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ABC News
VIDEO: Libyan Militia Group Takes Control of US Embassy in Tripoli
ABC News
Libya's elected parliament tasked Monday the recently resigned prime minister with forming a new government as the outgoing Cabinet acknowledged it had lost control of the capital to Islamist-allied militias. The official news agency said the ...
Militia Says It 'Secured' US Compound in LibyaTIME
Libyan militants play in pool at abandoned US diplomatic compoundLos Angeles Times
Libya militia take US embassy swimming pool in TripoliBBC News
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Daily Mail
The compound has been unoccupied since July 26 when US diplomats ...
Daily Mail
Islamist militiamen stormed the residential annex of America's embassy in Tripoli on Sunday then took the time to give curious journalists in the Libyan capital a tour. The group has taken up residence in the annex just over a month after diplomats ...


Reuters
Libyan armed faction takes over US Embassy annex in Tripoli
Reuters
A takeover of the embassy compound could deliver another symbolic blow to Washington over its policy toward Libya, which Western governments fear is teetering toward becoming a failed state just three years after a NATO-backed war ended Gaddafi's rule.


BBC News
Libya Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni resigns
BBC News
Libya's militias have captured most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government has said. Armed men had blocked staff from entering offices, it added in a statement. On Sunday, militiamen seized the US embassy with videos showing ...


The Guardian
Libya's spiritual leader leaves UK after directing Islamist takeover of Tripoli
The Guardian
Libya's most senior religious authority, the grand mufti Sheikh Sadik al-Ghariani, is believed to have fled Britain after it emerged that he was helping to direct the Islamist takeover of Tripoli from the UK. Ghariani left the UK for Qatar as Home ...


CBS Local
Islamist-Allied Militia Says It 'Secured' US Compound In Libya
CBS Local
An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago. (Photo by ...


Al-Arabiya
Dawn of Libya militia 'secures' US compound in Tripoli
Al-Arabiya
An Islamist-allied militia group claimed that it ?secured? a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya's capital, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, the Associated Press reported. An Associated Press ...


International Business Times
Rebels In Libya Storm US Embassy Buildings In Tripoli
International Business Times
A Libyan militia member stands guard in front of the entrance to the February 17 militia camp after Libyan irregular forces clashed with them in the eastern city of Benghazi May 16. Reuters/Esam Omran Al-Fetori. Libyan rebels fighting for Operation ...

Libyan militia storm US embassy in Tripoli
Aljazeera.com
The United States embassy compound in the Libyan capital Tripoli has been raided by militiamen, but no Americans were present as the embassy was evacuated more than a month ago. The attack on Sunday comes as fighting between rival militias rages in ...

Libyan militia uses vacated US Embassy in Libya as swim club
CNN
(CNN) -- Libyan militia members have apparently turned the abandoned U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, into a water park, judging by amateur video posted to YouTube on Sunday. The video, which reflects the anarchy that currently reigns in Libya's capital ...

Tripoli News

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The Guardian
Tripoli residents face dilemma after Libya Dawn take control of capital
The Guardian
Every night is a night of fear in the house of the date palms, a luxurious villa in the western suburbs of Tripoli. Its occupants are among thousands of city residents scared of being arrested by Islamist militias of Libya Dawn, which last week took ...
Libyans Overrun Compound Abandoned by US Embassy in TripoliNew York Times
Libyan militia storm US embassy in TripoliAljazeera.com
Libyan armed faction takes over US Embassy annex in TripoliReuters
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Daily Mail
The compound has been unoccupied since July 26 when US diplomats ...
Daily Mail
Tripoli is witnessing one of its worst spasms of violence since Gadhafi's ouster. The militias, many of which originate from rebel forces that fought Gadhafi, became powerful players in post-war Libya, filling a void left by weak police and a shattered ...


The Guardian
Dawn of Libya militia group 'secures' US embassy compound in Tripoli
The Guardian
The Dawn of Libya militia group now guards the US embassy in Tripoli and its residential compound, a commander said on Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago. Holes left by small-arms ...


RT
Libyan militia occupies US embassy in Tripoli to 'secure' it
RT
The Dawn of Libya, an Islamist militia group, has said that it has secured the US embassy compound in the Libyan capital Tripoli, more than a month after US staff evacuated the building. Although windows at the compound have been smashed, most of the ...


Newsweek
Libyan Armed Militia Takes Over US Embassy Annex in Tripoli
Newsweek
The entrance of the compounds of the U.S. embassy is pictured in Tripoli, Libya on July 26, 2014. The United States evacuated its embassy in Libya on Saturday, driving diplomats across the border into Tunisia under heavy military escort after ...


Business Insider
Libyan Militiamen Take Over Part Of An Evacuated US Embassy In Tripoli
Business Insider
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) ? An Islamist-allied militia group "secured" a U.S. Embassy residential compound in Libya's capital, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.


International Business Times
Rebels In Libya Storm US Embassy Buildings In Tripoli
International Business Times
For the past two months, rebel factions have engaged in deadly battles at Tripoli airport. Last week the fighting ended as Islamist-affiliated forces from Misrata and other cities took over the airport from the Zintan militia, which held it for three ...


