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20 hrs ago | Trend

Nine killed, 30 wounded in new clashes in Libya's Benghazi: medic

Heavy clashes broke out on Tuesday between a former Libyan general's forces and Islamist fighters in the eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least nine people, medics said, Reuters reported. Armed Islamists are trying to prise Benghazi's civilian and military airport from the control of government troops allied to former army general Khalifa Haftar, one of several conflicts gripping Libya three years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.

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20 hrs ago | Yahoo!

9 dead, 30 injured in new Benghazi clashes

Medics said that heavy clashes broke out on Tuesday between a former Libyan general's forces and Islamist fighters in the eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least nine people. Armed Islamists are trying to prise Benghazi's civilian and military airport from the control of government troops allied to former army general Khalifa Haftar, one of several conflicts gripping Libya three years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.

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Yesterday | The Japan Times

Dangers of a perpetual war

It is official: U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Barack Obama is at war again. After toppling Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi with aerial bombardment, staging bombing campaigns in Somalia and Yemen, and recently initiating airstrikes in northern Iraq, Obama has declared war on the Islamic State, a decision that will involve infringing the sovereignty of another state, Syria, where this barbaric group is largely based.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Terrorism, Opinion

Yesterday | Hot Air

Thousands of American troops headed to Africa to fighta Ebola?

In Nigeria, the fundamentalist terror group Boko Haram has seized vast swaths of territory and declared the foundation of an African Islamic caliphate . The group known for kidnapping, killing, and enslaving children has embarked on a crusade to destroy the ancient Christian communities in the territory it controls and has imposed Sharia law on locals.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Libya far from being a success for Obama and Clinton, say critics

Foreign nationals flood Tripoli's Mitiga airport Sunday as they scramble to leave the country. They have been told to evacuate Libya due to ongoing violence there.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

WTVC

UN envoy warns Libya on brink of prolonged strife

The top U.N. envoy in Libya is warning that rapidly deteriorating security and worsening political turmoil have brought the country to the "brink of protracted conflict and civil strife." Bernardino Leon, who took over two weeks ago as the head of the U.N. mission in Libya, told the Security Council Monday that during his just-concluded first official visit to the country he stressed that only a political solution -- not a military one -- could solve the crisis.

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The Independent

David Haines: RAF engineer who became a highly respected aid worker...

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.

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NEWS.com.au

Hundreds dead after boat rammed

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.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Iraq, World News

The Times of Israel

Mystery airstrikes target Libyan Islamist militias

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Muslim Brotherhood

Switched

Congress Should Vote and Say No to Obama's New War

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.

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Related Topix: Metal, Isis, US Military, US Air Force, George Bush, W., Terrorism

The Daily Star

Haftar forces seek Benghazi port closure

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.

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The Daily Star

Balkanization and US' full spectrum dominance

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.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Jordan, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Israel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

US News & World Report

Dozens Killed in Tripoli Suburb Under Siege

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.

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The Daily Beast

GOP Needs This Sexy Benghazi ThrillerBy Christopher Dickey

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.

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New Jersey Herald

Dozens of migrants drown off Libyan coast

A boat carrying at least 250 African migrants to Europe capsized before leaving the coast near the Libyan capital on Monday, drowning dozens, a coast guard spokesman said. Qassim Ayoub told The Associated Press that Libyan coast guards are retrieving dozens of bodies still floating 18 kilometers off the coast of Tripoli's Tajoura district.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

AlertNet

Libyan PM accuses Qatar of sending planes with weapons to Tripoli

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya

Windsor Beacon

Lessons of Libya cast shadow on Syria strategy

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Terrorism

American Thinker

Degrade and Destroy?

Obama speechified about how he will "degrade and destroy" ISIS. Words, words, words are not a strategy.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Daily Times

9/11 and today : September 13, 2014,

The thirteenth anniversary of 9/11 passed with the annual ritual of commemorating the victims of that tragedy in the US. President Barack Obama led the remembrance by observing moments of silence for the thousands killed that day at New York's World Trade Centre, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field where one of the three hijacked planes came down.

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

Fri Sep 12, 2014

OpEdNews

The Pakistan-US state terrorism in North Waziristan and FATA

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.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US News, Liberal Political News

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