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NBCNews.com
Deadly Libya Violence Pushes Country Toward 'Failed State'
NBCNews.com
Libya is engulfed in its deadliest fighting since the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi, pushing the country to the brink of collapse and creating a "giant black hole for security" in the region, experts warn. Nearly 100 people have been killed, 400 others ...
Violence in Libya is the worst it's been since the NATO interventionVox
Don't Abandon LibyaNew York Times
After Iraq, nurses stuck in Libya fresh worry for govtTimes of India
Aljazeera.com -Christian Science Monitor -Reuters
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Aljazeera.com
Filipinos told to leave Libya after beheading
Aljazeera.com
The Philippines has dispatched its foreign secretary to oversee the evacuation of 13,000 citizens from Libya after a Filipino construction worker was beheaded and a nurse gang-raped there. Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said on Thursday he was ...
Philippines to Ferry Workers From Libya After Beheading And RapeNDTV
Fighting in Libya threatens Western efforts to help its democracyWashington Post
Worker beheaded, Filipina nurse raped in LibyaNews24
The Daily Star -Al Jazeera America
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The Daily Star
Lebanese last to leave Libya
The Daily Star
The Lebanese community in Libya however remains one of the last constituencies that have yet to be pulled out by the relevant authorities. In Athens, meanwhile, an official said a navy frigate was en route to Libya to evacuate some 200 people ...
Town vs. town, faction vs. faction as Libya descends into 'hurricane'Reuters
Libya stalemate continues as no side claims victoryMiddle East Eye
Libya Islamic militias declare control of BenghaziThe Idaho Statesman

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Greece to help 'hundreds' of Chinese leave Libya
Fox News
ATHENS, Greece ? With the violence in Libya escalating to its worst level since the 2011 ouster of dictator Muammar Qaddafi, governments from around the world are scrambling to evacuate their citizens from the country, many seeking help from nearby ...

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The Guardian
UK embassy in Libya remains open as French flee fierce fighting
The Guardian
With Libya's government having all but collapsed, there is understood to be disquiet among some British officials over the decision to remain in the capital. The British ambassador Michael Aron, said there were no plans to evacuate, tweeting: "Rumour ...

Top Filipino diplomat to oversee Libya evacuations
Yahoo News
MANILA, Philippines (AP) ? The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday he was on his way to arrange the evacuation from Libya of thousands of Filipino workers, one of whom was beheaded and a nurse gang-raped amid the worsening turmoil. Foreign ...


The Daily Star
EU evacuates Libya staff to Tunisia
The Daily Star
BRUSSELS: The European Union said Thursday that it had moved its staff in Libya to Tunisia in light of the deteriorating security situation. They would return to Tripoli "as soon as conditions allow," a spokesman for the EU's external affairs arm said ...
Tunisia says can't cope with Libya refugee influxMiddle East Eye
Tunis threatens to close border with Libya as queues at Ras Jadir lengthenLibya Herald

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Reuters Africa
Greece sends ships to Libya evacuate embassy, foreign nationals
Reuters Africa
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece is sending a frigate and two other vessels to Libya to evacuate workers at its embassy in Tripoli as well as a few hundred Chinese and European nationals, government officials said on Thursday. The Greek frigate Salamis, which ...


Reuters UK
Libyan militants overrun Benghazi special forces base as chaos deepens
Reuters UK
BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Militant fighters overran a Libyan special forces base in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle involving rockets and warplanes that killed at least 30 people. A special forces officer said they had to ...


BBC News
'Dozens of bodies' at captured base in Benghazi, Libya
BBC News
At least 35 bodies have been recovered from a Libyan military base that was overrun by Islamist-led militias, the Libyan Red Crescent says. The special forces base in Benghazi was captured on Tuesday, after two days of intense fighting. Libya has been ...

