Libya News

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The Economist
Foreign involvement and reckless militias make a flammable cocktail
The Economist
IN THE three years since joyous rebels seized the Libyan capital, Tripoli, the country has lurched from crisis to crisis, yet somehow stayed afloat. It is now sinking, weighed down by too many guns and too many factions, with too few institutions to ...
Libya ambassador warns of looming civil
Libya Faces the Prospect of Civil War as Regional Powers Choose SidesTIME
Libya warns United Nations of possible slide into civil warReuters
BBC News -Daily Sabah
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BBC News
Libya Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni resigns
BBC News
Abdullah al-Thinni has stepped down as Libya's prime minister in a move to end the power struggle in the country. The cabinet said it was resigning to enable the elected parliament to choose a new, inclusive government. The Islamist-linked militia ...
UK accused of harbouring Libyan cleric who helped aid Islamist insurgencyThe Guardian
Libya fighters say enemy plane shot
Libya's interim government quits as militias accept UN ceasefire
Channel News Asia -Indian Express
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The Guardian
World briefing: war in Libya
The Guardian
In the three years since Muammar Gaddafi was toppled by Libyan rebels and Nato airstrikes, fighting between militia has plunged the country into civil war and seen Tripoli fall to Islamists. The involvement of Qatar, Egypt and the UAE risks a wider ...

International Business Times UK
France is asking the world to stop the chaos in Libya. Again.
Washington Post (blog)
On Sept. 15, 2011, Nicolas Sarkozy, then the president of France, addressed a crowd in Tripoli, Libya. "France, Great Britain, Europe, will always stand by the side of the Libyan people," he said, to cheers. Almost four years later, Libya is in trouble ...
Libya ? Democracy's Complex ChildInternational Business Times UK
Libya: News Media Targeted Amid ChaosEurasia Review
Libya in crisisSaudi Gazette

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Foreign Policy (blog)
Libya's New Power Brokers?
Foreign Policy (blog)
TRIPOLI ? Libya has moved to center stage in a regional power struggle between the patrons of political Islam and their opponents. This week, U.S. officials briefed several media outlets that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had secretly ...
UN Security Council passes Libya resolution amid concern over secret airstrikesCNN
Libya air strikes: Conflict linked to wider Middle EastBBC News
Here are the key players fighting the war for Libya, all over againWashington Post (blog)
USA TODAY -Al Jazeera America
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BBC News
Libya: France urges special UN support
BBC News
France is calling for "exceptional support" for Libya, warning the country could fall into chaos without United Nations intervention. If no action is taken, French President Francois Hollande warned, "terrorism will spread across the region." His ...
France says Libya needs 'exceptional' UN supportReuters
French President Urges 'Exceptional' UN Support for LibyaVoice of America

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The Economist (blog)
Is civil war likely?
The Economist (blog)
FIVE weeks of clashes that had paralysed Tripoli, Libya's capital, came to an end rather suddenly on August 23rd when the prize fought over, the city's international airport (or what remains of it), changed hands. The winners are an alliance of ...
Arab Strikes in Libya Show Impatience With USABC News
Libya Dawn takes upper hand in civil war, as regional powers interveneMiddle East Eye
UAE and Egypt warned over air raids in LibyaFinancial Times
New York Times -The Guardian
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Middle East Eye
Sisi: Egypt committed to 'non-interference' in Libya
Middle East Eye
"Although Egypt is the side most affected by the deteriorating political and security situation in Libya, it is committed not to interfere in Libya's domestic affairs," al-Sisi was quoted by a presidential statement as telling a visiting U.S ...
El-Sisi reiterates Libya bombing denial as US backtracksAhram Online
Sisi Stresses Respect for Libya's Internal

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Middle East Eye
Abu Dhabi in a 'state of confusion' after US reveal Libya bombing raids
Middle East Eye
Abu Dhabi is in a ?state of confusion? after American officials accused them of carrying out air strikes in Libya, according to an online report. The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan has not yet decided how to respond to ...

