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Breaking News: Violence forces US Embassy evacuation in Libya
 
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-28 05:25:03 -0700 | political-news

Around 150 officials, workers and military security guards were evacuated from the US Embassy in Tripoli July 26 to escape mounting militia violence in Libya's capital. The State Department said Saturday that all embassy personnel, including 80 Marines, were driven...
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Breaking News: More than 36 dead in clashes in Benghazi – UK and US issue travel alerts
 
Posted by: prabirghose

Benghazi :: Libya | updated 2014-07-28 05:25:02 -0700 | political-news

Latest reports from Benghazi indicate that at least 36 people have been killed in clashes between Libyan government troops and Islamist militants in the city center. In addition, intense fighting near Tripoli airport has led to the death of another...
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Breaking News: US shuts down its embassy in Tripoli following militia battles
 
Posted by: prabirghose

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-28 05:14:52 -0700 | political-news

In view of a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli due to fighting between rival militias, the United States has downed the shutters of its embassy in Libya and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under US military escort. As...
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Source: Los Angeles Times

Mişrātah :: Libya | updated 2014-07-25 06:04:54 -0700 | political-news

After setting sail from Libya in rubber inflatables, wooden fishing boats or other rickety, overcrowded vessels, migrants are picked up by the Italian navy and taken to Sicily or, occasionally, the Italian mainland. "We have no alternative but to intervene....
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Source: The Hill

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-26 11:57:43 -0700 | political-news

Republicans have refused to consider ahead of the break. "We're likely to use all the tools that are available to us to urge Republicans to stay until we get our priorities done," Israel said.  Asked what strategies he's eyeing, Israel...
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Source: The Olympian

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-24 02:05:04 -0700 | political-news

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is facing two challengers for her seat in the state's 3rd Congressional District, which covers most of Southwest Washington, including a portion of Thurston County. Republican Michael Delavar of Washougal and Democrat Bob Dingethal of Ridgefield...
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Source: The Age

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-26 07:58:16 -0700 | political-news

What happened in Lockerbie was that politics got involved and sanctions got involved and we said to the Libyans, if you want to settle this, it doesn't matter what the individuals did [for a living]. "The parties that are the...
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Source: Lexington Herald-Leader

Benghazi :: Libya | updated 2014-07-22 21:09:10 -0700 | political-news

Government woes over private greed The federal government mishaps like Veterans Affairs, the Affordable Care Act, Benghazi, the prisoner exchange and the IRS scandal all stoke angry GOP fever that "government can't do anything right." Put those up against private-sector...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-25 05:21:37 -0700 | political-news

Ads by Google Cape Town While a number of African countries have recently made some progress in improving the quality of life of their people, nearly as many are backsliding, according to the latest United Nations statistics. And across the...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-24 16:54:18 -0700 | political-news

Ads by Google Tunis Tunisia is taking steps to protect citizens from the security chaos across the border in Libya. In the latest move, Tunisia recalled diplomats from Libya and urged expats to leave the embattled country. "We have decided...
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Source: Boston Globe

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-21 16:29:42 -0700 | political-news

Refugees sat on the deck of an Italian Navy ship. \n\n \n Immigrants were transferred from a tanker to a tug boat following a rescue operation on July 20. \n\n \n A man held up his baby during their transfer....
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Breaking News: ICC: Gadhafi-era spy chief can be tried in Libya
 
Source: Taiwan News

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-24 10:55:42 -0700 | political-news

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court have upheld a decision that allows Libyan authorities to put on trial a former intelligence chief from Moammar Gadhafi's era. The appeals panel confirmed Thursday that the case against Abdullah al-Senoussi should not...
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Source: GMA News

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-25 04:41:15 -0700 | political-news

Terminal 1 on Friday, bringing the total number of repatriates from the troubled country to 533...Three others will arrive on board EK334 at 10:10 p.m. on the same day, the DFA said. Meanwhile, the DFA continues to urge Filipinos who...
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Source: GMA News

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-25 04:41:14 -0700 | political-news

Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration Governing Board, which she chairs, approved Board Resolution No...OFWs working off-shore in oil rig platforms, provided that they will not pass through or spend their vacation in mainland Libya - Filipinos...
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Source: St Petersburg Times

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-22 14:56:09 -0700 | political-news

Petersburgs Criminal Underworld Author Andrei Konstantinov tells how the citys violent gang wars in the 1990s inspired his popular book series...Petersburg Times Published: July 23, 2014 (Issue # 1821) From gang wars to the avalanche of counterfeit goods this has...
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