The Guardian
Libya's spiritual leader leaves UK after directing Islamist takeover of Tripoli
The Guardian
Libya's most senior religious authority, the grand mufti Sheikh Sadik al-Ghariani, is believed to have fled Britain after it emerged that he was helping to direct the Islamist takeover of Tripoli from the UK. Ghariani left the UK for Qatar as Home ...


Press TV
Fajr Libya militants overrun capital Tripoli
Press TV
Tripoli was captured after a five-week battle, involving heavy and indiscriminate artillery bombardments between Fajr Libya militants and tribal fighters from Zintan, Warshafan and Warfallah militia groups. Militants have also stormed Yarmouk refugee ...

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Independent Online
'Armed groups have taken over Tripoli'
Independent Online
?We announce that most ministries, institutions and state bodies in the capital Tripoli are out of our control,? the government said in a statement late on Sunday. Armed groups had prevented staff from entering some government buildings, it added.

Benghazi News

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MSNBC
Benghazi coming back with a vengeance in September
MSNBC
After several mercifully Benghazi-free months, the 2012 attack on the diplomatic compound in Libya is about to be thrust back into the spotlight around its September 11 anniversary. The special House committee investigating Benghazi is finally expected ...


Arab News
Nearly two years after Benghazi, American embassy in Libya's capital falls to ...
Hot Air
Nearly two years ago today, on September 11, 2012, four Americans were killed in a coordinated and sophisticated attack on an American diplomatic consulate and a nearby CIA outpost in Benghazi, Libya. But you're not supposed to talk about that. At ...
13 killed in Benghazi clashes, Tripoli under militia controlArab News
Islamic Militias Behind Benghazi Attack Seize US Embassy in TripoliFrontPage Magazine
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13 killed, 45 wounded in clashes in Libya's Benghazi
Times of India
BENGHAZI, Libya: At least 13 people have been killed and 45 wounded in clashes between Islamists and forces of renegade general allied to the regular army in Libya's eastern Benghazi city, medics said on Monday. Islamist forces including members of ...


New York Times
Democrats Wary of Benghazi Inquiry Stretching Into '16 Election Season
New York Times
WASHINGTON ? A House Republican-led investigation of the 2012 terrorist attack on an American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, will extend well into next year, and possibly beyond, raising concerns among Democrats that Republicans are trying ...


CBS News
Rand Paul: Benghazi "precludes" Hillary Clinton's 2016 bid
CBS News
Some damning testimony from a prior series of congressional hearings, in which it was stated that requests for bulked-up security in Benghazi were routinely ignored, colors the former secretary of state as incompetent at worst and aloof at best. In her ...
NY Times Continues Partisan Hackery on Benghazi: GOP Only 'Trying to ...NewsBusters (blog)
Rand Paul: If 'Hillary Clinton worked for Bill Clinton, she'd probably have ...CNN (blog)
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CBS News
Will Benghazi probe peak at height of Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign?
CBS News
As investigation into the deadly Sept. 11, 2012 attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya crawls on, Democrats are starting to sweat that the biggest blemish on Hillary Clinton's record as secretary of state could resurface smack in the middle of ...


defenceWeb
Heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi city; airport hit
defenceWeb
Benghazi has been rocked by clashes between rival militias. Heavy clashes broke out between the forces of a renegade general and Islamist fighters in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and showering the airport ...
Heavy fighting in Benghazi as airport is hitgulfnews.com
10 killed in clashes between Haftar-loyal fighters, militias in BenghaziMiddle East Eye
At Least 10 Killed, 25 Injured in Fresh Violence in Libya's Benghazi - AgencyRIA Novosti
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Libya Herald
Ottoman palace in Benghazi collapses
Libya Herald
One Benghazi resident living in the Berka district, near to the palace, told the Libya Herald that the 19th Century building had been in need of repair for more than ten years. She added that both the Qaddafi regime and the revolutionary authorities ...
OTTOMAN-ERA BUILDING IN BENGHAZI DAMAGED BY QUAKEDaily Sabah
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Breitbart News
Exclusive?Rand Paul: Hillary's 'War Hawk' Policies Led to Benghazi Attack ...
Breitbart News
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) certainly has a knack for boldness. On Sunday's Meet the Press, he dubbed U.S. military engagement in Libya ?Hillary's war? and stated the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) is not a result of President Obama's inaction in the ...


Media Matters for America (blog)
Fox News Quiet After Congressional Report Finds No Benghazi Scandal
Media Matters for America (blog)
Fox News has gone silent on Benghazi amid reports that the House Intelligence Committee concluded that there was no intentional wrongdoing in the Obama administration's response to the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. The San Francisco Chronicle ...
New report won't 'stand down' Benghazi conspiracy theoriesWashington Post (blog)
House Intel Committee Reveals Benghazi FindingsThe Fiscal Times
House Democrats reluctant participants in Benghazi investigationWashington Times
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