Libya Newswire

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  1. a.R. EssayIT'S not How You Spell his Name that CountsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    ... it. So don't take the fact that major news organization may have their own idiosyncratic ways of spelling the name of Libya's leader as a criticism, not only because it's meant as praise, in a way, but also because they don't listen, anyway. But ...


  2. Tanker off Libya rescues 135 as Italy says 3,000 more also picked upRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... overthrow in 2011 has been exploited by people traffickers, with thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe from Libya just 300 km (190 miles) from Italy. The onset of better weather conditions has raised fears of huge numbers of people attempting ...


  3. On Native GroundPUTIN Rescues Obama Again with Ukrainian Cease-FireRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | American Reporter

    ... State now drawing Egypt into its nihilistic jihad with the recent execution of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya. With Libya in a state of political, economic, and social disintegration four years after U.S. bombs chased Muammer Gadaffi from ...


  4. The WilliesCONNECTING the Dots in Middle East EventsRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2012 | American Reporter

    As a onetime foreign correspondent who wrote from places like Northern Ireland, Iran, Pakistan, India, Vietnam and the Philippines, I see the riots in Cairo, the assassination in Benghazi and the friction in U.S-Israeli relations as part of one picture: a portrait of the Middle Eastern world preparing for war between Iran and Israel. There is no glue between the events in Libya and Egypt, and today's demonstrations in Yemen, Morocco, Sudan, Iraq, Iran and Tunisia, except a deluded Israeli-American's amateurish, offensive film about the Prophet Mohammad - in one scene the director has the Prophet put his head between a woman's legs to see for himself there is no "devil" there.


  5. .com | Libya says oil production up at 300 000 bpdRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News24

    Crude production in oil-rich but conflict-ridden Libya is now more than 300 000 barrels per day since a new terminal opened in the east, the LANA news agency announced on Tuesday. It cited a spokesperson for the National Oil Corporation as saying that with Friday's reopening of Al-Hariga terminal near Tobruk in the east, "production today has passed the 300 000 bpd mark".


  6. Nearly 3,000 people are rescued trying to cross from Libya to...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Nearly 3,000 migrants in different vessels have been rescued whilst attempting to reach Europe from Libya over the past 24 hours. The International Organization for Migration revealed 2,725 migrants had been picked up from the sea as Libyan coastguards intercepted more migrant vessels today.


  7. Libyan detains 550 people in boats bound for EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | DNA India

    The Libya coastguards said that they intercepted around 550 people who were illegaly attempting to reach Europe by a boat. Libyan coastguards said they detained 550 people trying to reach Europe illegally by boat on Tuesday, the second time in three days they have intercepted refugees in the same area.


  8. Libyan coast guard rescues over a thousand migrants in a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Illegal migrants sit in front of a painted wall on May 19, 2016 at the Abu Salim detention center in Tripoli, Libya. On Tuesday, 550 people on four large rafts were detained by the coast guard.


  9. India's Travel Ban to Libya is more to Shatter Families than to Protect themRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Indian Muslim Statements

    "In view of prevailing security situation in Libya, security threats and challenges to lives of Indian nationals in Libya, the government of India has decided to impose travel ban on Indian nationals planning to travel to Libya irrespective of the purpose," the external affairs ministry said in a statement. This piece of news which has appeared both in The Times of India and The Indian Express on May 23, 2016 truly disturbed me.


  10. Libyan coastguards intercept 550 migrants off western coastRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    ... three children, were stopped off the Libyan coast near Sabratha, a city 80 km (50 miles) west of the capital Tripoli. Libya is a frequent departure point for migrants hoping to cross the Mediterranean to Europe and the number attempting the journey ...


  11. Insight - As fighters return from Libya, Tunisia faces growing challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Star Online

    After a U.S. air strike killed a Tunisian jihadist commander in western Libya in late February, dozens of Islamic State fighters sneaked across the border into Tunisia and attacked an army barracks and police bases in the town of Ben Guerdane. In the battle that followed, Islamic State militants shot dead local Tunisian anti-terrorism chief Colonel Abdel Atti Abdelkabir metres from his home.


  12. CAF Confed. Cup draw: Medeama look to avoid giantsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Despite the upheaval they had to deal with ahead of their playoff second-leg against South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns, Medeama SC have secured a spot in the next round of the Caf Confederation Cup ahead of Tuesday's draw. The Yellow and Mauves took the lead against the newly crowned PSL champions in the first leg, but were undone at the death as three goals from Leonardo Castro, Khama Billiat and Cuthbert Malajila gave Pitso Mosimane's side a significant advantage.


  13. Editorial: Suspect arms dealsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    Announcements of American government willingness to sell arms to two questionable clients -- one of three governments claiming legitimacy in war-torn Libya and the corrupt and incompetent military of Nigeria -- raise serious questions about what is going on in Washington in the final months of President Barack Obama's administration. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the United States was willing to provide arms to one of the three governments claiming power in Libya.


  14. EU navies to help Libya coastguard stop migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | EUobserver

    EU navies are to start training the Libyan coastguard amid concern that the summer could see huge numbers of migrants try to cross the Mediterranean. They said that, based on a letter of request from Libya's new prime minister, Faiez al-Sarraj, they would start "capacity building and training of, and information sharing with, the Libyan coastguard and navy".


  15. LE Roisin rescues 395 migrants off Tripoli coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Irish Naval vessel the LA< RA3isA n has rescued 395 migrants in two separate missions in the Mediterranean off the coast of Tripoli, Libya. In the first rescue, 274 migrants were found in an 18m-long wooden vessel around 39 miles north-west of Tripoli.


  16. Oil prices little changed as dollar gains, U.S. drawdown seenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... according to an industry source and loading data. That followed the previous month's near-record of 3.36 million bpd. Libya's crude production has risen above 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) after the reopening of the Marsa al Hariga export terminal ...


  17. Italy: Mediterranean Migrant Numbers Up as Weather ImprovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Voice of America

    African illegal migrants wait to receive medial assistance after being rescued by coast guards, in Tripoli, Libya, April 11, 2016. Italy says rescue vessels operating off the coast of Libya pulled more than 2,500 migrants to safety Monday, and says their numbers are rising as Mediterranean weather improves.


  18. Roots of terror: What causes the hate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Hill

    ... past 1400 years. Photographs in the 1960's depict open and tolerant Muslim societies in Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya. In fact, Baghdad was so popular as a tourist destination in the 1960's that a marketing slogan on a postcard called New York ...


  19. European Union agrees to aid Libyan navy to stop traffickersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | DNA India

    Although the details of the aid have not be worked out yet, the EU foreign policy chief said that an operational plan will be out soon. The European Union will help rebuild Libya's shattered navy and coastguard to tackle migrant smugglers after a plea for aid from the new UN-backed unity government in Tripoli, EU foreign ministers agreed on Monday.


  20. Libya coast guards have stopped 850 migrants bound for EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The China Post

    ... fall in 2011 has been exploited by people traffickers, with thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe from Libya just 300 kilometers from Italy. The onset of better weather conditions has raised fears of huge numbers of people attempting the ...