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Video: Former US ambassador to Libya Interviewed

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The FBI has identified five men it believes were involved in last year’s deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi. Washington has not officially asked the Libyan government to apprehend the men, but […]

Obama Feels Heat from Benghazi Hearing

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The attack on a US mission in Libya which killed the ambassador and three colleagues last year continues to draw political heat for the Obama administration. Three State Department officials testified before Congress that […]

Video: Obama’s Libya Ambassador Choice Under Scrutiny

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Deborah Jones, Barack Obama’s nominee to be the new ambassador to Libya, underwent confirmation hearings on Tuesday amid ongoing concerns about security of US diplomatic missions. Jones, a veteran Middle East diplomat, was chosen […]

P3 Statement on Situation in Libya

A joint statement on the situation in Libya from the governments of France, United States and United Kingdom: We call on all Libyans to refrain from armed protest and violence during this difficult time in the democratic transition. The Libyan people bravely fought and overthrew a dictator in order to ensure a stable, free, and […]

Libya to Attend World Bank, IMF Meetings

Finance Minister Abdul Karim Al-Kilani [Al Kilani Abdel Karim El Jazi] met with US Chargé d’Affaires William Roebuck in Tripoli on Tuesday, ahead of the spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF). The two focused on the financial and economic aspects of US-Libyan relations, and on the return of private US […]

Obama Names New Libyan Ambassador

US President Barack Obama has nominated Deborah K. Jones for the post of Ambassador to Libya. Jones, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, is Scholar-in-Residence at the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC. Previously, she was Senior Faculty Advisor for National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College.  From […]