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European Parliament (press release)

Panzeri on Libya: "The sooner we act the better it will be for all of us?
European Parliament (press release)
Libya faces not only political instability and an increasing Islamic State presence, but it is also at risk of attracting more migrants trying to reach Europe by boat from there. We talked to Italian S&D member Pier Antonio Panzeri, chair of the ...
Cash-strapped Islamic State fighters in Libya forced to sell chickens and eggs in the streetTelegraph.co.uk
What Will Interventions Look Like After Libya?FRONTLINE
NATO Confirms Who Will Lead Fight Against ISIS In Libya, And It Isn't The USDaily Caller
Times of India -Newsweek -American Enterprise Institute
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Reuters

Libya's east tests muscle with oil shipment, troop dispatches
Reuters
It could be a costly bet, one that ignites renewed conflict between east and west over territory, slashes oil production, and pushes Libya closer to a split that has threatened the country since the uprising that ousted Muammar Gaddafi five years ago ...
Interview: Martin Kobler, the UN envoy trying to put Libya back togetherOpen Democracy
Libya's Eastern Government Moves to Block Oil ExportsWall Street Journal
Libyan crude output at risk as east and west tussle for controlReuters UK
Reuters Africa -Al-Arabiya
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Washington Post

Timing not yet right for Libya intervention, Italy says
Washington Post
ROME ? Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti, one of the central figures in allied deliberations on war-torn Libya, said Wednesday that the conditions are not yet right to launch a Western military operation to help stabilize that country. The ...

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Middle East Eye

Tunisia-Libya border trade will resume 'very soon': Tunisia
Middle East Eye
Tunisia is confident that trade at the main border crossing with Libya will resume "very soon," local authorities said on Wednesday, nearly a week after the Libyan side imposed a blockade. "This problem will be resolved very soon," Tahar Matmati, the ...

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RT

'Too busy' Cameron won't show for Libya 'sh*t-show' war inquiry
RT
Despite being the driving force behind the war, which plunged Libya into its current chaos, Cameron said in his written response to the committee that the likes of Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond had already given a ?good deal of evidence? to cover ...
David cameron declines to appear before commons committee holding libya inquiryDaily Mail

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Reuters

Oil jumps on Canadian wildfire near oil sands fields, Libyan fighting
Reuters
SINGAPORE Oil prices jumped on Thursday as a huge wildfire in Canada disrupted its oil sands production, while escalating fighting in Libya threatened the North African nation's output. International benchmark Brent crude futures were trading at $45.32 ...

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The Wire

More Than 100 Migrants Die in Libya to Italy Weekend Shipwrecks
The Wire
Geneva: An estimated 113 people died in four shipwrecks between Libya and Italy at the weekend as the crossing becomes the preferred sea route for migrants to Europe, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on May 3. With the closing of ...
Scores of Migrants Feared Dead in Shipwreck off LibyaWall Street Journal
Scores of refugees missing after boat sinks off LibyaThe Guardian
Italy merchant ship rescues 26 migrants off Libya, others feared missingReuters
NDTV -BBC News -euronews
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Daily Mail

Malta's Premier Visits Libya to Discuss Migration, Security
ABC News
Malta's prime minister became the first head of government to visit Libya since the formation of a unity government following a U.N.-brokered agreement, meeting the Libyan prime minister-designate at a naval base near Tripoli's international airport ...
Malta likely to be first in EU to open Libya mission: PMDaily Mail
Libya to set up commissions to revive agreements with Malta, eager for Air Malta to resume flightsTimes of Malta
Muscat says return of Maltese diplomats in Libya hinges on security conditionsMaltaToday

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Press and Journal

North-east MP brands UK foreign policy legacy in Libya an "unmitigated disaster"
Press and Journal
North-east MP Stuart Donaldson has called for ?honesty and transparency? from the UK Government over its intentions in Libya. The SNP youngster insisted the prime minister must seek parliamentary approval before sending any troops to the north African ...


