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15 min ago | The Economist

Chaos in Libya: A mystery air raid

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.

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1 hr ago | Reuters

Tunisia, Cairo airport cancel Libya flights over security fears

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.

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3 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

James Foley slaying: Negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning

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.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Syria, World News, Middle East, Northwestern University, Africa

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

President Obama relaxes Libya anti-terrorism rules

Citing worsening miltia violence, the U.S. State Department confirmed Saturday it had evacuated personnel from its embassy in Libya.

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9 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Over 400 OFWs from Libya expected to arrive in Manila

The Department of Foreign Affairs said a third government-chartered plane left Manila for Tunis, Tunisia on Wednesday to fetch the OFW repatriates.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Libya: UN Mission Condemns 'Grave Escalation' In Fighting

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.

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Scoop

Aid Reaches Civilians Displaced by Ongoing Violence in Libya

A fork-lift truck driver unloads aid from one of the trucks that crossed from Tunisia to western Libya.

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The Peninsula

IS opens anti-US front with beheading video

US journalist James Foley in Libyan capital Tripoli in this picture taken on May 18, 2011.

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Cybercast News Service

Beheaded Journalist Prayed Rosary Aloud During Prior Libyan CaptivityCNS

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.

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The Baltimore Sun

Libya restarts oil exports from biggest port as fighting rages in Benghazi

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.

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Jawa Report

Space Aliens Bomb Libyan Terrorists

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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The Washington Post

Read in: No Parking Edition

Make sure to sign up for Read In , your one-stop shop for all the political news of the day! -- A grand jury plans to begin hearing evidence today in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

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Iol.co.za

Rockets fired as rival militias battle in Libya

Members of the Weshavana Brigade survey the damage at a former Libyan Army camp known as Camp 27 following clashes between rival militias in the 27 district, west of Tripoli, on August 10, 2014.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

IcNetwork

Welsh family trapped in war-torn Libyan city desperate to return to Cardiff

A terrified mother trapped in the war-torn Libyan city of Benghazi with her three grown-up children is desperate to return to Wales.

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Times Herald

Rieder: Paying the ultimate price for journalism

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.

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USA Today

James Foley

In this November 2012, photo, posted on the website freejamesfoley.org, shows missing journalist James Foley while covering the civil war in Aleppo, Syria.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Libya NOC loads 1st oil in a year from Es Sider port

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.

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Daily Mail

Amlin bill ramped up by MH17 tragedy and blaze at Tripoli Airport

Amlin has racked up a A 25 million bill from the Malaysia Airlines MH17 disaster and a fire at Tripoli Airport.

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Daily Times

Most of detained Pakistanis released in Libya : August 19, 2014,

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.

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Sun-Star

17 NorMin OFWs home from Libya

SEVENTEEN of the 800 overseas Filipino workers who have been repatriated due to the ongoing conflict in Libya are residents of Northern Mindanao.

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