Tag Archives | Terrorism

Libya Steps Up Security at Oil Fields

Libya is boosting security at its oil fields to prevent a repeat of the deadly terrorist attack in neighboring Algeria, reports Fox Business. “We must be fully prepared for any emergency“, said Colonel Ahmed Al-Kabasha, a senior commander of the Defense Ministry’s petroleum facility guards. But Nicolo Sartori, an analyst at Rome’s Institute of International […]

Algeria’s Implications for Libya

The tragic and dramatic events at the Amenas gas plant in Algeria, which led to the deaths of scores of foreign hostages, could have serious implications for neighbouring Libya. According to Britain’s Telegraph newspaper, most of the weapons used by the al Qaeda-linked militants came from Libya. These included AK104 Kalashnikovs, 60mm gun-mortars and F5 rockets, […]

Video: Libya’s Terrorist Training Camps

From CNN. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. US touted its victor in Libya, but did it leave behind an al Qaeda safe haven? Chris Lawrence reports: (Source: CNN)

Video: Libyan Ties of Mali Islamists

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Malian Prime Minister has paid a visit to French troops at an airbase in Bamako, during which he and African heads of state were to pledge about 5,000 troops from across the […]

Foreign Firms Warned in North Africa

Terrorists in North Africa may be preparing for renewed attacks against foreign interests. US officials received intelligence last week suggesting forthcoming attacks in Algeria, while terrorists may have acquired new weaponry during the chaos of the Libyan conflict.   Local sources claim that potential targets include foreign oil firms operating in North Africa and the […]