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Libya: UN ‘deeply concerned’ by reported threats against national rights … – UN News Centre


UN News Centre

Libya: UN 'deeply concerned' by reported threats against national rights
UN News Centre
24 October 2014 – The United Nations human rights office expressed “deep concern” today at reports of threats and intimidation directed against Libya's national human rights institution, the National Council for Civil Liberties and Human Rights (NCCLHR

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 11:16 pm

Libya reduces budget by 20 per cent due to declining oil revenues – Middle East Monitor


Middle East Monitor

Libya reduces budget by 20 per cent due to declining oil revenues
Middle East Monitor
He went on to add that the current budget deficit in Libya amounts to approximately 19 billion Libyan dinars ($14.6 billion) and that this will be addressed by using other funds amounting to approximately 15 billion dinars ($11.5 billion). In an
Libya oil to flow as rival governments face offThe Daily Star
Libya's elected parliament slashes budget due to lower oil revenuesThe New Age Online
Thinni's Liberation Day message: olive branch and stickLibya Herald

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 4:26 pm

Libya has become the latest Isil conquest – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Libya has become the latest Isil conquest
Telegraph.co.uk
Assassinations are happening almost daily, and bombings and kidnappings have been a regular feature. Islamist militias, including AS, have been blamed for the violence. The dynamics of Islamism in the eastern region of Libya are a cause for huge concern.
Is Libya a proxy war?Washington Post (blog)
Several dead in violence in Libya's BenghaziAljazeera.com
Libya's national army claims progress in BenghaziXinhua
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 3:45 pm

Libya should be exempted from OPEC output cut: official – Asharq Alawsat English


Asharq Alawsat English

Libya should be exempted from OPEC output cut: official
Asharq Alawsat English
Khobar, Asharq Al-Awsat—Libya should be exempted from any measures to reduce oil production output among OPEC countries, the country's governor at the organization told Asharq Al-Awsat. Samir Kamal said he agreed with the need for an output cut …
Libya OPEC Governor Calls for Output Cut Amid Oil PlungeBloomberg
Libya's Rival Regimes Keep Oil Flowing From Split NationBusinessweek

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 2:07 pm

Libya minister urges Tripoli talks – Belfast Telegraph


Libya minister urges Tripoli talks
Belfast Telegraph
Libya's newly appointed foreign minister said today that he hopes to see a negotiated solution to the stand-off in the capital, Tripoli, where Islamist-allied militias have taken over the city and forced out the elected politicians.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:25 am

Report: Ottawa Shooter’s Dad Appears to Have Been Rebel Fighter in Libya – Breitbart News


Breitbart News

Report: Ottawa Shooter's Dad Appears to Have Been Rebel Fighter in Libya
Breitbart News
Dave Bathurst, identified as the shooter's friend, told The Globe and Mail in Canada that Zehaf-Bibeau spent time in Ottawa and Montreal in Eastern Canada while growing up. He then traveled to Libya before moving to Western Canada, where he worked as …
Canadian Parliament killer has Libya linkWND.com
Ottawa gunman sought Libyan passport three weeks before attackThe Globe and Mail
Ottawa shooting: Michael Zehaf-Bibeau wanted Libyan passportCBC.ca
RIA Novosti -The Guardian -Albany Times Union
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 12:14 am

French Moving Troops Toward Libyan Border – ABC News


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French Moving Troops Toward Libyan Border
ABC News
A French base will go up within weeks in a desert outpost 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the lawless Libyan border region overrun by Islamic militants, the official said on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to speak publicly on the
France moving troops toward Libyan border, monitoring al-Qaida linked militantsThe Republic

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:05 pm

Libya’s oil to flow despite struggle between rival governments – Reuters


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Libya's oil to flow despite struggle between rival governments
Reuters
Libya is divided between a rump state in the east, where Thinni's government and the elected parliament hold court, while Tripoli and central Libya are held by brigades allied to the western city of Misrata, which have taken control of the capital and
Libya orders army to advance on capitalAl-Arabiya
Libya: The war nobody can winAljazeera.com
Turkish Airlines to restart Libya flights next week -envoyDaily Mail
Airwise
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:19 am

