Don't miss the inspiring speeches at The Jerusalem Post Conference
Pro-autonomy heads in Libya urge calm on revolt anniversary
ByREUTERS
February 15, 2013 15:56

BENGHAZI - Pro-autonomy leaders in eastern Libya urged followers to cancel planned rallies against central authorities on Friday for fear they could ignite violence as the country marks two years since the start of its revolution.

Various opposition and interest groups in Benghazi, fount of the 2011 uprising that ousted dictator Muammar Gaddafi, have prepared mass demonstrations later in the day to demand better security and investment for Libya's second biggest city.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
March 29, 2017
Obama's defense chief doesn't see big changes in Iraq campaign

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 8 - 29
    Beer Sheva
    11 - 24
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 12 - 24
    Jerusalem
    11 - 22
    Haifa
  • 15 - 32
    Elat
    11 - 26
    Tiberias