Global oil prices fall ahead of Iran talks

Nov 20, 2013
Resumption of exports from Libya, rising U.S. stockpiles, and the Iran talks are driving down oil prices.

Video controversy and YouTube's bottom line

Sep 12, 2012
The recent attacks on and killings of Americans in Libya over a YouTube video raises questions about the video site, freedom of speech and corporate ethics.

Amid protests over film, U.S. ambassador to Libya killed

Sep 12, 2012
The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other diplomats have been killed in protests in Benghazi. Religious extremists stormed the U.S. consulate there. A controversial anti-Islamic video, posted on YouTube, was the catalyst for the attack. That has put YouTube and it's owner Google in an uncomfortable position.

Louisiana lumber firm counts Libya as its top customer

Aug 20, 2012
Libya is expected to grow as a market for U.S. exports, but a small timber company in Louisiana has been relying on Libyan customers for years.

Libya's economy facing big challenges

May 28, 2012
Libya has delayed its elections in June. The political instability is creating economic uncertainty.

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Libya heads toward unknown future

Mar 28, 2012
A year after the war that dislodged Muammar Gaddafi began, Libya finds itself in the political doldrums. North Africa expert Geoff Porter discusses the difference between chaos and anarchy in the Sahara.

The beginning of cyberwar held at bay

Oct 18, 2011
The Obama administration considered using cyber attacks against Libya in March, when NATO-led troops began to descend on the region. The attacks...

The challenge of rebuilding Libya

Sep 1, 2011
Call it a tale of two cities -- Tripoli and Benghazi. Those two cities will have a lot to say about the stability of Libya.