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  1. Spam Report: "with due respect" to the son of a foreign despotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Channel3000

    News 3 This Morning: Weekdays 4:30 a.m.-7 a.m. News 3 at Noon: Weekdays at Noon Live at Five: Weekdays at 5 p.m.-5:30 p.m. News 3 at 5:30: Sun. at 5:30a So, it's not often that I receive an email from a former head of state for an African nation, let alone one who wants to discuss investing $300 million with me.

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  2. Football offers respite from war in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Umukino

    The cheers of football fans have replaced the echoes of gunfire in Tripoli this Ramadan in a charity-organised tournament aimed at giving Libyans a break from the relentless conflict. Dozens of eager spectators turned out on Monday night for an eight-a-side game featuring young amateurs and former professionals in the capital, the second of three organised by a local charity.

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  3. A Former Italian Modela s Mission at the Mount of OlivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Jewish Press

    ... award and the Palme d'Or at France's Cannes Film Festival in 1965. Robert was born Nessim Haggiag in 1913 in Tripoli, Libya and came from a Sephardic Jewish family of nine children. He studied at the University of Turin and eventually came to own ...

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  4. Libya's Escalating Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | CFR.org

    The potential chaos highlighted by a 2011 Council on Foreign Relations Contingency Planning Memorandum, " Post-Qaddafi Instability in Libya ," has come to fruition. Libya today is in the midst of a civil war-one as confusing as it is ferocious.

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  5. Football in stricken Libya offers respite from warRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The cheers of football fans have replaced the echoes of gunfire in Tripoli this Ramadan in a charity-organised tournament aimed at giving Libyans a break from the relentless conflict. Dozens of eager spectators turned out on Monday night for an eight-a-side game featuring young amateurs and former professionals in the capital, the second of three organised by a local charity.

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  6. U.S. drone strike kills Islamic State militant linked to BenghaziRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Chron

    In this photo posted on the U.S. Embassy Tripoli Facebook page on Aug. 27, 2012, U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, left, shakes hands with a Libyan man in Tripoli, Libya. Libyan officials say the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans have been killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi by protesters angry over a film that ridiculed Islam's Prophet Muhammad.

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  7. Britain is going to fund Indiana Jones style archaeologists to save historic sites from DaeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Al Bawaba

    ... the 13th Century shrine of Imam Awn al-Din in Mosul. In March, fighters also started to demolish shrines near Tripoli, Libya. Last month, to the world's horror, IS overran the Syrian town of Palmyra , which contains Roman ruins. A 1,900-year-old ...

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  8. Britain sets up 'Indiana Jones' teams to rescue relics from the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Mail on Sunday

    ... the 13th Century shrine of Imam Awn al-Din in Mosul. In March, fighters also started to demolish shrines near Tripoli, Libya. Last month, to the world's horror, IS overran the Syrian town of Palmyra, which contains Roman ruins. A 1,900-year-old 'God ...

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  9. Al-Qaida says militant leader was not killed by U.S. airstrike in LibyaRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | Big News Network.com

    TRIPOLI, Libya -- Radical Islamic African leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar was not killed in a U.S. military airstrike on Libya last weekend, contrary to the Tripoli government's claims, a branch of al-Qaida said Friday. Sunday, two American F-15 Strike Eagle fighter jets dropped a pair of 500-pound bombs on a house near the Libyan town of Ajdabiya -- believing Belmokhtar was among jihadist leaders meeting inside.

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  10. Tunisia shuts Libya consulate over abductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Nation

    Tunisia said Friday it was shutting its consulate in conflict-hit Libya as 10 staffers abducted by an armed militia in Tripoli returned home after a week in captivity. The staff were seized when gunmen burst into the consulate in the Libyan capital, in the latest attack targeting foreign citizens and diplomatic missions in the lawless nation.