How we are failing Libya – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

How we are failing Libya
Aljazeera.com
Success was due to the fact that some seven months before on March 17, 2011, UN Security Council Resolution 1973 sanctioned the establishment of a no-fly zone and the use of "all means necessary" to protect civilians within Libya. It allowed Nato

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:55 am

Libya parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority – Reuters UK


Reuters UK

Libya parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority
Reuters UK
BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) – Libya's beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war. Three years after the
Libya After Qaddafi: The Unstable Terrorist Haven That America Has Mostly ThinkProgress
Three Years After Gadhafi's Death, Libya Slides Into Civil War As Death Toll International Business Times
Libya marks Gaddafi death anniversary with more violenceMiddle East Eye
The Daily Star
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:44 pm

Libya – Yahoo News Search Results

Monkey Cage: Is Libya a proxy war?

A dangerous scenario looms ahead in Libya with an ongoing, multi-faceted struggle that is only partially understood.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 9:00 pm

AP Interview: Libya FM wants Tripoli negotiations

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's newly appointed foreign minister said Thursday that he hopes to see a negotiated solution to the standoff in the capital, Tripoli, where Islamist-allied militias have taken over the city and forced out the elected lawmakers.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:53 pm

Libya's elected parliament slashes budget due to lower oil revenues

BENGHAZI, Libya, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Libya's elected parliament has slashed this year's budget for the faction-ridden country by a fifth to $40 billion because a wave of worker protests in the first six months will mean lower oil revenues. The House of Representatives, based in the eastern city of Tobruk while a rival assembly sits in the capital Tripoli, said spending would drop from 64 billion …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 2:33 pm

Libya's oil to flow despite struggle between rival governments

By Ulf Laessing CAIRO (Reuters) – A struggle has broken out for control of Libya's state-run energy sector as rival governments in Tripoli and the east compete for power, but a common interest in maintaining oil revenues will keep exports flowing for now. The OPEC producer has had two governments and parliaments since an armed group took control of Tripoli in August, appointing its own prime …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:17 am

Three years after Libya revolt, 'Dubai dream' still far off

When longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi's regime collapsed in a 2011 revolution, many Libyans looked to affluent and booming Dubai as an example of what the future could hold. On October 23, 2011, three days after Kadhafi was captured and killed, transitional authorities announced the "total liberation" of Libya, in a joyous declaration from the eastern city of Benghazi, birthplace of the eight …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:58 am

Turkish Airlines to restart Libya flights next week: envoy

By Tulay Karadeniz ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey's special envoy to Libya said on Wednesday that Turkish Airlines would resume flights to the eastern Libyan city of Misrata next week, the first foreign carrier to fly to the country since fighting there worsened in July. Three years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is in chaos, with Islamists and other armed groups feuding for territory …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:52 pm

In Benghazi, Libya's army liberates a ghost town

By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) – Sitting in one of the last buildings still intact after months of fighting near Benghazi's airport, Libyan army special forces commander Wanis Bukhamada presides over a world of destruction. His forces managed to stop an offensive of Islamist armed groups trying to take the airport in Benina, some 25 km (miles) south of the eastern city — just one …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:09 am

Libya's government says forces will retake capital

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya's internationally recognized government said on Tuesday that its forces are getting ready to retake the capital, after Islamist-allied militias from the western city of Misrata took over Tripoli in August.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:56 pm

Libya parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority

By Ayman al-Warfalli and Feras Bosalum BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) – Libya's beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war. Three years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, the oil-producing desert state is in chaos, with Islamists and other militias …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:02 pm

Libya PM says united forces aim to retake capital

Tripoli (AFP) – Libya's internationally-recognised prime minister said Saturday that military forces in the strife-torn country had united to try to recapture Tripoli and the second city Benghazi from Islamist militias.

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 5:53 pm