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International Business Times

Large-scale Egyptian army massed for operation to capture eastern Libya from ...
DEBKA file
The Middle East is on the brink of its fourth war (after Syria, Iraq and Yemen). debkafile's military and intelligence sources report that Egypt is massing large-scale ground and air forces in the Western Desert along the Libyan border, in preparation ...
ISIS In Libya Update: Egypt Reportedly Readying Assault On Islamic State ...International Business Times
Libya's collapseThe Week Magazine

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New York Times

Before Dangers at Sea, African Migrants Face Perils of a Lawless Libya
New York Times
ZAWIYAH, Libya ? The two 8-year-old Eritrean boys had ridden for days across the deserts of Ethiopia, Sudan and Libya packed in the back of a truck with two other children and a dozen adults. Then they spent another month trapped in a crowded ...

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Breitbart News

Report: Egypt Preparing Large Assault Against ISIS in Libya Despite Opposition ...
Breitbart News
?Egypt is massing large-scale ground and air forces in the Western Desert along the Libyan border, in preparation for a military campaign to capture eastern Libya ? Cyrenaica ? from the Islamist State of Syria and Iraq ? ISIS ? occupation,? reports ...


Bloomberg

Islamic State kills five journalists working for Libyan TV station-army official
Reuters
Faraj al-Barassi, a district army commander in eastern Libya, said militants loyal to Islamic State were responsible for killing the journalists, whose bodies were found outside the eastern city of Bayda. "Five bodies with slit throats were found today ...
Islamic State: Bodies of five missing journalists allegedly killed by ...ABC Online
Libya Oilfield Write-Off by Total Is Ominous Sign to Other FirmsBloomberg
Islamic State militants 'kill five missing journalists' in LibyaFRANCE 24
Deutsche Welle
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Deutsche Welle

Refugees in Libya face despair from all sides
Deutsche Welle
Barely a day passes without boats that are hardly seaworthy making their way from the coast of Libya towards Europe. On board are desperate refugees in search of a better future. Reports about disastrous shipwrecks with hundreds of people drowning are ...

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Yahoo News UK

UNHCR works to ease dire conditions in Libya's immigration detention centres
UNHCR (press release)
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ariane Rummery ? to whom quoted text may be attributed ? at the press briefing, on 28 April 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. In Libya, UNHCR and its partners have been assisting ...
UN slams 'dire conditions' at Libyan detention centresYahoo News UK

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Ottawa Citizen

Chris Kilford: Canada silent as Libya collapses and migrants perish
Ottawa Citizen
In fact, Canada swiftly joined efforts in early 2011 to help ?liberate? the Libyan people. Seven CF-18 fighter jets, two Aurora patrol aircraft, two Polaris aircraft and one Hercules soon arrived in the region. Meanwhile, at sea a Canadian frigate ...
Libya looks forward to comprehensive solution to migration crisisTimes of Malta
15682 migrants sailing from Libya and Egypt arrived in Italyspyghana.com
Ban Ki-moon attacks EU plans for strikes on Libyan fishing boatsFinancial Times
Malta Independent Online -Yahoo News UK -ANSAmed
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BBC News

Libyan TV crew found dead eight months after kidnap
BBC News
Five journalists belonging to a Libyan TV crew have been found dead, eight months after they were kidnapped. A government spokesman said the bodies were found near the city of Al Bayda, close to the site of the kidnapping. The crew was taken in August ...
Libya: Isis Suspected to be Behind Beheading of 5 TV Crew MembersInternational Business Times, India Edition
5 TV crew members found dead in LibyaNews24
Libya's GNC rejects UN proposal to grant Tobruk parliament power to legislateMiddle East Monitor

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Financial Times

Libya Holdings bets on reconstruction
Financial Times
On Tuesday, the group said it had bought a majority stake in Libyan Cement Company, based in the eastern city of Benghazi, for an undisclosed sum. Ahmed Ben Halim, founder of Libya Holdings, said the deal was worth ?tens of millions of dollars? and ...
Gulf Investors, Libyan Firm Buy Largest Eastern Libyan Cement MakerGulf Business News
Libya Holdings Group set to acquire Libyan Cement Co.World Cement

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News24

ISIS Libya killings leave asylum seekers shaken
News24
Tel Aviv - Sitting in his sparsely furnished flat in Tel Aviv, Fikre Mariam lowers his eyes and recounts watching footage of his cousin - a fellow Eritrean asylum seeker - beheaded by jihadists in Libya. "It was horrible. I've never seen anything like ...
For African migrants used to danger, Islamic State poses new threatStars and Stripes

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Tripoli News

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American Thinker (blog)

To the shores of Tripoli
American Thinker (blog)
Exactly two hundred and ten years ago this week, the United States of America won its first land battle on a foreign shore ? taking the city of Derne, in Libya, against the Barbary Pirate state of Ottoman Tripoli. This battle essentially won the war ...


