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Libya to sue ex-Gaddafi loyalists over missing millions – Middle East Eye


Middle East Eye

Libya to sue ex-Gaddafi loyalists over missing millions
Middle East Eye
Libya is planning to sue seven former aides of Muammar Gaddafi in an effort to recover millions of pounds they allegedly stole and took with them to Britain after the late Libyan leader was ousted in 2011. Mohamed Shaban, who is acting for the Libyan …
Libya to sue Gaddafi's henchmen at the British Civil Court for stealing millionsLibyan Express

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Posted on 27 July 2016 | 2:44 pm

Goldman Sachs email shows partner warned against trying to ‘milk’ Libya in 2008 – Business Insider UK


Business Insider UK

Goldman Sachs email shows partner warned against trying to 'milk' Libya in 2008
Business Insider UK
A former Goldman Sachs partner warned the bank to resist the pressure to "milk" Libya's $60 billion (£42 billion) sovereign wealth fund in an email in 2008. The email was cited in court by the Libyan Investment Authority's lawyer, Roger Masefield QC, …

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Posted on 27 July 2016 | 1:44 pm

Next Steps in Libya – Center For American Progress


Center For American Progress

Next Steps in Libya
Center For American Progress
The alarming security, economic, and political trends in Libya are currently a critical issue for the international community. Europeans are particularly concerned about Libya as a point of departure for refugees and migrants. Despite recent progress
Shouldn't France support the legitimate govt in Libya?Middle East Monitor
Libya's UN-backed government summons ambassador over French presenceReuters
Libya unity government demands explanation over French troopsNews24
World Socialist Web Site –gulfnews.com –LIBYAPROSPECT (press release) (registration)
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Posted on 27 July 2016 | 1:15 pm

Britain providing ‘safe haven’ to Gaddafi-era figures accused of … – RT


Libyan Express

Britain providing 'safe haven' to Gaddafi-era figures accused of …
RT
Three figures from the former government of Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi are living safely in Britain despite being wanted in Tripoli for allegedly …
Libya to sue ex-Kadhafi loyalists to recover millions | Business …Business Standard
3 of Colonel Gaddafi's henchmen found living in Britain with 'millions …Daily Mail
Gaddafi's henchmen living in Britain stole millions from Libya …Libyan Express
LIBYAPROSPECT (press release) (registration)
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Posted on 27 July 2016 | 11:56 am

Photojournalist shot dead by Isis while filming Libyan clashes – The Guardian


The Guardian

Photojournalist shot dead by Isis while filming Libyan clashes
The Guardian
A photojournalist working in Libya has been shot dead by Isis while covering clashes in the coastal city of Sirte between Isis and the forces allied to Libya's UN-backed government. Abdelqadir Fassouk, the 28-year-old correspondent for Arraed
The unexpected life and death of Abdel-Kader FassoukColumbia Journalism Review

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Posted on 27 July 2016 | 11:55 am

Libya turns into hotbed of international terrorism near Europe – Pravda


Pravda

Libya turns into hotbed of international terrorism near Europe
Pravda
Libya still remains in a state of civil war. The economy of the country is in ruins, the Libyan society is disintegrated. Pravda.Ru talked about the current state of affairs in the war-torn country, as well as about the need for Russia's presence there

Posted on 27 July 2016 | 10:52 am

Libya’s Oil Deal Turns Sour As Army Chief Threatens To Bomb Tankers – OilPrice.com


OilPrice.com

Libya's Oil Deal Turns Sour As Army Chief Threatens To Bomb Tankers
OilPrice.com
The chief of staff of the Libyan army has warned foreign companies the army will fire at any non-Libyan tanker entering the country's territorial waters. The warning comes after a spike in tensions in Libya brought about by a controversial deal struck
Libya army chief threatens to target tankers that try to reach warlord-held oil terminals under U.N. dealThe Japan Times
Libya's rival government threatens oil tankersJordan Times
A wider political settlement is a prerequisite to increased Libyan oil production? AnalysisLibya Herald
Africanews –Ynetnews –Bloomberg
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Posted on 26 July 2016 | 6:47 pm

Refugees in Libya ′traumatized′ | Africa | DW.COM | 26.07.2016 – Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle

Refugees in Libya ′traumatized′ | Africa | DW.COM | 26.07.2016
Deutsche Welle
The bodies of 41 presumed migrants were found washed up on a Libyan beach on Sunday in another tragic reminder that a refugee crisis remains unresolved.

