Tag : Libya

Benghazi bikers rev up to show another side of Libya

Bikers of Libya's Mediterranean city of Benghazi, the cradle of its 2011 revolution and a one-time Islamist bastion, rev up their motors to show another side to their war-scarred country. Even at that time of rampant insecurity before Islamist militias were expelled, club members staged public shows.

Libya urges Turkey 'cooperation' over foreign troops pullout

Libya's new interim government urged Turkey Monday to "cooperate" over the withdrawal of foreign troops and mercenaries from the country, to help bolster a seven-month-old ceasefire. "We call on Turkey to cooperate with us to put an end to the presence of all foreign forces and mercenaries, in order to preserve the sovereignty" of Libya, Foreign Minister Najla al-Mangoush said.