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1 hr ago | AlertNet

Rival Libyan militias clash in Tripoli, Benghazi

Heavy black smoke rose over southern Tripoli on Thursday after rival militias exchanged artillery and rocket fire in a battle over the Libyan capital's airport that has killed more than 50 people in nearly a fortnight of fighting.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Voice of America

Double Suicide Attack Kills 4 at Libyan Army Base

A wreckage of a burnt aircraft is pictured after a shelling at Tripoli International Airport in Tripoli, Libya, July 21, 2014.

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Newsday

Will Libya's militias defeat democracy?

Libya's newly elected MPs have huge challenges ahead of them as the country slowly moves from the dictatorship it was under ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi to the democracy they would like it to become.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

StockMarketsReview.com

Oil and natural gas daily review

Nymex crude prices jumped by more than 2 percent last week owing to renewed violence in Libya that raised questions about the production from the nation.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Asbury Park Press

3 killed as Libyan militias fight over airport3 killed as Libyan...

Rival Libyan militias battled for control the capital's international airport Sunday, fighting that killed at least three people, a security official said.

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Daily Times

Rebels mount - heaviest' assault on Libya airport : July 20, 2014,

TRIPOLI, Libya Islamist militiamen on Sunday stepped up their assault on Libya's main airport, two days after the collapse of a truce with rival ex-rebels who control the facility, a security official said.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Civilian planes shot down

The aircraft exploded, killing 58 aboard. 1973 - Libyan Arab Airlines 114: An aircraft headed to Cairo from Tripoli, Libya, got lost in a sandstorm and drifted into Israeli airspace.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Voice of America

Thousands of Refugees Coming on Boats from Libya, Italian Navy Says

Migrants sit in their boat during a rescue operation by Italian navy ship Grecale off the coast of Sicily.

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Reuters

Libyan militia says ceasefire reached to end airport battle

A Libyan militia battling a rival armed group over control of the country's biggest airport is ready for a peaceful solution after five days of heavy fighting, a spokesman said on Thursday, hours after shells hit the terminal building.

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The Baltimore Sun

Libya asks U.N. Security Council for help protecting oil, airports

Libya asked the U.N. Security Council on Thursday for help protecting its oil installations, oil export ports and civil airports, warning that without more international assistance the North African oil producer could become a failed state.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Reuters

Tripoli airport becomes Libya's new frontline between rival militias

First, there is a single shot. Then Libyan fighters empty their anti-aircraft guns as others crouch for cover at Tripoli International Airport.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Daily Times

Surge in Libya violence raises spectre of civil war

TRIPOLI: Libya's government said on Tuesday it was considering calling for international forces to help restore security, as fighting between rival militias around Tripoli airport pushed the country closer to civil war.

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CNN

Benghazi suspect found dead

Faraj al-Shibli was last seen being detained by a local militia in the Libyan town of Marj two days ago, a Libyan source said.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

ABC News

UN Mission Evacuates From Libya

The United Nations said on Monday it is withdrawing its staff from Libya temporarily because of deteriorating security after rival militias fought over Tripoli International Airport and a renegade general's forces continued to battle Islamist militias in the eastern city of Benghazi.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

African nations to help Libya control its borders

Authorities say an odor that prompted a voluntary evacuation of about 100 homes in suburban Philadelphia is due to an organic compound coming from the sump pumps in the basements.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Heavy fighting breaks out near Libya's Tripoli airport

Heavy fighting broke out between rival militias vying for control of Libya's main airport on Sunday, killing at least three people and forcing a halt of all flights in the worst fighting in the capital for six months.

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The Times of Israel

Islamists, liberals square off in battle at Tripoli airport

In this image made from video provided by the Libyan national army via AP Television, vehicles with heavy artillery of the Tripoli joint security forces move closer to the parliament building after troops of Gen.

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BBC News

Rival rebels clash at Libya airport

Anti-Islamist rebels from the Zintan region who control the airport have been attacked by a rival group trying to take over the area.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Cabinet approves closure of Kenyan embassy in Libya

The Cabinet has approved the closure of the Kenyan embassy in Tripoli, Libya citing political instability in the north African nation.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Libya prepares to move parliament to Benghazi

Libyan authorities signaled on Thursday they would press ahead with plans to move the country's parliament to the eastern port city of Benghazi despite a collapse in law and order there.

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