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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

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Exodus gathers pace as conflict worsens The exodus of foreigners from Libya gathered pace yesterday as the government said at least 22 people were killed in clashes in Tripoli and warned of a "worsening humanitarian situation". Thousands of Egyptians seeking to flee the strife-torn North African country were being airlifted home after being ...

  2. News - World - LIBYA

    Jihadis throw pool party at US embassy compound in Libya

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

    ... toppling and killing him in 2011. In June, the Islamists suffered harsh setbacks in parliamentary elections, and the conflict between them and other nationalist and tribal militias escalated in recent months into full-scale armed conflict. The violent unrest has left Tripoli under control of Libyan Dawn, while the elected government has set up operations in the eastern city of Tobruk. ...

  3. News - World - LIBYA

    31 killed as Islamists fight forces of renegade general in Libya

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:13pm by AGENCIES

    ... by some Libyans tired of fighting between armed groups. Libya's conflicts could be solved diplomatically, he said. Addressing the same news conference, First Deputy Speaker Mohammed Ali ...

  4. News - World - LIBYA

    Libya a nation awash with guns

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

    ... harms Libya's stability but also stokes regional conflict as guns are smuggled to wars stretching from Syria to West Africa. Last month, militia fighters stole a plane-load of weapons sent ... into an armed conflict. Militias, for example, have besieged parliament to force passage of particular laws and once briefly kidnapped a prime minister. Highlighting the divisions, Libya sent two ...

  5. News - World - LIBYA

    US evacuates Libya embassy staff as fighting rages around airport

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

    ... had warned that the country could be torn apart by the clashes. Calling for an end to the conflict around the airport, the government raised the spectre of "the collapse ...

  6. News - World - LIBYA

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

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

    ... lawlessness plaguing Libya has heightened international fears of the conflict becoming more widespread. Speaking in Vienna yesterday, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington was "deeply ...

  7. News - World - LIBYA

    Eight killed, 15 wounded in clashes in Libya’s Benghazi

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:57pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Benghazi Eight people were killed and 15 wounded when fighting broke out on Monday between the Libyan army and Islamist militants in the eastern city of Benghazi, medical sources said. Libya is in protracted turmoil three years after the Nato-backed war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi, with Islamist, anti-Islamist, regional and political factions locked in conflict ...

  8. News - World - LIBYA

    Turmoil as Libyan leader Ahmed Maiteeq holds first cabinet meeting

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 08:38pm by Reuters

    ... by parliament in a chaotic vote last month. Thinni resigned in April, but has said he received conflicting orders from Libya's divided parliament over the legitimacy of Maiteeq's election ...

  9. News - World - LIBYA

    Libyan rebel leaders accuse US of piracy over oil tanker

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 09:33pm by Reuters

    ... over in summer to press for eastern autonomy and a greater share of oil revenues. The conflict reflects wider chaos in Libya, where the government has been struggling to rein in militias ... training Libyan armed forces and cajoling conflicting parties in government to work together, to little avail. But diplomats say the nascent army would struggle in any case to take ...

  10. News - World - LIBYA

    US military personnel held by Libyan government released

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 11:48am by Reuters in Washington

    ... a political storm in Washington, with Republicans accusing Obama’s administration of telling conflicting stories about who was behind the attacks. In October, US forces seized Nazih al-Ragye, better ...




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