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  1. QUIZ: Can you match the Twitter bio to the 2016 hopeful?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton works from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya. Clinton has joined Twitter, describing herself as a "pantsuit aficionado" and a "hair icon."

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  2. Libya frees aircrew of 3 Ukrainians, 1 RussianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Daily Star

    TRIPOLI, Libya: The foreign minister of Tripoli's militia-backed government says it has freed four crew members - three Ukrainians and one Russian - of an Emirati cargo plane who were detained after landing illegally in a western Libyan airport. State news agency LANA on Tuesday quoted Mohammed al-Gharyani as saying the four were detained after landing in the western air port of Ghadams, 450 kilometers southwest of Tripoli, near the Algerian border last month.

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  3. Fighting in Libya curbs flow at major oil terminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Islamist-backed government, is surrounded by soldiers flashing the victory sign last week west of Tripoli, Libya. Omar Hassi, center, the head of Libya's self-declared Islamist-backed government, is surrounded by soldiers flashing the victory sign ...

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  4. Libyan rivals clash over eastern oil ports and Tunisia crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI, Libya, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Armed factions allied to Libya's two rival governments fought over eastern oil ports and the main border ...

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  5. In Brief: Shiite rebels expand territory in Yemeni capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Erie Times News

    ... ranks. All officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the press. TRIPOLI, Libya -- Islamist-allied militias from the western city of Misrata clashed with an eastern militia that holds a major oil terminal ...

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  6. Militias battle in central Libya near oil terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Arkansas Online

    TRIPOLI, Libya - Islamist-allied militias from the western city of Misrata clashed with an eastern militia that holds a major oil terminal on Saturday, in violence that killed at least two people, Libyan officials said.

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  7. Britain pays to silence Libyan dissident who claims he was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Daily Mail

    Britain pays A 400,000 to silence Libyan dissident demanding A 1million damages over claims he was delivered to Gaddafi's torturers by MI6 Silencing a Libyan dissident who claimed Britain helped deliver him to Colonel Gaddafi's torturers has cost taxpayers almost A 400,000. Abdel Hakim Belhadj, an Islamist militant fighter, says he was subjected to 'extraordinary rendition' to Libya on the basis of MI6 intelligence and tortured with the help of British spies.

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  8. Libya: The Forgotten Displaced 'Just Want to Go Home'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | AllAfrica.com

    "I am tired. I want to go back to my homeland in Tawergha [town in northern Libya].

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  9. Italian Super Cup heads to DohaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Peninsula

    ... Some of the earlier editions of the Super Cup which were not held in Italy were in Washington, DC in 1993, in Tripoli, Libya in 2002, New Jersey in 2003 and Beijing on three occasions - 2009, 2011 and 2012. "It is an opportunity to continue a ...

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  10. European Union bans all Libyan airlines, citing safety riskRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Los Angeles Times

    Damaged civilian airplanes sit on the tarmac at the international airport in Tripoli, Libya, after a firefight in August. The airport has been closed since July.

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  11. ICC judges refer Libya to UN Security Council over failure to hand over Gadhafi's son to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Globe and Mail

    ... of control after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, in Tripoli, Libya Monday, July 28, 2014. The latest violence to plague the country has so far killed scores of people and wounded hundreds as ...

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  12. Libya's sidelined IDPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | IRIN

    "I am tired. I want to go back to my homeland in Tawergha [town in northern Libya].

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  13. The courtyard of Abu Salim prison, in Tripoli, Libya, on Aug. 27, 2011.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | CTV

    Enhanced interrogation techniques used on terror detainees, including simulated drowning and sleep deprivation, were ineffective in gaining intelligence leads that led to important operations against terrorist groups or prevented attacks on the U.S. The prison conditions and harsh interrogations of detainees were more brutal than the CIA officials acknowledged to the American public and in contacts with Congress and the White House. The simulated drowning technique of waterboarding was "physically harmful," with effects that included vomiting and convulsions.

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  14. Libya peace talks may be doomed by meddling powers: U.S.Read the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Reuters

    The United States has little faith in U.N.-backed peace talks in Libya because Middle Eastern countries are defying requests to end their war by proxy in the oil-rich North African nation, senior U.S. officials said. U.N. special Libya envoy Bernardino Leon last week called on the main factions to meet this Tuesday to initiate a dialog in a spirit of "objectivity and conciliation," but a time and place have still not been made public.

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  15. Clashes kill 8 in Libya's ZawiyaRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | Xinhuanet

    ... that lasted for more than 45 days, killing 250 people and injuring over a thousand. After controlling Tripoli, Libya Dawn forces expanded their military operations to the west of the capital, where battles take place almost on a daily basis despite ...

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  16. Four years on, something of an Arab WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | KFVS12

    ... photo, rebel fighters,gesture and climb on the monument in the Moammar Gadhafi compound in Bab Al-Aziziya in Tripoli, LIbya. The Jihadis who want to export Islam by force through the... (AP Photo/Mohammed el-Sheikhy, File). FILE - In this Oct. 30, ...

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  17. Found in SA a Libya's trillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Iol.co.za

    The South African government and President Jacob Zuma have been caught in the middle of an international wrangle over as much as R2 trillion in US dollars as well as hundreds of tons of gold and at least six million carats of diamonds in assets belonging to the people of Libya. What could be the world's largest cash pile is stored in palettes at seven heavily guarded warehouses and bunkers in secret locations between Joburg and Pretoria.

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  18. ISIS-linked Camps in Libya Fan Concerns About Growing Militant ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Time

    An armed motorcade belonging to members of Derna's Islamic Youth Council, which pleged allegiance to the Islamic State, drive along a road in Derna, eastern Libya, Oct. 3, 2014. With the elected government struggling to enforce its writ in the north African country, a top U.S. general has confirmed the presence of ISIS training camps in eastern Libya When the commander of U.S. armed forces in Africa confirmed the presence of what he described as training camps linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria in Libya this week, he threw a spotlight on a growing source of anxiety in the Middle East: namely the erosion of the Libyan state and its consequences for both Libyans and the wider region as militants fill the vacuum.

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  19. 17 migrants from Libya die en route to ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Big News Network.com

    ... intercepted 240 kilometers (150 miles) from the Italian island of Lampedusa, or 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Tripoli, Libya, after it sent a distress call, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said. Over 200 migrants have been rescued since ...

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  20. On social media Clinton, Cruz lead 2016 potential presidential...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Fox News

    Then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton works from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya.

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