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News on Libya continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | The Age

Rat of Tobruk remembers those who lost chance of life

It's a story Jack tells often. There they are, standing at a tram stop in Albert Park, when the well-dressed young man next to him notices his Rats of Tobruk badge.

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7 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

Family mourn Syria death teenager

The family of a British teenager who has been killed in Syria had no idea he had travelled to the war-torn country, his father has said.

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9 hrs ago | 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

Big News Network.com

Jordan ambassador kidnapped in Libya

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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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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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AlertNet

Gunmen kidnap Tunisian diplomat in Libya

A Tunisian diplomat was kidnapped on Thursday in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Libya's foreign ministry said, two days after gunmen seized Jordan's ambassador.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Innovative Funding Programme for Libyan Media

A new scheme has been launched to provide grants to Libyan media to help them strengthen their management capacity and improve their output.

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Al Bawaba

Fate of kidnapped Jordanian ambassador in Libya still unknown

"We have nothing new to report about him, but we will not spare any opportunity to find his whereabouts," Said Lassoued, the Libyan foreign ministry spokesperson, told The Jordan Times over the phone late Wednesday evening.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundIS the 2012 Election the Last Gasp of White Male Privilege?

As a onetime foreign correspondent who wrote from places like Northern Ireland, Iran, Pakistan, India, Vietnam and the Philippines, I see the riots in Cairo, the assassination in Benghazi and the friction in U.S-Israeli relations as part of one picture: a portrait of the Middle Eastern world preparing for war between Iran and Israel.

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The Independent

MI6 agents Yvonne Fletcher suspect 'under surveillance' in Libya

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Al Bawaba

U.S. Embassy guard escapes captors in Libya

"She's free now. She was able to escape," said Joe Mellott, a spokesman for the US Embassy in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday, referring to the Libyan guard.

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Ghanamma.com

Jordanian Ambassador's kidnappers give condition for release

The kidnappers of Jordanian Ambassador to Libya, Faouaz al-Atyan, have demanded the release of a Libyan as a condition for the diplomat's release, the local media reported on Wednesday.

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Newkerala.com

Punj Lloyd gets Rs 3254 cr buildings project

New Delhi, Apr 15 : Diversified global conglomerate Punj Lloyd has signed a contract worth USD 540 million for a buildings and infrastructure project with the Housing Infrastructure Board in Libya.

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Rediff.com

LIVE! Ukraine on the brink as troops take on rebels

Ukrainian government forces launched their first significant military action in the east of the country on Tuesday, clashing with about 30 pro-Russian gunmen at a provincial airfield and heightening fears that the standoff could escalate into a major armed conflict.

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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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The Daily Star

Libyan guard at U.S. embassy missing, believed kidnapped

An exterior view of the U.S. consulate, which was attacked and set on fire by gunmen seen in Benghazi September 12, 2012.

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The Baltimore Sun

Libya to export first oil since rebel deal

A tanker is due to load 1 million barrels of crude on Tuesday from Libya's reopened Hariga port, its first export shipment since a deal to end months of closures at its main oil terminals, the National Oil Corp. said.

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BBC News

AUDIO: 'Killing books' in Libya

Mansour Bushnaf is a Libyan playwright who, at the age of 60 has just published his first novel in English.

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The Age

Jordan envoy to Libya kidnapped

Masked gunmen snatched Jordan's ambassador to Libya from his car early on Tuesday and shot and severely wounded his driver, Jordan's Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said.

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