Libya Newswire (Page 10)

Libya Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Libya. (Page 10)

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  1. ISIS seizes UNESCO heritage site of Sabratha in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    Sabratha is locate 50 miles from the Libyan capital of Tripoli, which is currently facing threats of ISIS infiltration on both its eastern and western fronts. Islamic State militants have seized control of the Libyan town of Sabratha, a UNESCO world heritage site and home to one of the world's best-preserved Roman amphitheaters, The Telegraph reported on Friday.

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  2. Libya: Rivals Agree to Sign Unity Government DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Rival factions in Libya have agreed to sign a United Nations-backed national unity government deal following months of negotiations, the UN special envoy for Libya announced in Tunis. Speaking in the Tunisian capital at a UN-facilitated meeting on Libyan political dialogue on Friday, Martin Kobler, a German career diplomat and UN representative, said: "I'm very happy to have this agreement around the table.

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  3. Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak travel to Libya today for two pre-season friendliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak will intensify their pre-season preparations when they depart to Libya today for two pre-season friendlies. A 28-man delegation of the Phobians will travel to the Libyan capital of Tripoli to give their Japanese coach Kinechi Yatsuhashi another chance to observe his players this time in international match situation.

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  4. .com | Son of Gadaffi briefly kidnapped in LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | News24

    A son of Libya's late leader Muammar Gaddafi was briefly kidnapped in Lebanon by militants demanding information about the fate of a Shi'ite cleric who went missing in Libya decades ago, a security official and local TV stations said on Friday. Hannibal Gaddafi appeared in a video aired late on Friday on local Al-Jadeed TV saying anyone with information about Imam Moussa al-Sadr should come forward.

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  5. Islamic State group captures historic town in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | PanArmenian Network

    ... have already blown up the Temple of Baal and other parts of Palmyra. The mayor of Sabratha, an Islamist allied to Libya Dawn, is said to have released the man who was arrested after meeting his Isil-linked relative, saying that the local Isil ...

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  6. .com | Libya rivals agree to sign UN-backed peace dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | News24

    Libya's rival parliaments will sign a UN-sponsored agreement next week on forming a national unity government, they announced on Friday, as world leaders press them to end chaos in the country. Salah el-Makhzoum, a vice president of the Tripoli-based parliament, called this a "happy day" in announcing the accord will be signed on December 16. An official of the internationally recognised parliament, Mohammed Choueib, said that "after lengthy efforts... we announce to our people that we have decided to move beyond this difficult period... and ask everyone to join us".

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  7. Gaddafi son seized in LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... branch of Lebanon's Internal Security Forces, in the Bekaa Valley city of Baalbek. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of Libya's dictator, after his capture in November 2011. He predicted civil war if his father's regime was removed. Television stations ...

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  8. Gaddafi's son Hannibal freed after Lebanon kidnapRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    The son of Libya's late leader Muammar Gaddafi has been freed after being briefly kidnapped by an armed group in Lebanon, security sources say. The group demanded information about the fate of a Shia Imam who went missing in Libya decades ago.

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  9. An ISIS invasion in Libya raises fears over the destruction of ancient Roman ruinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In this photo taken on a government-organized tour, a Libyan man walks through the Roman amphitheater at the Sabratha archaeological site in Sabratha Libya, Thursday, July 28, 2011. A rapid advance by Islamic State forces into Sabratha in Libya, just 50 miles west of the country's capital Tripoli, has raised fears over the destruction of ancient Roman ruins in the town, a Unesco heritage site.

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  10. UN: Up to 3,000 Daesh militants active in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    Experts from the United Nations say there are between 2,000 and 3,000 members of Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in Libya. The experts, in a 24-page report released on Tuesday, said "that, in total, Daesh has no more than 2,000-3,000 members in Libya," with about 1,500 now being in Sirte, which is located 450 kilometers east of the capital city of Tripoli and was overrun by the extremists in February.

