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Only 515 of the more than 13,120 overseas Filipino workers in Libya, or nearly 4 per cent, have availed themselves of the government's voluntary repatriation programme, prompting the Department of Labour and Employment and its attached agency, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, to appeal again to the OFWs in the strife-torn North African ... (more)
Armed clashes broke out at Libya's international airport in Tripoli early on Sunday, killing six and injuring 25 people, a Health Ministry official said.
Smoke rises near buildings after heavy fighting between rival militias broke out near the airport in Tripoli July 13, 2014.
Deadly clashes raged Sunday around Libya's main international airport, closing it down, as the anti-Islamist militia that control it came under attack, airport officials said.
At least six people were killed and 25 injured Sunday when rival militias battled for the control of the international airport in Libya's capital.
A retired Kansas schoolteacher accused of pushing his wife off a cliff in Maine is going on trial on attempted murder charges.
A militia loyal to a rogue general came under attack from Islamist rivals in a battle near Tripoli's international airport, forcing the cancellation of flights as unrest in the North African oil producer continues.
Rival Libyan militias battled for Tripoli International Airport overnight and into Sunday, with the sounds of gunfire and blasts echoing across the area.
The United States on Saturday warned that the conflict in Libya could become "widespread," urging that a new parliament be quickly seated after contested elections.
Lawyer for Libyan put on CIA flight from Chek Lap Kok and tortured says family is making no progress in bid for redress from Hong Kong Negotiations between the government and the victims - including four young children - of a secret CIA rendition flight from Chek Lap Kok have come to a standstill, more than two years after lawyers first alerted ... (more)
Twelve bodies of illegal immigrants were found off the coast near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, the media reported Saturday.
One by one, behind closed doors, the military officers explained what they did and didn't do on the night in 2012 when the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, burned.
The protesters at Brega are members of the Petroleum Facilities Guards, a force made up mainly of former militia fighters who helped oust Moammar Gadhafi in 2011.
Lebanese army experts in the southern Lebanese village of Al-Mari dismantle two rockets that were discovered ready to be fired into northern Israel.
The military might have been able to prevent two of the four U.S. deaths in Benghazi if commanders had known more about the intensity of the sporadic gunfire directed at the CIA installation where Americans had taken refuge and had pressed to get a rescue team there faster, according to senior military leaders.
Operation El Dorado Canyon, the 1986 U.S. bombing raid against Libya, began for me with a phone call at noon on Sunday, April 13. I was a U.S. fighter pilot flying General Dynamics F-111F Aardvarks out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath in Britain.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 01:19 am
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