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Pompeo says Iran supplied Gaddafi regime with chemical weapons that were used in Iraq

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 28, 2020. (AP) January 11, 2021 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revealed on Sunday that Iran had supplied the regime of late Libya ruler Moammar al-Gaddafi with chemical weapons. He made the revelation [...]

By |January 11th, 2021|Africa, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, USA|

Anti-tank missile in Libya looks like Iran-produced weapon — UN

An archive photo shows an Iranian-produced Dehlavieh missile. (DefaPress.ir) December 9, 2020 A United Nations analysis of photos of four anti-tank guided missiles in Libya found that one “had characteristics consistent with the Iranian-produced Dehlavieh” missile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reported to the Security Council. However, he said in his biannual report — [...]

By |December 9th, 2020|Libya|

Report implicates Iran in 2011 attacks on US consulate in Benghazi

An armed man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the U.S. Consulate compound in Benghazi late on Sept 11, 2012. (AFP) By Kenneth R. Timmerman August 25, 2020 US intelligence agencies are sitting on a treasure trove of documents that detail Iran’s [...]

By |August 25th, 2020|Africa, Libya, North America, USA|

Iranian cargo ship searched at Libya port

The ship, containing 144 containers, was brought to Misrata port in order to "verify the cargo to ensure it conforms with documents. (Supplied) April 29, 2019 An Iranian cargo ship listed on sanctions lists was boarded and searched at Misrata port in western Libya, the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord said Saturday. The [...]

By |April 29th, 2019|Africa, Libya|

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard: America wants to implement the Libyan model in Iran

The commander of the Air Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Brigadier General Ali Hajizadeh. (Al Arabiya) August 9, 2017 The commander of the Air Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Brigadier General Ali Hajizadeh, said that the United States wants to apply the Libyan model in Iran in response to reports about [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Libya, North America, USA|

Lawyer claims Iran behind Sadr disappearance

Nobel Peace Prize-winning Iranian lawyer Shirin Ebadi. (AFP) October 4, 2016 Iranian human rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi has accused Iran of playing a role behind the disappearance of Lebanese leader Musa al-Sadr during a trip to Libya in 1978. Musa al-Sadr. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ebadi spoke for the first time [...]

By |October 4th, 2016|Lebanon, Libya|

Today Al-Sadr disappearance story is complete

Jan 18, 2016 The Saudi journalist, Daood Al-Sherian, wrote an article about alleged role of Gaddafi in the disappearance of Moussa Al-Sadr in “Arabi21 website”. LIBYAPROSPECT is translating the article here in English for its readers. Al-Sherian noted in his article to Al-Arabiya channel reporting the involvement of the Iranian revolution leader, Ayatollah Khomeini, in killing the [...]

By |January 18th, 2016|Lebanon, Libya|

The Shah of Iran, the Islamic Revolution and the Mystery of the Missing Imam

Iranian revolutionary clerics who overthrew the shah — commanded by their leader-in-exile, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini — may have seen Mr. Sadr as a threat. (Supplied) January 14, 2016 Even by today’s standards, the Middle East in the 1970s was chaotic. Bombings, hijackings and assassinations were daily headlines. In the midst of the mayhem, [...]

By |January 14th, 2016|Lebanon, Libya|

Iran condemns terrorist attack in northwestern Libya

Spokesman of Iran's Foreign Ministry, Hossein Jaberi Ansari speaks during a weekly press conference on December 14, 2015 in the capital Tehran. (AFP) Jan 8, 2016 Iran’s Foreign Ministry has condemned a recent terrorist attack that claimed scores of lives in the northwestern part of war-wracked Libya. On Thursday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman [...]

By |January 8th, 2016|Libya|

Libya joins Iran in snubbing oil freeze: source

The jetty on Kharg Island, Iran, seen, July 1971. (AP) December 3, 2014 Libya does not plan to attend an April 17 meeting of oil producers about freezing supply to support prices, a Libyan OPEC delegate said on Tuesday, joining fellow OPEC member Iran in snubbing the initiative. The absence of the two [...]

By |December 3rd, 2014|Libya|