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  1. The Deadly Mediterranean Crossing That Migrants Risk Every DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mashable

    ... crisis trying to provide shelter, clothing and food for the ones who survive the journey. Most migrants leave Tripoli, Libya on small crowded rafts headed for Sicily. In some cases the rafts don't hold up and sink leaving the Italian navy to ...

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  2. Libya Islamists launch new assault on Benghazi airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Star

    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. TRIPOLI: Islamist fighters launched another offensive Wednesday on the airport in Libya's Benghazi, the final redoubt in the eastern city of an ex-general who has been waging war on them, an AFP correspondent said.

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  3. Danbury Old Timers to honor TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Times

    ... starting shortstop on the varsity baseball team. In 1956-57 he played for the Air Force basketball team in Tripoli, Libya. The awards banquet will be held at the Amber Room on Sept. 25. Tickets are $40 each and are available at Pembroke Pumping and ...

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  4. Danbury Old Timers to honor Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Times

    ... starting shortstop on the varsity baseball team. In 1956-57 he played for the Air Force basketball team in Tripoli, Libya. The awards banquet will be held at the Amber Room on Sept. 25. Tickets are $40 each and are available at Pembroke Pumping and ...

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  5. Heavy clashes continue in LibyaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Xinhuanet

    Smoke rises from a road hit by shells in Wershfana region in Tripoli, Libya, on Sept. 16, 2014.

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  6. UN envoy warns Libya on brink of prolonged strifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Rapidly deteriorating security and deepening political divisions have brought Libya "closer to the brink of protracted conflict and civil strife," the top U.N. envoy in the country warned on Monday. Bernardino Leon , who took over two weeks ago as the head of the U.N. mission in Libya, told the Security Council that during his just-concluded first official visit to the country he stressed that the solution to the current crisis can't be achieved militarily but requires political consensus.

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  7. UN envoy warns that Libya is 'close to brink of protracted conflict'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Stars and Stripes

    A video screen grab shows vehicles with heavy artillery moving toward the parliament building in Tripoli, Libya, on May 18, 2014. In September, 2014, as Libya crumbles into a failed state, the recently elected parliament is relegated to a remote eastern city.

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  8. Mystery airstrikes target Libyan Islamist militiasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Daily Republic

    Unidentified warplanes conducted four airstrikes on Monday near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, leaving one dead and five wounded, a spokesman for Libya's Islamist-allied militias and a militia commander said. A series of mysterious airstrikes, which U.S. officials have previously said were carried out by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, have reinforced the perception that Libya has become a proxy battleground for larger regional struggles - with Turkey and Qatar backing the Islamist militias and Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE supporting their opponents.

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  9. The Wire: Mass migrant drowning; anti-ISIS coalition forming;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... incident Monday, another boat carrying at least 250 African migrants to Europe capsized after leaving Tripoli, Libya. A coast guard spokesman said that dozens of bodies were being retrieved there and that only 36 survivors had been rescued. The ...

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  10. Former Libyan general claims new air strike in western LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | AlertNet

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  11. Libyan Haftar forces seek Benghazi port's closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Daily Star

    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 July 28, 2014. TRIPOLI, Libya: Forces loyal to retired Libyan Gen.

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  12. Dozens of migrants missing in sinking off Libya coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Daily Star

    A navy special operations team inspects waters as a plume of smoke is seen over Libya's capital Tripoli July 31, 2014. TRIPOLI, Libya: Dozens of African migrants were missing and feared dead after their boat sank off the coast of Libya, a Libyan navy spokesman told AFP Monday.

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  13. Running the country's economy from the outside? Libya's...Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | Al Bawaba

    Libya's House of Representatives confirmed on Sunday that it has dismissed the head of Libya's Central Bank, al-Sadiq al-Kabir. Isa al-Aribi, a member of the house which is currently based in the far-eastern city of Tobruk, said that Kabir is also being referred to the general prosecutor for investigation on "a number of issues", according to Libyan daily al-Wasat.

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  14. Libyan navy overwhelmed as boat carrying hundreds capsizes east of TripoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. TRIPOLI, Libya - A boat carrying more than 250 migrants from Libya to Europe has sunk off the North African coast with most of the passengers feared ...

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  15. September 13 is National Peanut DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2013 | Alabama Live

    ... e highest temperature ever recorded in the shade, 136.4 degrees F was recorded in a village 25 miles south of Tripoli, Libya.

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  16. Despite chaos, Libya hopes to hold constitution vote in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | AlertNet

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  17. Strife-torn Libya looks ahead to referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Iol.co.za

    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 to move hundreds of kilometres from the capital. But in a reminder of the anarchy gripping the oil producer Islamist militants attacked the civil defence headquarters in Benghazi, while fighting erupted west of the capital Tripoli.

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  18. PolitiFact: Does a video show jihadists jumping into a U.S. embassy pool as Rand Paul claims?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Nashua Telegraph

    In a recent op-ed for Time, Republican Kentucky senator Rand Paul pushed back against hawks in Washington who write off his foreign-policy strategy as "isolationist" at a time of mounting international crises. "Some pundits are surprised that I support destroying the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria militarily.

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  19. Rand Paul: Says in Tripoli, 'jihadists today swim in our embassy pool.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | PolitiFact

    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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  20. Coffee, music and top new menu show venues are full of beansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Brighouse Echo

    ... the pub supports. Malang 'Arsenal' Tito was a friend of Marsha's who was unfortunately killed in crossfire in Tripoli, Libya, so Marsha has set about raising money in his memory for the Gambian school. l Busy times are ahead for Adrian Whitworth at ...

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