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  1. Oil Spills Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KBOI-AM Boise

    ... away. 10. August 1, 1980 - Production Well D-103 blows out, spilling 42 million gallons of oil southeast of Tripoli, Libya. Exxon Valdez March 24, 1989 - The Exxon Valdez runs aground on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska, spilling more than ...

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  2. Oil Spills Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 760 WJR

    ... away. 10. August 1, 1980 - Production Well D-103 blows out, spilling 42 million gallons of oil southeast of Tripoli, Libya. Exxon Valdez March 24, 1989 - The Exxon Valdez runs aground on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska, spilling more than ...

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  3. All-Out War in Libya Predicted without Further Peace TalksRead the original story

    Yesterday | Common Dreams

    A fighter from the Fajr Libya militia aims his weapon during clashes with forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government near the Wetia military air base, west of the capital Tripoli on December 29, 2014 - Libya is teetering on the edge of all-out war, with a brutal stalemate and misery for civilians predicted unless a recent minor diplomatic breakthrough can be built upon. The International Crisis Group , a non-governmental organisation working to prevent and resolve conflict, warned Thursday of a "dramatic turning point" in the "deteriorating internal conflict," with a descent into social radicalism predicted.

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  4. Are the teachings of ISIS Islamic? Not by the sanadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Straits Times

    ... of Muslim scholars. Egyptian Christians held captive by ISIS being marched along a beach - thought to be near Tripoli, Libya - before they were beheaded. This still image from an undated video was made available on social media on Feb 15. -- PHOTO: ...

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  5. Libyan MP Says Iran Should Bolster Role to Stem ChaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Payvand News of Iran

    Days after militants affiliated with the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on the residence of the Iranian ambassador in Tripoli, a prominent Libyan lawmaker and former rights activist said Iran has taken an ineffective, hands-off approach regarding his country. A general view of the damage caused by a bomb blast is seen at the gate of the Iranian ambassador's residence in Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 22, 2015.

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  6. Why is Libya falling apart?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christian Science Monitor

    Gen. Khalifa Haftar is commanding the Libyan National Army in eastern Libya, just one of the warring factions that is battling for control of the country. Since Muammar Qaddafi's death in 2011, gangster-style militias in Libya have proliferated and are fighting over oil as two rival governments compete for control.

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  7. The best reason to kick Cameron out? LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Spiked

    In September 2011, Cameron, flanked by then French president Nicholas Sarkozy, gave a speech in Benghazi at which he congratulated both himself and the Libyan people - but mainly himself - for liberating Libya. NATO airstrikes, which had started six months earlier, had helped rid Libya of Gaddafi and created the conditions for 'building democracy', said Cameron.

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  8. How ISIS Sprung Up in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Time

    An armed motorcade belonging to members of Derna's Islamic Youth Council, seen in Derna, eastern Libya on Oct. 3, 2014. "We are in a state of 'my enemy's enemy' is my friend.'

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  9. News Analysis: Italy facing new challenges from Libya, calling for int'l helpRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Xinhuanet

    ... they were now "south of Rome." Italy appears to be taking the threat seriously. Italy closed its embassy in Tripoli, Libya's capital, and Renzi immediately threatened military action. Within days however, Renzi backtracked, and soon after the ...

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  10. Middle East, 11:09 AMLibya: ISIS Bombers Threaten to Invade EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    A video released by ISIS in Libya and published by the Arabic-language Asharq al-Awsat shows the two perpetrators of a deadly attack on the Corinthia Hotel in January threatening that ISIS's newly-established presence in the country would be used as a springboard to invade Europe. The footage itself is believed to have been taken in western Libya, where a rival parliament has been set up in the city of Tripoli amid ongoing violent unrest between various warring factions in the country, which has been without an effective central government since the overthrow of the Gaddafi regime in 2011.

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  11. Libyan flights from Turkey, Jordan to make security stop in eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Egypt is forcing Libyan airliners flying between Turkey and Jordan and the capital Tripoli to stop in eastern Libya to allow the country's internationally recognized government to screen out potential Islamist fighters, officials said. The move underscores Egypt's engagement in Libya to bolster the weak official government, holed up in the east since it lost control of the capital, in its fight against Islamist militants exploiting the chaos that followed the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

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  12. Can violence be curbed inside Libya?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Merinews

    A militant group in Libya affiliated to the ISIL had recently released a video showing beheading of 21 captive Coptic Christians. As per the group's statement they were killed because of their faith.

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  13. Libyan PM criticizes US, UK and EU for failing to supply weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Jerusalem Post

    CAIRO/TRIPOLI - Libya's official Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Tuesday criticized the United States, Britain and European Union for failing to supply arms to his forces as they battle those of a rival government. The tough comments come a day after Libya's elected parliament, allied to Thinni, suspended its participation in U.N.-sponsored talks to try to end the power struggle between the two rival administrations and assemblies.

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  14. Egypt demands Libyan flights make security stop in eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Daily Star

    A picture taken on August 26, 2014, shows the damaged main building at Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital after fighters from the Fajr Libya coalition captured the airport from Zintan force, allies of rogue general Khalifa Haftar. AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD TURKIA CAIRO/BAYDA, Libya: Egypt is forcing Libyan airliners flying between Turkey and Jordan and the capital Tripoli to stop in eastern Libya to allow the country's internationally recognized government to screen out potential Islamist fighters, officials said.

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  15. Italy pushes for new diplomatic effort in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Charlotte Observer

    Italian Premier Matteo Renzi, left, and French President Francois Hollande walk out after a joint press conference ending the Franco-Italian summit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Italian Premier Matteo Renzi delivers his speech during a joint press conference with French President Francois Hollande ending the Franco-Italian summit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.

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  16. Friend says female Libyan activist shot to death in TripoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Daily Star

    TRIPOLI, Libya: A friend says a female Libyan activist has been shot to death in the capital, Tripoli, which is controlled by militias backed by Islamist groups. Taha Krewi on Tuesday confirmed the death of activist Intissar al-Hasaari.

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  17. Europe must help African migrants facing death at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Logan Banner

    Four inflatable boats, each carrying more than 100 African migrants, recently set off from a beach near Tripoli, Libya, hoping to reach the Italian island of Lampedusa, about 180 miles across the Mediterranean.

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  18. 'Jesus' Was the Last Word of Egyptian Christians ISIS BeheadedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | New Man

    ... was like the seal of their martyrdom," Mina says . With brutal persecution, Bishop Giovanni Martinelli of Tripoli, Libya, tells the Inquistr that "Few of us remain." Those who remain in the area are mostly Philippine nurses who wish to continue to ...

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  19. Blast causes damage at home of Iranian ambassador in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The China Post

    ... s house after it received minor damage caused by an improvised explosive device placed among garbage bags, in Tripoli, Libya on Sunday, Feb. 22.(AP)

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  20. Lies about NATO's 'humanitarian' Libya war exposedRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Dear Kitty

    "Twice in the last seven days, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have secretly launched airstrikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripoli , Libya, four senior American officials said, in a major escalation of a regional power struggle set off by Arab Spring revolts . "The United States, the officials said, was caught by surprise: Egypt and the Emirates, both close allies and military partners, acted without informing Washington, leaving the Obama administration on the sidelines.

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