Libya's frustrating quest for itself
Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
The Serraj government is the result of a long process of consultations, among some Libyans and some interested foreign governments, mainly from the West, led by UN official Martin Kobler, a German career diplomat, who acted virtually as the midwife.

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Tripoli News

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The National

Tripoli cafes offer Libyans taste of normality
The National
TRIPOLI // Weaving between tables at a seaside restaurant in Libya's capital bearing freshly baked rosemary bread, Abdelmuttaleb Twigiri shuttles between the wood-fired oven and his customers in a blur of hospitality. It's the opening night of his ...

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Al-Arabiya

Tanker leaves east Libyan port without loading, amid stand-off with Tripoli
Al-Arabiya
A tanker that an oil company set up by Libya's eastern government prevented from loading has left the eastern port of Marsa el-Hariga on Wednesday, after a Tripoli oil official warned that blockages at the port could reduce production by 120,000 ...
Libya eastern oil company blocks tanker loading crude for Tripoli rival: officialsReuters
Libya's east tests muscle with oil shipment, troop dispatchesDaily Mail

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Libya Herald

Maltese Prime Minister flies to Tripoli for talks with Serraj
Libya Herald
Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat arrived in Tripoli this morning for talks with the Presidency Council led by Faiez Serraj. He is the first foreign head of government to visit Tripoli since the Presidency arrived in the Libyan capital at the end of ...
Malta likely to become first EU member to open Libya missionMiddle East Online
Muscat says return of Maltese diplomats in Libya hinges on security conditionsMaltaToday
Malta's Premier Visits Libya to Discuss Migration, SecurityABC News

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Inmate escapes from Qibbeh prison in Tripoli
The Daily Star
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 05, 2016, on page 4. Recommended. Related Articles. Man escapes from Tripoli prison · Syrian-Australian ISIS suspect arrested after north Lebanon shootout · New-born baby ...

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Libya Herald

Presidency Council takes over Tripoli's Education Ministry
Libya Herald
Another ministry in Tripoli was handed over today to Presidency Council in preparation for the Government of National Accord (GNA) taking power. The Education Ministry, in east Tripoli's Hani district is one of the largest in terms of staffing and ...
Libya's New Unity Government is Anything ButThe National Interest Online

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The Wire

Eastern Libya Ships First Oil Cargo in Defiance of Tripoli
The Wire
The Tripoli authorities asked the UN Security Council on Tuesday (April 26) to blacklist the India-flagged tanker Distya Ameya, which left the eastern Libyan port of Hariga overnight carrying oil they said could not be lawfully sold. The eastern ...
Libyan rebel government ships first oil cargo in defiance of TripoliFRANCE 24

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Allentown Morning Call

New Tripoli motorcyclist is cited in crash into Lynnville pole, police say
Allentown Morning Call
The New Tripoli motorcyclist who was injured last month when he crashed into a utility pole has been cited for failing to obey traffic-control devices, police said. The New Tripoli motorcyclist who was injured last month when he crashed into a utility ...


Libya Herald

Serraj goes for another walk in Tripoli | - Libya Herald
Libya Herald
Serraj goes for another walk in Tripoli. By Ajnadin Mustafa. Tripoli, 30 April 2016: Prime minister-designate Faiez Serraj's walkabout in Tripoli's Old Town was as notable for the low key . . . This article is only available to subscribers. Please ...


Reuters

Libyan unity government extends control over Tripoli ministries
Reuters
TRIPOLI Libya's U.N.-backed unity government said on Monday it taken administrative control of seven ministries in Tripoli including the foreign ministry, as it pushes to extend its control over the capital. The unity government, whose leaders arrived ...
Algeria to re-open embassy in Tripoliwww.worldbulletin.net
Libyan national unity govt starts taking over ministries in TripoliStarAfrica.com

