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

2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | Daily Camera

After 3 arrests in Boulder, Libyan refugee Iman al-Obeidi could face deportation

Iman Al-Obeidi, who says she was sexually assaulted by Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi's men, is led away March 26, 2011, by authorities of the Rixos hotel in Tripoli, where she was coming to tell her story to journalists.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Boulder, CO, Boulder County, CO

10 hrs ago | RedState

Libya Implodes While the Press Fiddles

It seems like almost forever in one sense since the media were treating American citizens to literally daily updates with the number of people killed in terrorist attacks in Iraq.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Terrorism, Explosion, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

14 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The Foreign Office is calling on Britons to leave Libya

A British Embassy convoy in Libya has come under fire in an attempted carjacking, as Britons were urged to leave the country immediately.


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15 hrs ago | Army Times

38 killed as Libyan forces battle militias in east

Heavy clashes between Libyan soldiers loyal to a renegade general and Islamist-led militias killed 38 people - including civilians - in the country's restive east, health officials said Sunday.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi)

17 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

More than 50 killed in Benghazi, Tripoli clashes

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 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Africa, US Military, US Air Force

21 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

U.S. pulls embassy staff from Libya after militia clashes in Tripoli

Secretary of State John Kerry said activities at the embassy have been "suspended" but the embassy has not been closed.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

U.S. Embassy evacuated in Libya

The United State's Embassy was forced to evacuate in Libya Saturday. This was a response to increased violence in the area.


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Windsor Beacon

House Republicans: Libya mess reflects failed U.S. policy

House Republicans blamed the rushed evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Libya on poor leadership by the Obama administration and said Saturday's withdrawal will complicate any plans to restore order there.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers,

Another Obama foreign policy victory: Libya in chaos, U.S. diplomats flee

This program included chemical weapons, ballistic missiles, and efforts to develop nuclear weapons.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Prison, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Terrorism, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Auburn University joins fight to end child hunger

Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.


Related Topix: Auburn University, Family, Kids, Alabama, World News, Africa

CBS Local

US State Dept: Staff Evacuated From Libya Embassy Amid Growing Violence

The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified between rival militias, the State Department said.


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U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.


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USA Today

U.S. embassy in Libya evacuated

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US News, US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican, US House of Representatives

Courthouse News Service

'Real-World' Trumps Gitmo Detainee's Claim

A former Guantanamo detainee cannot use WikiLeaks cables to sue the United States for pulling the strings behind his subsequent prosecution in Libya because revolutionaries have already broken him out of a maximum-security prison in Tripoli, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

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Express India

After Iraq, concern over Kerala nurses in Libya

Summary After the safe return of nurses from Iraq, concern is growing in Kerala over nurses employed in North African country Libya, where militant groups are fighting for control.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Africa

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Miami Herald

Oil company worker from Malta is abducted in Libya

Malta's foreign ministry says a Maltese man who works for an oil company in Libya has been kidnapped by rebels on the outskirts of Tripoli.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

The Baltimore Sun

Libya seeks ceasefire as south Tripoli a militia 'war zone'

Black plumes of smoke marked shell blasts and bulldozed earthen barricades mapped out the frontlines around Tripoli's largest airport, now at the heart of a standoff between the country's powerful militias.


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The Daily Star

Fresh militia clashes at Libya airport

Smoke billows during clashes between security forces and armed groups near a Libyan army special forces barracks, on July 23, 2014, in the eastern city of Benghazi.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi)

Accuracy In Media

More Deaths in Benghazi as Libya Falls Apart

Islamist militancy and terrorism is on the rise in Libya and the country is being torn apart at the seams.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Terrorism