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Gaddafi’s home town falls to Islamic State in anarchic Libya – Jerusalem Post Israel News


Jerusalem Post Israel News

Gaddafi's home town falls to Islamic State in anarchic Libya
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Libya, which has descended into near anarchy since NATO warplanes helped rebels overthrow Gaddafi in a 2011 civil war, is now the third big stronghold for the Sunni Islamist group, also known as ISIS, which declared a Caliphate to rule over all Muslims …

Posted on 24 May 2015 | 7:58 am

Libya arrests 600 Europe-bound illegal migrants – Channel News Asia


Channel News Asia

Libya arrests 600 Europe-bound illegal migrants
Channel News Asia
TRIPOLI: Libyan authorities on Saturday (May 23) arrested about 600 illegal migrants from African countries who were planning to sail to Europe, a coastguard official said. The migrants were rounded up during a huge crackdown in the Tripoli region
600 Europe-bound African migrants detained in LibyaPress TV
Libya Dawn nabs 600 more migrantsLibya Herald
Human rights organisations wary of European Union-led military action in LibyaMalta Independent Online
Reuters UK
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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 1:57 am

Islamic State poised to become ‘serious threat’ in Libya – The Times of Israel


The Times of Israel

Islamic State poised to become 'serious threat' in Libya
The Times of Israel
Leon said the rise of Islamic State extremists in Libya “can become a very serious threat for the Libyans” and the international community if unity talks fail. He said extremists have grown from a few small groups six to eight months ago to more than 2
UN envoy: ISIS poised to become 'serious threat' in LibyaThe Daily Star
Libya has only a few months to agree to national dialogue, ex-Libyan prime gulfnews.com

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Posted on 24 May 2015 | 12:27 am

Libya: UN condemns string of suicide attacks, urges continued political dialogue – UN News Centre


UN News Centre

Libya: UN condemns string of suicide attacks, urges continued political dialogue
UN News Centre
“At a time when all parties in Libya are exerting intense efforts to try and reach a political agreement that brings an end to the political and military conflict, there can be no doubt about the timing of these terrorist attacks, which are clearly

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Posted on 23 May 2015 | 6:50 pm

British jihadis heading to join Isis switch routes via Italy – The Guardian


The Guardian

British jihadis heading to join Isis switch routes via Italy
The Guardian
The route is in the opposite direction of the main migration channel north for the tens of thousands of people attempting to cross the Mediterranean from Libya before moving up through Italy, often starting in Sicily. Sources monitoring the movements
Iraq, Libya, Syria and Yemen are fighting for Survival. By Murad Makhmudov Pakistan Christian Post
Why the US doesn't want to call ISIS' offshoots parts of ISIS at allKOSU

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Posted on 23 May 2015 | 6:44 pm

Details Murky on Action Vs Libyan Traffickers – DefenseNews.com


DefenseNews.com

Details Murky on Action Vs Libyan Traffickers
DefenseNews.com
ROME — As the European Union edges closer to mounting a military mission against human traffickers in Libya, and as impressive naval firepower arrives in the Mediterranean for the task, the rules of engagement appear to be getting increasingly vague.
Libyan diplomat: Violence likely if peace talks failUSA TODAY
The Libyan context of the migration crisisEuropean Council on Foreign Relations
Libya: The two governments dividedly fighting extremist groupsThe North Africa Post
Economy Lead
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Posted on 23 May 2015 | 2:30 pm

Hillary Clinton emails on 2012 Libya attack on US consulate released by State … – ABC Online


ABC Online

Hillary Clinton emails on 2012 Libya attack on US consulate released by State
ABC Online
She has also come under fire from Republicans for the Department's handling of a militant attack on the US mission in Benghazi in eastern Libya on September 11, 2012 amid allegations of a cover-up over what really happened. Both issues are likely to
On Day Of Benghazi Attack, Hillary Sent Email Requesting Copy Of Libya Daily Caller
State Dept. releases Clinton e-mails on Libya and Benghazi attacksWashington Post
Hillary Clinton Benghazi emails reveal she forgot dead ambassador to Libya's Daily Mail
Business Insider -Reuters -New York Post
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Posted on 23 May 2015 | 6:28 am

This Clinton email about Libya looks terrible in hindsight – Vox


This Clinton email about Libya looks terrible in hindsight
Vox
Libya today is a total disaster. And even during the US-led intervention, State Department officials "heard no good answers" from top Libyan officials on one of the country's biggest problems, according to an email sent to Hillary Clinton's private

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Posted on 22 May 2015 | 9:51 pm

First Batch of Hillary Clinton Emails Captures Concerns Over Libya – New York Times


