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  1. March 30, 2014

    SocGen accused over Libya deals

    The Libyan Investment Authority has accused Société Générale of helping to funnel bribes worth tens of millions of dollars...

  2. March 19, 2014

    Och-Ziff warns over Libya probe by DoJ

    Och-Ziff, the hedge fund group, warned that it could face a hit to its financial results from a Department of Justice...

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  1. March 17, 2014

    Libya pays the price for its post-Gaddafi mistakes

    It may be tempting to describe the increasingly complex political and security morass ensnaring Libya as the inevitable...

  2. beyondbrics

    March 12, 2014

    Former gangster hangout offers hope for Serbian tourism

    On January 15, 2000, 23-year-old Dobrosav Gavric strode into the lobby of Belgrade’s InterContinental hotel, pulled out a...

  3. March 7, 2014

    French investigators tapped phones of Nicolas Sarkozy

    French investigators tapped the phones of Nicolas Sarkozy as part of a probe into alleged illegal financing of his 2007...

  4. March 6, 2014

    Saadi Gaddafi held in Tripoli prison after extradition from Niger

    Libya on Thursday took custody of Saadi Gaddafi, one of the sons of deposed leader Muammer Gaddafi, after he was extradited...

  5. February 21, 2014

    Jayalalithaa lays out campaign to be India’s PM

    The battle to become India’s next PM Visitors to Chennai, the capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, will soon be...

  6. February 10, 2014

    Libya sees retail boom amid instability

    After a lunch of Lebanese appetisers and kebab at the shiny new Beirut restaurant, shoppers can walk to Debenhams, or stroll...

  7. January 12, 2014

    Libyan deputy industry minister shot dead

    TRIPOLI, January 12 – Gunmen assassinated Libya’s deputy industry minister as he drove home from shopping in the coastal...

  8. January 10, 2014

    Libya’s badlands

    The militia commander with the dazzling smile leads us through the desert towards the oilfields, his Toyota pick-up truck...

  9. January 2, 2014

    Archives 1984: Thatcher agreed release of Fletcher’s killer

    Margaret Thatcher sanctioned the release of the alleged murderer of a police officer shot outside the Libyan embassy in...

  10. December 22, 2013

    BAE’s Typhoon exports face darkening skies

    On April 12 2011, a Typhoon fighter jet loitering just south of Libya’s embattled city of Misurata released two laser-guided...

  11. December 22, 2013

    Insider takes on fight against corruption in Libya

    A large sum of money allocated to a Libyan embassy in Asia has gone missing and Tariq al Walid, the Libyan finance...

  12. December 18, 2013

    Egypt business profile: Lecico’s sales prove resilient

    Despite more than two years of political and economic turmoil in its main markets in Egypt and Libya, Lecico, a listed tile...

  13. December 12, 2013

    Assassination campaign blights eastern Libya

    A relentless campaign of assassinations against long-serving or former members of Libya’s security forces in the country’s...

  14. The World

    November 20, 2013

    Smart reads November 20, 2013

    By Luisa Frey ♦ Women are leading the revolution in Chile, writes the FT’s Benedict Mander. Michelle Bachelet and Evelyn...

  15. The World

    September 26, 2013

    In the Picture: Terror in Africa

    Soldiers clear the top floor of the Westgate mall (CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images) As Kenya began three days of national...

  16. September 11, 2013

    Libya offers no model for ending Syria’s chemical arms threat

    Western leaders were sceptical when the Libyan leader Muammer Gaddafi offered to open up his nation’s chemical and nuclear...

  17. August 30, 2013

    The Syria vote brings to an end decades of delusion

    The game is up. Britain has reached the end of a long arc of delusion. For half a century and more it has clung tenaciously...

  18. August 30, 2013

    Strikes and lawlessness bring Libya’s oil industry to its knees

    Libya is facing its worst crisis since the fall of Colonel Muammer Gaddafi in 2011 as a growing malaise in the country’s oil...

  19. July 26, 2013

    Libyan activist shot dead in Benghazi

    A prominent Libyan political activist and two security officials were shot dead in separate incidents the eastern city of...

  20. July 24, 2013

    Lawyers warn over Libya’s draft law on foreign companies

    A draft law governing foreign companies in Libya is more restrictive than rules in place before the ousting of Muammer...

  21. July 2, 2013

    Saudi prince accused of ‘lies’ over Gaddafi jet sale

    An influential Saudi prince and one of the world’s richest men was on Tuesday accused of telling “lies” and being...

  22. July 1, 2013

    Saudi prince rejects claims over jet sale commission

    Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, one of the world’s richest men, has dismissed claims by a Jordanian businesswoman that he...

  23. FT Alphaville

    June 27, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE USTs and the Chinese premium: Or how Abenomics prompted an official portfolio shift...

  24. June 26, 2013

    Saudi prince ‘refused’ to pay fee on Gaddafi jet sale

    Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal, one of the world’s richest men, “simply refused” to pay $10m commission to a Jordanian...

  25. June 25, 2013

    Qatar shows how to manage a modern monarchy

    The Emir of Qatar’s decision to abdicate voluntarily in favour of his 33-year-old son may well be a first in Arab dynastic...

  26. The World

    June 18, 2013

    Why the UK is highly unlikely to arm Syrian rebels

    A Syrian flag flies over the clock town in Qusair (STR/AFP/Getty Images) By James Blitz and Elizabeth Rigby Senior...

  27. May 28, 2013

    Libya’s parliamentary head steps down in accordance with new law

    Mohamed al-Magarief, the elected head of Libya’s parliament, stepped down on Tuesday in compliance with a law passed earlier...

  28. May 27, 2013

    Watch what the west does on Syria, not what it says

    As the world edges towards a peace conference on Syria, three ideas about the west’s role in the conflict are widely...

  29. May 22, 2013

    Egyptian security force staff released unharmed

    Seven members of the Egyptian security forces kidnapped last week by suspected Islamic militants in the country’s Sinai...

  30. May 19, 2013

    Qatar and Syria

    What exactly do the Qatari royals want to achieve with their activist foreign policy? The question has been asked time and...

  31. May 7, 2013

    Russia and US agree to Syria conference after Moscow talks

    Russia and the US agreed to hold a peace conference to find a solution to the conflict in Syria, even as President Barack...

  32. beyondbrics

    May 6, 2013

    London headlines

    * India and China end Himalayan stand-off * Libya’s parliament bans Gaddafi-era officials from government * Israeli air...

  33. May 5, 2013

    Libya’s parliament bans Gaddafi-era officials from government

    Libya’s interim parliament has passed a controversial law banning anyone who held a senior position under Col Muammer...

  34. May 2, 2013

    Global Insight: N Africa realises jihadist problem cannot be exported

    Novice north African governments are rediscovering a hard truth their predecessors learnt a generation ago about the nature...

  35. April 29, 2013

    Oil industry left with legacy of violence in Libya after Gaddafi

    Huge placards proclaim “Yes to disarming”, “No to a state of militias” on the building housing the Tripoli offices of...

  36. April 24, 2013

    Freedom of speech: Hundreds arrested in social media crackdown

    When Col Muammer Gaddafi was ripped from his hidey-hole in Libya in late 2011, Abo Asam, a Kuwaiti online activist, tweeted...

  37. April 23, 2013

    Bomb attack on French embassy in Tripoli

    A car bomb tore through France’s embassy in Tripoli, the capital of Libya, on Tuesday morning, the latest in a string of...

  38. April 19, 2013

    Inquiry probes Sarkozy Libya cash claims

    Paris prosecutors are investigating claims that Libya’s Muammer Gaddafi helped fund Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 French...

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