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

obel Peace Prize laureate Ebadi spoke for the first time about the fate of Imam al-Sadr. (Reuters) 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. [...]

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

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, one of the most revered clerics in the Shiite branch of Islam vanished while visiting Libya. Criminal inquiries, books and speculation have abounded over the fate of [...]

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

Iran condemns terrorist attack in northwestern Libya

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari. 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 Hossein Jaberi Ansari condemned the attack while expressing concern over the exacerbation of the security situation in the [...]

By |January 8th, 2016|Libya|

Libya joins Iran in snubbing oil freeze: source

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 OPEC members would limit the impact of any freeze by producers from [...]

By |December 3rd, 2014|Libya|

‘Huge gaffe’ sparks row between Libya, Iran in Comoros

Comoros' President Ikililou Dhoinine October 14, 2014 The government of the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros was in hot water Monday after giving Libya and Iran the go-ahead to build their embassies on the same plot of land. "It's more than an unpleasant situation or a misunderstanding," a foreign ministry official told AFP, [...]

By |October 14th, 2014|Comoros, Libya|

Tehran switches gear in its relationship with Tripoli after Qaddafi’s death

The cooperation between the two countries was not limited to providing Iran with arms. October 22, 2011 Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehman-Parast expressed his joy upon hearing the news of former Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi’s death and congratulated the Libyan people on this victory. ISNA, the Iranian semi-official news agency, reported Mehman-Parast [...]

By |October 22nd, 2011|Libya|