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French Moving Troops Toward Libyan Border – ABC News


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

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:05 pm

"Not Seeing News From Libya Any More?" – RWB’s New Campaign – AllAfrica.com


"Not Seeing News From Libya Any More?" – RWB's New Campaign
AllAfrica.com
Exactly three years after the Gaddafi regime's fall on 23 October 2011, Libya is today amid mounting political and military anarchy, and the hopes raised by Col.'s overthrow are giving way to another dark episode in Libyan history. Journalists, both …
Murdered, seized and beaten – campaign launched for journalists in LibyaLibya Herald

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:44 am

Church pledges to continue Libya mission despite new fighting – Catholic Herald Online


Catholic Herald Online

Church pledges to continue Libya mission despite new fighting
Catholic Herald Online
Catholic clergy in eastern Libya vowed to continue ministering to local Church members despite an upsurge in fighting around the provincial capital of Benghazi. Bishop Sylvester Magro, leader of the city's Catholic community, told Catholic News Service

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:22 am

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


Al-Arabiya

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 Orders 'Civil Disobedience' In CapitalSky News
Turkish envoy meets Libya's rival leader in TripoliDaily Sabah

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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
AP Interview: Libya FM Wants Tripoli NegotiationsABC News
Three years after Libya revolt, 'Dubai dream' still far offgulfnews.com
Tunisia closes Libya border for electionThe Daily Star
Middle East Eye -News24
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:55 am

Ottawa Shooter’s Father Could Have Fought Alongside Rebels in Libya in 2011 … – RIA Novosti


RIA Novosti

Ottawa Shooter's Father Could Have Fought Alongside Rebels in Libya in 2011
RIA Novosti
In 2011, Bulgasem Zehaf could have travelled to Libya to join the rebels in fighting the government. A Montrealer named Belgasem Zahef was quoted in a Washington Times dispatch from the front, The Globe and Mail said. The man was reportedly detained …
Pal says Ottawa gunman wanted to go to Middle East, seemed 'mentally ill'Fox News
Suspected killer in Ottawa shootings had a disturbing sideThe Globe and Mail
Canadian Parliament Attacker Was Son of Libyan Muslim JihadistAINA
BBC News -RushLimbaugh.com (subscription)
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:24 am

Libya OPEC Governor Calls for Output Cut Amid Oil Plunge – Bloomberg


International Business Times UK

Libya OPEC Governor Calls for Output Cut Amid Oil Plunge
Bloomberg
Libya's OPEC governor called for the group to reduce oil output by at least 500,000 barrels a day as its biggest members discount supplies to defend market share rather than cut production to boost prices. The market is oversupplied by about 1 million
Libya's OPEC Governor Samir Kamal Calls for Major Oil Production Cut to Boost International Business Times UK
Libya should be exempted from OPEC output cut: officialAsharq Alawsat English
Libya says OPEC must cut daily outputFuelFix (blog)
Reuters -Businessweek
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:14 am

Turkish envoy meets Rival Libya PM – Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Turkish envoy meets Rival Libya PM
Al-Arabiya
Libya has had two governments and parliaments competing for legitimacy since an armed group seized Tripoli in August. Omar al-Hasi, an Islamist, set up his own cabinet in the capital and forced the internationally recognized prime minister, Abdullah

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 10:32 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's govt says forces will retake capitalThe Daily Star
Deutsche Welle
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:44 pm

Gaddafi died 3 years ago. Would Libya be better off if he hadn’t? – Washington Post (blog)


CounterPunch

Gaddafi died 3 years ago. Would Libya be better off if he hadn't?
Washington Post (blog)
Three years ago, on Oct. 20, 2011, Muammar Gaddafi was killed. Exactly how is still a bit of a mystery: While the interim Libyan government initially said he was killed in an exchange of gunfire, other evidence suggested something else. His last record …
The Descent of LibyaCounterPunch
Libya: From Africa's Richest State Under Gaddafi, to Failed State After NATO Center for Research on Globalization
Libya Oil Crisis: Three Years After Gaddafi's Death Country on Brink of Civil WarInternational Business Times UK
PRI -Xinhua -RT
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:15 pm

Libya – Yahoo News Search Results

AP Interview: Libya FM wants Tripoli negotiations

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's newly appointed foreign minister says he hopes negotiations could resolve the standoff in Tripoli, where Islamist militias have taken over the capital and forced out elected lawmakers.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:45 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's persecuted people displaced again

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — After three years in a packed refugee camp, Mariam Mohammed fled with her seven children and some 3,000 other members of Libya's persecuted Tawergha community after they were caught in crossfire between Islamist militias and pro-government forces in the embattled eastern city of Benghazi.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 7:14 pm

Libya's parliament allies with renegade general, struggling 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 | 3:29 pm