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2 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

Libya's PM steps down to pave way for inclusive government

PanARMENIAN.Net - Abdullah al-Thinni has stepped down as Libya's Prime Minister in a move to end the power struggle in the country, BBC News reports.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Francois Hollande

6 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Warnings of Civil War, 'Critical Plight of Civilians' in Libya

As instability continues to grip Libya, officials are sounding alarm over the deteriorating situation that could lead towards civil war in the country, where destabilization, critics charge, has deepened since NATO's bombing in 2011.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Trinity College, Prison, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US News, Liberal Political News

6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Hezbollah: Libya responsible for neglecting Sadr's case

A billboard showing Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, left, and Shiite cleric Imam Musa Sadr behind a Hezbollah flag on the Zahrani highway, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi)

12 hrs ago |

Libyan Interim Government Submits Resignation

Libya's interim government submitted its resignation to the newly elected parliament on Friday, raising the possibility that a more inclusive government will be formed, while militias in the capital accepted a U.N. call for a cease-fire.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

12 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Libyan interim government submits resignation

The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Military, US Marine Corps

12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Libya fighting hits migrants hard: IOM

Rescuers take care of a baby as a group of more than 1,370 people of immigrants disembark from the Italian military ship "San Giusto" following the Mare Nostrum rescue operations at sea, in the port of Crotone, southern Italy August 25, 2014.


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

13 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Oil-Field Flows to Libya's Key Port Resume

Libya's largest oil port Es Sider is now receiving supplies from oil fields after the terminal resumed exports despite intense fighting in the capital of Tripoli.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

16 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Libyan militia says it accepts UN call for truce

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Inventions, Science / Technology

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Times of Israel

France rules out cooperation with Syria against Islamic State

France's president rejected Thursday any cooperation with Bashar Assad, whom he accused of being a "de facto ally" of jihadists wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, and urged a "humanitarian and military" response to the threat.


Related Topix: Francois Hollande, Africa, World News


Egypt's support for Libya army key to national security

The Egyptian leadership is willing to provide massive support for the neighboring Libyan army to protect Egypt's western borders from Islamist extremist attacks that have been rising since the ouster of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year, say Egyptian experts.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, Terrorism

The Times of Israel

Facing Islamist threats, some Arab nations tilt toward Israel

Between the war in Gaza and gains by Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and Libya, there's plenty of cause these days for pessimism about the Middle East.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Africa, Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Morsi, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

Democracy Now

Headlines for August 28, 2014

The U.S. and Ukrainian governments are accusing Russia of launching a new cross-border operation to back separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine .


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Ukraine, Africa, US News, Liberal Political News

The Globe and Mail

U.S. oil surge restrains prices despite heightened global turmoil

Oil field workers drill into the Gypsum Hills near Medicine Lodge, Kansas, using horizontal drilling and a technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," to coax out oil and gas.


Related Topix: Medicine Lodge, KS, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Iraq, Middle East, Africa

UN to act on Libya militia leaders

The UN Security Council has passed a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Libya and sanctions against those involved in the surge in violence there between rival militias.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

Wed Aug 27, 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.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Africa, Travel, Libya Travel, Egypt, Sudan Travel, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel

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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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 .


Related Topix: Africa, World News,

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

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


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,