Tripoli News

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Yahoo News
Heavy shelling, clashes spread in Libya's Tripoli
Yahoo News
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Clashes with artillery and rockets spread on Thursday into two Tripoli districts, where rival militia brigades were battling over the airport in Libya's worst fighting since the 2011 revolt that ousted Muammar Gaddafi. Nearly 200 ...
Temporary ceasefire in TripoliSouthland Times
Heavy shelling, clashes resume in Libya's TripoliToday's Zaman
Heavy clashes resume in Libya's TripoliBangladesh News 24 hours
Oman Daily Observer
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Times of India
Temporary ceasefire in fight for Tripoli airport, more diplomats flee Libyan chaos
Times of India
TRIPOLI: Rival militias fighting for control of Tripoli airport agreed on Wednesday to a temporary ceasefire to allow firefighters to try to control a huge blaze at a fuel depot hit by a rocket. After a fortnight of the worst fighting since the 2011 ...
With militia standoff in Tripoli, Libya's democratic dream may be dyingChristian Science Monitor
Libya: Tripoli Sees Temporary Ceasefire While 75 Bodies Are Found In BenghaziInternational Business Times

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Reuters
Temporary ceasefire in Tripoli, 75 bodies found in Benghazi
Reuters
Two brigades of former rebels, mainly rooted in the towns of Zintan and Misrata, have pounded each other's positions in Tripoli with Grad rockets, artillery fire and cannon, turning the south of the capital into a battlefield. But except for sporadic ...


Rappler
Filipina nurse kidnapped, raped in Libya's Tripoli
Rappler
TRIPOLI, Libya (UPDATED) ? Unknown gunmen kidnapped and raped a Filipina nurse Wednesday, July 30, in the Libyan capital, medics and security officials said. The woman was seized early in the morning as she was on her way to work, said the health ...
Tripoli: Filipino Nurse Abducted and Gang-Raped as Violence Grows in LibyaInternational Business Times UK
Pinay nurse kidnapped, raped in Tripoli, Libya - reportGMA News
Malta helps out as Spain closes Tripoli embassyTimes of Malta
The Times (subscription) -The Guardian -Greek Reporter
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Newsweek
More Than 50 Killed in Benghazi, Tripoli Clashes
Newsweek
Since the clashes erupted a fortnight ago, 94 people have died in the capital, and more than 400 have been injured as militias exchanged rocket and artillery fire across southern Tripoli, the health ministry said. Another 55 people, mostly civilians ...
Oil Depot Catches Fire Amid Clashes in TripoliABC News
British embassy convoy attacked in Libya's TripoliTelegraph.co.uk
US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes in TripoliFox News
Business Insider -Daily Beast
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Canada pulls diplomats from Tripoli as Libya conflict rages
The Globe and Mail
Ottawa has withdrawn its diplomatic staff from Tripoli and is asking Canadians to leave Libya, becoming the latest nation to temporarily shutter its embassy in the North African country amid increasingly intense fighting that has also prompted some ...


BBC News
Tripoli fuel depot fire: Italy to 'help douse' blaze
BBC News
Italy has offered to help extinguish a huge blaze that has engulfed the biggest fuel depot in the Libyan capital, Libya's government says. It would send aircraft and a team of experts to contain the blaze which has hit two tanks, the government added.

Islamists seize key Benghazi army base as Tripoli fire rages
Hurriyet Daily News
The blaze at the Tripoli fuel depot near the international airport erupted on Sunday when a rocket fired during clashes between rival militias battling for control of Tripoli international airport struck a tank containing more than six million litres ...


gulfnews.com
Libyan fighting spreads to downtown Tripoli
Xinhua
TRIPOLI, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Deadly clashes in Libya's capital city of Tripoli have gradually spread to the city center from its international airport, witnesses said on Thursday. A witness said he saw intense fighting between rival militias in ...
Libyan clashes spread to downtown TripoliTwoCircles.net

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Greek Reporter
Greece Sends Frigate Salamis to Libya; Greek Embassy in Tripoli Closed
Greek Reporter
Greece has closed its embassy in Libya and is withdrawing its diplomatic staff from Tripoli as militia and Libyan troops are fighting for the city's control. In an operation spearheaded by the Greek Navy, frigate Salamis left Greece on Wednesday with ...