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BBC News

Tripoli holds its breath as new Libya government seeks unity
BBC News
The grass is knee high in parts of Bab al-Aziziya, the sprawling compound in Tripoli from which Colonel Muammar Gaddafi terrorised his own people. It's five years since his palaces, private fairground, and security headquarters were pounded by Nato air ...
Philip Hammond backs Libyan unity government on Tripoli visitThe Guardian
Gunfire and explosions erupt in Libya's TripoliAl-Arabiya
Cautious steps as Libya's new government moves into TripoliReuters
Voice of America -Asharq Alawsat
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Benghazi News

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Daily Caller

Defense Department's Benghazi Letter Reeks Of Democratic Coordination
Daily Caller
The Defense Department official who last week sent a pointed letter hammering the Benghazi Committee's investigation into the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks, has deep connections to Democrats, as does the agency's new liaison to the committee. The direct tone ...


CNN

Bobby Knight: No Benghazi on Trump's watch
CNN
He added, "I'll tell you one thing about Donald Trump: There will never be a Benghazi in a Donald Trump administration." Knight's comments come the day after the GOP front-runner bested rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich in Indiana, becoming the party's ...
Bobby Knight's Life Was Never the Same After BenghaziGawker
Bobby Knight Has Tense Exchange With CNN Host over Trump SupportWashington Free Beacon

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Breitbart News

State Department Hid Clinton Benghazi Email from Judicial Watch
Breitbart News
The Obama State Department admitted last week that it withheld a key Benghazi email of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from Judicial Watch since at least September 2014. Had the department disclosed the email when first supposedly found, ...
Benghazi Attackers Described as 'Armed Extremists' in CallNewsmax
Clinton should not be nomineeBaltimore Sun

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Breitbart News

Rob Reiner: Benghazi Hearings 'Handed the Presidency' to 'Cool Under Fire' Hillary Clinton
Breitbart News
Filmmaker, actor and staunch liberal Rob Reiner ripped GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump and defended Democrat Hillary Clinton's vote to authorize the Iraq War in a new interview published Wednesday. In an interview with the Daily Beast to ...

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FRONTLINE

WATCH: 400 Meters From ISIS in the Battle for Benghazi
FRONTLINE
Journalist Feras Kilani (right) filmed with members of a Benghazi militia that's battling ISIS and other extremist groups. President Barack Obama recently said that failing to plan for a post-Muammar Qaddafi Libya was his biggest regret as president.

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Salon

The Benghazi slow-walk: How to drag out an investigation for maximum political impact
Salon
At some point over the next few months, the House Select Committee on Benghazi will release its final report and we'll finally get to see what committee chair Trey Gowdy and his pals have been up to these past two years. It's been difficult to suss out ...
Even the Pentagon is tired of Republican BS on BenghaziDaily Kos
Pentagon official calls House Benghazi committeeSalt Lake Tribune
Pentagon Condemns House Benghazi Committee's Wasteful ?Speculative? InvestigationPoliticusUSA
Wisconsin Gazette -The Advocate
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GovExec.com (blog)

Singed by the Benghazi Dispute, This Ex-Fed Is Laying Low
GovExec.com (blog)
His case was taken up by conservative publications and Republicans in Congress after he reported that Clinton aides Cheryl Mills and Jake Sullivan checked in on a weekend session he attended at which Benghazi-related documents were being sorted.


Italy sends medical aid to Benghazi
Libya Herald
Italy has sent suupplies of medical aid to treat 20,000 patients in hospitals in Benghazi over the next three months, according to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The aid, part of package worth ?2.4 million and ...


Western Journalism

CIA Director Claims Hillary's Emails May Have Caused Benghazi Disaster
Western Journalism
If that is indeed what happened, McGovern believes it may have tipped off our enemies about Ambassador Stevens' lack of security in Benghazi and led to the now infamous attack that killed four Americans. Writing for Consortium News, McGovern points out ...

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Libya Herald

Missing blogger and friends in Benghazi jail: report
Libya Herald
The mystery of the popular Marj blogger and his two friends who disappeared in the town at the end of March deepened today when it was reported that one of the friends has been released from Benghazi's Gernada prison. Ali Asbali went missing from his ...