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1 hr ago | AllAfrica.com

Libya: Trial of Former Al-Gaddafi Officials By Video Link a Farce

The trial of former Libyan officials, including Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi, risks descending into a farce after the court ordered today that he and six other defendants be tried via video link, said Amnesty International.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Independent

Misrata's 'miracle': One of the worst-damaged cities in...

Misrata's 'miracle': One of the worst-damaged cities in Libya's 2011 revolution, the port has become a symbol of ambition and recovery - but how much of its success is based on the ruthless bullying of regional rivals? Businessmen confer in shimmering hotel lobbies, a brand new mall is packed with shoppers and manicured trees line public streets.

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TomDispatch

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Connecticut Post

Gunmen abduct Jordanian ambassador in

Masked gunmen seized the Jordanian ambassador in the Libyan capital on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a wave of abductions and kidnappings that have swept Libya underscoring the lawlessness in the North African nation since the 2011 overthrow of late dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

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The Huffington Post

Washington Fights Fire With Fire in Libya

That's what I asked a spokesman for U.S. Africa Command . "I am surprised by your mentioning the Canary Islands," he responded by email.

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The Daily Star

Official: Gunmen abduct Jordan ambassador in Libya

Rebels under Ibrahim Jathran, a former anti-Gadhafi rebel who seized the port and two others with thousands of his men in August, stand guard at the entrance of the Es Sider export terminal in Ras Lanuf March 8, 2014.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Libyaa s absurdist anarchy, as told by two militias

Last week, I sat down with two sides of an ongoing conflict in Libya -one that has involved a mysterious ship filled with more than $30 million worth of crude oil, a U.S. Navy SEALs raid , nervous American oil companies, a dramatic battle at sea between rival militias, and traditional political negotiations.

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Edmonton Journal

Crude oil price seesaws near $104 amid Ukraine tensions, reopening of oil terminals in Libya

By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for May delivery was down 11 cents to $103.63 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Libyan judge orders video link to try Gadhafi son

The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the... The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a ... (more)

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National Public Radio

Libya Judge Orders Gadhafi Son Tried By Video Link

A Libyan judge in the trial of former regime officials decided Monday that Moammar Gadhafi's son, held by a militia in the country's west, can be tried in the proceedings via a video link.

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The Globe and Mail

Libya puts Gadhafi officials on trial with ousted leader's sons absent

Officials of Moammar Gadhafi's government sit behind bars during a hearing at a courtroom in Tripoli on April 14, 2014.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Peninsula

Gaddafi sons' war crimes trial begins today

TRIPOLI: The war crimes trial of two sons of Libya's former dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, begins amid tight security in Tripoli today, in a case causing sensation at home and controversy among rights groups.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Interim Libyan prime minister to step down

Libya's government says the interim prime minister has declined a parliamentary mandate to form a new government and will instead step down.

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Reuters

Libyan prime minister quits after one month, citing violence

Libya's interim prime minister handed his resignation to parliament on Sunday, just one month into the job, saying gunmen had tried to attack his family.

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ABC News

Interim Libyan Prime Minister to Step Down

Libya's government said Sunday that the interim prime minister had declined a parliamentary mandate to form a new government and will instead step down, in a move likely to compound the difficulties facing a government already divided and facing widespread unrest and militia violence.

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ABC News

Council of Elders Elected in Eastern Libya

State television in eastern Libya has announced the results of elections for a council of elders, a significant step toward establishing a federal system in the country.

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Russia Taday

Pressure mounts on UK over CIA's 'black site' jail in Indian Ocean

A human rights group is urging Britain's Foreign office to "come clean" over claims that a British-administered island in the Indian Ocean, Diego Garcia, was used as a secret "black site" detention center by the CIA.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Libya crisis over oil highlights governmenta s vulnerability

For nine months, a Libyan militia has occupied massive oil compounds in the desert and along the eastern Mediterranean coast, obstructing this nation's lifeblood.

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National Public Radio

Attempted Libya Jailbreak Leaves 2 Prisoners Dead

Salah al-Marghani said Saturday that the prisoners tried to overpower their guards and burn the main building late Friday.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

AlertNet

Libya's port deal no risk-free return to steady oil output

Libya may have averted a state collapse by striking a deal with eastern rebels to reopen occupied oil ports, but technical delays and simmering federalist dissent threaten to disrupt production once again.

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