Libya Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Talks between Libya rivals suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Newsday

    Libya's internationally-recognised parliament has suspended its participation in UN-brokered talks aimed at restoring calm to the country. He said the attack in al-Qubbah, which killed at least 40 people, had not been condemned by the rival government.

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  2. Libya's parliament suspends participation in UN-backed talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | AlertNet

    A member of Libyan pro-government forces, which is backed by the locals, looks on in an army camp, in Benghazi February 1, 2015. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori BENGHAZI, Libya, Feb 23 - Libya's elected parliament voted on Monday to suspend its participation in a U.N.-sponsored dialogue between Libya's rival conflict parties, vying for control of the oil producer, lawmakers said.

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  3. journalist Maria Golovnina dies in Pakistan aged 34Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Reuters

    ... admire. She was driven by a hunger to understand what made human beings tick, be it during the throes of revolution in Libya or in the pre-dawn calm of southern Pakistan as Sufis cleansed a revered shrine with rose water before their ecstatic ...

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  4. Reuters rerpoter in Afghanistan, Pakistan found dead at 34Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... admire. She was driven by a hunger to understand what made human beings tick, be it during the throes of revolution in Libya or in the pre-dawn calm of southern Pakistan as Sufis cleansed a revered shrine with rose water before their ecstatic ...

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  5. Bishop on - Victory' of 21 Coptic Martyrs: - Name of Jesus Was Their Last Word'CNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Cybercast News Service

    A Coptic bishop in Egypt says that the grisly video showing the execution of 21 Christians in Libya by ISIS that was "staged to spread terror" instead showed the "victory" of the men who died invoking the name of Jesus Christ. "The name of Jesus was their last word.

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  6. .com | Libya parliament suspends talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | News24

    Libya's internationally recognised parliament on Monday suspended its participation in UN-brokered talks on the future of the war-wracked North African state, officials said. "The chamber of representatives today voted in favour of suspending its participation in the dialogue" in which a new round had been due in Morocco on Thursday, MP Issa al-Aribi announced on Facebook.

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  7. Loving Earth Can Sometimes Require Leaving ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Time

    ... Libyan civil war. Garan spent a moment looking out the window that day and happened to take a picture that included Libya - a place that was beautiful from orbit but bleeding up close. The experience, along with many others others like it during the ...

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  8. History repeats: Obama failing to plan for the post-war peace in Northern Iraq?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Hot Air

    ... would leave the city in tatters and create a power vacuum that could more closely resemble the post-war environment in Libya. So the situation is this: U.S. military leaders are openly talking about an imminent offensive on a city of more than a ...

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  9. Nearly 15,000 Egyptians evacuated from LibyaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Live Charts

    Just under 15,000 Egyptians have been evacuated from Libya following IS terror attacks, which included the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians. The Egyptians who had fled to Tunisia were airlifted home from Djerba-Zarzis International Airport, a spokesperson for the Tunisian Transport Ministry said.

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

    Monday Feb 23 | The China Post

    A bomb blast outside the Iranian ambassador's house in Libya's capital on Sunday which caused minor damage to the empty building was claimed by militants affiliated with the Islamic State group. Iran's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham condemned the "terrorist" attack, which she said claimed no lives.

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  11. Oil Extends Weekly Decline as Global Supply Glut Seen GrowingRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | The Washington Post

    West Texas Intermediate oil dropped as much as 4.2 percent after falling 4.6 percent last week. Oil fields in eastern Libya resumed pumping to the port of Hariga after a pipeline was repaired, according to state-run National Oil Corp. The number of oil rigs in the U.S. fell by 37 to 1,019 last week, the least in service since July 2011, data from Baker Hughes Inc. showed on Friday.

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  12. 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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  13. With Oil Fields Under Attack, Libya's Economic Future Looks BleakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | KQED

    Libya's oil terminals - like the Brega refinery and oil terminal, pictured in March 11, 2014 - are being fought over by militias and by the nation's two rival governments. The conflict is drying up production, and may have a devastating impact on the nation's battered economy.

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  14. Italy shelves operations at Libya embassyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Times of Oman

    A picture taken on Sunday shows Libyan police vehicles outside the Italian Embassy in Tripoli. Italy said it was pulling out staff from its embassy in Libya and suspending operations there because of mounting insecurity in the troubled country.

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  15. ISIS-affiliated fighters seize important Libyan townof SirteRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | Debka

    Sources in Libya and Italy report that ISIS-affiliated fighters Sunday took the Libyan Mediterranean port of Sirte and are heading now for Tripoli, the capital. They say that 70 percent of Sirte including the town center and governing institutions are in Islamist hands.

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  16. An impending economic 'implosion': Libya and the real risk of a bankrupt stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Al Bawaba

    Voicing alarm at the deteriorating security situation in the North African state , the allies said Libya was on the brink of economic implosion because of a collapse in its production and the sliding value of crude. "We remain deeply concerned about the economic impact of the political and security crisis on Libya's future prosperity," said the statement from Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United States.

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  17. Will ISIS Use Libya as a Springboard to Attack Egypt?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Commentary Magazine

    Whereas the Obama administration once sought to juxtapose the supposed success of its light-footprint Libya model with the failures of the George W. Bush administration's heavy footprint and full-scale invasion and occupation of Afghanistan and Iraq, now it appears that the decision to "lead from behind" in Libya may come back to haunt the United States and the region. Today, Libya has descended into civil war.

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  18. Libya official warns on spread of ISIS militant threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Star Online

    Officials of Libya's rival governments have been in touch over the growing threat of Islamic State militants, a top Libyan security official said, suggesting the fight against a common enemy might help to unite the country's warring factions. Two separate governments are vying for control of Libya, four years after a NATO-backed civil war ousted Muammar Gaddafi.

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  19. Italy repatriates staff from Libya; pushes for UN missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | 13WHAM

    ... (AP) -- Italy says it has repatriated by sea its embassy personnel from Tripoli because of deteriorating security in Libya. Last week, gunmen from an al-Qaida inspired militia took over broadcast stations in the city of Sirte, according to a ...

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  20. RPT-Libya conflict, order gap spurred French Rafale sale to EgyptRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | Reuters

    ... North Africa. Sisi has been looking to upgrade Egypt's military hardware over fears Islamist militias in neighbouring Libya could take control and directly threaten Egypt. "Egypt needs planes quickly," said Patricia Adam, president of the French ...

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