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

2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Libyan government: Most ministries out of our control

Conflicting reports coming out of Libya, where fierce clashes have been underway between rival militant groups for weeks, indicate that the capital, Tripoli, has fallen to the Fajr Libya gunmen .

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5 hrs ago | Townhall

The Collapse of Libya and the Failure of 'Smart Power'

When conservatives criticize the Obama administration over the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attacks, much of the attention is trained on the security failures preceding the raid, the dishonest public spin campaign after the fact, the lack of accountability nearly two years later, and the still-unanswered questions on a host of fronts.

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

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Libya Parliament Asks Ex-Premier to Form Cabinet

Libya's official news agency says the country's elected parliament has tasked the recently resigned prime minister with forming a new government.

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13 hrs ago | The Independent

US embassy stormed by Libyan militia - who find the place empty

Officials claim militia isn't even in the real embassy, which had already been evacuated amid concern about increasing tensions Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Obama golfs as Islamists seize U.S. embassy in Libya

President Barack Obama on the golf course in Palm City, Florida, Feb. 16, 2013. He's back playing golf as Islamists take U.S. embassy in Libya.

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The Globe and Mail

Libyan militia breaches evacuated U.S. embassy compound

Members of a Libyan militia have taken over a vacated U.S. diplomatic facility in Tripoli, above, but have not broken into the main compound where staff were evacuated to in July.

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KOTA-TV Rapid City

Militias use vacated U.S. Embassy in Libya

Libyan militia members have apparently turned the abandoned U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, into a water park, judging by amateur video posted to YouTube on Sunday.

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New York Magazine

Libyan Militants Really Enjoying the Pool at the American Embassy in...

Back in July, the United States embassy in Tripoli was evacuated due to concerns about the escalating violence in Libya.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has "secured" a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that would embroil the state later when public employees staged massive... The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that ... (more)

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Fox News

Islamic militia group says it has 'secured' US compound in Libya

An Islamic militant group said Sunday it has "secured" a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya's capital city of Tripoli.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Migrant boat carrying 100 capsizes off Libya

The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.

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ABC News

Migrant Boat Carrying 100 Capsizes off Libya

A Libyan coast guard official says a boat carrying more than 100 migrants has capsized off the coast near the capital.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Foreign Policy

Sheikh It Up

One of the key principles of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Nahyan, who forged the United Arab Emirates out of seven sheikhdoms, was to portray his small and vulnerable country as a friend to all Arabs.

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Truthdig

Pentagon Hymn, the Shores of Tripoli

The Middle East is a confusing place, especially for American policy-makers it seems.

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The Globe and Mail

High stakes for high reward? Real estate funds come to Africa

A view of a section of Nakumatt's shopping hall in an upper-market area of Nairobi January 5, 2011.

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Reuters

Supporters of Operation Dawn protest in Tripoli against recent air strikes

Supporters of Operation Dawn and the General National Congress, protest in Tripoli's Martyrs Square against air strikes they believe were staged by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Libya Islamists say they shot down jet of rival forces

Libyan jihadists said on Friday they downed a plane belonging to forces of a rogue general, but a source close to the officer said it crashed because of a technical fault.

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PanArmenian Network

Libya's PM steps down to pave way for inclusive government

PanARMENIAN.Net - Abdullah al-Thinni has stepped down as Libya's Prime Minister in a move to end the power struggle in the country, BBC News reports.

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Common Dreams

Warnings of Civil War, 'Critical Plight of Civilians' in Libya

As instability continues to grip Libya, officials are sounding alarm over the deteriorating situation that could lead towards civil war in the country, where destabilization, critics charge, has deepened since NATO's bombing in 2011.

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