Two weeks ago marked 10 years since Gaddafi was assassinated by Western-backed rebels in his hometown of Sirte following months of NATO-backed intervention in Libya
A week of discussions by the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) failed to result in consensus on how to carry out this year’s elections.
Libya has heard its first meeting of unitary parliament in a rare light for a country that’s been mired into darkness ever since the US-led intervention in 2011.
A decade on from the NATO backed coup in Libya which resulted in chaos, Islamist militias, slave markets and a migrant crisis, Challenge correspondent Ellis Hassan Garvey, speaks with Mohamed Benayad, a refugee forced to flee Libya and now living in Turkey, to counter the way Libyans and the Green Libya are portrayed in Western media.
Authoritarian Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared today (9 June 2020) that he has reached an unspecified agreement with Donald Trump for imperialist control of Libya during telephone talks.