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Posted on 26 July 2016 | 9:06 am

Fierce fighting rages in Libya – Al Jazeera English – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Fierce fighting rages in Libya – Al Jazeera English
Aljazeera.com
Since last year, the Libyan city of Sirte has become ISIL's most important base outside Syria and Iraq.

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Posted on 26 July 2016 | 8:54 am

Libya: 87 refugee bodies wash up on beach – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Libya: 87 refugee bodies wash up on beach
Aljazeera.com
The number of bodies of refugees recovered on a Libyan beach since the weekend has risen to 87, according to a media official from the coastal city of Sabratha. The bodies began washing up on the city's beach west of Tripoli on Friday. On Saturday, 41 …
PressTV-'87 refugee bodies wash up on Libya coast'Press TV
87 bodies wash up on Libya beachNews24
Libya: 87 bodies wash up on beach in less than a week | The Indian …The Indian Express
Daily Mail –EUobserver –Saudi Gazette
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Posted on 25 July 2016 | 8:57 pm

Libya – BingNews

Goldman ‘crossed the line’ with Libya officials, court hears

Bloomberg News reports that Youssef Kabbaj, a Goldman Sachs banker who spent time in Libya, engaged in the “deliberate blurring of professional and personal relationships” with the fund’s young investment team, Libyan Investment Authority lawyer …

Posted on 27 July 2016 | 9:53 am

Happy Fifth Anniversary, Hilary, You’ve Destroyed Libya

Convention confetti raining down on smiling faces should not conceal the bloody truth that trails Hilary Clinton. As the balloons rise to celebrate her triumph, her victims continue to fall. Following the bidding of her oligarchic backers in the hidden …

Posted on 27 July 2016 | 9:24 am

Fierce fighting rages in Libya

The Libyan National Army has been carrying out air strikes on areas of Benghazi under the control of the Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries, including the city’s Ganfouda district. The strikes have endangered the lives of scores of detainees who are …

Posted on 27 July 2016 | 8:09 am

Next Steps in Libya

The alarming security, economic, and political trends in Libya are currently a critical issue for the international community. Europeans are particularly concerned about Libya as a point of departure for refugees and migrants. Despite recent progress, the …

Posted on 27 July 2016 | 6:59 am

Britain providing ‘safe haven’ to Gaddafi-era figures accused of embezzling millions from Libya

Three figures from the former government of Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi are living safely in Britain despite being wanted in Tripoli for allegedly embezzling millions out of the country. The three men are on a list of former regime figures …

Posted on 27 July 2016 | 6:54 am

Libya to sue ex-Gaddafi loyalists over “misappropriated” millions

London: Libya is planning to sue seven former aides of Muammar Gaddafi in an effort to recover millions of pounds they allegedly stole and took with them to Britain after the dictator was ousted in 2011. Mohammad Shaaban, who is acting for the Libyan …

Posted on 27 July 2016 | 6:16 am

Libya turns into hotbed of international terrorism near Europe

Libya still remains in a state of civil war. The economy of the country is in ruins, the Libyan society is disintegrated. Pravda.Ru talked about the current state of affairs in the war-torn country, as well as about the need for Russia’s presence there, in …

Posted on 27 July 2016 | 5:02 am

Libya’s rival government threatens oil tankers

Forces loyal to Libya’s parallel government on Tuesday threatened to bomb oil tankers approaching the Libyan coast without permission from authorities in the country’s east. “We cannot allow Libyan oil to be exported except via the National Oil Company in …

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 11:16 pm

Libya’s U.N.-backed government summons ambassador over French presence

The summons came after France confirmed last week that three of its soldiers had been killed when a helicopter crashed near the eastern city of Benghazi. France said they had been conducting intelligence operations. Special forces teams from countries …

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 9:09 pm

Libya conflict keeps 279,000 children out of school

“Recently released data from Libya’s Ministry of Education paints an alarming picture of education access,” the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said. “A total of 558 schools across various regions of Libya (were) classed …

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 1:00 am