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TIME

How ISIS Sprung Up in Libya
TIME
The elected government in Tripoli collapsed last August after a coalition of militias called Libya Dawn drove it out of the capital and took control. The deposed government fled to Tobruk, 800 miles to the east, close to the Egyptian border. The rival ...
Is ISIS going to invade Europe from Libya?Spiked

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Libya needs international maritime force to help stop illicit oil, weapons: UN ...
Reuters
The 15-nation Security Council imposed an arms embargo on Libya in 2011 to stop delivery of weapons to the government of former leader Muammar Gaddafi during his crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations. Under the embargo, the government can ...

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Hillary Clinton's war on Libya lost terror intelligence
Washington Times
Mr. Ismael said the former Libyan regime was instrumental in the targeting of Abu Laith al-Libi, then the No. 3 leader of al Qaeda and the suspected mastermind of a 2007 Bagram Air Field bombing in Afghanistan that killed 23 people and injured 20.

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Military Times

NATO ready to advise Libya on security, eyes more drones
Military Times
NATO enforced a U.N. mandate to protect civilians and enforced no-fly zone and arms embargo on Libya during the 2011 ouster of Moammar Gadhafi's regime. The mission ended in October 2011, and the security situation has since spiraled out of control ...

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Jerusalem Post Israel News

Report: General known as 'Libya's Sisi' set to meet Israeli officials in Amman
Jerusalem Post Israel News
The London-based daily Alquds Alarabi reported on Tuesday that informed sources said that Haftar secretly visited Egypt twice last week and received 400 various weapons for his forces in Libya. Meanwhile, the president of Libya's elected parliament has ...
Libya's chance for stabilityThe National
Libyan government to exclude Turkish firms from contractsReuters
Embattled Libyan government loses grip as general expands powerReuters UK

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The Daily Star

Nearly 5000 Egyptians fled Libya for Tunisia, says diplomat
The Daily Star
TUNIS, Tunisia: An Egyptian diplomat overseeing the evacuation of his compatriots from Libya says 5,000 have now crossed into Tunisia and been flown to Cairo. Thameur Mamdouh told the Associated Press Thursday that border crosssings over the last ...
ISIS beheadings spark Christian exodus from LibyaCBS News
Libya/Egypt: Civilian Toll in Derna Air StrikesHuman Rights Watch
The Guardian view on Libya: more diplomacy, not bombs, requiredThe Guardian
ABC News -BBC News
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UN News Centre

UN Libya mission urges country's stakeholders to pursue next round of talks
UN News Centre
25 February 2015 ? The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) announced today that it is undertaking a series of urgent consultations with stakeholders in the North African country to ensure the convening of the next round of talks soon and ...
Why is Libya falling apart?Christian Science Monitor
More weapons are not the answer to Libya's jihadi upsurgeInternational Crisis Group (blog)
Libya crisis: UN talks between rival governments suspendedBBC News
gulfnews.com -www.worldbulletin.net
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Forbes

Libya: Hold Policymakers Accountable For Another Washington War Gone Bad
Forbes
Worse, pressure is building for the U.S. again to intervene in Libya. It took a decade before the sectarian flames fed by the invasion of Iraq exploded into the Islamic State. It took less than three years for the administration's intervention in Libya ...
Hold Politicians Accountable for Debacle in LibyaCato Institute (blog)

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Washington Post (blog)

In Libya, will Misrata be the kingmaker?
Washington Post (blog)
Four years after Libya's revolution, two political-military coalitions are competing for power in Libya, which are often, yet inaccurately, described as two governments, two parliaments and two armies. Behind that seeming polarization lies a far ...


The Nation.

Report From the Front: Libya's Descent Into Chaos
The Nation.
Ghwel is one of two defense ministers in Libya who sit on rival sides of a power struggle now engulfing the country. An engineer from Misurata, Ghwel was appointed to the post in September, one month after a coalition of militias calling itself Libya ...

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Tripoli News

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Libya's GNC invites UN envoy to Tripoli
www.worldbulletin.net
Libya's General National Congress (GNC) on Thursday invited UN Special Envoy Bernardino Leon to visit its Tripoli headquarters. "The GNC would like to know why a national dialogue session ? which had been scheduled to meet today in Morocco ? has ...
Tripoli gov't downplays Tobruk's ban on Turkish firmsDaily Sabah
Libya's Tripoli parliament backs 'unconditional dialogue'Journal of Turkish Weekly
More weapons are not the answer to Libya's jihadi upsurgeInternational Crisis Group (blog)
Middle East Eye -Christian Science Monitor
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Sneak peek: The Tripoli Shrine Circus returns to the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
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Sneak peek: The Tripoli Shrine Circus returns to the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. Posted 10:30 am, February 26, 2015, by Chip Brewster · Facebook · Twitter · Google · LinkedIn · Pinterest · Email ...


Firstpost

Friend Says Female Libyan Activist Shot to Death in Tripoli
ABC News
A friend says a female Libyan activist has been shot to death in the capital, Tripoli, which is controlled by militias backed by Islamist groups. Taha Krewi on Tuesday confirmed the death of activist Intissar al-Hasaari. Al-Hasaari was the founder of ...
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The Daily Star

Tripoli residents demand higher compensation
The Daily Star
TRIPOLI: Residents of Tripoli's embattled Syria Street demanded higher compensation from the government's Higher Relief Committee (HRC) Tuesday, over damage sustained in recent fighting. Gathering at the entrance of Tripoli's recently renovated ...

