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Local news for Tripoli, Libya continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Marines secure departure of Tripoli Embassy personnel

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the Marines and Sailors of Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response provided support to a military assisted departure of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya.

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5 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Dozens of Sudanese killed by missiles in Tripoli, Libya

Nine Sudanese were killed and many others injured on Monday by a stray missile in the Karimiya district in Tripoli, Libya.

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6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Libya Is At Its Lowest Point Since Qaddafi's Ouster

The fire rages on at Tripoli's airport Tuesday after a rocket struck a 1.5 million gallon fuel tank on Monday.

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8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Libyans flee Tripoli violence

Thousands of Libyans have been crossing the border into Tunisia to flee fighting between rival militias in Tripoli, the state-run Tunisian news agency TAP reported on Tuesday.

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10 hrs ago | The Republic

Cease-fire in Libyan airport fight to battle fire

Militias fighting for control of the airport in Libya's capital agreed to a 24-hour cease-fire to allow firefighters to battle an out-of-control fire at its oil depot, authorities said Tuesday.

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10 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Cease-fire in Libyan airport fight to battle fire

Black smoke billows over the skyline as a fire at the oil depot for the airport rages out of control after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, in Tripoli, Libya Monday, July 28, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Libyan military plane crashes in Benghazi: military

Black plumes of smoke is seen in the vicinity of Camp Thunderbolt, after clashes between militants, former rebel fighters and government forces in Benghazi July 27, 2014.

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14 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

Libya Travel Warning

Washington DC - infoZine - The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to Libya and recommends that U.S. citizens currently in Libya depart immediately.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lucianne.com

Obama Adviser Appears to BlameGaddafi for Mayhem in Libya

The U.S. evacuated its embassy in Tripoli, Libya on Saturday -- removing even the Marines who were guarding it -- because of "violence and instability in the area," Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes told CNNA s "State of the Union" with Candy Crowley on Sunday.

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In-depth Africa

Creating Stability and Lasting Peace in Libya

By Dr. David Leffler In June 2014, Libya held its second election since Col. Gaddafi's overthrow, but the hoped-for stability is still elusive.

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Bellingham Herald

The beautiful, historic shrines that Islamists try to destroy

Bulldozers on Monday, August 27, 2012, cleared what remained of the Sidi Shaab Mosque in Tripoli, Libya.

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ThinkProgress

Libya Is Literally On Fire

A massive oil complex in Libya was set ablaze this weekend due to a stray missile, with the resulting fire quickly raging out of control.

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Cybercast News Service

Obama in 2011: 'No Question That Libya ...Would Be Better Off With Gaddafi Out of Power'

In a speech to the nation on March 28, 2011, President Barack Obama explained his decision to order military strikes in Libya -- without congressional authorization -- to stop dictator Moammar Gaddafi from killing his own people.

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Dear Kitty

United States embassy diplomats flee Libya

The US embassy in Tripoli staged a dramatic evacuation in the early hours of Saturday, with other embassies debating whether to follow suit as Libya hovers on the brink of full-scale war.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sun-Star

PHL embassy in Libya evacuates staff

In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs said that they have already decided to evacuate all non-core staff of the Philippine Embassy.

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Politico

Albright: The world is a mess

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Sunday offered a pithy summary of recent international events: "To put it mildly: the world is a mess."

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Daily Mail

Shots fired at British Embassy convoy in Libya during attempted...

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Deseret News

38 killed as Libyan forces battle militias in east

In this Saturday, July 26, 2014 frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, shows an airplane on the tarmac of the airport belching black smoke into the air during fighting between the Islamist Misarata brigade and a powerful rival militia, in Tripoli, Libya.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's How US Marines Evacuate An Embassy In A Hostile Country

The U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya was evacuated on Saturday in response to intense insurgent fighting , according to the State Department.

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Psychology Today

Gaddafi vs Chaos

The US embassy in Libya was evacuated today. "Due to the continuing violence resulting from clashes between Libyan militias in the immediate vicinity of the U.S. embassy in Tripoli, we have temporarily relocated all of our personnel out," said State Department spokeswoman, Marie Harf.

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