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BBC News
Will Libya's militias defeat democracy?
BBC News
Libya's newly elected MPs have huge challenges ahead of them as the country slowly moves from the dictatorship it was under ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi to the democracy they would like it to become. With no effective army to subdue the growing ...
Suicide attack escalates Libya violence, oil output slipsReuters
Tripoli Airport Is Now a Battleground in LibyaMashable
Bloody clashes break out in Libya's BenghaziAl-Arabiya
The Hindu -Firstpost
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The Economist (blog)
Fighting in Libya
The Economist (blog)
OFFICIALLY Libya is not at war, but for the thousands of residents of the capital, Tripoli, who fled their homes at the weekend it is starting to feel like it. Fighting spilled across Tripoli's western districts after a battle between rival militias on ...
47 killed in Libya clashes between rival militias over Tripoli airportFox News
Clashes Between Rival Militias in Libya Kill 47ABC News
Fighting intensifies in Libya, airport control at stakeCNN -RYOT
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Mother of Libya's Revolution Murdered
Bugaighis meant three hours of voting time before polls closed in Libya's parliamentary elections. It was only the third nationwide balloting since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in August 2011. A lawyer, human rights activist and mother of three boys ...

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Libya may offer deeper crude discounts after July sale fails
Libya is preparing a new pricing strategy for its crude exports that may include further discounts after a sales offer last week failed because potential buyers offered ?unacceptable? prices, according to state-run National Oil Corp. Libya plans to ...
Violence Stifles Libya's Oil ReturnForbes
Libya offers first oil from Ras Lanuf Port since reopeningBusinessDay
Libya reopens oil port after deal with strikersMarketWatch

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Violence Flares In Libya, Leaving Main Airport In Ruins
Militias in Libya spent the past week battling for control of the main airport in Tripoli, leaving much of it in ruins and dozens dead. Steve Inskeep gets the latest from The Guardian's Chris Stephen. Copyright 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial ...

Middle East Eye
Once they were heroes in Libya
Middle East Eye
Many of the militias that exist in Libya today fought together in 2011, with the help of the international community, to oust dictator Muammar Gaddafi, who had ruled Libya for 42 years. But thus far all attempts by Libya's governments to legitimise ...

UPDATE 2-Libya oil output slips, fresh fighting in Tripoli
Brega oil port seen open in few days (Adds in 6th paragraph Egypt warning its citizens against travel to Libya). TRIPOLI, July 22 (Reuters) - Libyan oil production has fallen, turning back a hard-won increase since April in revenue for the government ...

International Business Times
In Libya's First Known Beheading, Militia Kills Filipino Construction Worker
International Business Times
The beheading marks the first Filipino death in Libya since the 2011 revolution, according to the department. It is also the first reported beheading in the country since 2011. The construction worker was kidnapped July 15 at a checkpoint in the ...
Filipino worker beheaded by militiamen in LibyaYahoo News
Militants behead Pinoy construction worker in LibyaGMA News
Filipino in Libya beheaded by militia group - DFAPhilippine Star -The Straits Times -International Business Times UK
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Clashes between Libya army, Islamists kill 16
The Daily Star
BENGHAZI, Libya: Sixteen people, most of them soldiers, were killed and 81 injured in clashes between the Libyan army and Islamist fighters in the eastern city of Benghazi, medical and military sources told AFP Tuesday. ?Most of the dead and injured ...

Missiles attacks in Libya kill two Egyptians
Ahram Online
Two Egyptians were killed in Libya's Benghazi on Tuesday when missiles fell on Al-Hawari district, reported state-owned news agency MENA. The attack occurred during clashes between Islamist militias and forces of renegade Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, ...