The Guardian

Lack of EU contact with Tripoli a barrier to tackling migrant deaths
The Guardian
European Union member states have no contact whatsoever with the Libyan authorities in charge of coastguard operations or internal security because the administration in Tripoli is not recognised internationally as the country's legitimate government.

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Allentown Morning Call

Farm Fest in New Tripoli is modeled after Farm Aid
Allentown Morning Call
In 2010, Mike Miller of New Tripoli helped organize a fundraising concert and community event for a 10-year-old boy battling muscular dystrophy. The project was a success ? it raised more than $6,000, which helped then-10-year-old Lance Piece and his ...

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Financial Times

Tripoli rejects military action to stem the flow of migrants
Financial Times
The self-declared authority that controls Tripoli and much of Libya's west says it will oppose military intervention to slow the flow of migrants leaving its shores unless the EU agrees to work with it, in what observers say is a bid to use the crisis ...
Libya group says it will 'confront' any EU strikes against people smugglersThe Guardian
Tripoli: Bombing our coast 'unacceptable'Times of Malta
Tripoli authorities offer cooperation with EU to curb migrant boat crossingsLibya Herald
The Daily Star -Gulf Times -MaltaToday
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Farm Fest event in New Tripoli brings out thousands for mix of music, agriculture
Allentown Morning Call
Mike Miller, a retired New Tripoli area resident and music, looked around Ontelaunee Park on Saturday at the Farm Fest event he founded -- children running around the expansive park, people buzzing around its food stands and vendors and filling the ...


Libya Herald

Fighting brings major power cuts to Tripoli
Libya Herald
Tripoli has been hit by extensive power cuts in the last 36 hours with GECOL, the state electricity company, warning that more blackouts are in the offing. The outages are being blamed on damage to transformers and cabling caused by fighting to the ...

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News24

Heavy clashes in central district, suburb of Tripoli
Reuters
Groups in Fashloum and Tajoura oppose a government established in Tripoli after an allied faction called Libya Dawn seized the city in August and forced the existing, internationally recognized government to decamp to the east. A senior official in ...
At least 21 killed in fighting near TripoliNews24
Fierce fighting erupts on outskirts of Libya's TripoliBusiness Standard

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The Daily Star

Tripoli mayor Nader Ghazal resigns
The Daily Star
TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Tripoli Mayor Nader Ghazal submitted his resignation Saturday morning to North Lebanon Governor Ramzi Nohra at a news conference. Political sources told The Daily Star that Ghazal's resignation came as a result of the Future ...


Times of Malta

Tripoli: let's deal with it together
Times of Malta
If Europe targets people-smugglers in Libya unilaterally it will endanger the ongoing peace process and solve nothing, according to the Salvation Government's Foreign Minister Muhammed El-Ghirani. He tells Mark Micallef Tripoli has been begging the EU ...


International Business Times UK

Libya: Isis bomb explodes at Spanish embassy in Tripoli
International Business Times UK
The blast went off early in the morning (21 April) near the outside wall of the diplomatic compound in Tripoli's Ben Achour district, which has been shut since last summer, when Madrid pulled its entire staff from Libya due to deteriorating security ...
Bomb explodes at Spanish embassy in Libyan capital of TripoliSydney Morning Herald
Bomb explodes at Spanish embassy in Libyan capitalReuters
Bomb blast strikes near Spanish Embassy in TripoliPress TV
La prensa
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Benghazi News

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New York Daily News

Inside Clinton's Benghazi emails
CNN International
And Clinton's handling of Benghazi has been scrutinized and has cast a shadow over her tenure leading the State Department. But the friendly exchange between their two offices in the immediate aftermath of the 2012 attack is among a set of emails that ...
300 Hillary Clinton emails on Benghazi will go publicNew York Daily News
CNN Tries to Distance Hillary From Blaming Benghazi Attack on Anti-Muslim VideoNewsBusters (blog)

