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News on Libya continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Teen's Body in Wheel Well of Plane Carrying Evacuated Americans

In a shocking turn of events, the C-130 aircraft on which an African stowaway's body was found this weekend had just been used to transport United States personnel evacuated from Libya.

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6 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

Up to 6,000 people have fled Libya into neighboring Tunisia over the past few days, the Tunisian foreign minister said Wednesday, the biggest influx since Libya's 2011 civil war in a sign of the spiraling turmoil as rival militias battle over control of the airport in the capital Tripoli.

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6 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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10 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Nearly 50 French, British nationals evacuated from Libya

France has evacuated more than nearly 50 French and British citizens from Libya by ship, French authorities said on Wednesday amid growing lawlessness and unrest in the north African country.

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14 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Libyan official: Assailants abduct, free lawmaker

Mississippi's governor and attorney general will have to decide whether to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that is keeping the state's only abortion clinic in business.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

8 Sudanese nationals killed, 2 injured in Libya's Tripoli clashes

The Sudanese embassy in Tripoli said that eight Sudanese nationals were killed and two others injured in clashes between armed militias which took place in Al-Karimea neighbourhood in the Libyan capital.

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Trend

Former Libyan deputy PM kidnapped

Unknown gunmen kidnapped former Libyan Deputy Prime Minister Mustafa Abu Shagor in the capital city Tripoli on Tuesday, a member of the parliament confirmed, Xinhua reported.

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Yahoo!

Tripoli fire rages as Libya warplane crashes in Benghazi battle

A huge blaze raged for a third day at a fuel depot near Tripoli's airport Tuesday, while a warplane crashed in Libya's second city Benghazi during fighting with Islamists.

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India.com

Indian nationals facilitated with every help to return from Libya: Syed Akbaruddin

New Delhi, July 29 : Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said here on Tuesday that all the measures have been taken before hand to help Indian nationals return back to India from Libya safely and at the earliest.

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The Tribune

Cease-fire in Libyan airport fight to battle fire

Militias fighting for control of the airport in Libya's capital agreed to a 24-hour cease-fire to allow firefighters to battle an out-of-control fire at its oil depot, authorities said Tuesday.

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Washington Examiner

Cease-fire in Libyan airport fight to battle fire

Militias fighting for control of the airport in Libya's capital agreed to a 24-hour cease-fire to allow firefighters to battle an out-of-control fire at its oil depot, authorities said Tuesday.

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The Daily Star

Libyan military plane crashes in Benghazi: military

Black plumes of smoke is seen in the vicinity of Camp Thunderbolt, after clashes between militants, former rebel fighters and government forces in Benghazi July 27, 2014.

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International Business Times

Canada 'Hides' Embassy in Libya, Remains Operational

Canada's Foreign Minister John Baird speaks to the media before a working lunch with Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida at the Iikura Guest House in Tokyo July 28, 2014.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

Libya oil-tanker fire blazes out of control

A fire from fuel tanks near Tripoli's international airport that has been ignited by rocket attacks is out of control as clashes between rival militias have resumed in the area, the National Oil Company says.

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The Bennington Banner

Malta oil worker kidnapped in Libya released

Malta's prime minister says the Maltese oil company worker who was kidnapped by Libyan rebels on July 17 has been released.

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ABS-CBN News

Huge oil depot blaze puts Tripoli under threat

Firefighters on Monday failed to extinguish a blaze at an oil depot on the outskirts of Tripoli, sparking fears of a huge fireball that could cause carnage over a wide area.

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News24

.com | Tanker fire near Libya airport out of control

Cairo - A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of control on Monday after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, the latest violence to plague the country as foreigners flee the chaos.

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Bangkok Post

Thais in Libya to be evacuated

The National Council for Peace and Order has ordered an immediate evacuation of all 1,500 Thais from high-risk areas in Libya as the fighting between Israel and Harmas escalates.

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KAUZ

Tanker catches fire amid clashes in Libyan capital

Authorities say powerful storms crossing east Tennessee have destroyed 10 homes and damaged others, though there are no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Washington Times

Libya now nation at risk with weak U.S. influence

With violence spreading across Libya and the U.S. Embassy closing in Tripoli, Republican lawmakers over the weekend blasted the Obama administration for failing to stop yet another troubled Middle Eastern nation from descending into complete chaos, and even some Democrats conceded that America's influence in the world has waned considerably.

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