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  • US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

    July 26, 2014 12:05 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move. American personnel at the Tripoli embassy, which had... more »
  • NATO leader: Libya needs more than military action

    April 11, 2011 9:50 AM

    BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO's secretary general says military action alone won't solve the crisis in Libya. Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday, however, that any cease-fire in the north African county must be credible and verifiable. Leaders from the African Union have been in Libya trying to negotiate a cease-fire between... more »
  • US jet crashes in Libya, both crew are safe

    March 22, 2011 9:19 AM

    BERLIN (AP) - A U.S. fighter jet crashed in Libya after an apparent equipment malfunction but both crewmembers were able to eject and are back safely in American hands, U.S. officials said Tuesday. The plane crashed Monday at 2130 GMT (5:30 p.m. EDT), said Vince Crawley, a spokesman for U.S.... more »
  • BP Plans Off Libya, Shetlands Meet Opposition

    August 2, 2010 9:22 AM

    LONDON (AP) - BP's plans to drill for oil off Britain's Shetland isles and the Libyan coast are facing opposition after the company's disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Environmental campaigners and some European lawmakers on Monday called for for a U.S.-style moratorium on deepwater drilling. Greenpeace says a Gulf-style... more »

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