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It is failed in the sense that it does not have a cohesive central government whose writ runs to every part of the country.
5 hrs ago | Canada.com
The Canadian government is temporarily suspending its consular operations in the Libyan capital of Tripoli and pulling out all staff.
5 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
Black smoke billows over the skyline as a fire at the Tripoli airport oil depot rages out of control on July 28, 2014.
A plume of smoke rises in the sky after a rocket hit a fuel storage tank near the airport in Tripoli.
Three years ago, Libyans were celebrating the overthrow of their longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Violence has escalated in Libya as rival factions fight for control of the weakened country following the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, and LIGNET's chief analyst Fred Fleitz says to expect the chaos to continue .
By Dr. David Leffler In June 2014, Libya held its second election since Col. Gaddafi's overthrow, but the hoped-for stability is still elusive.
With violence spreading across Libya and the U.S. Embassy closing in Tripoli, Republican lawmakers over the weekend blasted the Obama administration for failing to stop yet another troubled Middle Eastern nation from descending into complete chaos, and even some Democrats conceded that America's influence in the world has waned considerably.
Black plumes of smoke is seen in the vicinity of Camp Thunderbolt, after clashes between militants, former rebel fighters and government forces in Benghazi July 26, 2014.
Iman Al-Obeidi, who says she was sexually assaulted by Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi's men, is led away March 26, 2011, by authorities of the Rixos hotel in Tripoli, where she was coming to tell her story to journalists.
It all started in early 2011, when the West brought along groups consisting of enemies of the Al-Fatah Revolution, together with some naive youth, into the Libyan streets to usher in an era of chaos and destruction.
BEIRUT: A recently released book by an American author claims that charismatic Shiite Imam Musa Sadr was executed, and that an Iranian figure was involved in his killing.
France and Germany have joined Britain in calling on their citizens in Libya to leave the country amid the worst violence since the war that brought the overthrow of Colonel Gaddafi in 2011.
Heavy clashes between Libyan soldiers loyal to a renegade general and Islamist-led militias killed 38 people - including civilians - in the country's restive east, health officials said Sunday.
The US has said it has temporarily evacuated its staff from the Libyan capital Tripoli over security concerns.
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Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 08:42 am
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