Tripoli News

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Reuters Africa
Libya oil output slips, fresh fighting in Tripoli
Reuters Africa
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan oil production has fallen, turning back a hard-won increase since April in revenue for the government facing increased fighting around the airport in the capital and in the eastern city of Benghazi. The El-Feel oilfield last ...
UPDATE 2-Libya oil output slips, fresh fighting in TripoliReuters
Tripoli Airport Is Now a Battleground in LibyaMashable
Maltese Ambassador to Libya back in TripoliMalta Independent Online
Business Insider Australia
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Fox News
47 killed in Libya clashes between rival militias over Tripoli airport
Fox News
The weeklong battle over the airport is being waged by a powerful militia from the western city of Zintan, which controls the facility, and Islamist-led militias, including fighters from Misrata, east of Tripoli. The clashes resumed Sunday after cease ...
Clashes between Libyan militias near Tripoli airport leave three deadThe Guardian
Renewed Fighting at Tripoli International Airport Leaves Dead and WoundedVICE News
A week of clashes between rival Libyan militias in Tripoli has killed 47Washington Post
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The Daily Star
Terrorist killed, militiaman arrested overnight in Tripoli
The Daily Star
TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Tensions ran high in Lebanon's second largest city Sunday after a terror suspect was killed and a wanted Salafist militiaman was arrested overnight during raids carried out by Lebanese security forces, security sources told The Daily ...
Lebanese Australian cleric with al-Qaeda links arrested in TripoliSBS
Hussam al-Sabbagh, Lebanese-Australian cleric accused of links to Al Qaeda ...ABC Online
Lebanese-Australian cleric Hussam al-Sabbagh arrested in LebanonThe Australian

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Middle East Monitor
Senior Zintan leader asks Ghannouchi to mediate a ceasefire in Tripoli
Middle East Monitor
Libya - Tripoli International Airport Head of Libya's Al-Qimmah Party and a prominent Zintan Brigade leader, Abdullah Naker said he called the head of Tunisia's Ennahda Party Rashid Ghannouchi and asked him to mediate a ceasefire around the Tripoli ...

The Daily Star
Rifi: No concessions on Tripoli's security
The Daily Star
Speaking at an iftar in Tripoli Sunday, hours after security forces rounded up a top salafist militia leader in the city, Rifi said ?there will be no stepping-back and no concessions on Tripoli's security for any reason and under any circumstances ...
Rifi contacts Salam, Mashnouq, meets Tripoli dignitaries: To deal wisely with

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Parked Afriqiyah Airways A330 destroyed at Tripoli International Airport
An Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A330-200 parked at Tripoli International Airport got caught in the cross fire of battling militias on July 20 and was completely destroyed. There was no one on board at the time of the incident. The aircraft was hit by a ...

The Daily Star
Police free kidnapped man in Tripoli, arrest gang leader
The Daily Star
TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Mina police Sunday freed a Syrian national who had been kidnapped by a gang in Wadi Khaled and arrested the group's leader, an Internal Security Forces Statement said. Mohamma Shatat, who owns a chocolate factory, was tricked into ...
Libya rebels attack Tripoli's main airport
Several shells have hit the terminal of Libya's main airport as rival armed groups fought in Tripoli for a fifth straight day, and gunmen assassinated a female politician in the country's east. In another sign of growing turmoil, air controllers on ...
New rocket attack on Tripoli airportBBC News
Libyan Militia Fighting For Control Of Tripoli Airport Agree To Truce ...International Business Times
Militia at Tripoli airport agree truceeNCA
News24 -UN News Centre
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$25 million fund set up to help Tripoli businesses
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Former Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced Monday the establishment of a $25 million investment fund aimed at boosting the economy in Tripoli. ?This will help in boosting the city's economy by creating additional job opportunities,? he said, ...

