April 14, 2013 - Libyans called it the eighth wonder of the world. Western media called it a pet project and the pipe dream of a mad dog. The "mad dog" himself in 1991 prophetically said about the largest civil engineering venture in the world: "After this achievement, American threats against Libya will double. The United States will make excuses, but the real reason is to stop this achievement, to keep the people of Libya oppressed."
UNITED NATIONS, Dec 11 (APP): Pakistan has voiced concern over the deteriorating security situation in Libya, and underscored the need for a dialogue between the government and armed groups aimed at national reconciliation. “We believe national reconciliation is the most powerful tool to deal with Libya’s internal discord and this dialogue could be the mechanism to achieve this goal,” Ambassador Masood Khan told the UN Security Council. Speaking after a briefing on the Libyan situation by Tarik Mitri, Special Representative of the [...]
After nearly a year of demonstrations, occupations and protest efforts targeting Libya’s oil and gas industry, the full effect of the country’s post-Arab Spring unrest is coming into view with government officials estimating $7.29 billion in lost revenue so far. While some in Libya have signaled a possible end in sight, suggesting a reopening of vital ports, pipelines and refineries within days, these last few months have left the North African energy hub struggling and increasingly isolated at a time when energy revenue is needed most. Tripoli [...]