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  1. News - World - LIBYA

    Libya’s Benghazi shuts down in protest at jihadist violence

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... Benghazi on Tuesday as residents of Libya’s second city responded to calls for civil disobedience to protest deadly clashes between radical Islamists and the army. The call by the city council came ... the dead. Earlier this month, residents of the capital Tripoli observed a similar campaign of protests against militias in response to deadly violence, prompting some of them to pull out ...

  2. News - World - LIBYA

    Two dead as former Libyan rebels fire on Tripoli protest

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 04:37am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tripoli Two dead as former rebels fire on protest Former rebel fighters opened fire yesterday on hundreds of demonstrators calling for the ouster of unruly militias ... who had called the protest, said the shots fired at demonstrators came from inside the headquarters. At the weekly Muslim prayers held hours earlier, imams backed the call to protest against ...

  3. News - World - LIBYA

    Mass jailbreak comes amid protests, killings in Libya

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tripoli Mass jailbreak amid protests and killings More than a thousand inmates escaped a prison in Libya as protesters stormed political-party offices across ... in a number of cities protested against the Muslim Brotherhood, which has been blamed for recent political killings. It was not clear whether the inmates had received inside help. Inmates started ...

  4. News - World - LIBYA

    Scores dead as Libya protesters attack ex-rebel headquarters

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 10:27am by Agence France-Presse in Benghazi

    ... Agence France-Presse in Benghazi At least 28 people were killed and 60 were wounded on Saturday when demonstrators attacked the headquarters in Benghazi of former rebels who had fought to oust Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, a hospital official said. “We ...

  5. News - World - LIBYA

    Libyan rebels agree to end eight-month blockade of oil ports

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 09:50pm by Reuters

    ... and Hariga will be handed over to the state with the signature of this agreement. The protesters are banned from returning or obstructing work at the ports," the justice minister, Salah ...

  6. News - World - LIBYA

    Libyans storm militia in backlash of attack on US

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 11:32am by Associated Press in Benghazi

    ... Associated Press in Benghazi Hundreds of protesters stormed the compound of one of Libya’s strongest armed Islamic extremist groups on Friday, evicting militiamen and setting fire ... to disperse the crowd, but eventually withdrew from the site with their weapons and vehicles after it was surrounded by waves of protesters shouting “No to militias.” “I don’t want to see armed men ...

  7. News - World - LIBYA

    Gaddafi’s son al-Saadi extradited back to Tripoli by Niger

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:59pm by AP

    ... head of the country's special forces. Along with most Gaddafi loyalists and officials, Saadi is wanted for his role in curbing protests against his father's rule and the killing of protesters. But unlike his brother, Saif al-Islam, who was groomed to be Gaddafi's successor, Saadi is not sought by the International Criminal Court. Saif al-Islam is being held by a militia ...

  8. News - World - LIBYA

    Libya threatens to bomb North Korean ship unless it leaves the country

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:22am by AFP

    ... said. Protesters at eastern oil ports are demanding a restoration of the autonomy the eastern region was granted in the first decade after Libya's independence in 1951. They have also ...

  9. News - World - LIBYA

    Six killed, 15 hurt in Libya suicide bomb attack

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

    ... and tribesmen who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in an uprising in 2011. In a separate incident, knife-wielding protesters stormed the headquarters of Libya's largest telecommunications company and forced an eight-hour shutdown of internet access in the south and west of the country. Dozens of protesters calling for Zeidan to resign occupied Libyan Telecom and Technology's headquarters ...

  10. News - World - LIBYA

    Libyans mark third anniversary of revolution with bitterness

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:26am by AFP

    ... Tomorrow marks the start of the February 17 revolution, when angry residents of the eastern city of Benghazi took to the streets to protest against Gaddafi's four-decade rule. Gaddafi reacted ...




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