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22 min ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

Up to 6,000 people have fled Libya into neighboring Tunisia over the past few days, the Tunisian foreign minister said Wednesday, the biggest influx since Libya's 2011 civil war in a sign of the spiraling turmoil as rival militias battle over control of the airport in the capital Tripoli.

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22 min ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

Federal investigators looking for fraud in the nation's capital are scrutinizing a program meant to give local contractors a share of major construction projects, people familiar with the probe have told The... Federal investigators looking for fraud in the nation's capital are scrutinizing a program meant to give local contractors a share of major ... (more)

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22 min ago | Washington Examiner

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

Up to 6,000 people have fled Libya into neighboring Tunisia over the past few days, the Tunisian foreign minister said Wednesday, the biggest influx since Libya's 2011 civil war in a sign of the spiraling turmoil as rival militias battle over control of the airport in the capital Tripoli.

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1 hr ago | ABC News

Tunisia Army Chief Resigns After Soldier Deaths

Tunisia's Defense Ministry says the army chief of staff has resigned, citing personal reasons, following a deadly attack by militants against Algerian soldiers.

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1 hr ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Tunisia army chief resigns after soldier deaths

The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the... A ruptured 93-year-old water main left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water in the middle of California's worst drought in ... (more)

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1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

Tunisia army chief resigns after soldier deaths

Tunisia's Defense Ministry says the army chief of staff has resigned, citing personal reasons, following a deadly attack by militants against Algerian soldiers.

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3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Tunisia's chief of army land forces resigns: official

The commander of Tunisia's army land forces has resigned, the defense ministry said on Wednesday, as the military struggles to contain attacks by al Qaeda-linked militants.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

British mother, 51, on disability benefits is left penniless after...

British mother, 51, on disability benefits is left penniless after spending her A 18,000 life savings on Tunisian toyboy she met in chatroom A woman who thought she had found love with a Tunisian toyboy ended up penniless after she spent A 18,000 of her life savings on him - but claims to have healed her broken heart after finding love with another ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | The North Africa Journal

Maghreb & Sahel Face Deadliest Period on the Security Front

Risk released its latest assessment on the state of security and stability in the Maghreb and Sahel region.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Al Bawaba

Egypt doubles diplomatic staff along border with Libya

Egypt's foreign ministry spokesman said Tuesday that the ministry is doubling the staff on the borders between Libya and the neighbouring Tunisia to help Egyptians living in the restive cities in Libya to travel back, state news agency MENA reported.

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Bangkok Post

1,500 Thais begin move from Libya

The evacuation of around 1,500 Thais from Libya was set to get underway yesterday after the Foreign Ministry opened its operational centre to get them home.

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Iol.co.za

Libyans flee Tripoli violence

Thousands of Libyans have been crossing the border into Tunisia to flee fighting between rival militias in Tripoli, the state-run Tunisian news agency TAP reported on Tuesday.

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TrekEarth

~ into the light ~

Watching the boat marina and the sea from the top in Sidi Bou Said is simply irresistible especially when the strong light strikes upon the ripply water producing the silver effect.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Global Voices Online

Leaked Cybercrime Law Could Undo Tunisia's Pioneer Status on Internet Rights

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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The Nation

Thais in Libya to be flown back home

Thailand decided yesterday to evacuate all of its nationals in war-torn Libya after the fighting intensified and many countries, including the United States, relocated their citizens and closed their diplomatic missions.

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Daily Times

President emphasizes for further efforts to boost Pak-Tunisia economic relations

President Mamnoon Hussain has underscored the need for greater efforts by Pakistan and Tunisia to strengthen economic interactions as the existing level of mutual trade was incommensurate with the equation being enjoyed by the two countries.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

ABC News

More than 150 killed in Benghazi, Tripoli clashes

At least 36 people, mostly civilian, have been killed in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi where Libyan Special Forces and Islamist militants clashed on Saturday night and Sunday morning, medical and security sources said.

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Ananova

British Embassy Convoy Attacked In Libya

A British Embassy convoy in Libya has been fired at during an attempted carjacking, as UK nationals were urged to leave the country immediately.

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Salon

Wired for change: Millennials, hashtag activism and today's new Arabs

The role of the Internet in the revolutions that began in 2011 has provoked debate.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World briefs: Rocket kills children in Egypt

Four children were killed and five other people were injured when a rocket landed near their homes in Rafah, an Egyptian town in Sinai near the border with Gaza, security officials said Saturday.

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