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2 hrs ago | Mashable

Tripoli Airport Is Now a Battleground in Libya

More than 40 people have been killed over the past week in Libya as rival militias fight for control of the country's largest airport in Tripoli, the capital.

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6 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

DFA won't pay for repatriation of Pinoys' foreign spouses

MANILA The Department of Foreign Affairs have been receiving calls from families in the Philippines who want their relatives repatriated from Libya.

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10 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Violence Flares In Libya, Leaving Main Airport In Ruins

Militias in Libya spent the past week battling for control of the main airport in Tripoli, leaving much of it in ruins and dozens dead.

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13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Brent Steady as Supply Seen Safe Amid Russia Standoff; WTI Falls

Brent swung between gains and losses amid speculation that supplies from Russia, the world's biggest energy exporter, will be unaffected by the downing of a Malaysian Air flight.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Uprisingradio.org

Vijay Prashad On Gaza's Bombardment and Libya's Civil War

At least 120 people were killed in air strikes over the weekend in the Gaza suburb of Shuja'iyya.

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PanArmenian Network

Fighting resumes at Libyan international airport

PanARMENIAN.Net - Rival militias are locked in battle at Libya's main international airport, with reports of at least four people killed in the fighting.

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Al Jazeera

Libyan army base targeted in Benghazi attack

At least seven people have been killed and 40 others wounded after assailants attacked an army base in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, residents and security sources say.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US Military, US Air Force, Terrorism

KFVS12

Palace guards play 'Game of Thrones' theme

Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing... A refrigerated train carrying Malaysia Airlines victims' bodies pulled away Monday from a rebel-held town in eastern Ukraine, one small ... (more)

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Nepalnews.com

Battle for Libya airport leaves at least 47 dead

Islamist-led militiamen have stepped up their assault on Libya's main airport, controlled by rival fighters, which the health ministry said Monday had left at least 47 dead in a week.

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The Independent

Former Libyan insurgent Abdul Hakim Belhaj torture and illegal...

Belhaj alleges that he and his wife were unlawfully abducted and taken back to face Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in a conspiracy involving British authorities Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Clashes between rival militias in Libya kill 47

A 15-year-old Palestinian-American from Florida who was taken into custody by Israeli security forces during a family visit to the Middle East says he was beaten and kicked so much he lost consciousness after the... A 15-year-old Palestinian-American from Florida who was taken into custody by Israeli security forces during a family visit to the ... (more)

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Sun-Star

DFA: - Libya not safe for Pinoys'

THE Department of Foreign Affairs strongly encouraged on Monday all Filipino nationals in Libya to return home as soon as possible, saying the North African country is no longer safe for them.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Intense fighting outskirts of.......Tripoli

The latest assaults were launched by militias from the city of Misrata and an Islamist militia umbrella group in the capital known as the "Libyan Revolutionaries Operations Room."

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Reuters

Ex-Libyan rebel commander appeals ruling on British torture case

A former Libyan Islamist commander who says he suffered years of torture by Muammar Gaddafi's henchmen after British and U.S. spies handed him over to Libya will try this week to overturn a ruling blocking legal action against the British government.

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The Baltimore Sun

Ex-Libyan rebel commander appeals ruling on British torture case

A former Libyan Islamist commander who says he suffered years of torture by Muammar Gaddafi's henchmen after British and U.S. spies handed him over to Libya will try this week to overturn a ruling blocking legal action against the British government.

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The China Post

Italian, Maltese rescuers say 19 dead on migrant boat near Lampedusa

Italian and Maltese rescuers found 18 bodies on an overcrowded migrant boat on Saturday, with Italian officials blaming toxic fumes from the engine and the Maltese military saying there could have been a stampede.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Heavy clashes erupt over Tripoli airport, at least four dead

Heavy fighting erupted on Sunday around Tripoli International Airport, where rival militias have been battling for control, killing at least four people and forcing thousands from their homes, local residents and witnesses said.

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Asbury Park Press

3 killed as Libyan militias fight over airport3 killed as Libyan...

Rival Libyan militias battled for control the capital's international airport Sunday, fighting that killed at least three people, a security official said.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

3 killed as Libyan militias fight over airport

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Stars and Stripes

3 killed as Libyan militias fight over airport

Rival Libyan militias battled for control the capital's international airport Sunday, fighting that killed at least three people, a security official said.

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