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  11. U.N. envoy says deal very close between Libya's warring factionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Reuters

    Libya's warring factions are very close to a deal on forming a unity government and could sign a long-awaited accord in a month, the new U.N. envoy said. Western governments are pushing for the U.N.-backed agreement as the only way to end the chaos in Libya, where two rival governments and their armed factions are struggling for control.

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  12. UN envoy says deal very close between Libya's warring factionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Libya's warring factions are very close to a deal on forming a unity government and could sign a long-awaited accord in a month, the new U.N. envoy said. United Nations Special Representative and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya, Martin Kobler speaks during a news conference in Tripoli November 22, 2015.

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  13. UN experts: Up to 3,000 Islamic State fighters in LibyaRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    The Islamic State group has between 2,000 and 3,000 fighters in Libya and has demonstrated its intention to control more territory in the strategically located North African country - but it is only one player among multiple warring factions, United Nations experts said in a report Tuesday. The experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against al-Qaida and spinoff groups said in the report to the U.N. Security Council that the Islamic State group is benefiting from its "appeal" and notoriety in Iraq and Syria and poses "an evident short and long-term threat in Libya."

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  14. 'Up to 3 000 IS fighters' in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    The Islamic State group has between 2 000 and 3 000 fighters in Libya and has demonstrated its intention to control more territory in the strategically located North African country - but it is only one player among multiple warring factions, United Nations experts said in a report on Tuesday. The experts monitoring UN sanctions against al-Qaeda and spin-off groups said in the report to the UN Security Council that the Islamic State group is benefiting from its "appeal" and notoriety in Iraq and Syria and poses "an evident short and long-term threat in Libya."

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  15. Terror from the skies?ISIS starts building an air force in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Islamic State terrorists in the port city of Sirte, located in northern Libya, are learning to fly planes using at least one flight simulator according to military officials in the strategically situated North African state. The sources were quoted by the London-based Arabic Asharq Al-Awsat as saying they aren't sure how a civilian plane simulator, and apparently a fighter jet one as well, got into the jihadists' hands in Sirte, the birthplace of Libya's former dictator Muammar Gaddafi who was deposed in 2011.

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  16. UN says ISIL exploiting Libya security vacuumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    The UN has given warning that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group is exploiting the political instability in Libya to expand its influence there. Since 2013, the group's Libyan affiliate experienced "several waves" of reinforcements, including Libyan returnees from the wars in Syria and Iraq and foreign volunteers, the report published on Tuesday said.

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  17. United Nations warns of ISIS expansion in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | WESH-TV

    A report released on Tuesday by a United Nations monitoring group examining terrorist groups in Libya warns ISIS has built up a significant presence in Libya and could further expand the territory it controls through local alliances, but will likely face a number of challenges and constraints in the months ahead. Outside Syria and Iraq, Libya has proved to the most promising ground for ISIS expansion with the group entrenching its control of the former Gadhafi stronghold of Sirte in recent months and over a hundred miles of coastline bordering the city.

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  18. 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 ...

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  19. Market MoverJAPAN, Libya, Simon of Arabia, Politics and BeyondRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2011 | American Reporter

    Headlines flash by from Tokyo, Tripoli, Washington and Wall Street and the mouth begs the mind for mini-reality checks for the sake of intellectual honesty and integrity, or just plain sanity. DAVID CAMERON - In an address to Parliament this morning carried live by the BBC, the British PM was a subdued profile in courage.

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    Dec 1, 2015 | KXXV-TV Waco

    UN experts: Up to 3,000 Islamic State fighters in Libya - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen A jury will be seated Wednesday for the trial of Officer William Porter, the first of six Baltimore police officers to stand trial in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of a spinal injury... A jury will be seated Wednesday for the trial of Officer William Porter, the first of six Baltimore police officers to stand trial in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of a spinal injury he... A soldier who lost all four limbs during a 2012 explosion in Afghanistan is raising his family, delivering motivational speeches and helping other wounded veterans through his foundation.

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