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  1. News - World - LIBYA

    Islamists mount heaviest assault so far on Libya's main airport in Tripoli

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tripoli Islamists mount heaviest assault on Tripoli airport Islamist militia launched their heaviest assault so far on Libya's main airport in Tripoli yesterday, two days after a truce with the rivals that control it collapsed, a security official said. "The airport was attacked with mortar rounds, rockets and tank fire," an airport ...

  2. News - World - LIBYA

    Fire rages out of control at Libya's main airport as foreigners told to flee

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... and Turkish embassies have already shut operations. The Tripoli clashes, the most violent since the overthrow of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, started with an assault on the airport by a coalition ...

  3. News - World - LIBYA

    US evacuates Libya embassy staff as fighting rages around airport

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by AFP

    ... of the country" and "the destruction which could result from … endless war". The clashes, the most violent since the overthrow of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, started with an assault ...

  4. News - World - LIBYA

    Libya says US operation to capture militant violated its sovereignty

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 11:10pm by AP

    ... the allegations and said he did not fear being abducted. That changed on Sunday. His was the first US apprehension of an alleged perpetrator in the assault that killed ambassador Chris Stevens and three ... to be behind the attack and listed by the US as a terrorist group in January. A witness said Abu Khattala was at the consulate assault, directing fighters. He admitted being there, but said he ...

  5. News - World - LIBYA

    Explosions and gunfire as rival militias battle to control Libya's main airport

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 04:46pm by AGENCIES

    ... the casualties. The assault by Islamist militants on the Zintan militia, which controls Tripoli airport, came after the UN pulled out staff citing security fears and as the US warned of further ...

  6. News - World - LIBYA

    Rogue general's forces attack Libyan parliament

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:27am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tripoli Lawmakers forced to flee an assault allegedly aimed at the backers of Islamist militiamen Rogue general's forces attack Libyan parliament Forces loyal to a rogue Libyan general attacked the country's parliament yesterday, forcing lawmakers to flee an assault his spokesman said targeted Islamists there who protect the extremist militias now ...

  7. News - World - LIBYA

    Libyan cities of Benghazi and Tripoli edge closer to civil war

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:08pm by AFP

    ... said he is preparing a new assault, vowing to eradicate "terrorism". "Each battle is followed by a regrouping of units. And we will return in force," he said. Hifter, who ...

  8. News - World - LIBYA

    Libya a nation awash with guns

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by AP

    ... displaying pistols and assault rifles. Libya's central government is virtually powerless and the nation is awash in millions of weapons with no control over their trafficking. This not only ...

  9. News - World - LIBYA

    Six killed, 15 hurt in Libya suicide bomb attack

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:04am by Reuters

    ... stopped flying to the city. The US ambassador and three other Americans were killed in September 2012 during an Islamist assault on the consulate. Separately, tribesmen in Jalo, in the southeast ...

  10. News - China - LIBYA

    China condemns US consulate attack in Libya

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 08:27am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... the violent deeds,” foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said in a statement quoted by the official Xinhua news agency. US ambassador Chris Stevens and three colleagues were killed in the assault ...




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