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1 hr ago | Foreign Policy

A Dirty Hyphenated Word

Nation-building is the only thing that can fix Libya and Syria. So why has President Obama basically ruled it out? This month, in an interview with New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, President Barack Obama expressed regret over not doing more to rebuild Libya after the overthrow of Muammar al-Qaddafi in 2011.


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6 hrs ago | United Nations

Recent Libya fighting - unprecedented in gravity,' warns outgoing UN envoy

Tarek Mitri delivers his final address as the Secretary-General's Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya .


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10 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

James Foley vigil in Milwaukee

U.S. journalist James Foley arrives with fellow reporter Clare Gillis , after being released by the Libyan government, at Rixos hotel in Tripoli, in this picture taken May 18, 2011.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, World News, Africa, Marquette University

12 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Italy recovers 24 bodies in deadliest refugee days

Another 24 bodies were recovered Tuesday from an overturned fishing boat off Italy's southern coast as would-be refugees fleeing increasing instability in Libya saw their deadliest few days this year with more than 300 drowned.


Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News, Boat Disaster, Africa

16 hrs ago | Merinews

Libya: After Gaddafi and before its fragmentation

Libya, one of the major oil producing countries of world is virtually leading to the state of fragmentation.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Democracy Now

Vijay Prashad: 2011 NATO Bombing of Libya Led to Rise of Militias Now Fighting for Oil-Rich Land

On Monday, the Libyan Parliament that was replaced in an election in June reconvened and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as the new prime minister.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Trinity College, US News, Liberal Political News

Cybercast News Service

Pentagon: Egypt, UAE Attacking Islamists in Libya Differs From US Bombing ISIS in IraqCNS

The United States does not support Egyptian and Emirati airstrikes against Islamist militias in Libya because the U.S. believes the crisis in Libya must be resolved politically and without outside interference, a Department of Defense spokesman said Tuesday.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, US Military, US Navy

National Public Radio

Libya's Crisis: A Shattered Airport, Two Parliaments, Many Factions

Islamist fighters in the Libya Dawn coalition guard at the entrance of the Tripoli International Airport on Sunday.


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NewsOn6 Tulsa

UN envoy opposes foreign intervention in Libya

Attorneys for Wisconsin and Indiana are set defend their states' gay marriage bans before a federal appeals court in Chicago.


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The Washington Post


And here I thought his job was to ask probing questions. Chuck Todd reimagines journalism: "I think the job for all of us particularly in political reporting is to demystify Washington for the American public but then also try to translate the American public's frustration for out of touch Washington people."


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Syria, Middle East, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Sports

In-depth Africa

Libya Under Siege

While media attention has focused of late on the so-called Islamic State , which has seized large swaths of territory in Syria and northern Iraq, jihadists are also on the march in Libya.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Russia Taday

Death of James Foley: A lot of questions, no answers

Nadezhda Kevorkova is a war correspondent who has covered the events of the Arab Spring, military and religious conflicts around the world, and the anti-globalization movement.


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Egypt, UAE Carry Out Secret Airstrikes Against Libyan Rebels

Airstrikes by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were launched against anti-government militias in Libya last week, four senior U.S. officials revealed Monday.


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Cybercast News Service

Troubled Libya now faces dueling governments

Libya's past, Islamist-dominated parliament reconvened Monday and voted to disband the country's current interim government, defying voters who elected its opponents to take over amid ceaseless fighting by rival militias.


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100 African Migrants Drown Off Libyan Coast

An official with Libya's coast guard says at least 100 African migrants trying to reach Europe have drowned off the coast near the capital, Tripoli.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Boat Disaster


Outgoing Libyan parliament names rival government

After weeks of community protests, the family of Michael Brown is asking for silence and peace as they lay him to rest.


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More Bodies Recovered After Boat Carrying Migrants Sinks Near Libya

The Libyan coast guard recovered more bodies after a wooden boat carrying up to 200 migrants sunk just one kilometer off the Libyan coast, with most passengers feared drowned.


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News9 Oklahoma City

Libya's neighbors fear spillover of violence

State officials say a fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville is threatening about 520 homes and businesses.


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Libya's main airport destroyed by fire

Fire has destroyed the terminal at Libya's main airport, a day after it was seized by militia fighters in an assault against others who had been holding the airport in Tripoli.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

some bad and some good news. but not near enuff good news. subject: immigration. again.

I've said my piece on this subject more than once, and LyndonB has said it far better more than once.


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