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Salon

GOP's Benghazi charade continues: Dragging the politicized inquiry into the ...
Salon
Last week, Bloomberg Politics officially reported what pretty much everyone assumed was going to happen: the House Select Committee on Benghazi will likely push back the release of its findings until sometime in 2016, right in the thick of the ...
GOP has few options to get Clinton emails short of arresting herMcClatchy Washington Bureau
2016 Electoral Map Points to One Inevitable Conclusion: Hillary Clinton Can't WinIVN News
GOP Contenders Vow Hillary Will Be Their No. 1 Punching BagNewsmax

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Los Angeles Times

GOP's latest Benghazi-related inquiry could benefit Hillary Clinton
Los Angeles Times
As Congress pursues its latest investigation of Hillary Rodham Clinton's missing emails and the role they may have played in the security lapses in the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, not every Republican is delighted by the prospect of dragging ...
Hillary Clinton Called to Appear Before House Benghazi Committee in May and ...Breitbart News
BREAKING: What Trey Gowdy Just Said About Benghazi Probe Could Mean ...Western Journalism
House Benghazi panel calls Clinton to testifyColumbia Daily Tribune
Accuracy In Media (blog) -Blue Nation Review
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Mediaite

Rush Limbaugh: Baltimore Is Getting the 'Benghazi' Treatment
Mediaite
Soon, Limbaugh brought his commentary to the next level by making a somehow inevitable Benghazi analogy. ?Baltimore is getting the Ambassador Stevens treatment in Benghazi, and that, of course, is pioneered by Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama,? the ...
Elijah Cummings' powerful voice and heavy heartBaltimore Sun
Baltimore mob violence has nothing to do with Freddie GrayCanada Free Press

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BizPac Review

Rush Limbaugh: Baltimore's getting 'Benghazi treatment'
BizPac Review
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh blasted the Baltimore mayor Monday saying she gave the city the ?Benghazi treatment.? In particular, Limbaugh took apart Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's statement that the city gave rioters ?space to destroy.?.

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Anadolu Agency

28000 Libyan families displaced from Benghazi: Report
Anadolu Agency
Over 28,000 families have been displaced from the war-weary city of Benghazi since fighting erupted there last October between forces loyal to Libya's Tobruk government and armed militias, a local NGO said Tuesday. The Media Center for Benghazi ...
ISIS kills five journalists working for Libyan TVThe Daily Star

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The Guardian

Of the Benghazi committee's 136 questions to Clinton, 8 are directly about ...
Washington Post (blog)
In a 10-page letter, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), the chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, posed more than 130 new questions that he would like former secretary of state Hillary Clinton to answer. Of that number, eight relate directly to or ...
Benghazi committee steps up pressure on Hillary Clinton to testifyThe Guardian
Benghazi panel agrees to let Clinton answer questionsMSNBC
First Draft | Benghazi Committee Pushes for Hillary Clinton to Testify AgainNew York Times
Politico -CNN
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CNN

Hillary Clinton, Benghazi investigating committee spar over testimony
CNN
Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta called a news report that the Benghazi committee's work would likely not be finished until next year "the most telling evidence yet that their investigation is solely about playing politics in the 2016 ...
'Certain variables' may cause Benghazi probe to last into 2016, Gowdy saysFox News
Hillary Clinton's Attorney Tells Benghazi Panel Not To Delay Public TestimonyHuffington Post
Release of Benghazi Report on Hillary Clinton Likely Pushed to Election SeasonBloomberg
Daily Mail -Politico
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Libya Herald

Children killed in Benghazi random shelling
Libya Herald
Two children today became the latest casualties in the battle for Benghazi. Four year-old Noora Mohammed Alsafi Al-Ghazali and her nine month-old brother Al-Moutasem Mohamed died this evening in random shelling in Hadaiq district from Ansar Al-Sharia ...


The Fiscal Times

Forget Benghazi?Blame Hillary for the Disastrous Russian Reset
The Fiscal Times
The trouble is that these critiques can easily get bogged down in Beltway buzzwords, like Benghazi. Benghazi was embarrassing ? a US ambassador was killed and the Administration tried to blame it on a YouTube video ? but it became such a yarn ball of ...