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News on Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Benghazi attack could have been prevented if US hadn't 'switched...

Citizens Committee on Benghazi claims the US government allowed arms to flow to al-Qaeda-linked militants who opposed Muammar Gaddafi The group claims the strongman Gaddafi offered to abdicate his presidency, but the US refused to broker his peaceful exit The commission, part of the center-right Accuracy In Media group, concluded that the Benghazi ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | AlertNet

Libya starts voter registration for general elections

Libya will start registering voters for general elections, officials said on Tuesday, in the first concrete step indicating a vote will take place later this year.

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21 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Why Stick With Energy Stocks?

It's hard to read the headlines of the past several years and not come to the conclusion that the world, or at the very least the United States , is awash in oil.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Miami Herald

Former CIA agent, now in Havana, discusses Gadhafi's 'secret world'

Frank Terpil says he once tried to hire two Cubans from Miami to assassinate an enemy of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi .

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Reuters

Libya's constitution-drafting body starts work

A special body to draft a new constitution for Libya convened in the volatile east on Sunday, a milestone in the bumpy transformation of the North African country since the 2011 ouster of Muammar Gaddafi.

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News24

Libya body charged with drawing up charter starts work

Queen Elizabeth II and US President Barack Obama have reportedly congratulated Zimbabwe on the occasion to mark its 34th Independence Day.

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AlertNet

Libya slashes budget by a third to offset loss of oil revenue

Libya must slash its budget by a third and halt infrastructure funding to offset the loss of oil revenues due to a 9-month shutdown of major ports and oilfields, the head of parliament's budget committee said.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Al Bawaba

The not-so-smart approach: Libya to introduce smart card system to cut fuel subsidies

Libya plans to limit the costly subsidies its citizens enjoy when buying fuel - much of which is smuggled into Tunisia for resale at higher prices - by introducing a "smart card" system like one newly implemented in neighboring Egypt.

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The Baltimore Sun

High stakes as restive Benghazi votes in Libyan local polls

Libyan voters went to the polls on Saturday to elect municipal council members in 15 cities, including Benghazi, the country's second city, which is seeking greater autonomy for the eastern seaboard region.

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The New Zealand Herald

Soccer: Gaddafi son's ugly past in beautiful game

Saadi Gaddafi's passion for football was once regarded merely as a joke. But it will be paraded in evidence against the dictator's son as the trial against him and his brother continues.

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NewsBlaze

Libyan Interim Prime Minister Quits After Armed Attack

Libya's newly appointed Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni resigned from his position after an armed attack on him and his family.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Daily Star

Companies to manage $11B of Libya wealth

Abdel-Magid Breish, the chairman of Libya's $66 billion sovereign wealth fund, said it planned to hire external companies to manage about $11 billion of its assets under a restructuring plan.

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Times of Oman

UK 'will catch' killer of Libyan embassy policewoman: Police chief

Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe attends a remembrance service to mark the 30th anniversary of the killing of British police officer Yvonne Fletcher in St James's Square in central London.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

Libya plans "smart cards" to cut fuel subsidies that boost smuggling

Libya plans to limit the costly subsidies its citizens enjoy when buying motor fuel - much of which is smuggled into Tunisia for resale at higher prices - by introducing a "smart card" system like one newly implemented in neighbouring Egypt.

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The Times of Israel

Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in Libya

Libyan militias from towns throughout the country's west parade through Tripoli, Libya, on February 14, 2012.

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The Daily Star

Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in Libya: security source

A member of security stands outside the Jordanian embassy in the Libyan capital after gunmen traveling in two cars on April 15, 2014 abducted the Jordanian ambassador to Tripoli.

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AllAfrica.com

Libya: Govt Takes On Major French Bank in U.S.$1.5 Billion Lawsuit

Libya's sovereign wealth fund has filed a bribery case against French bank Socit Gnrale, adding to its $1 billion lawsuit against Goldman Sachs.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Independent

MI6 agents Yvonne Fletcher suspect 'under surveillance' in Libya

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AllAfrica.com

Libya: Trial of Former Al-Gaddafi Officials By Video Link a Farce

The trial of former Libyan officials, including Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi, risks descending into a farce after the court ordered today that he and six other defendants be tried via video link, said Amnesty International.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Independent

Misrata's 'miracle': One of the worst-damaged cities in...

Misrata's 'miracle': One of the worst-damaged cities in Libya's 2011 revolution, the port has become a symbol of ambition and recovery - but how much of its success is based on the ruthless bullying of regional rivals? Businessmen confer in shimmering hotel lobbies, a brand new mall is packed with shoppers and manicured trees line public streets.

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