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2 hrs ago | IRIN

Libyan health care on life support

The political chaos and unrest in Libya is taking a serious toll on health services, with the departure of medical staff and humanitarian agencies increasing the strain on health workers seeking to treat those injured in the clashes taking place since June.

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6 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Egypt's generals drawn out by Libyan islamist threat

By Carol Berger For decades, Egypt has felt like a world unto itself. The state's preoccupations were internal: containing protests and arresting its critics and alleged terrorists.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood

10 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

New Libyan cabinet to be formed "within a week"

An Islamist fighter from the Fajr Libya coalition flashes the V sign for victory following fighting which has destabilized Libya, requiring the formation of a new government .

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Travel, Libya Travel, Africa Travel

Mon Sep 01, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Tonnes of dead fish clog lake

TERRORIST group ISIS has shown the world it is deadly serious, but some social media users have turned to satire in an effort to defeat the militants.

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Related Topix: Metal, Isis, World News, Africa

Dallas Morning News

Militias take over government buildings in Libya's capital

The government of Libya said Monday that it had lost control of its ministries to a coalition of militias that had taken over the capital, Tripoli, in another milestone in the disintegration of the state.

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

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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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)

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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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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Related Topix: Libya Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, Travel, World News, Palm City, FL, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John McCain

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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Prison, Iraq, Middle East, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi)

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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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Africa, Muslim Brotherhood, Qatar

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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