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Libya government resigns to allow new cabinet
Libya's prime minister and his cabinet have resigned to make way for a new government based on parliamentary elections held in June, a government statement said. Abdullah al-Thinni's cabinet said on Thursday that it had resigned according to Libya's ...

Tripoli News

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Middle East Eye
Can Islamic State win a foothold in Lebanon's Tripoli?
Middle East Eye
Basha is a close associate of Saad al-Masri - the notorious Tripoli militant from Bab al-Tabbaneh who turned himself into police in April. The pair were so close that they appeared side-by-side when Masri was awarded a hero's welcome after ?vacationing ...

Daily Mail
Tottenham face Besiktas, Partizan and Asteras Tripoli in Europa League group C
Daily Mail
Tottenham will face Besiktas, Partizan and Asteras Tripoli in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League. Spurs last played Besiktas in the competition during the 2006/2007 season when they secured a 2-0 win in Turkey. While Spurs reached the last 16 of ...
Inter Milan, Everton and Tottenham learn fates in Europa League drawSB Nation
The 2014/15 UEFA Europa League Group Stage Draw in FullFTBpro

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Fox News
Why the bombing of Tripoli is a game-changer for the fight against the Islamic ...
If you believe the Obama administration had no idea that the United Arab Emirates and Egypt were about to launch airstrikes in Libya last week, I have a bridge you may want to buy. Egypt's reliability as a US ally may wax and wane, but the UAE has been ...
Libyan militants claim to have taken control of Tripoli's main airportFox News
US, European Allies Raise Alarm About Escalating Violence in LibyaWall Street Journal
Libyan capital under Islamist control after Tripoli airport seizedThe Guardian -BBC News
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The Daily Star
Tripoli elite dismiss caliphate fears
The Daily Star
TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Since the formation of ISIS in northern Iraq and Syria, observers have turned their gaze toward Tripoli, a bastion of fundamentalist Sunni groups in Lebanon with a complicated relationship to the country's modern borders. Some fear ...

Middle East Eye
Libya's GNC to take Tripoli strikes to International Criminal Court
Middle East Eye
Foreign powers were all quick to deny involvement. However, the US has since issued a statement condemning Egypt and the UAE for carrying out the strikes, prompting Tripoli-based Islamist militias to demand justice and threaten to take the case to the ICC.

The Daily Star
Libyan militia in control of Tripoli accepts UN call for truce
The Daily Star
TRIPOLI, Libya: The Islamist militia in control of Libya's capital, Tripoli, says it agrees with a U.N. call for a cease-fire in this North African country but vows to resist any foreign interference in Libyan affairs. Senior commander Ahmed Hadiya ...
Indians stuck in Libya as militants seize Tripoli's main airportTimes of India
World briefing: war in LibyaThe Guardian
Libyan interim government submits resignationMacon Telegraph (blog)

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Airstrikes Over Tripoli Kill Six; Source of Bombing Is Unknown
New York Times
CAIRO ? Unidentified warplanes on Monday bombed a small arms depot and other locations in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, that are controlled by Islamist-aligned militias, suggesting that a foreign state had intervened in the escalating battle for ...
Warplanes hit Tripoli amid Libya
Unidentified war planes, explosions heard in TripoliNews24
Libya's Haftar: Mystery Tripoli airstrikes part of 'international' operationMiddle East Eye
Huffington Post -The Daily Star
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Militiamen Burn Tripoli Airport After Seizing It from Government-Allied Forces
Members of the Islamist-allied Misrata militia have reportedly burned Tripoli International Airport shortly after capturing it from Libya's nationalist Zintan fighters following a month-long battle for control. Libya's new parliament, the House of ...

Photo report: War damaged Tripoli
Libya Herald
Five days ago, the fighting in Tripoli which had lasted for six weeks, between the two militia, suddenly came to a halt. It is reported that the Zintani-led militias suddenly withdrew south from their positions in Tripoli on the Airport Road, at the ...

