Daily Archives: April 10, 2019

Fight for Tripoli Escalates as UN Prepares to Meet

Fighting between rival Libyan governments for control of Tripoli worsened Wednesday as the United Nations Security Council gets ready to meet on the crisis.

General Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army has set up an administration …

Violence in Libya Could Give IS Renewed Opportunities

WASHINGTON As conflict continues to escalate between the forces of Gen. Khalifa Haftar and the United Nations-recognized government in the capital of Tripoli, experts warn Islamic State militants could take advantage of the security vacuum …

UN Chief Calls for Cease-Fire in Libya

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an end to the fighting that erupted last week between Libyan political rivals for control of the capital, Tripoli.

It’s still time to stop. It’s still …

Former South African president Zuma denies late Libyan president Gaddafi gave him $30m cash

PRETORIA, South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has denied an allegation by a local newspaper that the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi gave him $30m.

According to the Sunday Times the money was to secure …

US Pork Industry Cancels Convention Over African Swine Fever Fears

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS The U.S. pork industry canceled its annual convention on Wednesday over concerns that international attendees could bring in an incurable hog disease at a time when American farmers are already suffering from trade …