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Libya News - May 20, 2014

By bartolo - Posted on 19 May 2014

Rival militias prepare for showdown in Tripoli after takeover of parliament - The Washington Post

Libya crisis deepens as renegade former general gains control of airbase - The Guardian

Libyan special forces commander says his forces join renegade general - Reuters

Al Qaeda-inspired group vows to fight general who attacked Libya's parliament - Fox News

Outgoing Libyan gov't demands parliament halt work, nullify election of PM -

Khalifa Hiftar: career soldier leading Libyan rebellion - The Guardian

Coup leader? CIA asset? Mystery surrounds Libya’s rogue General Hiftar - France 24

VIDEO: Gunmen storm Libya parliament - YouTube

VIDEO: Renegade Libyan General Says Parliament Suspended - YouTube

VIDEO (Arabic): Full Statement of Ex Libyan General on TV: "Parliament Suspended" - YouTube

VIDEO: Libya army orders Islamist-led militias to capital - Yahoo News


Senior U.S. Diplomat Sent to Libya Amid Political Turmoil - ABC News

Libya evacuation decision 'minute by minute,' U.S. official says -

VIDEO: US Marines Evacuation in Libya - CNN

US crisis response Marines moved last week from Spain to southern Italy in response to new security concerns in northern Africa - Stripes

Report: US and Abu Dhabi aiding Gen. Haftar’s bid to stabilize Libyan rule by ousting Islamists - DEBKAfile

Security concerns delay NATO assistance to Libya - Stripes

Algeria's Sonatrach recalls workers from Libya, land border closed: sources - Reuters

Algeria closed Libya embassy over 'real and imminent threat’last Friday - Al Arabiya News

Report: Algeria considered military intervention in Libya to deter jihadist groups - middleeastmonitor

Tunisia to send 5,000 extra troops to Libyan border because of Libya crisis - Lybia Herald

Saudi Arabia closes embassy in Libya due to security concerns - Reuters

Turkey shuts Benghazi consulate due to security threat - hurriyetdailynews

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