Tag Archives: Libya

The Latest: Poland refuses to take in 10 orphans from Aleppo

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 11 p.m. A Polish radio station is reporting that the conservative government has refused…

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Unity government aims to save Libya, but has to get in first

CAIRO (AP) — The United States, Europe & United Nations have all pinned their hopes for resolving Libya's chaos & blocking the Islamic State group's growth there on a newly…

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Firefighters battle Libya oil facility blaze

Benghazi (Libya) (AFP) – Firefighters on Friday battled a blaze at an oil facility in northern Libya for a second day, an official said, after an assault by jihadists aiming…

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Fires rage as jihadists attack Libya oil facilities

Tripoli (AFP) – Oil facilities in northern Libya were set ablaze Thursday as the Islamic State group launched fresh attacks to seize key export terminals, renewing concerns over the jihadists'…

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IS in failed maritime attack on Libya oil terminal: guards

Benghazi (Libya) (AFP) – Libyan guards said Monday they repelled a maritime assault by the Islamic State jihadist group on Zueitina oil terminal in the north of the country. IS…

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Libya oil storage tanks set ablaze during IS assault

Benghazi (Libya) (AFP) – At least four petroleum storage tanks were set ablaze during deadly fighting as the Islamic State group tries to seize coastal export terminals in eastern Libya,…

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Pope urges Christmas prayers for Syria, Libya peace

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a Christmas Day prayer that recent U.N.-backed peace processes for Syria & Libya will quickly end the suffering of their people. He denounced…

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Pope calls in Christmas message for unity against militant atrocities

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis urged the world in his Christmas message on Friday to unite to end atrocities by Islamist militants that he said were…

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Brent crude skids to lowest since 2004

By Amanda Cooper LONDON (Reuters) – Brent crude prices fell to their lowest in more than 11 years on Monday, hounded by a relentless rise in global supply that looks…

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Christmas carols bring solace to Libya's fearful Christians

Tripoli (AFP) – In the capital of war-torn Libya, a dwindling Christian community of foreign workers leave their fears & anxieties at the church door as they gather for Christmas…

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