Libya News

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African leaders urge West to act on Libya
African leaders have urged the West to intervene in crisis-hit Libya and prevent instability from spreading across the Sahel and destabilising fragile regional governments. Speaking at an African security summit in Senegal on Tuesday, leaders from ...
African Leaders: West Should Intervene in LibyaABC News
Threatened African nations urge western action on Libya crisisReuters

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UN News Centre

Libya: UN mission encouraged by ?step in the right direction? towards dialogue
UN News Centre
?In agreeing to take part in this dialogue, all the parties have clearly signalled their determination to spare no effort towards safeguarding Libya's political transition and forging ahead with building a modern democratic state based on the rule of ...
UN Mission Encouraged By 'Step in the Right Direction' Towards
UN urges Libya
UNSMIL warns of targeted sanctions against military groupsLibya Herald

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Asharq Alawsat English

Haftar set to be Libya's highest-ranking military official: minister
Asharq Alawsat English
Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat?Libya's internationally recognized parliament is set to promote the leader of the Libyan National Army group, Khalifa Haftar, to the rank of full general within the next few days, making him the highest-ranking army officer in ...
Fighting in Libya's Benghazi kills 25 in eight days: medicsReuters
Libya: military sources, 30 militants dead and 270 woundedANSAmed

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Times of India

34 Indian nurses being evacuated from Libya
Times of India
Prior to the uprising in Libya, the number of Indians there was estimated to be more than 18,000 and were mainly employed in hospitals and other teaching institutions whereas a major part of manpower was engaged in construction projects. During the ...
Indian nurses evacuated from Libya to reach KochiZee News
India evacuating 34 nurses evacuated from Libya, 12 to reach Kochi on ThursdayIBNLive

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Radio Dabanga

'125 Sudanese died in Libya this year': Foreign Minister
Radio Dabanga
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported that 125 Sudanese nationals have died in Libya this year. Foreign Aaffairs Minister Ali Karti acknowledged the ?lack of accurate statistics on the number of Sudanese in Libya, because of the dire insecurity, and ...


Oil traders are so bearish that they barely noticed when Libya closed two key ...
Here's how bearish the oil market is: Libya?where rising production has been one of the main reasons for the six-month price plunge?declared force majeure at two major oil ports, taking some 300,000 barrels a day off the market, yet crude prices ...
Libyan troops clash over oil ports Ras Lanuf and SidraBBC News
Breaking News: We targeted school because army targets our families: Pakistan ...Reuters
Libya's biggest oil exporting port closes as fighting -Wall Street Journal
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Libya's migrants risk death, abduction
Middle East Eye
Three years after Libya´s former ruler Muammar Gaddafi was toppled and killed, Libya remains in a state of political turmoil that has pushed the country to the brink of civil war. There are two governments and two separate parliaments ? one based in ...
Europe Dream Swept Away in TripoliIndependent European Daily Express

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Libya's Conflict Revives Front Lines From The 2011 Civil War
Huffington Post
"We need unity, not divisions," said Mustafa Mohamed, a driver from the Warshefana area near Tripoli, whose house was destroyed in recent fighting. "There is just one Libya, not one for the west and another for the east." (Editing by Patrick Markey and ...
Libya conflict revives front lines from 2011 civil warReuters
Libya: A Failed State - AnalysisEurasia Review

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38 Indian nurses evacuated from Libya
Libya Herald
In October the Libya Herald reported that Indian medical staff were being forced to work against their will at Hawari Hospital in Benghazi. Hawari is now closed. But with the steady evacuation of foreign staff, the city's other two main hospitals, the ...
Nurses in Libya set to ReturnThe New Indian Express

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Tunisia's Foreign Ministry to rely on Libyan intermediaries to free Tunisians ...
Libya Herald
The crisis group is also in charge of security and the political situation on the border with Libya. The recent fighting on the Libya side promoted the Tunisians last week to temporarily stop Tunisians traveling to Libya through the Ras Jedir border post.

Tripoli News

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The Daily Star

Gloom in Tripoli ahead of festive season
The Daily Star
Tripoli has been wracked by successive waves of violence linked to the conflict in neighboring Syria, and the Army and security forces have in recent weeks been cracking down on extremists in a bid to maintain the current calm. One shop owner in Azmi ...

Reuters Africa

Tripoli-based Libyan state oil firm says will remain independent
TRIPOLI Dec 18 (Reuters) - Libya's Tripoli-based state firm National Oil Corp (NOC) will remain independent, it said on Thursday, in an apparent attempt to reassure foreign oil buyers it will stay out of the country's conflict. Libya has two ...
Libya rivals clash over oil ports as EU considers
Libya gas exports to Italy down as output goes to local market - NOCReuters Africa
NOC insists it remains independent, as production collapsesLibya Herald

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The National

Tripoli-based government releases foreign airmen held in Libya
14 for bringing in a "suspicious cargo" on behalf of the UAE, the Tripoli-based state news agency said. Libyan news websites close to the recognized government said the Airbus was delivering aid. Libya has two governments and parliaments, dividing the ...
Tripoli-based govt releases four detained foreign crewGlobalPost
Updated: Police beef up security around Libyan embassyTimes of Malta
Update (6): Maltese government caught in middle of internal Libyan dispute ...Malta Independent Online

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The Daily Star

Police crack down on illegal booths in Tripoli
The Daily Star
Tripoli's economic hardships have been highlighted ever since the Army clashed with jihadists in the city more than two months ago, causing massive material damage including the complete destruction of some buildings. Officials have warned that high ...

