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Libyan Investment Authority announces details of Libya Trade and Investment Forum to be held in London – Libyan Express


Libyan Investment Authority announces details of Libya Trade and Investment Forum to be held in London
Libyan Express
The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) today announced that the Libya Trade and Investment Forum is to take place in London on Monday 24th October 2016. The Forum will be hosted by the LIA in conjunction with the UK Middle East Association (MEA) and …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 1:37 pm

Italian Navy Salvages Wreck of Sunken Migrant Boat Near Libya – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Italian Navy Salvages Wreck of Sunken Migrant Boat Near Libya
Wall Street Journal
An Italian naval operation is under way to recover the wreck of a vessel that sank off the Libyan coast with the loss of the lives of around 700 migrants in the single most deadly accident at sea in the long-running Mediterranean migrant crisis. Naval

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Posted on 29 June 2016 | 11:25 am

Italy recovers refugee ship that sank off Libya – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Italy recovers refugee ship that sank off Libya
Aljazeera.com
The Italian Navy has recovered a ship that sank off the coast of Libya last year with hundreds of people on board. Up to 700 refugees were believed to be on the vessel when it went down in the first half of 2015 while on its way to the Italian island

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Posted on 29 June 2016 | 10:38 am

Security Situation Prevents Russian Companies From Resuming Work in Libya – Sputnik International


Sputnik International

Security Situation Prevents Russian Companies From Resuming Work in Libya
Sputnik International
Libya has been in a state of turmoil since its longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi was deposed and killed in 2011. Daesh, which is outlawed in many countries including Russia, seized a pocket of Libyan territory centered in Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte in …

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Posted on 29 June 2016 | 9:25 am

Libya wealth fund boss screamed, cursed at Goldman bankers -witness – Daily Mail


Wall Street Journal

Libya wealth fund boss screamed, cursed at Goldman bankers -witness
Daily Mail
LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – The Libyan wealth fund's former deputy chief screamed and cursed at Goldman Sachs bankers in a stormy meeting over derivatives trades made on the bank's advice that ultimately turned out to be worthless, a witness told a …
Libyan Fund Officials Didn't Understand Goldman Trades, Attorney SaysWall Street Journal

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Posted on 29 June 2016 | 7:11 am

Will Libya survive as a state? – Al-Arabiya


Sputnik International

Will Libya survive as a state?
Al-Arabiya
The way things are looking at the moment, the chances of Libya surviving as a unified state, even nominally, are very slim indeed. Even as the BBC is reporting on the offensive by Libyan forces against the ISIS stronghold in Sirte, the defining
Why Anti-Daesh Offensive in Sirte Won't Bring Peace to LibyaSputnik International

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Posted on 29 June 2016 | 5:24 am

House Benghazi report: Clinton was planning a trip to Libya before the attacks – Washington Post


Washington Post

House Benghazi report: Clinton was planning a trip to Libya before the attacks
Washington Post
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was planning to visit Libya in 2012, but those plans were upended when terrorists attacked the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi on Sept. 11 and 12 of that year, according to newly revealed testimony given to the
Gaddafi Loyalists — Not The Libyan Government Or U.S Aligned Rebels — Rescued Americans In BenghaziDaily Caller
US inquiry blames red tape for slow response to Libya attackFinancial Times
Gowdy: 'No Wheel Turned' on Benghazi Intervention Until Libya Gave ClearanceFox News Insider
Wall Street Journal –BDlive
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Posted on 28 June 2016 | 9:04 am

Inside former IS-held city in Libya: Secret prisons, bomb workshops – Middle East Eye


Middle East Eye

Inside former IS-held city in Libya: Secret prisons, bomb workshops
Middle East Eye
SIRTE, LibyaLibyan forces battling against the Islamic State (IS) in Sirte have unearthed evidence of the group's reign of terror in the town it has claimed as its North African stronghold for over a year. Behind the pink walls and trailing flowers
Libya PM says only united military can defeat ISDaily Mail
Libya's pro-govt forces make gains in IS stronghold of SirteAfricanews
Serraj wants united army, admits “aid” from foreign special forcesLibya Herald

