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  1. News - World - LIBYA

    Libyan election, seen as step to stability, marred by violence and low turnout

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tripoli Libyan election marred by violence The count was under way yesterday day in a Libyan general election overshadowed by deadly violence in second city ... of Islamists, which has drawn many regular army units to his side. There was also polling day violence in western Libya, with gunmen seizing ballot boxes from polling stations in al-Jemil, forcing ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - World - LIBYA

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

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

    ... of violence, about our personnel who are there, about our embassy." ...

  4. News - World - LIBYA

    Libya’s Benghazi shuts down in protest at jihadist violence

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

    ... of the 2011 uprising during which Nato-backed rebels toppled and then killed longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Since the end of the uprising, Libya has been hit by waves of deadly violence much ... 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 ...

  5. News - World - LIBYA

    Islamists expelled from Mali by French transfer violence to Libya

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Tripoli and Timbuktu Islamists expelled by the French tread well-worn path across desert regions of north Africa Violence in Libya fed by jihadists forced out of Mali Diplomats are warning of growing Islamist violence against Western targets in Libya as blowback from the war in Mali, following last week's attack on the French embassy in Tripoli. The bomb ...

  6. News - World - LIBYA

    Libyan cities of Benghazi and Tripoli edge closer to civil war

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

    ... clashes between rival militias in southern Tripoli but that the violence had "no real link" to events in Benghazi. Witnesses said the Tripoli assailants belonged to the powerful Zintan ... 2 when two lawmakers were shot and wounded. The Tripoli violence came two days after fierce fighting killed 79 people in Benghazi, where Hifter unleashed his so-called National Army on Islamist ...

  7. News - World - LIBYA

    Rogue general's forces attack Libyan parliament

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

    ... the offensive by forces loyal to Hifter, which includes air support, as tantamount to a coup. The violence there and in the capital, Tripoli, shows how precarious government control remains three years ...

  8. News - World - LIBYA

    Libya deputy industry minister Hassan al-Droui killed by gunmen

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 07:49pm by AFP

    ... on hardline Islamist militants. Libya is still plagued by widespread violence and targeted killings two years after the civil war ousted Muammar Gaddafi, with militants, militia gunmen and former ...

  9. News - World - LIBYA

    Six killed, 15 hurt in Libya suicide bomb attack

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

    ... diplomats worry the violence in Benghazi will spill over to the capital Tripoli, which last month saw the worst fighting in months between militias. Much of Libya's oil wealth is located ...

  10. News - World - LIBYA

    Libya army, jihadists in deadly Benghazi clashes

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 06:13pm by AFP

    ... analysts say Islamist groups are held responsible for much of the violence in eastern Libya but that the government has been loathe to take on the heavily-armed groups for fear of reprisal. Ansar ...




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