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13 hrs ago | Deseret News

Libyans overrun compound abandoned by U.S. embassy in Tripoli

In this photo taken during a tour offered to onlookers and journalists by the Dawn of Libya militia on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, damage is seen in the front yard of a building at the U.S. Embassy compound in Tripoli, Libya, after weeks of violence between rival militias over control of the capital.

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20 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

US Denies Reports Libyan Embassy 'Ransacked'

There were conflicting reports Sunday evening on who, If anyone, was in control of the abandoned US embassy in Tripoli, Libya.

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Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

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Yesterday | Door Reminder

A picture taken on May 13, 2009 shows a U.S. flag fluttering outside the U.S. embassy in Tripoli.

Militia says it has 'secured' U.S. compound in Libya The development comes more than a month after American personnel evacuated.

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Yesterday | WFAA-TV Dallas

US compound in Libya 'secured'

Militia says it has 'secured' U.S. compound in Libya The development comes more than a month after American personnel evacuated.

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Yesterday | The Daily Star

Migrant boat carrying 100 capsizes off Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya: A Libyan coast guard official says a boat carrying more than 100 migrants has capsized off the coast near the capital.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Libya Islamists say they shot down jet of rival forces

Libyan jihadists said on Friday they downed a plane belonging to forces of a rogue general, but a source close to the officer said it crashed because of a technical fault.

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The Daily Star

Libya Cabinet resigns as militias accept cease-fire call

TRIPOLI, Libya: Libya's interim government submitted its resignation to the newly elected parliament Friday, raising the possibility that a more inclusive government will be formed, while militias in the capital accepted a U.N. call for a cease-fire.

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In-depth Africa

Deteriorating Security in Libya May Result in More Migrant Boats: IOM

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 29, 2014/African Press Organization / - IOM is concerned that the number of migrants trying to reach Italy from Libya by sea could increase in the coming weeks, as more people decide to opt for the dangerous Mediterranean crossing to escape ongoing fighting in the Libyan capital.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Obama Administration's Irrelevance in the Islamic World

Over the last 6 weeks in my column at Magic City Morning Star I have written many articles about the Hamas/Israel war, the most recent of which is found here .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

United Nations

Recent Libya fighting - unprecedented in gravity,' warns outgoing UN envoy

Tarek Mitri delivers his final address as the Secretary-General's Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya .

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Al Jazeera

UN moves to slap sanctions on Libya militias

The UN Security Council has moved to impose sanctions on militias and their political supporters who are fuelling Libya's escalating war.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Jackson Sun

UN envoy opposes foreign intervention in LibyaUN envoy opposes...

The newly appointed U.N. envoy to Libya said Tuesday he doesn't believe foreign intervention can halt the North African country's slide into turmoil.

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Foreign Policy

FP's Situation Report: Groundwork begins for Syria airstrikes; Are...

FP's Situation Report: Groundwork begins for Syria airstrikes; Are Libyan airstrikes really a surprise?; The Forgotten wars of the Obama administration; The loaded meaning of a Ferrari in Beijing; 1997 calling; and a bit more.

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AllAfrica.com

Libya: Turmoil in Parliament - Two Assemblies, Two Premiers

Libya's political and military conflict heated up Monday after the Islamist coalition which controls the capital, Tripoli, appointed a new prime minister and declared the newly-elected parliament null and void.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Commentary Magazine

Obama's Libya Debacle

Think back with me, if you will, to a time not all that long ago when the American intervention in Libya was held up as a model by President Obama.

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The Globe and Mail

Egypt, UAE responsible for Libya air strikes, U.S. officials say

A tank belonging to the Western Shield, a branch of the Libya Shield forces, fires during a clash with rival militias around the former Libyan army camp, Camp 27, in the 27 district, west of Tripoli, Aug. 22. A tank belonging to the Western Shield, a branch of the Libya Shield forces, fires during a clash with rival militias around the former ... (more)

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Daily Mail

Bodies of African migrants wash up 30 miles east of Tripoli

Mystery solved: Homeless youth who went to VMAs with Miley Cyrus is a wannabe model who 'slept in a bush' as he chased his dreams, his delighted mother reveals 'I don't know how long I can take this', sobs pregnant teenager accused of mother's Bali 'body in suitcase' murder after she's put in solitary confinement Family of two Amish girls who were ... (more)

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Independent.ie

Migrants drown off Libya coast

At least 100 African migrants trying to reach Europe have drowned off the coast near the capital, Tripoli, Libya 's coast guard said.

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The Impudent Observer

Why Do Islamists Win So Often?

Radical Islamist forces swept through Iraq, and now they have captured the airport in Tripoli, Libya in order to proclaim the existence of another rabid state of murderers.

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