Tag: Ansar al-Sharia

Libya: Ansar al-Sharia becomes first Libyan extremist group to dissolve

May 29, 2017

Ansar al-Sharia, a group that became famous in 2012 after the US held it responsible for killing its Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens together with ... Read More

Tunisia: 31 Terrorists Handed Death Sentence for 2014 Attacks against Interior Minister

October 4, 2016

A Tunisian court has sentenced to death 31 convicted for 2014 terror attacks against then interior minister, a judicial official says. The accused at large ... Read More

Tunisia: Washington Cautions US Citizens against Traveling to South-Eastern Regions

October 1, 2016

The US State Department Friday issued new warnings for US citizens against traveling to Tunisia’s South-eastern regions as well as to the mountainous regions in ... Read More

Tunisia: Top IS Commander Wanted by Authorities Arrested in Libya

August 18, 2016

A Tunisian, considered to be the top Islamic State group commander operating from Libya, has been arrested west of Libya by forces loyal to General ... Read More

Libya: Ousted Gaddafi’s Forces Saved US Staff in 2012 Attack against Benghazi Diplomatic Mission, US Report

June 30, 2016

A U.S. report released by House Select Committee on Benghazi investigating the September 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi notes that ... Read More

Libya: US Drops Death Penalty against Ringleader of 2012 Attacks on US Benghazi Mission

May 11, 2016

US justice authorities Tuesday announced they will not seek death penalty against main suspect of the 2012 attacks on the US embassy in Benghazi which ... Read More

Libya: UN Human Rights Commission Accuses Libyan Factions of War Crimes

February 26, 2016

The UN Human Right Commission Thursday found all Libyan rival camps guilty of “war crimes” and urged the world organization to prosecute authors of these ... Read More

Libya: UNSMIL condemns postponement of GNA’s announcement

January 18, 2016

The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Sunday condemned the delay by Serraj-led Presidential Council for another 48 hours of the announcement of the Government ... Read More

Tunisia: President calls for solidarity and vigilance after attack

March 19, 2015

Tunisia under its new government has suffered its first terrorist attack as armed men stormed on Wednesday the National Bardo Museum killing at least 22 ... Read More

Libya’s political transition and stability threatened, UN

August 18, 2014

Militias in Libya have ignored international appeals for a cease-fire in order to save the country from sliding into a brutal civil war. Tense fighting ... Read More