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

7 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Libya Islamists say they shot down jet of rival forces

Libyan jihadists said on Friday they downed a plane belonging to forces of a rogue general, but a source close to the officer said it crashed because of a technical fault.

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18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Libya Cabinet resigns as militias accept cease-fire call

TRIPOLI, Libya: Libya's interim government submitted its resignation to the newly elected parliament Friday, raising the possibility that a more inclusive government will be formed, while militias in the capital accepted a U.N. call for a cease-fire.

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Yesterday | In-depth Africa

Deteriorating Security in Libya May Result in More Migrant Boats: IOM

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 29, 2014/African Press Organization / - IOM is concerned that the number of migrants trying to reach Italy from Libya by sea could increase in the coming weeks, as more people decide to opt for the dangerous Mediterranean crossing to escape ongoing fighting in the Libyan capital.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Obama Administration's Irrelevance in the Islamic World

Over the last 6 weeks in my column at Magic City Morning Star I have written many articles about the Hamas/Israel war, the most recent of which is found here .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

United Nations

Recent Libya fighting - unprecedented in gravity,' warns outgoing UN envoy

Tarek Mitri delivers his final address as the Secretary-General's Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya .

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Al Jazeera

UN moves to slap sanctions on Libya militias

The UN Security Council has moved to impose sanctions on militias and their political supporters who are fuelling Libya's escalating war.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Jackson Sun

UN envoy opposes foreign intervention in LibyaUN envoy opposes...

The newly appointed U.N. envoy to Libya said Tuesday he doesn't believe foreign intervention can halt the North African country's slide into turmoil.

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Foreign Policy

FP's Situation Report: Groundwork begins for Syria airstrikes; Are...

FP's Situation Report: Groundwork begins for Syria airstrikes; Are Libyan airstrikes really a surprise?; The Forgotten wars of the Obama administration; The loaded meaning of a Ferrari in Beijing; 1997 calling; and a bit more.

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AllAfrica.com

Libya: Turmoil in Parliament - Two Assemblies, Two Premiers

Libya's political and military conflict heated up Monday after the Islamist coalition which controls the capital, Tripoli, appointed a new prime minister and declared the newly-elected parliament null and void.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Commentary Magazine

Obama's Libya Debacle

Think back with me, if you will, to a time not all that long ago when the American intervention in Libya was held up as a model by President Obama.

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The Globe and Mail

Egypt, UAE responsible for Libya air strikes, U.S. officials say

A tank belonging to the Western Shield, a branch of the Libya Shield forces, fires during a clash with rival militias around the former Libyan army camp, Camp 27, in the 27 district, west of Tripoli, Aug. 22. A tank belonging to the Western Shield, a branch of the Libya Shield forces, fires during a clash with rival militias around the former ... (more)

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Daily Mail

Bodies of African migrants wash up 30 miles east of Tripoli

Mystery solved: Homeless youth who went to VMAs with Miley Cyrus is a wannabe model who 'slept in a bush' as he chased his dreams, his delighted mother reveals 'I don't know how long I can take this', sobs pregnant teenager accused of mother's Bali 'body in suitcase' murder after she's put in solitary confinement Family of two Amish girls who were ... (more)

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Independent.ie

Migrants drown off Libya coast

At least 100 African migrants trying to reach Europe have drowned off the coast near the capital, Tripoli, Libya 's coast guard said.

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The Impudent Observer

Why Do Islamists Win So Often?

Radical Islamist forces swept through Iraq, and now they have captured the airport in Tripoli, Libya in order to proclaim the existence of another rabid state of murderers.

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AlertNet

Rockets strike lifeline airport in eastern Libya

Smoke is seen rising from the Brigade Qaqaa headquarters, a former Libyan Army camp known as Camp 7 April, behind members of the Libya Shield, following clashes between rival militias at the Sawani road district in Tripoli, Libya, August 24, 2014.

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John Redwood's Diary

Is the Islamic state of Iraq and the Lebanon our only enemy now?

There is huge danger in the west's rush to oversimplify the complex civil wars in the Middle East.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

TwinCities

Capture of airport may be Libya's tipping point

TRIPOLI, Libya -- "The fire is inside the airport!" a militiaman cried, as he fired an anti-aircraft cannon on the back of a pickup truck toward the runway of Libya's main international airport.

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South China Morning Post

Islamist Misrata forces claim to have control of Tripoli's main airport

Fighters from city of Misrata reportedly wrest control of Libya's international gateway from nationalists who have held it since Gaddafi's fall Misrata fighters are shown standing on civilian planes and they now claim to have taken control of Tripoli airport.

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Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

some bad and some good news. but not near enuff good news. subject: immigration. again.

I've said my piece on this subject more than once, and LyndonB has said it far better more than once.

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News24

.com | Militia in Libya claims control of Tripoli airport

An Islamist Libyan militia on Sunday said it had captured the main airport in the capital Tripoli from a rival militia.

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