75 mennesker skal være drept på fem dager i den østlibyske byen Benghazi. Regjeringslojale styrker kjemper mot islamistiske militser om kontrollen der. Libya har vært preget av kaos siden Gadaffi-regimet falt i 2011.
Islamist militias in Libya are gaining ground in the eastern part of the country, but the internationally recognized government is taking new steps to take back control of the land it has lost in recent months. Libya's House of Representatives declared a formal alliance with rebel Gen. Khalifa Hifter's forces Tuesday and said it would launch an offensive to retake Tripoli, which Islamist militias gained control of in August.
[African Arguments]Many Sudanese intellectuals watched on with wry amusement as, in 2011, the global media announced that the popular uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya were the first civilian movements to overthrow military autocracies in the Arab world.
An American drone crashed into the runway at Niger’s main international airport on Monday, damaging it and shutting the facility down for hours, the US military has confirmed, adding that there were no casualties or injuries.