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1 hr ago | Hindustan Times

India to help its nationals leave Libya amid violence

With violence gripping Libya, the Indian government said on Tuesday that it was making arrangements to facilitate the return of around 4,500 Indian nationals, including 750 nurses.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Reuters

Libyans face gas shortages after fuel depot set ablaze

A huge fuel depot in Libya's capital burned out of control on Monday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias, adding frustration to the Muslim holiday of Eid.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Tripoli

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Cybercast News Service

Obama Adviser Appears to Blame Gaddafi for Mayhem in Libya

The U.S. evacuated its embassy in Tripoli, Libya on Saturday -- removing even the Marines who were guarding it -- because of "violence and instability in the area," Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes told CNN's "State of the Union" with Candy Crowley on Sunday.

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CBC News

Canadian Embassy in Libya remains 'operational'

Fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire towards Tripoli airport in Libya in an attempt to wrest control from a powerful rival militia, in a frame grab from video taken July 26, obtained from a freelance journalist travelling with the Misarata brigade.

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680News

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Libyan capital, government appeals for help

The Libyan government on Monday appealed for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria Issues Libya Travel Warning

Smoke, believed to come from explosions near Tripoli International Airport, rises in the sky over the Libyan capital on 23 July 2014.

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Bangkok Post

Thais in Libya to be evacuated

The National Council for Peace and Order has ordered an immediate evacuation of all 1,500 Thais from high-risk areas in Libya as the fighting between Israel and Harmas escalates.

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BBC News

Indian nurses trapped in Libya

A group of 65 Indian nurses trapped in the fighting engulfing parts of Libya want to return home, officials say.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

GantDaily.com

Staff of U.S. Embassy in Libya, Marines evacuate to Tunisia

Washington, DC, United States - Some 70 staff of the U.S. Embassy in Libya and 80 Marines guarding them evacuated to Tunisia Saturday to avoid harm from heavy fighting between rival militias in Tripoli.

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Free Republic

British embassy convoy attacked in Libya's Tripoli

A British embassy convoy in Tripoli came under fire on Sunday in an attempted carjacking but no-one was hurt, a spokesman for London's mission in Libya said.

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Switched

French Foreign Ministry Calls On French Nationals To Leave Libya

Smoke billows during clashes between security forces and armed groups near a Libyan army special forces barracks, on July 23, 2014, in the eastern city of Benghazi.

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Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

The Foreign Office is calling on Britons to leave Libya

A British Embassy convoy in Libya has come under fire in an attempted carjacking, as Britons were urged to leave the country immediately.

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AlertNet

UK embassy convoy hit by gunfire in Libya, no injuries-official

A British embassy convoy was hit by gunfire during an attempted hijacking outside the capital Tripoli on the way to the Tunisian border, but no-one was injured in the incident, an embassy official said on Sunday.

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Thanh Nein News

U.S. pulls embassy staff from Libya after militia clashes in Tripoli

Secretary of State John Kerry said activities at the embassy have been "suspended" but the embassy has not been closed.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

U.S. Embassy evacuated in Libya

The United State's Embassy was forced to evacuate in Libya Saturday. This was a response to increased violence in the area.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Here's How US Marines Evacuate An Embassy In A Hostile Country

The U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya was evacuated on Saturday in response to intense insurgent fighting , according to the State Department.

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KSL-TV

State Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli

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Lucianne.com

Freewheeling Militia Violence ForcedUS to Evacuate Embassy in Libya, Kerry Says

The U.S. State Department was forced to suspend operations at its embassy in Libya because of "freewheeling militia violence" there, Secretary of State John Kerry said today.

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U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

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