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    Friday Jun 19 | Times of Oman

    A Tunisian diplomatic staff who was kidnapped along with other colleagues in Libya a week ago, is greeted by his family members after arriving at the airport in Tunis, Tunisia on Friday. Photo - Reuters Tunis: Tunisia said on Friday it was shutting its consulate in conflict-hit Libya as 10 staffers abducted by an armed militia in Tripoli returned home after a week in captivity.

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  12. Tunisia shuts Libya consulate after staffers abducted in Tripoli return homeRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Times of Oman

    Men's fashion week, officially known as 'London Collections: Men', grew out of the larger women's wear event and is now in its seventh edition. A Tunisian diplomatic staff who was kidnapped along with other colleagues in Libya a week ago, is greeted by his family members after arriving at the airport in Tunis, Tunisia on Friday.

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  13. Tunisia: Kidnapped diplomats in Libya freedRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Stars and Stripes

    Ten Tunisian diplomats seized by Libyan gunmen have been released and are flying home, Tunisia's foreign minister said Friday, while denying that they had been traded for a Libyan militia leader. Libyan militia leader Walid Klib, who was detained in Tunisia last month on terrorism charges, was extradited to Libya in the early hours of the morning, according to his lawyer, Wissem Saidi.

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  14. Abducted Tunisian consular staff freed in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Al Jazeera

    The remaining Tunisian consulate staff who were taken hostage by armed men in Libya's capital Tripoli last week have been released, according to Tunisian state media. The Tunisian News Agency reported on Friday that seven staff members were released late on Thursday night.

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  15. Tunisia consular staff kidnapped in Libya have returned home: FMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Daily Star

    A police vehicle is seen parked in front of the Tunisian consulate in Tripoli, Libya June 13, 2015. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny TUNIS: Ten Tunisian diplomatic staff kidnapped by gunmen from the consulate in Libya's capital a week ago have been freed and are back in Tunisia, Tunisian Foreign Minister Taieb Bakouch told Reuters Friday.

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  16. Libya militia frees 3 Tunisia consular workers: TunisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Daily Star

    A police vehicle is seen parked in front of the Tunisian consulate in Tripoli, Libya June 13, 2015. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny TUNIS: Three of 10 staffers kidnapped from Tunisia's Tripoli consulate by Libyan militia last week have been released, and the remainder are expected to be freed soon, the foreign ministry said Thursday.

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  17. Chaos in Libya paving way for Islamic State expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Stars and Stripes

    Benefiting from Libya's political chaos, Islamic State militants are consolidating their base in the city of Sirte and grabbing new territory, pushing back fighters from Misrata. Libya's two dueling governments, one based in Tripoli and the other based in Beida and Tobruk in the country's east, are running dangerously low on cash as they back armed groups against each other, allowing the Islamic State to exploit the rift to grab territory.

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  18. NR Exclusive: Blumenthala s E-Mail to Hillary on Spinning Qaddafia s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | National Review Online

    The e-mail, which Blumenthal provided to Benghazi Committee investigators earlier this week, shows him advising Clinton on a most delicate matter: How she should respond to the fall of Libyan dictator Moammar Qaddafi. Blumenthal e-mailed a list of talking points to Clinton the day after rebel forces captured Tripoli, prefaced by a congratulatory statement exhorting the former presidential candidate to make sure she received credit for the U.S. intervention in Libya.

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  19. From Revolution To Ruin: Libya's Battle With ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | LBC 97.3

    A line of fighters snakes down a deserted street in Benghazi, firing as they go, ducking behind shrubs and keeping close to brick walls for cover from watching snipers. But it's four years on, and the men who spearheaded Libya's rebellion from the city most synonymous with the revolution are still fighting.

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  20. Libyaa TMs Escalating Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | CFR.org

    The potential chaos highlighted by a 2011 Council on Foreign Relations Contingency Planning Memorandum, " Post-Qaddafi Instability in Libya ," has come to fruition. Libya today is in the midst of a civil war-one as confusing as it is ferocious.

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