Matthew Borg

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Pitbull Songs, Guns, and Cinnabon in Libya

The country is opening up to Western influence after decades in isolation. The recent changes there are both dramatic and amusing.<p>A convenience store near a major Tripoli road serves a uniform clientele on Thursday nights, the beginning of the weekend in Muslim countries. A stream of well-groomed …

Chad says Libya not tackling 'mercenaries'

Idriss Deby, the president of Chad, has accused neighbouring Libya of not doing enough to stop Chadian "mercenaries" he says are being trained in western Libya.<p>Speaking to Al Jazeera on Saturday, Deby said the fighters had set up a training camp in Benghazi from where they could seek to destabilise …

Libya faces growing Islamist threat

Diplomats are warning of growing Islamist violence against western targets in Libya as blowback from the war in Mali, following last week's attack on …

Tripoli on Edge as Fears of Additional Bombings in Libya Escalate

“Disorder and terror” have gripped Libya following the blast at the French Embassy, and rumors swirl of another attack. Jamie Dettmer reports on the …

Libya fighters surround foreign ministry

Armed men have surrounded Libya's foreign ministry in the capital, Tripoli, to push demands that officials who had worked for deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi's government be banned from senior positions in the new administration.<p>At least 20 pickup vehicles loaded with anti-aircraft guns blocked the …