Benghazi News

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Al-Arabiya
Benghazi declared 'Islamic emirate' by militants
Al-Arabiya
Libya's Islamist militant group Ansar al-Sharia has said that it seized complete control of Benghazi late on Wednesday, declaring the city an ?Islamic emirate,? the group's representative said. Ansar al-Sharia is blacklisted by the United States over ...
Islamic Militias Declare Control of BenghaziWall Street Journal
Benghazi 'falls to al-Qaeda-linked rebels'Aljazeera.com
Libya: Islamic extremist militias declare control of the eastern city of BenghaziCTV News

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Intel panel seeks to declassify Benghazi report
Politico
Michigan Republican Rep. Mike Rogers, the Intelligence committee chairman , has previously said that based on the panel's investigation, he found no intelligence failure but a ?gross negligence? in securing the compound in Benghazi before the attacks.
Move To Declassify Latest Benghazi Report Undercuts Conspiracy Claims Yet ...Huffington Post
New Benghazi Report Reaches 'Noncontroversial Conclusions,' Congressman ...Roll Call (blog)

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WLTX.com
Family members of Benghazi victims confident House probe will produce truth
Fox News
Family members of the four Americans who died in the 2012 Benghazi attack told Fox News Wednesday that after meeting with members of the House committee probing the attack, they have never been more confident that investigators will get to the truth.
Gowdy Prepares for First Benghazi HearingWLTX.com
Trey Gowdy Announces First Benghazi HearingTown Hall
Benghazi Select Committee to Meet With Victims' Families This WeekNational Journal
Tribune-Review -CBS News -Newsmax.com
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BBC News
'Dozens of bodies' at captured base in Benghazi, Libya
BBC News
At least 35 bodies have been recovered from a Libyan military base that was overrun by Islamist-led militias, the Libyan Red Crescent says. The special forces base in Benghazi was captured on Tuesday, after two days of intense fighting. Libya has been ...
Temporary ceasefire in Tripoli, 75 bodies found in BenghaziReuters UK
Libya: Benghazi March Protests MilitiasNew York Times
Libyan militants capture army headquarters in BenghaziDaily Sabah
Sydney Morning Herald
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Al-Arabiya
Islamists seize main military base in Benghazi
Al-Arabiya
Islamist groups seized the headquarters of the Libyan army's Special Forces in Benghazi late on Tuesday following heaving fighting, Al Arabiya correspondent in Libya reported. An Islamist and jihadist alliance announced the capture Tuesday of the main ...


Fox News
Head of Benghazi probe says no witnesses off limits, including Clinton
Fox News
The Republican head of the Benghazi Select Committee warned Tuesday that no witnesses would be off limits in its upcoming probe and that he would consider going to court, if necessary, to compel testimony. "I can't skip over a witness that I think we ...

Libya: Militants Overrun Base in Benghazi
New York Times
Militant fighters overran a Libyan special forces base in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle that killed at least 30 people. An officer with the special forces, which are allied with a renegade general, Khalifa Hifter, said they had ...


NDTV
Libya Islamists Seize Key Benghazi Army Base
NDTV
Libyan men loyal to rogue general Khalifa Haftar take position during clashes against Islamists in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on June 2. Benghazi: Islamist groups have seized the army special forces headquarters in Libya's Benghazi after days ...

Libyan militants seize Benghazi special forces base
Los Angeles Times
Benghazi has become the epicenter of fighting between government special forces, who have teamed up with troops loyal to rogue former general Khalifa Haftar, and the coalition of the Islamic groups Benghazi Shura Council and Islamist Ansar al Sharia.


Middle East Monitor (blog)
Reports: Haftar has left Benghazi
Middle East Monitor (blog)
Islamist rebels in Libya appear to be heading for a decisive military success after taking control of Benghazi in the east of the country. The rebels inflicted a major defeat on Special Forces loyal to retired Major General Khalifah Haftar. Scores of ...