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Posted on 27 June 2016 | 8:17 pm

Italian coastguard and navy rescue 3300 migrants off coast of Libya – Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle

Italian coastguard and navy rescue 3300 migrants off coast of Libya
Deutsche Welle
The rescues were all carried out within 55 kilometers (35 miles) of the Libyan coast where the migrants were found on rubber dinghies and one wooden boat. The migrants are believed to have come from West African countries, including Liberia, Ghana and …
More than 3300 migrants rescued off LibyaThe Local.it
Italian coast guard: 3500 migrants rescued off Libyan coastUSA TODAY
More Than 3300 Migrants Rescued In The MedSky News
Reuters –UPI.com
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Posted on 27 June 2016 | 1:07 am

Battle to stop Jack Straw facing Libya rendition charges – The Guardian


The Guardian

Battle to stop Jack Straw facing Libya rendition charges
The Guardian
The case is being brought on behalf of Abdel Hakim Belhaj, an opponent of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, and his wife, Fatima Boudchar, who were seized in Malaysia and rendered via Bangkok to Libya in 2004 in an operation conducted jointly by MI6, the CIA …

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Posted on 25 June 2016 | 11:04 pm

Libya – BingNews

Benghazi part of an overall strategy failure

There is plenty of evidence that the Obama administration less than two months before the November 2012 election tried to come up with a less damning explanation for the attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans. Ben Rhodes was the author of a …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 6:35 am

Gowdy: ‘No Wheel Turned’ on Benghazi Intervention Until Libya Gave Clearance

The report, written by the committee’s republicans, slammed the former secretary of state and the Obama administration for a range of failures. Still, by issuing the report, Gowdy’s panel thrust the issue of Benghazi back into the spotlight, and its …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 6:27 am

Hospitals close as Libya conflict rages

CAIRO, (CAJ News) – TERRORISTS are increasingly targeting health centres in Libya, culminating in the closure of most public hospitals in conflict areas. Two health facilities in Benghazi have been attacked in recent days including the Ear, Nose and …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 6:22 am

‘Move On’ From Benghazi? Republicans Say It’s Unlikely

Democrats called the interview ridiculous. The Libya attacks have been political fodder from the start, given their timing in the weeks before President Barack Obama’s re-election, and that has not abated despite seven previous congressional investigations.

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 5:36 am

Italian Navy Salvages Wreck of Sunken Migrant Boat Near Libya

An Italian naval operation is under way to recover the wreck of a vessel that sank off the Libyan coast with the loss of the lives of around 700 migrants in the single most deadly accident at sea in the long-running Mediterranean migrant crisis. Naval …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 5:03 am

Italy recovers refugee ship that sunk off Libya

The Italian Navy has recovered a ship that sank off the coast of Libya last year with hundreds of people on board. Up to 700 refugees were believed to be on the vessel when it went down in the first half of 2015 while on its way to the Italian island of …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 4:04 am

Benghazi scandal: How did we get here?

The U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya was attacked and burned on September 11, 2012, resulting in the deaths of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and another State Department employee. Armed militants also attacked a nearby CIA annex with mortar fire …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 2:36 am

Will Libya survive as a state?

The way things are looking at the moment, the chances of Libya surviving as a unified state, even nominally, are very slim indeed. Even as the BBC is reporting on the offensive by Libyan forces against the ISIS stronghold in Sirte, the defining conflict in …

Posted on 28 June 2016 | 10:30 pm

GOP Rep Susan Brooks: Admin Spent Two Hours Discussing How To Go Into Benghazi ‘Without Truly Offending Libya’ During Benghazi

On Tuesday’s “MSNBC Live,” Representative Susan Brooks (R-IN) stated that the Benghazi Select Committee, which she served on, uncovered that “there was a White House secure video conference that took place, we did not know that previously.

Posted on 28 June 2016 | 8:47 pm

House Benghazi report: Clinton was planning a trip to Libya before the attacks

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was planning to visit Libya in 2012, but those plans were upended when terrorists attacked the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi on Sept. 11 and 12 of that year, according to newly revealed testimony given to the House …

Posted on 28 June 2016 | 9:25 am