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15 min ago | The Economist
THE warplanes came under cover of darkness on August 18th, bombing several sites in and near Tripoli, Libya's capital, that have been associated with Islamist militias.
1 hr ago | Reuters
Tunisia and Egypt's Cairo airport canceled most flights to and from Libya on Thursday, officials said, days after the Libyan government said unidentified war planes had attacked positions of armed groups in Tripoli.
3 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for U.S. air strikes on the militant group Islamic State.
7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Citing worsening miltia violence, the U.S. State Department confirmed Saturday it had evacuated personnel from its embassy in Libya.
The United Nations mission assisting Libya today condemned the "grave escalation" in the fighting in the capital, Tripoli and its suburbs and urged all parties to work to put an end to the security deterioration, which forebodes serious consequences on the humanitarian level.
A fork-lift truck driver unloads aid from one of the trucks that crossed from Tunisia to western Libya.
US journalist James Foley in Libyan capital Tripoli in this picture taken on May 18, 2011.
James Foley, a freelance journalist for the Globalpost news service who was beheaded by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , prayed the Rosary aloud with his fellow captives when he was imprisoned for six weeks by Muslim extremists in Libya in 2011.
Libya has restarted oil exports from its biggest port for the first time since the end of a year-long blockade, a boost to the central government which is struggling with a wave of clashes in the capital.
Unidentified warplanes on Monday bombed a small arms depot and other locations in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, that are controlled by Islamist-aligned militias, suggesting that a foreign state had intervened in the escalating battle for control of the city.
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A terrified mother trapped in the war-torn Libyan city of Benghazi with her three grown-up children is desperate to return to Wales.
This undated file still image from video released April 7, 2011, by GlobalPost, shows James Foley of Rochester, N.H., a freelance contributor for GlobalPost, in Benghazi, Libya.
In this November 2012, photo, posted on the website freejamesfoley.org, shows missing journalist James Foley while covering the civil war in Aleppo, Syria.
Libya is due to start loading its first crude oil tanker from top port Es Sider on Tuesday following a year-long blockade by eastern federalists, a Libyan oil official and trading sources said.
Amlin has racked up a A 25 million bill from the Malaysia Airlines MH17 disaster and a fire at Tripoli Airport.
ISLAMABAD Pakistan has been making sincere and hectic efforts to provide relief to the affected Pakistanis in Libya and Pakistan Embassy is continuing with its hectic efforts to get all detained Pakistanis released from Libyan jails.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 09:22 am
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