As a nation of immigrants, and following two thousand years of oppression, there are many who feel as though Israel should be more sympathetic to the plight of those seeking refuge from tyranny.
"Gaddafi perceived Israel as a powerful actor on the international stage, believing it enjoyed great influence in the Western world," expert tells ‘Post.’
Islamic State opposes the ruling alliance of moderate and Islamist leaders.
According to a biography of David Cameron, in 2011 Blair contacted the Prime Minister's office with news that Gaddafi wanted to "cut a deal."
The fall of Gaddafi has impacted negatively on North Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
Islamic State takes credit for attack; Libyan Army tells Arab paper insurgents captured chemical weapons
Fearing further destabilization, Libya imposes indefinite ban on entry of suspected nationals.