majeure at top oilfield

REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny/File Photo Benghazi, Libya (Reuters) - The speaker of the Libyan parliament urged the head of National Oil Corp (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla, to lift the force majeure declared in December at El Sharara, the North African nation’s biggest oilfield, a parliament spokesman said.

Reuters , Africa Feb 12, 2019

East Libyan forces say they have full control of El Sharara oilfield

Benghazi, Libya (Reuters) - Eastern Libyan military forces have full control of Libya’s biggest oilfield, El Sharara, a spokesman said, in a challenge to the internationally recognised government in Tripoli.

Reuters , Africa Feb 11, 2019

Exclusive: East Libyan force wants to take El Sharara oilfield by talks

2, told Reuters at his office in the city of Marj in the Green Mountains, a 90-minute drive from main eastern city of Benghazi.

Reuters , Africa Feb 11, 2019