Muammar Gaddafi

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Super Sport
Gabon president insists Afcon on courseIvory Coast are among the 16 nations taking part in a tournament originally awa
Gabon president insists Afcon on course
Super Sport / Posted 2 hours ago
Ivory Coast are among the 16 nations taking part in a tournament originally awarded to Libya before it was switched to Gabon in the wake of violence and instability breaking out in the north African country following the overthrow of Muammar Gadd... Read more
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Times of Malta
Libya PM calls for national reconciliation in splintered countryto repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence tha
Libya PM calls for national reconciliation in splintered country
Times of Malta / Posted 7 hours ago
to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Fayez Seraj also told Reuters in an interview that the battle against Islamic State militants in their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
This Peace We Are Taking for Grantedworld no dime. The short-lived euphoria that swept through Libya as the so-cal
This Peace We Are Taking for Granted
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
world no dime. The short-lived euphoria that swept through Libya as the so-called revolutionaries sought to remove Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has been replaced by gangs of ravaging militia. Reports coming from Libya suggest that almost everyone now... Read more
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dna
America’s terrorism dilemmagovernment on compassionate grounds in 2009 as he was suffering from prostate c
America’s terrorism dilemma
dna / Posted 16 hours ago
government on compassionate grounds in 2009 as he was suffering from prostate cancer. He died in 2012. Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi had accepted responsibility and paid compensation to the families of the victims. But he had maintained that... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Trump vs Clinton: A debate fact-check cheat sheetconveniently forgets that he also supported intervention in Libya, specifically
Trump vs Clinton: A debate fact-check cheat sheet
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
conveniently forgets that he also supported intervention in Libya, specifically advocating the aim of removing leader Muammar Gaddafi. Related ContentManslaughter verdict in death of Auckland homeless manCartoon: John Key in Dixie,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Libya PM calls for national reconciliation in splintered countryto repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence tha
Libya PM calls for national reconciliation in splintered country
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Fayez Seraj also told Reuters in an interview that the battle against Islamic State militants in their... Read more
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Reuters
Libya PM calls for national reconciliation in splintered countryto repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence tha
Libya PM calls for national reconciliation in splintered country
Reuters / Posted yesterday
to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Fayez Seraj also told Reuters in an interview that the battle against Islamic State militants in their... Read more
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express
EU should build 'gigantic refugee city' for African migrants, says Hungarian PMby Libya's Mediterranean coast Libya has a government backed by the UN, but ha
EU should build 'gigantic refugee city' for African migrants, says Hungarian PM
express / Posted 2 days ago
by Libya's Mediterranean coast Libya has a government backed by the UN, but has been in political chaos since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 and has splintered into rival armed factions. The Hungarian leader, who has been at the forefront of... Read more
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Reuters
Libyan oil port takeover gives edge to eastern commanderrival institutions in eastern and western Libya and deepening the turmoil that
Libyan oil port takeover gives edge to eastern commander
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
rival institutions in eastern and western Libya and deepening the turmoil that has plagued the country since late dictator Muammar Gaddafi was toppled in 2011. After Haftar's forces swiftly handed operational control of the ports to the NOC, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Desperate Libya Asks Zuma for Helpto share its nation-building secrets with strife-torn Libya, which has been str
Desperate Libya Asks Zuma for Help
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
to share its nation-building secrets with strife-torn Libya, which has been struggling to unite since the death of ruler Muammar Gaddafi. News24 has learnt that the African Union convened an urgent meeting of its Peace and Security Council on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Desperate Libya asks Zuma for helpto share its nation-building secrets with strife-torn Libya, which has been str
Desperate Libya asks Zuma for help
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
to share its nation-building secrets with strife-torn Libya, which has been struggling to unite since the death of ruler Muammar Gaddafi. News24 has learnt that the African Union convened an urgent meeting of its Peace and Security Council on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Non-Alignment Movement Is More Relevant Todayabundant oil resource? The same is the case with Libya. There was an allied in
Why Non-Alignment Movement Is More Relevant Today
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
abundant oil resource? The same is the case with Libya. There was an allied invasion of Libya that got rid of its leader Muammar Gaddafi, arguably a dictator in the eyes of those who got rid of him and killed him most brutally. What is happening... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
David Cameron’s Iraqpersonal responsibility. The committee has accused the Cameron government of ov
David Cameron’s Iraq
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
personal responsibility. The committee has accused the Cameron government of overstating the threat former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi posed to civilians, failing to understand how Libya worked, and of pursuing "an opportunistic policy of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Where Islam and democracy meetwisdom. As in the case of Mosaddeq, oil played a decisive role in the undoing
Where Islam and democracy meet
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
wisdom. As in the case of Mosaddeq, oil played a decisive role in the undoing of Iraq’s Saddam Hussein and Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi. I am no fan of the Iraqi dictator. In life and in death, the tyrant brought nothing but great suffering and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
British Parliament Confirms Libya War Was Based On Lies … Turned Nation Into a “Shit Show” … Spread Terrorismpublicly overstated and that the reconquest of cities had not resulted in mass
British Parliament Confirms Libya War Was Based On Lies … Turned Nation Into a “Shit Show” … Spread Terrorism
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
publicly overstated and that the reconquest of cities had not resulted in mass civilian casualties. The proposition that Muammar Gaddafi would have ordered the massacre of civilians in Benghazi [which was the basis for the West’s war to overthrow... Read more
