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  1. Letter between Tony Blair and Colonel Gaddafi revealed as part of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Independent

    The letter is part of a stash of documents which will be used to launch damage claims against the Government Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Tony Blair wrote to then Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to thank him for the co-operation between the two nations' counter-terrorism services, at a time when they were allegedly collaborating in efforts to send dissidents back to the North African country.


  2. Stephen Harper's lovely little war: WalkomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Toronto Star

    "If those guys fire at us, we're going to fire back and we're going to kill them, just like our guys did," Stephen Harper said in St. Catharines on Friday, referring to Islamic State militants. For a government tiptoeing into war, this was - politically at least - as good as it gets, writes Thomas Walkom.


  3. Libya oil production plummets as tribes fight to control field in southRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Miami Herald

    Ubari, a ramshackle desert hub hundreds of miles from Libya's populous cities on the Mediterranean coast, was once a favored tourist destination, a picturesque pocket of the Sahara with dramatic sand dunes, oases and volcanic mountains. Now, however, it's best known for a bloody power struggle in the desert near the southern borders where Libya meets Algeria, Niger and Chad, a desolate expanse where Libya's warring factions, unleashed by the revolt and NATO air campaign that toppled Moammar Gadhafi, battle for control of oil fields and smuggling routes.


  4. Ex-CIA Officer: Obama Blunders Led to Current Mess in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | News Max

    The Obama administration's flip-flop on supporting the regime of Moammar Gadhafi triggered the violence and instability rife in Libya today, says Clare Lopez, vice president for research and analysis at the Center for Security Policy. "We abandoned Moammar Gadhafi, our ally, who at our insistence got rid of his WMDs [weapons of mass destruction], his incipient growing nuclear program, his chemical weapons and so forth," Lopez said Friday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV .


  5. Tony Blair's grovelling letter to Colonel Gaddafi over former PM's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Daily Mail

    Teacher sends father a stern note scolding him for his daughter's 'unhealthy' pack lunch of 'chocolate, marshmallows, a cracker and a pickle' - unfortunately for the school, dad's a doctor CSI Tom Brady: NFL assembles team of lawyers and forensic experts to look into Deflategate as it's revealed Patriots balls HAD passed inflation inspection before the game 'If I could have waved a wand the day after the election, I would have reversed it': Colorado governor explains why legalizing marijuana in the state was a bad idea Nun complains of stomach pains... and GIVES BIRTH: Sister who had 'no idea' she was pregnant has a baby boy at hospital in Italy Our daughter was killed by a 'rogue' SWAT team member who dropped his gun and killed her in hostage stand-off, claim parents ten years on Laid to rest in an unmarked grave, Saudi Arabia buries its king: Tens of thousands take to streets after ... (more)


  6. The Present U.S. Stance on Islamist TerrorismRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy

    In the wake of this week's State of the Union speech, there were numerous comments by various groups and individuals commenting on the wide range of inaccuracies and outright lies that the speech contained. But one of the most important points was a failure to address the issue of Islamist Terrorism.


  7. New Libya case reveals UK-Gadhafi intelligence tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Daily Star

    LONDON: Britain allowed Libyan intelligence agents to operate on British soil during Moammar Gadhafi's regime, enabling them allegedly to intimidate political opponents seeking asylum, media reports said Friday. The claim is based on an analysis of files unearthed from Gadhafi's archives after his fall in 2011, which cast fresh light on the cooperation between Britain and Libya, The Guardian and Daily Mail newspapers said.


  8. Leader of Libyan Islamists Ansar al-Shariah, dies of wounds: family, officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Daily Star

    A member of the Libyan pro-government forces, backed by locals, stands near a tank outside the Central Bank, near Benghazi port, January 21, 2015. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori BENGHAZI, Libya: Mohamed al-Zahawi, leader of the Libyan Islamist group Ansar al-Shariah, has died from wounds suffered when fighting pro-government troops several months ago, his family and officials said Friday.


  9. Leader of Libyan Islamists Ansar al-Sharia dies of woundsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Reuters

    The leader of Libyan Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia has died of wounds suffered when fighting pro-government troops several months ago, his family and officials said on Friday. Mohamed al-Zahawi, who founded a brigade of Ansar in Benghazi after helping to oust Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, had been in hospital since he was hurt, members of his family told Reuters.


