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  1. Regrets of a Revolution? Libya After QaddafiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | WMFE

    Ken Dornstein sets out to find those responsible for blowing up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie -- a terrorist act that killed 270 people, including his brother David. A three-part series.


  2. Turkish consulate in Libya's Misrata closed after grenade attackRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | Xinhuanet

    Turkish consulate in the Libyan city of Misrata closed after a grenade attack on Monday morning, according to a security source. "A man wearing civilian clothes was monitored by the consulate's surveillance cameras in central Misrata.


  3. Clinton Says Being Transparent on Email ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | Voice of America

    Then US secretary of state Hillary Clinton checks her mobile phone upon her departure in a military C-17 plane from Malta bound for Tripoli, Libya, Oct. 18, 2011. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she has done all she can to be transparent over her revelations about use of a private email server while she served as secretary of state.


  4. UN Deadline Passes on Libya Peace TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | Voice of America

    Prospects for a UN-sponsored power-sharing peace deal in Libya between the conflict-wracked North African country's two rival governments dimmed Monday as heavy fighting erupted in Benghazi. The UN's envoy to Libya, Spanish diplomat Bernardino LeA3n, who has been seeking for months to hammer out a political settlement between the parallel governments, remained locked in negotiations in Morocco as a deadline for peace talks came and went Sunday.


  5. Modesty is the keyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 19 | The Cyprus Weekly

    ... best," added Hussein Mubarak who presented his credentials to President Anastasiades two weeks ago. Born in Tripoli, Libya, where his father - a judge - was serving at the time, he holds a law degree from Cairo University and Berkley University in ...


  6. In Libya, trying to make one government out of twoRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 19 | Stars and Stripes

    Abdullah al-Thinni is Libya's prime minister. From his office in the eastern city of Baida, the 61-year-old former defense minister boasts an army, a suite of ministers and a host of challenges, including an Islamist insurgency and an economy in free fall.


  7. Over 4,500 migrants rescued off Libya in one dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 19 | The Peninsula

    Illegal migrants stand on the deck of a Libyan oil tanker that rescued them off the coast of the Libyan capital Tripoli on September 18, 2015 at Tripoli's port ROME: Twenty-one rescue operations Saturday picked up more than 4,500 people off the Libyan coast, according to the Italian coastguard, as calm seas sparked a flurry of attempts at the perilous Mediterranean boat crossing. Among those taking part was Doctors Without Borders ship Bourbon Argos, which told AFP it had rescued more than 800 people, who were expected to be brought to safety in Italy along with the rest of those saved.


  8. Islamic State Launches Attack on Libyan AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | Voice of America

    Militants loyal to the extremist Islamic State group managed to penetrate an air base Friday on the outskirts of Tripoli that serves as the Libyan capital's only working airport and launch an attack on the headquarters of an Islamist militia that is opposed to them. The attack by a suicide squad composed of at least four militants is one of the most aggressive forays the Islamic State has made on the Libyan capital.


  9. In step to peace, UN says Libyan lawmakers to rejoin parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | Daily Times

    SKHIRAT: The United Nations said on Friday Libyan lawmakers had agreed to reunify the country's elected parliament in a step towards a final agreement which aims to end protracted chaos in the North African state More than 25 Libyan lawmakers had been boycotting the House of Representatives since conflict erupted more than a year ago between two powerful factions who have set up rival governments and parliaments in a battle for control.


  10. .com | Libya peace talks stall as deadline loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | News24

    Soldiers in Burkina Faso's capital have fired warning shots to disperse a crowd gathered in Independence Square to protest against an apparent seizure of power by the presidential guard, a witness says. Tripoli - Libya's UN-brokered peace talks have met with objections on both sides, making a much-awaited deal for a unity government in the war-torn country unlikely before a deadline on Sunday.


  11. Attack claimed by ISIS on Tripoli airport kills 3: Libyan officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | The Daily Star

    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.


  12. PERSEVERANCERead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | Newsday

    ... returning to Gadhafi's Libya. Directed by Mohannad Eissa , Mohannad Eissa is an emerging filmmaker based in Tripoli, Libya. The Runner is his first short documentary, made during a creative workshop organised by the British Council and Scottish ...


  13. ISIS jihadis murder a baker after accusing him of spying for the regime in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | Daily Mail

    'Death to espionage': ISIS jihadis brutally murder a baker after accusing him of spying on behalf of the regime in war-torn Libya Jihadis fighting for the Islamic State in Libya have filmed themselves brutally murdering a Tunisian baker after accusing him of spying on behalf of the terror group's enemies. Sickening video footage shared on social media showed masked militants interviewing the 39-year-old man before dragging him out into the street and shooting him in the back of the head.


  14. Libyan parties reach consensus on main elements to end crisisRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 13 | Xinhuanet

    The UN envoy, Bernardino Leon, said early Sunday that the Libyan parties have reached a consensus on the main elements to end the country's crisis. He told reporters in the Moroccan city of Skhirat, where the new round of Libyan political dialogue has been ongoing since Thursday, the UN facilitation is going to distribute the text of the final agreement to the parties later Sunday.


  15. New Libya government faces uphill battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 12 | Times of Oman

    UNSMIL tweeted at 8:18pm - 10 Sep 15: Leon: Deadline of 20 September must be the last one, the one to allow Libya out if crisis. picture courtesy UNSMIL yesterday on twitter The UN Libya envoy Bernardino Leon has declared that peace talks are in their "final days" and he is right - the failure of his talks process is now just a short time away.


  16. The Realities of a Revolution: The Libyan CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 | ABC News

    Michael Christopher Brown's "Libyan Sugar" centers around the 2011 Libyan Revolution, detailed through photographs, journal entries, and written communication with family and colleagues. "Libyan Sugar" is a depiction of a youth uprising that quickly became a bloody civil war, through the eyes of a young photographer looking to make a difference.


  17. Roman HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 9 | Forward

    Most people envision a trip to Europe as an opportunity to visit museums, look at architecture, tour historical sites and occasionally meander through bucolic lands off the beaten trail. Often the trip includes more than one country, but rarely does it include eight countries and nine cities in seventeen days.


  18. Devastating Photos of the Refugee CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 8 | Slate Magazine

    ... front of a tavern at a beach on the Greek island of Kos, on Aug. 11, 2015. A man at a coastal police base in Tripoli, Libya, on March 13, 2015, after police captured 96 people attempting to escape in a boat to Italy. Refugees on a train at Gevgelija ...


  19. Britain, France join Germany to pledge help with migrant waveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 7 | Times of Oman

    A would-be migrant holds her baby in Tripoli, Libya, on Monday, after being rescued by the Libyan coast guard when their boat broke down at sea. The migrants had been trying to reach Europe from Gharabouli, according to the coast guards, a unit of the Libyan naval forces.


  20. .com | Libya rescues 121 migrants adrift at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 7 | News24

    Motor boats from the Italian frigate Grecale approach a boat overcrowded with migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Tripoli - Libya's coastguard said it rescued more than 100 migrants on Monday after the engine on their rubber dinghy broke down as they tried to reach Europe across the Mediterranean.