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Tarek Mitri delivers his final address as the Secretary-General's Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya .
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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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.
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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At least 100 African migrants trying to reach Europe have drowned off the coast near the capital, Tripoli, Libya 's coast guard said.
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.
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.
TRIPOLI, Libya -- "The fire is inside the airport!" a militiaman cried, as he fired an anti-aircraft cannon on the back of a pickup truck toward the runway of Libya's main international airport.
Fighters from city of Misrata reportedly wrest control of Libya's international gateway from nationalists who have held it since Gaddafi's fall Misrata fighters are shown standing on civilian planes and they now claim to have taken control of Tripoli airport.
I've said my piece on this subject more than once, and LyndonB has said it far better more than once.
In corners of Tripoli unaffected by militia violence gripping the capital, Libyans sip espresso and eat pizza -- defiantly, as the sound of gunfire echoes in the distance.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 04:17 am
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