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Tripoli under militia control as Libya chaos deepens

Libya's outgoing government admitted on Monday from its safe refuge in the east of the country that it has in effect lost control of Tripoli to armed militias.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Today in history: Gadhafi came to power in Libya

Today is Monday, September 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

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Scotsman.com

On this day: Gaddafi became head of state of Libya

On this day in 1969 Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi left, pictured with the President of Mauritania became Libya s head of state.

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MilitaryCity.com

Militia says it 'secured' U.S. compound in Libya

The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has 'secured' a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US Military, US Marine Corps

The Hartford Courant

Libyan armed faction takes over U.S. embassy annex in Tripoli

Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an annex of the U.S. embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, U.S. officials said on Sunday.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Madison,

The Bennington Banner

Migrant boat carrying 100 capsizes off Libya

A Libyan coast guard official says a boat carrying more than 100 migrants has capsized off the coast near the capital.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

AlertNet

Heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi city; airport hit

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, World News

The Star Online

Heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi city; airport hit

Heavy clashes broke out between the forces of a renegade general and Islamist fighters in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and showering the airport with rockets, medical and military sources said.

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Townhall

Obama's 5 Worst Foreign Policy Decisions

Since Barack Obama has been the Hindenburg of Presidents on the domestic front, there hasn't been as much commentary as you'd expect about the fact that he has been the Titanic of Presidents on foreign policy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush, Terrorism, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Common Dreams

Rendition Victims Urge Obama to Declassify Senate Torture Report

As officials continue to delay the release of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee's report on post-9/11 CIA interrogation techniques, 10 victims of CIA rendition and torture have signed an open letter to President Obama asking him to declassify the heavily redacted report.

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Common Dreams

Warnings of Civil War, 'Critical Plight of Civilians' in Libya

As instability continues to grip Libya, officials are sounding alarm over the deteriorating situation that could lead towards civil war in the country, where destabilization, critics charge, has deepened since NATO's bombing in 2011.

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The Daily Star

Hezbollah: Libya responsible for neglecting Sadr's case

A billboard showing Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, left, and Shiite cleric Imam Musa Sadr behind a Hezbollah flag on the Zahrani highway, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Libya's government resigns to allow parliament to form new cabinet

Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and his cabinet resigned on Thursday to pave the way to forming a new government after parliamentary elections in June, a government statement said.

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MacLeans

What James Foley meant to a global news team

Why would he do it? Why would he put his life at risk? In this powerful tribute, the correspondent's friends and colleagues explain Aside from being a dedicated correspondent, Jim Foley was a dear friend to the GlobalPost editorial team.

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Jurist

UN rights expert concerned over unprecedented Libya fighting

Representative Tarek Mitri cited areas of grave concern within the country, including armed battles, air strikes, and mass movements of citizens to escape the violence.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

GhanaWeb

Over 40 Ghanaians killed in Libya - Survivor

Patrick Osman, a Ghanaian national who is currently living in Libya reveals to Peacefmonline.com that the situation in the country is worse than images shown on television or reported on the radio by the international media.

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The New Zealand Herald

Libya 'full-blown civil war' warning - UN ambassador

Libya's ambassador to the United Nations warned today of "full-blown civil war" if the chaos and division in the North African country continue.

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In-depth Africa

Truncheon foreign policy rule

In November 2012 Foley was abducted again, this time in Syria, and in another glory-hunting expedition, the audacious journalist had gone to document the anticipated fall of the Assad government.

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Common Dreams

Libya in Chaos: Vijay Prashad on Bloody Legacy of US Intervention

An fighter from the Fajr Libya coalition flashes the V sign for victory at the entrance of Tripoli international airport on Aug. 24, 2014.

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