BBC News
Libya crisis: Head of Tripoli police 'assassinated'
BBC News
The head of police in the Libyan capital Tripoli has been killed by unknown gunmen. Col Muhammad Suwaysi was shot while leaving a meeting in Tajoura, a suburb in the east of the capital. Two of his colleagues were also taken captive, the interior ...
Tripoli security chief assassinated in LibyaMiddle East Eye
Tripoli becomes a ?ghost city? as violence continuesAsharq Alawsat English
Tripoli Police Chief Assassinated: Libyan SecurityNDTV

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Benghazi News

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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 ...
Will Benghazi probe peak at height of Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign?CBS News
NY Times Continues Partisan Hackery on Benghazi: GOP Only 'Trying to ...NewsBusters (blog)
Benghazi chairman says probe should end in '15The Hill (blog)

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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 ...
Rand Paul continues attacks against Hillary ClintonPolitico
Rand Paul: If 'Hillary Clinton worked for Bill Clinton, she'd probably have ...CNN (blog)
Rand Paul defends remarks about ClintonWAPT Jackson

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Was US ambassador in Benghazi actually kidnapped?
The official government narrative regarding the fate of murdered Ambassador Chris Stevens has some serious unreported discrepancies and leaves out key elements of the chronology of events, a forthcoming book on the Benghazi attacks demonstrates.

TalkBack for Aug. 30: Benghazi, ice bucket challenge, phonebook
Aiken Standard
Benghazi. Forty FBI agents and the attorney general all pounding the pavement in and around Ferguson, Missouri. Where were all these resources following the attack on Benghazi where four Americans fought to the death to protect our mission there?

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 ...
House Intel Committee Reveals Benghazi FindingsThe Fiscal Times
New report won't 'stand down' Benghazi conspiracy theoriesWashington Post (blog)
House Democrats reluctant participants in Benghazi investigationWashington Times
Mediaite -Town Hall -Gawker
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Washington Times
Rand Paul: Even Bill Clinton would have fired Hillary
Washington Times
Rand Paul lambasted former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's foreign policy Friday, saying she'd likely had been canned had her husband been in charge during the 2012 terrorist attack on U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. ?I think had Hillary ...
'Time' on Rick Perry's 'Bullying': Similar to the GOP's 'Endless ...NewsBusters (blog)
Perry, Paul and Carson take 2016 star turns at AFP conferenceWashington Post (blog)
Rick Perry, Rand Paul take aim at Obama, Hillary Clinton at Koch eventLos Angeles Times

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Fox News To Air Benghazi Special Next Week
News Hounds
With all the news about ISIS, Ferguson, Russia, Ukraine and Syria, it's been a while since we've heard about Benghazi on Fox. But not to worry! Bret Baier will host a one-hour documentary on the subject next week. And guess what? It will raise ...

House panel: No administration wrongdoing in Benghazi attack
(08-01) 11:42 PDT WASHINGTON -- The House Intelligence Committee, led by Republicans, has concluded that there was no deliberate wrongdoing by the Obama administration in the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed ...
Representative Schakowsky Statement on Final Benghazi ReporteNews Park Forest

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Media Matters for America (blog)
Fox's Newest Benghazi Special Hopes To Answer A Question That Has Been ...
Media Matters for America (blog)
A central question of Fox News' latest documentary on Benghazi has already been answered by official congressional and State Department investigations into the terrorist attacks. On August 27, Fox announced "13 Hours at Benghazi," a new documentary ...
Fox News' Bret Baier Will Host Benghazi Documentary Next WeekMediaite
FOX News Channel to Present '13 Hours at Benghazi' Friday September 5thTVbytheNumbers
Fox News to Air Documentary '13 Hours at Benghazi #8211; The Inside Story'TheWrap
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Western Journalism
House Panel on Benghazi Hires General for Legal Team
New York Times
The House committee investigating the 2012 attack on the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has chosen Lt. Gen. Dana K. Chipman as its chief counsel, a spokeswoman for the panel's chairman said Wednesday. General Chipman retired in ...
Revealed: Trey Gowdy's New Benghazi Secret Weapon Could Give Hillary ...Western Journalism
Rep. Gowdy says he'll bring prosecutor's focus, fairness to Benghazi probeSacramento Bee

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