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16 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and his cabinet resigned on Thursday to pave the way to forming a new government after parliamentary elections in June, a government statement said.
18 hrs ago | MacLeans
Why would he do it? Why would he put his life at risk? In this powerful tribute, the correspondent's friends and colleagues explain Aside from being a dedicated correspondent, Jim Foley was a dear friend to the GlobalPost editorial team.
Patrick Osman, a Ghanaian national who is currently living in Libya reveals to Peacefmonline.com that the situation in the country is worse than images shown on television or reported on the radio by the international media.
Libya's ambassador to the United Nations warned today of "full-blown civil war" if the chaos and division in the North African country continue.
In November 2012 Foley was abducted again, this time in Syria, and in another glory-hunting expedition, the audacious journalist had gone to document the anticipated fall of the Assad government.
An fighter from the Fajr Libya coalition flashes the V sign for victory at the entrance of Tripoli international airport on Aug. 24, 2014.
ArsTechnica has a new story up on the NSA documents released in this Intercept article.
In recent months, the U.S. government has been flexing its economic muscle by imposing sanctions upon Russia and attempting to end the civil war in Ukraine by forcing Russia to relinquish claims to Crimea.
The Obama administration has no plan or policy for calming a suddenly war-torn Libya, LIGNET intelligence analyst Lisa Ruth told Newsmax TV on Tuesday, but there is one ex-general who's angling to be the country's next secular ruler.
UAE air strikes on Libya aim to prevent Islamists from controlling the violence-stricken country and sends a message to Washington that it is capable of protecting its own interests, experts say.
On Monday, the Libyan Parliament that was replaced in an election in June reconvened and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as the new prime minister.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has been urged by the Docklands Victims Association to step in to protect the people of Libya.
"Conflict zones can be covered safely," James Foley told students at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 2011.
While the world's attention is on Syria and Iraq, Tripoli is allegedly under the control of Islamist militias.
Journalist Steven Sotloff, who is being held captive by the Islamic State, the same group that beheaded journalist James Foley, is being used as a human shield, says Matthew VanDyke, a friend of Sotloff and Foley who was also a POW under Moammar Gadhafi in Libya.
CAIRO/BENGHAZI, Libya: The Libyan General National Council, which was replaced in an election in June, reconvened Monday in order to choose an Islamist-backed prime minister, leaving the chaotic country with two rival leaders and assemblies, each backed by armed factions.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 05:05 pm
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