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9 min ago | Daily Monitor

Lessons from aviation history of tragic passenger airline shoot downs

Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in Ukrainian airspace and I wish to extend my condolences to the bereaved families and countries, particularly the Netherlands, the origin of most of the victims and Malaysia, which also lost many people and another plane so soon after another that just disappeared from the sky and its whereabouts are yet ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 2-Rival Libyan militias clash in Tripoli, Benghazi

Heavy black smoke rose over southern Tripoli on Thursday after rival militias exchanged artillery and rocket fire in a battle over the Libyan capital's airport that has killed more than 50 people in nearly a fortnight of fighting.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

New committee to follow up on Sadr disappearance

A conference launching a new committee to follow up on the case of Shiite Imam Musa Sadr's disappearance.

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11 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Turkey may evacuate embassy in Libya amid fighting -minister

Turkey may evacuate its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Thursday, a day after his ministry advised all Turkish citizens to leave the North African country due to the worsening security situation.

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14 hrs ago | News24

.com | Libya power handover agreed

Nigeria's president has reportedly vowed to bring back the more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, saying his government is doing everything possible to secure their release.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Brent Crude Rises as Ukraine Fighting Intensifies; WTI Steady

Brent crude advanced as fighting intensified between government and rebel forces in Ukraine.

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United Nations

Libya: Security Council condemns ongoing violence and its use to pursue political gains

Children play on a tank in the remains of what used to be Muammar Gaddafi's Bab-al-Azzizeya compound in Libya's capital, Tripoli .

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The Toronto Star

How the world's passenger planes traverse volatile hot spots

In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport.

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Anna.aero

40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; ...

To celebrate the airline's 40th birthday, Air Malta has painted one of its current aircraft in a retro colour scheme dating from its inception.

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CBS News

With focus on Ukraine and Gaza, Washington watches other crises simmer

The flash points around the world have left President Obama in a somewhat awkward position, as he attempts to continue with this normal schedule of promoting his domestic policy agenda and fundraising for Democrats.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Iraq, Africa

Israellycool

Two States For Two Peoples Is Dead

This is not Ben Gurion Airport. The remains of a burnt airplane is pictured at the Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital on July 16, 2014 - Mahmud Turkia/AFP Yesterday a single, solitary Hamas rocket got through our multi layered defences and landed near our airport.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Marine News

Scorpio Tankers: Latest Financial & Ship Delivery News

Scorpio Tankers Inc. says it has updated its stock buyback program; lists its latest new vessel deliveries, and gives the release date of its second quarter 2014 earnings report.

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Foreign Policy

Libya's Islamists Go for Broke

On July 21, Libya's Higher National Elections Commission announced the results of the country's second parliamentary elections since the overthrow of the Qaddafi regime three years ago.

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Reuters

UPDATE 3-Suicide attack escalates Libya violence, oil output slips

A twin suicide bombing at a Libyan army base in Benghazi killed at least four solders in an escalation of clashes between Islamist militants and regular forces battling to oust them from the eastern city.

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Mashable

Tripoli Airport Is Now a Battleground in Libya

More than 40 people have been killed over the past week in Libya as rival militias fight for control of the country's largest airport in Tripoli, the capital.

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ABS-CBN News

DFA won't pay for repatriation of Pinoys' foreign spouses

MANILA The Department of Foreign Affairs have been receiving calls from families in the Philippines who want their relatives repatriated from Libya.

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National Public Radio

Violence Flares In Libya, Leaving Main Airport In Ruins

Militias in Libya spent the past week battling for control of the main airport in Tripoli, leaving much of it in ruins and dozens dead.

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The Washington Post

Brent Steady as Supply Seen Safe Amid Russia Standoff; WTI Falls

Brent swung between gains and losses amid speculation that supplies from Russia, the world's biggest energy exporter, will be unaffected by the downing of a Malaysian Air flight.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Uprisingradio.org

Vijay Prashad On Gaza's Bombardment and Libya's Civil War

At least 120 people were killed in air strikes over the weekend in the Gaza suburb of Shuja'iyya.

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PanArmenian Network

Fighting resumes at Libyan international airport

PanARMENIAN.Net - Rival militias are locked in battle at Libya's main international airport, with reports of at least four people killed in the fighting.

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