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10 hrs ago | KPFA-FM Berkeley

Against the Grain - April 23, 2014 at

Dear CS...if some things weren't funny...Pacifica's incessant cheering of our latest contra war/ Arab sting assassination campaign against socialist Libya, Syria, Ukraine etc... and this choice of guest ...w/ his painting of Gaddafi, of the Colonel who rid the 'shores of Tripoli' of our Marines as the family to be murdered to cleanse the world of ... (more)

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19 hrs ago | AlertNet

INTERVIEW-Libya expects $8 bln deficit in 2014 after oil shutout

Libya plans deep austerity measures to tackle a budget deficit expected to reach up to 10 billion Libyan dinars this year due to rebel blockades which have strangled oil production, a senior lawmaker told Reuters.

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19 hrs ago | State Department

Press Releases: Deputy Secretary Burns' Travel to Libya

Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns is in Tripoli, Libya to meet with senior Libyan officials, including interim Prime Minister Thanaie and General National Congress First Deputy President Ezzidine Mohammed Al-Awami, and to hear from civil society and political leaders on the full range of issues related to Libya's ongoing transition.

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20 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Jihadists Now Run Secret U.S. BaseBy Eli Lake

A camp on the Libyan coastline meant to train terror-hunters has instead become a safe haven for terrorists and al Qaeda.

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22 hrs ago | Nerve News

Sri Lanka suspends sending workers to Libya

Sri Lanka Wednesday suspended sending its citizens for work to Libya due to the volatile situation in that country.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundIS the 2012 Election the Last Gasp of White Male Privilege?

As a onetime foreign correspondent who wrote from places like Northern Ireland, Iran, Pakistan, India, Vietnam and the Philippines, I see the riots in Cairo, the assassination in Benghazi and the friction in U.S-Israeli relations as part of one picture: a portrait of the Middle Eastern world preparing for war between Iran and Israel.

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The Huffington Post

Jimmy Fallon Learns The Hard Way That You Don't Mess With Hillary Clinton

Episode 0041 -- Pictured: Host Jimmy Fallon on April 21, 2014 -- .. We love Jimmy Fallon oh-so much, but this week he learned that one thing his audience doesn't enjoy are gender-based jokes made at Hillary Clinton's expense.

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AllAfrica.com

Tunisia: Steps to Ensure Repatriation of Tunisian Hostages - PM

Carthage - Caretaker Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa said that despite the complexity of the situation in Libya, steps are still underway to "ensure the repatriation, safe and sound, of the two Tunisian hostages kidnapped in Tripoli."

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AllAfrica.com

Libya: Libya Jihadists Hold Tunisian Diplomat

An unknown jihadist group in Libya released a video on Monday showing a Tunisian embassy worker pleading for his life.

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Accuracy In Media

Material Support to Terrorism: The Case of Libya

Libya in 2011 marks the place and the time that the United States and the Obama administration formally switched sides in the Global War on Terror .

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

US, UK under SCRUTINY as MH370 conspiracy theory gains popularity

Diego Garcia, a U.S.-controlled base in the middle of the Indian Ocean, has been the focus of theories that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370 has flown there.

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AlertNet

Libya's constitution-drafting body starts work

A special body to draft a new constitution for Libya convened in the volatile east on Sunday, a milestone in the bumpy transformation of the North African country since the 2011 ouster of Muammar Gaddafi.

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The Daily Star

Libya begins drawing up new constitution

Libyan army soldiers stand guard in a petrol station in the capital Tripoli on December 14, 2013.

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Reuters

Brent dips towards $109 after steep gains, Ukraine supports

Brent futures dropped towards $109 a barrel on Monday as investors took profits after steep gains, but uncertainty surrounding the crisis in Ukraine kept limited the decline.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

CBC News

Canada's official gift store only for the political elite

Foreign Minister John Baird, left, offers a gift to Mustafa Abdel Jalil, chairman of Libya's National Transitional Council, in Tripoli in late 2011.

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The Daily Star

Seven candidates stand for post of Libya prime minister

TRIPOLI: The Libyan parliament Sunday began hearing seven candidates who are vying to replace prime minister Abdullah al-Thani who quit last week just days after his appointment.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Technical problems delay reopening of Libya's Zueitina oil port - minister

Technical problems have delayed the reopening of Libya's eastern Zueitina oil export terminal after the government reached a deal with rebels to end an eight-month blockade of the port, a minister said on Sunday.

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Dear Kitty

Libyan artists in danger

Tadrart Acacus is a desert area in western Libya and is part of the Sahara. It is situated close to the Libyan city of Ghat.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Al Bawaba

The not-so-smart approach: Libya to introduce smart card system to cut fuel subsidies

Libya plans to limit the costly subsidies its citizens enjoy when buying fuel - much of which is smuggled into Tunisia for resale at higher prices - by introducing a "smart card" system like one newly implemented in neighboring Egypt.

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The Baltimore Sun

High stakes as restive Benghazi votes in Libyan local polls

Libyan voters went to the polls on Saturday to elect municipal council members in 15 cities, including Benghazi, the country's second city, which is seeking greater autonomy for the eastern seaboard region.

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