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Libyan navy overwhelmed as boat carrying hundreds capsizes east of Tripoli

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

PolitiFact

Rand Paul: Says in Tripoli, 'jihadists today swim in our embassy pool.'

This video, posted to YouTube and recut by the conservative site Independent Journal Review, shows members of the Dawn of Libya militia group in a U.S. residential annex in Tripoli. against hawks in Washington who write off his foreign-policy strategy as "isolationist" at a time of mounting international crises.

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Brighouse Echo

Coffee, music and top new menu show venues are full of beans

Pictured from the left are Liz Stafford , Helen Stafford ,Marsha Jones , Carolyn Stafford and a coffee morning at The Old Ship Inn l Marsha Jones at The Old Ship Inn would like to pass on a massive thank you to all involved in the Malang Tito Memorial coffee morning held at Brighouse Central Methodist Church recently. They raised a grand sum of A 111 for the Kotu Quarry Widar Nursery School in Gambia, which the pub supports.

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AlertNet

Despite chaos, Libya hopes to hold constitution vote in December

Libya hopes to hold a referendum on a new constitution in December, a committee said on Thursday, undeterred by a descent into chaos and violence that has forced the elected parliament hundreds of miles from the capital. Western powers hope the constitution will help bridge at least some of the differences dividing the desert nation along tribal and regional lines more than three years after the toppling of veteran ruler Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Libya's embattled premier seeks support from UAE

In this Sept. 14, 2012 file photo, Libyan military guards check one of the U.S. consulate's burned buildings in Benghazi, after a deadly attack on Tuesday, Sept.

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United Nations

Libya: UN envoy calls for end to fighting, beginning of political process

A resident of Tayuri stands against a bullet-riddled wall of his house, part of which was destroyed during clashes in Libya. Photo: IRIN/Zahra Moloo 10 September 2014 &#150 The violence in Libya must stop, the United Nations envoy to that country today reiterated, calling for "meaningful, effective" dialogue to end what is among the worst fighting the country has seen since leader Muammar al-Qadhafi was ousted in 2011.

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Catholic World News

Libya: Catholics are - trapped and helpless' in Tripoli, says priest

Catholics in Tripoli, Libya's capital, fear they will be kidnapped if they leave their homes, according to the vicar of the city's Franciscan community. Three years after NATO intervention helped bring about the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, the city is now under the control of Islamist militias.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Libya descends into chaos three years after US strikes

Two years ago four Americans, including U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens, were killed during a terrorist attack in Benghazi , Libya . Since then the North African country has slipped into chaos with no working government prompting the U.S. government to evacuate its remaining embassy.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Under militia power, Libya closer to failed state

In this July 28, 2014 file photo, black smoke billows over the skyline as a fire at the oil depot for the airport rages out of control after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, in Tripoli, Libya. In September, 2014, as Libya crumbles into a failed state, a unique geography is emerging.

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The Washington Post

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Islamist-supporting Libyans wave national flags during a protest against the Tobruk government on Aug. 15, 2014, in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Last month, Libya's elected government was forced to flee the capital, Tripoli, and take shelter in Tobruk, a port city near the border with Egypt that was once the site of a long battle between Allied forces and the Nazis in World War II.

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Lowell Sun

Peter Lucas: Obama's terror plan: Everybody out of the pool

Contrary to what critics believe, President Barack Obama does have a strategy to confront and defeat the growing threat of the Islamist crazies of ISIS in Iran and Syria. The core of the president's highly confidential plan, which even generals at the Pentagon are not privy to, is to drain the water from the swimming pools at all the U.S. embassies in the Middle East, beginning with the huge outdoor pool at our largely empty $750 million embassy in Baghdad.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

New York Daily News

Rights group says militias committed war crimes in Libya

Black smoke billows over the skyline as a fire at the oil depot for the airport rages out of control after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, in Tripoli, Libya, in this July 28 photo. CAIRO - An international rights group on Monday accused warring militias in Libya of committing violations that amount to war crimes during a battle the past month for control over the capital's airport.

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AlertNet

Libyan armed groups may have committed war crimes in Tripoli-HRW

Smoke is seen rising from the Brigade Qaqaa headquarters, a former Libyan Army camp known as Camp 7 April, behind members of the Libya Shield, following clashes between rival militias at the Sawani road district in Tripoli, Libya, August 24, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer CAIRO, Sept 8 - Libyan armed factions' attacks on civilians and destruction of property over five weeks of fighting to control Tripoli may amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Libya's national cabinet filled with radical Islamist backed ministers

Libya's government accused parliament on Thursday of putting security in the capital at risk by summoning a militia from the west of the country to protect the assembly. On the same weekend that three CIA-contractors revealed information on the deadly terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, Islamists took their oaths of office in the new Libyan government.

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Alabama Live

Life Stories: Wherever he went, whatever he did, Charlie Hicks always had a ball

MOBILE, Alabama - After her husband of 13 years died suddenly at age 46 on July 17 , Dominique Hicks went to his law office for the first time. In the bottom drawer of his desk, she found a microcassette labeled "Evelyn's first voicemail message," from 2005.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Libya says Sudanese war plane loaded with ammunition for Tripoli enters its airspace

Libya said a Sudanese military transport plane bound for a Tripoli airport under control of an armed faction had entered its airspace to supply a "terrorist group" with ammunition, a government statement said on Saturday. Sudan confirmed it had sent a military plane but said it had only carried equipment for a joint Libyan-Sudanese state border force.

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CBS News

Somalia, Libya, and China on the backburner - but for how long?

President Obama returned Friday from a trip to Europe that was dominated by consultations with U.S. allies about the fighting in Iraq , Syria , and Ukraine . But for all the headline-grabbing chaos in those countries, some real points of concern have emerged or festered elsewhere, promising no shortage of crises for the administration to address.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Boston.com

Libyans Treat Abandoned US Embassy in Tripoli Like a Vacation Resort

More than a month after the Unites States evacuated its embassy in Libya because of growing military tension there, throngs of countrymen have reportedly taken occupation of the embassy's grounds in an apparent search of nothing more than a good time. What one news outlet called a raid by militiamen could also be described as a playful, extended visit to an abandoned property after one video surfaced showing Libyans cavorting near an embassy swimming pool, including several taking swan dives from a balcony above.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

In-depth Africa

Libya: UN report details serious human rights abuses in Tripoli, Benghazi

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 4, 2014/African Press Organization / - Serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law are taking place in the Libyan cities of Tripoli and Benghazi with dire consequences for civilians and civilian infrastructure, a new UN report released Thursday warns. The joint report by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya and the UN Human Rights Office gives an overview of abuses including indiscriminate shelling and attacks on civilian objects, the shelling of hospitals, the abduction of civilians, torture and unlawful killings.

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Yahoo!

Missing jetliners 'may be used in September 11-style attacks'

Intelligence agencies are warning that a number of commercial passenger jets seized by Islamic militants could be used in new terrorist attacks, according to new reports. "There are a number of commercial airliners in Libya that are missing," an official told The Washington Free Beacon on Wednesday.

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