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Malta Independent Online
Tripoli evacuations to Malta continue
A relief flight will arrive in Malta at 4pm from Mitiga airport today, as more Maltese nationals are yet to be evacuated from Libya. 75 places at a cost of ?260 have been offered to Maltese nationals fleeing the scene of worsening clashes around Tripoli.
Libyan Turmoil Sends Oil Prices on a Roller CoasterWall Street Journal (blog)
Eni staff evacuated by seaLibya Herald
Medavia aircraft lands at MIA with Maltese evacuees from LibyaTimes of Malta

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Benghazi News

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Deadly suicide blast hits Benghazi army base
At least four people have been killed in a double suicide bombing at an army base in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, a security source has told Reuters news agency. Militias and security forces have been clashing regularly in the city, but suicide ...
Bloody clashes break out in Libya's BenghaziAl-Arabiya
4 killed in Benghazi suicide blastMiddle East Eye
Twin suicide attack in Libya's Benghazi kills 4 soldiersYahoo News
International Business Times -Reuters Canada
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Fox News
Sources: Militia blamed for Benghazi attack moved next door to US Consulate ...
Fox News
Members of the Islamist extremist militia blamed for the Benghazi terror attack had moved in next door to the U.S. Consulate months before the strike but ?nothing was done? despite concerns about the dangerous neighbors, sources tell Fox News. Sources ...
Report: Ansar al-Sharia Had a House Near Benghazi CompoundBreitbart News (blog)
Bloody Ramadan in
Report: Militants Moved Next Door to Benghazi Mission Before
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Fox News (blog)
IRS, Benghazi, Fast and Furious: Will we ever know the truth about Obama ...
Fox News (blog)
We're approaching the two-year anniversary of a multi-hour firefight in and around the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya and we still do not have a definitive account from the Administration on the events of that fateful night when four ...

Benghazi, and Hillary Clinton's misunderstood record as secretary of state
Washington Post (blog)
There's something of a bombshell headline this morning at Politico: "Dim views of Hillary Clinton's time at State." The story, which is based on a new poll conducted by GfK, has quite a different take than previous polling on Clinton's record as ...
Connecticut book-signing by Hillary Clinton brings fans, protesters raising ...The Republic
Ready for Hillary: Survey shows a majority of voters are deeply unimpressed ...Washington Examiner
Hillary Clinton wasn't a great Secretary of State, Americans sayThe Week Magazine
Shoreline Times -Slate Magazine (blog)
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Timely Malaysian Airliner Investigation, But Not for Benghazi
American Thinker (blog)
Where was similar ?horror and outrage? when the President, Secretary of State, White House Press Secretary, and UN Ambassador blamed a YouTube video for the deadly attack on the Benghazi embassy? Seems that following the Benghazi massacre, the ...

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Independent Online
Benghazi clashes: death toll reaches 16
Independent Online
At least 16 people were killed in clashes between extremist militias and army forces in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, the independent Libyan news site Al-Wasat reported on Tuesday. Clashes began on Monday between the army and the Ansar al-Sharia ...

Islamist militants stage deadly assault on Libyan city of Benghazi
BENGHAZI ? Islamist militants attacked an army base in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday. This triggered fierce clashes involving helicopters and jets that killed at least seven people and wounded 40 others, residents and security sources ...

The Daily Star
Seven killed in clashes between army and militants in Libya's Benghazi
Reuters Africa
By Ayman al-Warfalli and Feras Bosalum. BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Islamist militants attacked an army base in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday, triggering fierce clashes involving helicopters and jets that killed at least seven people and ...
Seven killed in latest Benghazi clashesThe Daily Star
Libyan army base targeted in Benghazi

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Irish Times
Seven killed in clashes in Libya's Benghazi
Irish Times
Tripoli was calmer yesterday, but in Benghazi, militants linked to Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia attacked an army camp and were repelled by troops and forces loyal to renegade retired general Khalifa Haftar, who has been carrying out a self-declared ...
Clashes between Libyan army and Islamist militants leave 16 dead in Benghazi
Renegade former General Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive against Islamist militias in Benghazi in May. Authorities in Tripoli accuse his "National Army" paramilitary force of trying to mount a coup. Libya has been awash with weapons since the ...