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  1. News - World - LIBYA

    22 killed amid mass exodus of foreigners from 'worsening' conflict in Libya

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:48am by AFP

    ... evacuees at the Ras Jedir border crossing to take them to Jerba airport, 100 kilometres north, for flights back to Egypt. Egypt's civil aviation minister, Hossam Kamal, said 1,796 people had ...

  2. News - World - LIBYA

    Jihadis throw pool party at US embassy compound in Libya

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:14pm by NYT

    ... African nation spiralling into all-out civil war more than three years after the toppling of long-time dictator Muammar Gaddafi. The US ambassador to Libya, Deborah Jones, who has been overseeing ... around the international airport came too close to the embassy grounds. The US State Department said at the time that the closing of the US embassy was a suspension of an American diplomatic ...

  3. News - World - LIBYA

    Greek car ferry hired to house Libyan parliament as it clings to power

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:31pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Tobruk Greek car ferry housing Libya's parliament A Greek car ferry has been hired as last-minute accommodation for Libya's embattled parliament, which has fled the country's civil war to the small eastern town of Tobruk. The 17,000-ton Elyros liner has been deployed, complete with its Greek crew, as a floating hotel for a legislature clinging to power ...

  4. News - World - LIBYA

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

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

    ... much damaged that aviation officials believe the airport will be closed for months. The security official said the militia who control the airport, based in the hill town of Zintan southwest ...

  5. News - World - LIBYA

    China charters ship to evacuate its nationals from strife-torn Libya

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 01:59am by AP

    ... their governments requested help. The evacuations have been triggered by clashes between heavily armed rival militias in Libya, resulting in the worst violence since the civil war three years ago. Weeks ... requests for assistance all the time," the Greek official said. During the 2011 civil war, Greece assisted China and other countries in the Libya evacuation, basing many of its operations from ...

  6. News - World - LIBYA

    Libyan cities of Benghazi and Tripoli edge closer to civil war

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tripoli Special forces join renegade's battle against Islamists as nation edges closer to civil war and parliament is urged to take a recess Elite unit backs rogue general An elite Libyan unit joined a renegade general to battle Islamists in the east as rising lawlessness in the nation's two largest cities edges it closer to civil war. ...

  7. News - World - LIBYA

    US evacuates Libya embassy staff as fighting rages around airport

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

    ... as it is on the airport road, close to the scene of the fighting. The State Department also issued an updated travel warning cautioning Americans against travelling to Libya, and urging all those in the country to "depart immediately". Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said the five-hour operation went off smoothly and was closely monitored from the air. Libya's main international airport ...

  8. News - World - LIBYA

    Libya may call for international troops to help re-establish security

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:40pm by AFP

    ... concerned" about the levels of unrest in Libya, and was "working very hard to find political cohesion". "Every single day in the State Department we make assessments about the level ...

  9. News - World - LIBYA

    Washington monitors upsurge of violence in Libya

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Washington is closely monitoring an upsurge of violence in Libya, but has not decided yet whether to order the closure of its embassy in Tripoli, a US official said. "We remain very concerned about the violence over the weekend in Tripoli and Benghazi," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said, calling on all sides to "refrain ...

  10. News - World - LIBYA

    Libya a nation awash with guns

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

    ... is in charge and whom we work with". Libya's militias outgun the military and police, which were shattered in the civil war. The government has to hire militias to take up security duties ...




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