  10. Another Obama embarrassing foreign policy flop: YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | American Thinker

    It was only four months ago that President Obama cited his fabulous success in Yemen explaining his strategy for defeating ISIS. This strategy of taking out terrorists who threaten us while supporting partners on the front lines is one that we have successfully pursued in Yemen and Somalia for years, and it is consistent with the approach I outlined earlier this year: to use force against anyone who threatens America's core interests, but to mobilize partners wherever possible to address broader challenges to international order.


  11. Yemen's Gov't Is Overthrown By Iran Backed ExtremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Sweetness & Light

    Yemen's U.S.-backed president quit Thursday under pressure from rebels holding him captive in his home, severely complicating American efforts to combat al-Qaida's powerful local franchise and raising fears that the Arab world's poorest country will fracture into mini-states. Presidential officials said Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi submitted his resignation to parliament rather than make further concessions to Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, who control the capital and are widely believed to be backed by Iran.


  12. Tony Blair outsourced torture to Gaddafi's LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Dear Kitty

    Britain's intelligence agencies engaged in a series of previously unknown joint operations with Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's government and used the information extracted from rendition victims as evidence during partially secret court proceedings in London, according to an analysis of official documents recovered in Tripoli since the Libyan revolution. The exhaustive study of the papers from the Libyan government archives shows the links between MI5, MI6 and Gaddafi's security agencies were far more extensive than previously thought and involved a number of joint operations in which Libyan dissidents were unlawfully detained and allegedly tortured .


  13. The North Korea Financial Sanctions: Same Shit, Different DecadeRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Counterpunch

    After Desert Storm, Gaddafi worried that he was next. In one of the few victories for George W. Bush coercive diplomacy, Gaddafi revealed and decommissioned his nuclear and chemical WMD programs under international inspection, acceded to the Chemical Weapons Convention, re-opened Libya's oil industry to foreign investment, and ponied up over US$1 billion in compensation for the Lockerbie bombing .


  14. World Leaders' Paris March Participation Provokes Wave of CriticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Global Voices Online

    Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices! See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


  15. Tony Blair's secret services took part in 'torture by proxy' of Colonel Gaddafi's enemiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Mail

    New documents lay bare Britain's collusion with Libya in the systemic rendition, torture and harassment of Colonel Gaddafi's enemies, the Daily Mail can reveal. Court papers detail the extent to which the UK 'illegally' used information extracted from prisoners abused in Libyan jails to try to deport enemies of the dictator who had been given political asylum here.


  16. Christie's Dubai to offer the iconic Jamal Al Mahamel II by the Palestinian artist Suleiman MansourRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Art Daily

    ... that support artists in the region. The original painting from 1973 was gifted to the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi by the former Libyan ambassador to London and it is believed that the painting was destroyed during the 1986 American bombing in ...


  17. Armed men shoot dead Libyan head-of-security in SirteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Al Bawaba

    The shooting comes just days after rebel groups and government bodies agreed to a ceasefire in war-torn Libya. Armed men killed the head of security on Thursday in the Islamist-held coastal city of Sirte, hometown of slain dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi, a security source said.


  18. Libyan oil workers demand release of kidnapped officialRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Reuters

    Dozens of Libyan oil workers staged a protest on Thursday in Tripoli to demand the release of a kidnapped official, a spokesman for state-run National Oil Corporation said. Abductions have become frequent in Libya where two governments allied to rival armed factions are fighting for control four years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.


  19. Can Libya step back from the brink?Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Financial Times

    Libya has been locked in an escalating civil war since the toppling of Muammer Gaddafi in 2011. There is now a real risk of the country falling prey to terrorist groups like the Islamic State, but recent talks have brought the first glimmer of hope that agreement can be reached to end the fighting.


  20. Market Report, "Libya Infrastructure Report 2015", publishedRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 |

    With no central government able to plan or financing national projects or investment strategies and intermittent oil exports, we have cut our forecasts for real growth in the construction sector over 2015. We forecast that the industry will contract by 25% in 2015.