New York Times

First Batch of Hillary Clinton Emails Captures Concerns Over Libya
New York Times
The emails set for release, drawn from some 55,000 pages and focused on Libya, have already been turned over to the special House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on the United States outposts in Benghazi. The New York Times has obtained …
Britain hid secret MI6 plan to break up Libya from US, Hillary Clinton told by Telegraph.co.uk
Hillary's secret Libya adviser, Sid Blumenthal, and the scandal wars of the '90sFox News
First Batch of Hillary Clinton's Emails on Libya Made PublicNBCNews.com
Slate Magazine (blog) -Town Hall
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Posted on 22 May 2015 | 5:35 pm

ISIS is moving into Gadhafi’s hometown in Libya – Business Insider


Business Insider

ISIS is moving into Gadhafi's hometown in Libya
Business Insider
Standing guard at his frontline post, Libyan soldier Mohammed Abu Shager can see where Islamic State militants are holed up with their heavy weaponry less than a kilometer away. The militants have effectively taken over former dictator Moammar Gadhafi
Gaddafi's hometown in Libya in the hands of jihad warriorsIrish Independent
ISIS claims suicide bombing in Libya's MisrataAl-Arabiya
Gadhafi's home town Sirte falls to ISIS in anarchic LibyaThe Daily Star

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Posted on 21 May 2015 | 10:45 am

Libya – Bing News

Britain is ‘helping turn Libya into a cradle of terrorism’ exporting killers to Europe amid thousands of illegal immigrants

Britain is helping turn Libya into a ‘cradle of terrorism’ exporting killers to Europe along with thousands of illegal migrants, one of the country’s senior politicians has warned. Mahmoud Jibril was the interim prime minister when the dictator Muammar …

Posted on 24 May 2015 | 3:12 am

Security Chief: Over 43,000 Egyptians arrived from Libya since February

One hundred and forty eight Egyptians have recently returned to Egypt from Libya, according to Major General Al-Anany Hammouda, Marsa Matrouh’s security chief. There were 106 people who arrived legally, while the remaining 43 crossed the borders …

Posted on 24 May 2015 | 2:38 am

Islamic State poised to become ‘serious threat’ in Libya

Islamic State extremists can pose “a very serious threat” to divided Libya if rival governments there fail to reach a unity deal quickly, the United Nations envoy to the North African country said Saturday. Bernadino Leon, who is mediating political …

Posted on 24 May 2015 | 2:25 am

Gaddafi’s home town falls to Islamic State in anarchic Libya

SIRTE- Standing guard at his frontline post, Libyan soldier Mohammed Abu Shager can see where Islamic State militants are holed up with their heavy weaponry less than a kilometer away. The militants have effectively taken over former dictator Muammar …

Posted on 24 May 2015 | 12:58 am

Libya power struggle threatens the fund’s Goldman, SocGen suits

(MENAFN – Gulf Times) A fight for control of Libya’s 60bn sovereign wealth fund threatens to derail its multibillion dollar lawsuits against Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Societe Generale SA. Since the Libyan Investment Authority’s London law firm quit in …

Posted on 23 May 2015 | 11:08 pm

UN Libya envoy warns of serious Daesh threat in Libya

The United Nations envoy on Libya has said that Daesh (ISIS) militants could “become a very serious threat” to the country within a matter of months, according to the AP new agency. Bernadino Leon said that unless a unity deal is reached, the situation …

Posted on 23 May 2015 | 9:28 pm

Libya arrests 600 Europe-bound illegal migrants

TRIPOLI: Libyan authorities on Saturday (May 23) arrested about 600 illegal migrants from African countries who were planning to sail to Europe, a coastguard official said. The migrants were rounded up during a huge crackdown in the Tripoli region during …

Posted on 23 May 2015 | 9:08 pm

Libya Dawn nabs 600 more migrants

The Libyan coastguard today intercepted another people-smuggling vessel off the coast and brought 600 migrants ashore in Tripoli. This raises to at least 1,000 the number of illegals seized in the last six days. The Libya Dawn antigovernment in the …

Posted on 23 May 2015 | 5:54 pm

Egyptian foreign minister meets his Algerian counterpart over Libya crisis

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri on Saturday travelled to Algeria for talks with his Algerian counterpart Ramtane Lamamraand and Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal over the ongoing Libya crisis. The officials discussed the current situation in …

Posted on 23 May 2015 | 12:53 pm

Libya: UN condemns string of suicide attacks, urges continued political dialogue

23 May 2015 – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has condemned a spate of suicide bombings committed by Islamist terrorists in what it says is a blatant effort to undermine the country’s ongoing political dialogue. “At a time when all …

Posted on 23 May 2015 | 12:06 pm