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1 hr ago | The Independent
A family man who devoted himself to humanitarian work and was admired for his warmth with the refugees he met 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 A man capable of leadership who was much loved, David Haines turned his 12 years' experience as an RAF aircraft engineer to helping civilians in war zones rebuild their lives.
2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
A CONVICTED killer who was out on parole allegedly ate part of a woman's brain, heart, and lungs after stabbing her to death, it has emerged. THAI police are reportedly hunting a British tourist for questioning after the nearly naked bodies of two other British tourists were found bludgeoned to death on a beach.
3 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
Unidentified warplanes conducted four airstrikes on Monday near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, leaving one dead and five wounded, a spokesman for Libya's Islamist-allied militias and a militia commander said. A series of mysterious airstrikes, which US officials have previously said were carried out by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, have reinforced the perception that Libya has become a proxy battleground for larger regional struggles - with Turkey and Qatar backing the Islamist militias and Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE supporting their opponents.
3 hrs ago | Switched
President Obama's war on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is modeled on the U.S. war against Serbia in 1999 to essentially detach its province of Kosovo--in which the United States acted as the air force for the Kosovo Liberation Army group. This model was also used more recently in Libya to provide air power for Libyan rebel groups that overthrew Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
3 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Libyan mufti Sheikh Sadeq al-Ghariani speaks as others flash the sign for vitctory during a rally in central Tripoli's Martyr's Square on September 12 ,2014 in support of "Fajr Libya" , a mainly-Islamist alliance, and calling for the removal the House of Representatives and Libya's new nationalist-dominated parliament which is based in the eastern city if Tobruk and boycotted by the Islamists. AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD TURKIA BENGHAZI, Libya: Forces loyal to former Libyan army general Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi threatened to bomb the eastern city's port unless authorities there closed it to cut off arms supplies to Islamists, a senior commander said Monday.
7 hrs ago | The Daily Star
The above map was prepared by Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Peters. It was published in the Armed Forces Journal in June 2006, Peters is a retired colonel of the U.S. National War Academy.
8 hrs ago | US News & World Report
On the outskirts of Libya's capital, Tripoli, the residents of an area known as Warshefana are surrounded on all sides by armed militias who, in addition to attacking built-up areas, have imposed what amounts to a siege, blocking the entry of food and medicine. The fighters form part of a militia coalition that took effective control of Tripoli two weeks ago.
12 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
Congress is spending millions on an investigation into the attack, but there's no mystery here. Even the purveyors of cheap porn have a better insight into what happened.
Almost three years after the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi, oil-rich Libya is in utter chaos, as militias fight for control of the country and its elected government has fled along with tens of thousands of citizens. The turmoil in Libya is a cautionary tale as the United States enlists the help of moderate Syrian rebels to defeat the radical Islamic State and oust Syrian President Bashar Assad.
The current ongoing military operation in North Waziristan , by the Pakistan military forces, is the worst form of state terrorism imaginable and crime against humanity. One does not even hear a sparrow's chirp against it by the western news media or politicians.
The 51-year-old woman, who wishes to be identified only through her Facebook alias of Pj Libya, escaped war-torn Benghazi, in Libya, with her grown-up son, 29, and daughter 30. A second son, 32, with a family, is staying in the city. The woman's husband also wants to remain for as long as possible.
A health worker who helped topple Colonel Gaddafi with an underground campaign of civil disobedience has written to the United Nations and Nato to plead for international help as Libya is gripped by civil war. Nizar Mhani says the "haphazard, reckless and irresponsible funding" of ever more powerful and better equipped militias is seeing money fall into the hands of those with "religious extremist aspirations".
Libya hopes to hold a referendum on a new constitution in December, a committee said on Thursday, undeterred by a descent into chaos and violence that has forced the elected parliament hundreds of miles from the capital. Western powers hope the constitution will help bridge at least some of the differences dividing the desert nation along tribal and regional lines more than three years after the toppling of veteran ruler Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
On this anniversary, far from being an eliminated threat, terrorism again is at the forefront of the country's consciousness as President Obama addressed the nation Wednesday night on what will likely be an expanded role for the U.S. military in confronting ISIS. After all the lives lost, the money spent and new threats continuing to emerge, is America any safer today than 13 years ago? "I think we are safer," said Dr. W. Andrew Terrill, a Middle East specialist at the U.S. Army War College.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:19 pm
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