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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 2014-07-29 11:41:30 -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 2014-07-29 14:14:12 -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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Breaking News: Violence forces US Embassy evacuation in Libya
 
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-29 14:14:13 -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: Libya on a barbed wire rough road .. Opinion
 
Posted by: Fury60

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-20 08:55:16 -0700 | political-news

Libya got into a dark tunnel it does not look at its end in the near term, and a brotherly country became one of the worst places in the world, because of the lack of security, and control of armed...
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Breaking News: Libya may seek international assistance after rocket attacks close Tripoli airport
 
Posted by: Reporter989

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-07-18 15:29:10 -0700 | political-news

Libya's government is considering calling for international forces to help re-establish security after deadly clashes closed Tripoli airport Tripoli airport saw dozens of rockets destroy most of the civilian aircraft fleet at its international airport after shelling attacks on the...
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Breaking News: Libya to move parliament from Tripoli to Benghazi
 
Posted by: northsunm32

Benghazi :: Libya | updated 2014-07-15 09:33:31 -0700 | political-news

Opinion In a bizarre move, Libyan authorities are planning to move the General National Council, the parliament, from its present site in the capital of Tripoli to Benghazi, even though that city is beset by security problems. The decision was...
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Posted by: northsunm32

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-06-28 10:18:13 -0700 | political-news

There was a low turnout for the LIbyan parliamentary elections on June 25, with only 630,000 people voting, less than half of those eligible. Over 1.5 million voters were registered to vote, far less than the 2.8 million in 2012,...
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Breaking News: Libya passes budget prepares for June 25th election
 
Posted by: northsunm32

Benghazi :: Libya | updated 2014-06-27 12:20:40 -0700 | political-news

Libya's GNC, the interim parliament, was able to pass a $48 billion budget after delays caused by political infighting over who was prime minister were overcome. The official news agency LANA claimed the budget was calculated on oil being priced...
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Breaking News: Libya wants the United States to hand over attack suspect Benghazi
 
Posted by: Jean54

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-06-21 10:36:11 -0700 | political-news

The Libyan Government on Wednesday demanded the United States hand on "key suspect" in 2012, the attacks on the United States Consulate in Benghazi. The suspect, Ahmed Abu Khatallah, now in American custody in a safe place outside of Libya,...
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Breaking News:  US Forces Capture Suspect Ahmed Abu Khatallah in Benghazi , Pentagon Says ( PHOTOS, VIDEO
 
Posted by: Reporter989

Benghazi :: Libya | updated 2014-06-20 16:48:01 -0700 | political-news

U.S. special forces working with the FBI captured a terrorist Ahmed Abu Khatallah linked to 2012 attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, U.S. officials saidTuesday . After a secret raid in Libya Sunday , U.S. troops and...
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Breaking News: Ahmed Abu Khattala, Benghazi ringleader, captured in raid by U.S. Special Forces
 
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Benghazi :: Libya | updated 2014-06-20 16:48:01 -0700 | political-news

The Washington Post is the first to report that United States Special Forces have successfully "captured one of the suspected ringleaders of the terrorist attacks in Benghazi in a secret raid in Libya." The capture occurred this past weekend, and...
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Breaking News: Libya now appears to have two competing governments
 
Posted by: northsunm32

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-06-11 05:17:55 -0700 | political-news

(opinion) Newly elected prime minister Ahmed Maiteeq (or Miitig) recently held a cabinet meeting under police protection but the former Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani (or Thinni) claims he still holds power until the legality of Maiteeq's election is determined. There...
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Breaking News: Reuters : Libyan crisis : Government refuses yield to the other, and a divided Parliament
 
Posted by: Fury60

Tripoli :: Libya | updated 2014-06-07 11:36:46 -0700 | political-news

Libya's acting prime minister, Abdullah Al-Thinni, on Wednesday refused to hand over power to a newly elected premier after questioning his legitimacy in a deepening confrontation among the Opec nation's rival factions. The North African state, struggling with unrest since...
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Benghazi :: Libya | updated 2014-06-25 12:38:38 -0700 | political-news

Renegade Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, who is leading armed clashes against Islamist militias ,promised to hand over to Egypt leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood currently based in Libya. Forces loyal to Gen. Khalifa Hifter,on Sunday stormed the parliament in...
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Breaking News: Major General Haftar called on Libyan government to hand over power to the Supreme Council of the judges
 
Posted by: Fury60

Benghazi :: Libya | updated 2014-06-02 11:04:54 -0700 | political-news

To challenge the fledgling government three years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar denied being motivated by power in a broad-ranging interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, but stressed that his forces are on their...
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