The Guardian

Libyan PM says Tripoli bombing will stop when extremists surrender
The Guardian
The prime minister, Abdullah al-Thinni, head of the internationally recognised government, told UN envoy Bernadino León that Tripoli is held by extremists and the bombing will stop only when they surrender. In turn, Omar al-Hasi, leader of Libya Dawn, ...
Libya air strike hits Tripoli's last functioning airportBBC News
Breaking News: Pakistani army: special forces just rescued two children and ...Reuters
Airstrike Hits Last Functioning Airport in Tripoli,
Financial Times
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Libya's recognized PM vows to liberate Tripoli
Libya's recognized PM vows to liberate Tripoli. Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni said his forces were advancing on Tripoli from the west and would also seize the main border crossing to Tunisia. (Al Arabiya) ...
Libya's Thinni vows military campaign to seize
Libyan troops 'heading for Tripoli to liberate it', PM al-ThinniANSAmed

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High-profile ?liberal? lawyer kidnapped in Tripoli
Libya Herald
Professor of Constitutional Law and noted legal expert Masood Al-Kanuni was kidnapped in Tripoli Monday. Kanoni, in his mid 70s, was attacked by a group of armed men in broad daylight yesterday afternoon while leaving the Mahari Market in the Zawiat ...

The Daily Star

Tripoli residents rally for reconstruction
The Daily Star
Speaking on behalf of area residents, lawyer Saleh Mukaddam warned that ?a social explosion is often stronger than political and security disputes,? while stressing that Tripoli's security plan could not be completed without balanced growth and ...

Libya Herald

Prominent kidnapped Tripoli cleric released after two weeks
Libya Herald
A leading Libyan imam and preacher, Sheikh Mohamed Al-Jaafari, has been released after having been abducted two weeks ago. Jaafari was seized as he left his local mosque in the Tripoli suburb of Ain Zara after Isha (evening) prayers. It is still not ...

Voice of America

Airstrike Targets Tripoli Outskirts as Libya's Rival Groups Battle
Voice of America
TRIPOLI, LIBYA?. Forces allied to one of two rival governments vying for power in Libya conducted an airstrike near Tripoli on Thursday, officials and residents said, part of an ongoing struggle since a group seized the capital and set up its own cabinet.
More airstrikes near Tripoli in struggle between Libya's rival groupsThe Daily Star
Al-Thani's government says forces ready to recapture TripoliMiddle East Monitor

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Benghazi News

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Wall Street Journal

Benghazi, the Sequel
Wall Street Journal
Galling as it may be, the suppression of ?The Interview? is the least bizarre part of the whole kerfuffle (about which, if you need to get up to speed, see today's Wall Street Journal news article). The psychology is simple loss aversion. The ...
The violent, repressive future that the cancellation of 'The Interview ...Washington Post
Rush Limbaugh Blasts "Cowards" at Sony for Pulling 'The Interview'Hollywood Reporter
Hollywood's complete moral surrender12NewsNow.Com

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Chaffetz: Panel is done with Benghazi but not security
The lead investigative committee in the House has given up its jurisdiction over the attacks in September 2012 in Benghazi, Libya, but the incoming chairman of the committee says he is not done with the issues surrounding the attack. Rep. Jason ...
Chaffetz: Hillary could be called as witnessThe Hill

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Asharq Alawsat English

Fighting in Libya's Benghazi kills 25 in eight days: medics
The fighting in Benghazi is only one element of the turmoil sweeping the North African country. Two rival governments, each with its own parliament and army, claim legitimacy, three years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi. In August, Prime ...
Haftar set to be Libya's highest-ranking military official: ministerAsharq Alawsat English
Libya: military sources, 30 militants dead and 270 woundedANSAmed

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Breitbart News

Judicial Watch Dismantles Another Benghazi Cover-Up
Breitbart News
After seven months, the House Benghazi Select Committee held its second hearing recently. We monitor its proceedings closely. The Select Committee's very existence is because of our uncovering of a key White House Benghazi scandal cover-up email.

Out of the Washington fog: focused committee vows the truth on Benghazi scandal
When she was blocked in pursuit of the Benghazi story, both "in-house" and by outside powers (and we do use that italicized term for its literal meaning), she quit her job at the pinnacle of success. Today, she freelances and continues to "go after the ...

Fox Hosts React to Sony Fallout, Invoking Benghazi and Radical Islam
The hosts of Fox News' The Five got to break news today of Sony pulling The Interview entirely from its December 25th release date, and it included references to both Benghazi and radical Islam. Dana Perino was disturbed by a major production company ...

Benghazi strives for normalcy
Benghazi residents are trying to restore normal life to their city in the areas liberated by the Libyan army. Residents started holding festivals in various areas to amuse children and adults after they suffered in the war against the terrorists ...


Benghazi is over
The Spokesman Review
The Spokesman-Review's Nov. 22 headline, ?Panel rejects Benghazi theories,? by Ken Dilanian, brought closure to me regarding the false accusation made by Republican leaders and Fox News commentators about the attack on Benghazi. They accused the ...
Republicans, We Hardly Know YeFWWeekly

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Town Hall

Why Benghazi Still Matters
Town Hall
Because certain diplomatic properties are considered soil of the nation they represent, our consulate in Benghazi was, most definitely, on U.S. soil. Because our consulate was not properly prepared for an attack and neither was it properly defensible ...

Fox News Poll: Voters say make White House staff testify on Benghazi
Fox News
The September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya resulted in the death of four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador. By a 58-38 percent margin, voters think Congress should continue digging into the administration's ...

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