February 25, 2017

Alliance Bombs Libyan Air Force

After a month of deadly attacks against Libyan civilians, an international alliance launched the first phase of air assaults on Saturday against the Libyan air force and Muammar Gaddafi, who has led Libya for over forty years. Beginning February 15th, a mass demonstration throughout Libya called for Gaddafi to step down, but Gaddafi responded with […]

Gas Prices Soar Amid Libyan Crisis

During the week ending March 7th, the national average for a gallon of gas increased fourteen cents to $3.57, according to the US Energy Administration. Among the last fourteen weeks, this is the thirteenth week with an increase in the average price of gas. While there is a broad trend of rising gas prices, there […]

Death Toll Soars in Libyan Protests

Following the resignation of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt on February 11th, mass demonstrations have begun in other countries throughout North Africa and the Middle East. Civilians of Libya, Algeria, Yemen, Morocco, and Bahrain are protesting against the authoritarian leadership of their country. While demonstrators have died in each of these countries, Libya has had an […]