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Vancouver Sun

The shores of Tripoli
Vancouver Sun
Today, the internationally recognized central government is working out of hotel rooms and rented houses in the eastern city of Bayda, while the official capital, Tripoli, along with the western part of the country, is controlled by an uneasy coalition ...
Sudan to pay heavy price if Libya descends into chaos: BashirSudan Tribune
Libyan MP Says Iran Should Bolster Role to Stem ChaosVoice of America
What did Libyans gain from the revolution?Al-Monitor
The Real News Network (blog) -MuslimVillage.com (satire) (registration) (blog)
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Malta Independent Online

Self-proclaimed Tripoli minister 'barred' from entering Malta
Malta Independent Online
Sources said that the Maltese government, at one point, had a change of heart and gave the green light for the minister to travel via Malta but it was too late in the day and a decision was taken by Tripoli for the minister not to attend the summit ...


Libya Herald

Historic Sufi shrine obliterated in Tripoli
Libya Herald
Another historic Sufi shrine was bombed in Tripoli yesterday, an occurrence that is becoming somewhat common in Libya. The Sheikh Sayd shrine in the Shat Al-Henshir area of Suq Al-Juma was destroyed by unknown assailants this morning. Sheikh Sayd ...

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The Daily Star

Regional crises not in Lebanon's interest: Tripoli MPs, ministers
The Daily Star
"Lebanon has no interest at all in being part of the regional conflict, because it would be fuel to this conflict," Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said in a statement following the meeting at Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi's residence in the ...

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Libya Herald

Civil rights activist murdered in Tripoli
Libya Herald
Hasairi was a leading member of Tanweer (?Enlightenment?) an organisation that devoted itself principally to education, music and the arts. In 2013 it staged Tripoli's first second-hand book fair in Martyrs' Square. Last year however the event was ...


International Business Times UK

Isis in Libya: Tripoli Catholic Bishop defies beheading threat refusing to leave
International Business Times UK
A more radical group affiliated to the Islamic State (Isis), the Tripoli province of the Islamic State, has also been active in the city, claiming responsibility for a attack on a luxury hotel that killed nine people, including five foreigners at the ...
Bishop vows to remain in Tripoli with his flockPatheos (blog)
Bishop of Tripoli Says He Is Ready for Martyrdom: 'I Am Not Afraid'Breitbart News

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Benghazi News

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WND.com

State Dept. misled on another Benghazi attack?
WND.com
TEL AVIV ? Did the State Department and White House hide information indicating a jihadist group promoting an Islamic state in Libya was responsible for a bomb attack on the U.S. special mission in Benghazi three months before the Sept. 11, 2012 ...


Daily Signal

Benghazi Scandal: New Pentagon Documents Show Military Knew It Was ...
Daily Signal
Close to 500 pages of Pentagon Benghazi-related documents obtained last week by the non-profit group Judicial Watch prove the U.S. military was operating on the assumption terrorists killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans ...


Western Journalism

Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Proving Hillary Clinton Aides Knew About ...
Western Journalism
DSCC received a phone call from [REDACTED] in Benghazi, Libya initially stating that 15 armed individuals were attacking the compound and trying to gain entrance. The Ambassador is present in Benghazi and current is barricaded within the compound.
Top Clinton Advisers Knew Immediately Assault on Benghazi was Armed AttackRight Side News
Hillary Clinton's Top Aides Knew From First Minutes That Benghazi Was A ...Fox News (blog)
Carly Fiorina Attacks Hillary Clinton at CPACBloomberg
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WND.com

Emails prove Hillary 'terror' lie in Benghazi
WND.com
On Sept. 11, 2012, at 4:07 p.m. Eastern Time, as the Benghazi attack was going on, Maria Sand, then a special assistant to Clinton, forwarded an email from the State Department's Operations Center titled ?U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Benghazi is Under ...


Latin Post

Rand Paul: Hillary Clinton Won't Be 'Considered For The Higher Office' Because ...
Huffington Post
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Wednesday slammed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for failing to ?defend our ambassador? during the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attack, saying this "preclude[s] her from even being considered for the higher office.?.
Rand Paul Slams Hillary's 2016 Chances: Benghazi Should Prevent Her From ...Western Journalism
Rand Paul on Hillary Clinton: Kentucky Sen. Says Benghazi Should 'Preclude ...Latin Post
Rand Paul Slams Hillary Clinton on BenghaziBayoubuzz
Salon
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Judicial Watch scores again with new Benghazi documents
OneNewsNow
A watchdog organization has obtained documents from the Pentagon that show the military gathered forces to support "anti-terrorist" actions in Benghazi days after the terrorist attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.


Boehner and Benghazi
FactCheck.org
House Speaker John Boehner says there are ?unanswered questions? about the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi. He specifically asks ?why didn't we attempt to rescue? Americans under siege and why were some U.S. personnel ?told not ...

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USA TODAY

Fact check: Boehner's 'unanswered questions' on Benghazi
USA TODAY
House Speaker John Boehner says there are "unanswered questions" about the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi. He specifically asks "why didn't we attempt to rescue" Americans under siege and why were some U.S. personnel "told not ...

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Greenville News

Trey Gowdy says he's waiting for Hillary Clinton's emails in Benghazi ...
Greenville News
U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy says he wants to obtain certain of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails from her days running the State Department before he calls her to speak to a special House committee investigating the terrorist attack on the U ...

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The Guardian

Benghazi on the big screen: expect Bay-hem and explosions but little truth
The Guardian
Specifically, there are now not just one, but two movies planned about the 2012 attacks on the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, which left four US citizens dead, including the American ambassador to Libya. And one of these motion pictures is to be ...