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Kin of Duo Abducted in Libya Urge Government to Secure Their Release – The New Indian Express


The Hindu

Kin of Duo Abducted in Libya Urge Government to Secure Their Release
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: Family members of T Gopikrishna and Ch Balram, who were kidnapped in Libya allegedly by Islamic State (IS) terror group, today said the Centre should take immediate steps to secure their release at the earliest. The kin, who are anxiously …
Gopikrishna's family anxiously await his releaseThe Hindu
Libya abduction: Kin hang between hope and despairTimes of India
Fate of two Hyderabadi hostages in Libya unknowngulfnews.com

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 6:40 pm

Syria, Libya policies flow from Tonkin Gulf – Stars and Stripes


Syria, Libya policies flow from Tonkin Gulf
Stars and Stripes
Obama implicitly admitted his deception concerning the U.S. military mission during his October 2012 debate with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney when he said: “We went into Libya and we were able to immediately stop the massacre .

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 5:02 pm

Kerry says to seek more support for Libya peace plan – Reuters Canada


Reuters Canada

Kerry says to seek more support for Libya peace plan
Reuters Canada
CAIRO (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday he would seek greater backing for a U.N. peace plan for Libya which has been spurned by some key players in a country where two rival governments are vying for power. Some warring …
Kerry says discussed increased border cooperation on Libya with EgyptReuters
John Kerry says to seek more support for Libya peace planDaily News & Analysis
Kerry says to explore greater support for UN plan to form Libya unity governmentReuters Africa

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 3:26 pm

Efforts for Release of Captive Nationals in Libya On: Centre – NDTV


NDTV

Efforts for Release of Captive Nationals in Libya On: Centre
NDTV
New Delhi: India is making all efforts to ensure the safe release of two teachers still held captive by Islamic State (IS) terror group in Libya, even as the two others freed were on their way to Tunis. According to sources, government was making
2 Indian teachers still in IS captivity in Libya may be freed soonAsia Times
Jumping the gun: Sushma Swaraj's tweet on the release of 2 Indians in Libya Firstpost
ISIS Releases Two of Four Indian Hostages in LibyaBreitbart News
The New Indian Express -The Hindu -The Indian Express
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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 2:21 pm

Western nations plot fresh military intervention in Libya: Report – Middle East Eye


Middle East Eye

Western nations plot fresh military intervention in Libya: Report
Middle East Eye
A group of Western nations are planning to send ground troops into Libya to train local authorities and launch attacks against a branch of the Islamic State group, military sources have told The Times of London. The United Kingdom, United States, Italy

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 2:03 pm

Five killed in clashes near oil port in Libya – medics – News24


News24

Five killed in clashes near oil port in Libya – medics
News24
Benghazi – Five people were killed and 12 wounded during clashes in eastern Libya between forces loyal to its internationally recognised government and Islamist groups, medics said on Sunday. Fighting broke out on Saturday in the town of Ajdabiya, near …

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 12:23 pm

Letters: The need to return to Libya shows we did not learn the lessons of Iraq – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Letters: The need to return to Libya shows we did not learn the lessons of Iraq
Telegraph.co.uk
SIR – Four years after overseeing the British contribution to regime change in Libya, David Cameron seems to be acknowledging what anyone could have told him at the time: that the overthrow and murder of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi would leave a vacuum …

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 6:03 am

Libya pulls out of joint border force with Sudan – Libya Herald


Libya pulls out of joint border force with Sudan
Libya Herald
The Libya contingent in the joint border force with Sudan has withdrawn, according to the Sudanese. A Sudanese army spokesman today appeared to indicate that the pullout may have happened a while ago. When it was announced in 2012, the joint border …

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Posted on 2 August 2015 | 1:16 am

Libyan woman given US asylum after Gadhafi’s soldiers rape claims – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Libyan woman given US asylum after Gadhafi's soldiers rape claims
Daily Mail
A woman who fled Libya after she was allegedly raped by Colonel Gadhafi's soldiers is facing 16 years in prison following an altercation in a bar. Iman al-Obeidi became the face of defiance against the tyrannical regime in 2011 when she burst into

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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 3:03 pm

Libyan symbol of freedom now facing years behind bars – CNN


CNN

Libyan symbol of freedom now facing years behind bars
CNN
(CNN) On a February evening last year, a Libyan woman confronted two patrons at the Bohemian Biergarten in downtown Boulder, Colorado. She poured her beer on one of the customers and later threw a glass at the other, leaving a bloody gash serious …

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Posted on 1 August 2015 | 12:42 am

Libya – Bing News

Between Tunisia and Libya: a wall and duty-free zone for border and economic security

On July 23, the International Crisis Group published Reform and Security Strategy in Tunisia, an in-depth examination of the disjointed chain of command and general disorder of the country’s security apparatus to which local and foreign media outlets …

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 1:19 pm

Syria, Libya policies flow from Tonkin Gulf

Fifty-one years ago, an American president deceived the public about the true purpose of a U.S. military mission, ushering in a decade of foreign policy disasters. Unfortunately, this method of abusing democracy has continued, on a bipartisan basis, to the …

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 10:05 am

Jumping the gun: Sushma Swaraj’s tweet on the release of 2 Indians in Libya was overzealous

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj should not have jumped the gun and tweeted about her government’s ability to “secure” release of two of the four Indians abducted in Libya when the job was only half done. Moreover, the situation in Libya is so …

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 9:33 am

John Kerry says to seek more support for Libya peace plan

John Kerry said he would seek greater backing for a UN peace plan for Libya which has been spurned by some key players in a country where two rival governments are vying for power. US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday he would seek greater …

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 9:16 am

Kerry says to seek more support for Libya peace plan

Some warring factions signed an initial United Nations-sponsored deal on July 12 to form a unity government and end fighting, but the parliament in Tripoli – set up to rival the official assembly which was pushed out of the capital – rejected the agreement.

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 8:38 am

Efforts for Release of Captive Nationals in Libya On: Centre

New Delhi: India is making all efforts to ensure the safe release of two teachers still held captive by Islamic State (IS) terror group in Libya, even as the two others freed were on their way to Tunis. According to sources, government was making efforts …

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 7:25 am

Amal Clooney’s chambers in last-ditch legal bid to save life of hated son of Colonel Gaddafi who was sentenced to death in Libya last week

Amal Clooney – the barrister and glamorous wife of Hollywood actor George Clooney – has made an 11th-hour bid to save the lives of the son of Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi and his hated spy chief. Saif Gaddafi and the former intelligence boss …

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 6:01 am

Two Indians freed from ISIS captivity in Libya to head home, fate of other two unknown

New Delhi: Two out of four Indians kidnapped by ISIS in Libya, who were freed on July 31, will leave for Tunis on Sunday, from where they will head to India on August 3. According to ANI, the two freed Indians will leave Sirte for Tunisia’s capital today.

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 5:43 am

Clashes kill five near oil port in eastern Libya

Five people have been killed and 12 wounded after groups clashed near an oil port in eastern Libya, Reuters reported Sunday. Residents said forces loyal to the internationally recognized government fought with militants in the town of Ajdabiya, near the …

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 3:48 am

Libya abductions: Why does the ISIS like teachers?

Is the ISIS fond of teachers? Vijay Kumar and Ramakrishna, the two teachers who were abducted in Libya could only thank their stars as the ISIS militants had a change of heart. The reason given to them, ” you are teachers. We like teachers and hence we …

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 12:02 am