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  1. News - World - LIBYA

    Struggling Libyan parliament joins forces with rebel ex-general

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Benghazi, Libya Libyan parliament joins forces with rebel Libya's beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war. Three years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, the oil-producing desert state is in chaos, ...

  2. 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 ...

  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

    Islamist Misrata forces claim to have control of Tripoli's main airport

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:00am by Reuters

    ... forces were in control of the airport on Saturday. Heavy shelling could be heard in other parts of the city. Earlier, war planes had struck Misrata positions in Tripoli in an attack claimed ... factions the house of representatives declared Operation Dawn as well as militant Islamists such as the Ansar al-Sharia "terrorist groups". "This is a war between the Libyan state ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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

    ... this chaotic internal fighting". There were an estimated 1.5 million Egyptians in Libya before Gaddafi's downfall. About two-thirds left during the war but many returned in 2012. Also ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. News - World - LIBYA

    UN observer at Gaddafi sons’ Tripoli trial accused of black magic

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:46pm by GDN

    ... younger brother Saadi and the former spy chief Abdullah al-Senussi are all charged with war crimes, but have complained of having neither lawyers nor access to evidence in a case that began last ...




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