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Reuters
Libyan forces say foil Islamic State car bombings in SirteState expanded into Libya in 2014, taking advantage of the political chaos and
Libyan forces say foil Islamic State car bombings in Sirte
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
State expanded into Libya in 2014, taking advantage of the political chaos and security vacuum that developed after Muammar Gaddafi was toppled in an uprising five years ago. The jihadist group took full control of Sirte last year, setting... Read more
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PhysOrg
Leaders who die in office more often described as 'charismatic'Arafat, and former Kosovar president Ibrahim Rugova, as well as Venezuelan head
Leaders who die in office more often described as 'charismatic'
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Arafat, and former Kosovar president Ibrahim Rugova, as well as Venezuelan head Hugo Chavez. Even divisive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was associated with charisma more often after his death. Thirteen of the 48 leaders bucked the trend and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Libya exports first oil cargo from Ras Lanuf since 2014control of different factions and cut output to a fraction of the 1.6 million b
Libya exports first oil cargo from Ras Lanuf since 2014
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
control of different factions and cut output to a fraction of the 1.6 million bpd it produced before an uprising toppled Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. The NOC has ambitious goals of producing more than 900,000 bpd by the end of the year, but says it... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bombs for brides: Isis dowries revealed in Libyaof National Accord launched an offensive on May 12 to retake the port city that
Bombs for brides: Isis dowries revealed in Libya
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
of National Accord launched an offensive on May 12 to retake the port city that was the home town of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi. They cornered the jihadists in a small area in central Sirte but were slowed down by snipers and suicide... Read more
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University of Queensland
Dying for charismadying. “The paradox is that mortality is the basis for a particular form of im
Dying for charisma
University of Queensland / Posted 4 days ago
dying. “The paradox is that mortality is the basis for a particular form of immortality.” Even divisive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was associated with charisma more often after his death. Thirteen of the 48 leaders bucked the trend and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Libya exports first oil cargo from Ras Lanuf port since 2014 - port managerand cut output to about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) from the 1.6 million bpd
Libya exports first oil cargo from Ras Lanuf port since 2014 - port manager
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
and cut output to about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) from the 1.6 million bpd it produced before an uprising toppled Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Haftar's forces seized the ports from a rival armed group that had controlled them for more than... Read more
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International Business Times
Libya's warring governments deny responsibility for air strike that killed civiliansall six people on board. The helicopter was operated by armed forces loyal to t
Libya's warring governments deny responsibility for air strike that killed civilians
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
all six people on board. The helicopter was operated by armed forces loyal to the eastern government. Libya plunged into chaos after Muammar Gaddafi was toppled in 2011. The country has two parliaments, each with their own government, sinc... Read more
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Reuters
France says Libya needs compromise to avoid sliding backwardsis the latest stage in a struggle for control of the OPEC nation's energy asset
France says Libya needs compromise to avoid sliding backwards
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
is the latest stage in a struggle for control of the OPEC nation's energy assets, extending chaos since the 2011 fall of Muammar Gaddafi that has splintered the North African country into rival armed fiefs. Haftar has resisted the Tripoli-based... Read more
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International Business Times
Hard-left Labour Party entryists did not oppose 2011 Nato bombing of Libyaa Trotskyist group accused of attempting to infiltrate Labour did not oppose Na
Hard-left Labour Party entryists did not oppose 2011 Nato bombing of Libya
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
a Trotskyist group accused of attempting to infiltrate Labour did not oppose Nato's 2011 intervention against Libyan despot Muammar Gaddafi. Alliance of Workers' Liberty (AWL), formerly known as Socialist Organiser, de-registered as a political... Read more
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Op-Ed News
America's Worldwide ImpunityClinton used similar language to justify invading Libya and implementing a "reg
America's Worldwide Impunity
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
Clinton used similar language to justify invading Libya and implementing a "regime change" that killed the nation's leader, Muammar Gaddafi, and unleashed five years of violent political chaos. If you were living a truly democratic country with a... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass holds screening of documentary honoring late journalist James FoleyFoley’s journey to Libya to investigate and cover the events of the conflict re
UMass holds screening of documentary honoring late journalist James Foley
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 6 days ago
Foley’s journey to Libya to investigate and cover the events of the conflict regarding the former Prime Minister of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi. Foley was among a team of first line journalists there. In 2011, Foley and his co-workers were imprisoned... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Launches Appeal for Libya's Sirte As Forces Renew Push Against Islamic StateU.N.-backed government is trying to unite a multitude of rival factions that ha
UN Launches Appeal for Libya's Sirte As Forces Renew Push Against Islamic State
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
U.N.-backed government is trying to unite a multitude of rival factions that have divided the country since the downfall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. (Editing by Ros Russell; Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN launches appeal for Libya's Sirte as forces renew push against Islamic StateU.N.-backed government is trying to unite a multitude of rival factions that ha
UN launches appeal for Libya's Sirte as forces renew push against Islamic State
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
U.N.-backed government is trying to unite a multitude of rival factions that have divided the country since the downfall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. (Editing by Ros Russell; Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. launches appeal for Libya's Sirte as forces renew push against Islamic StateU.N.-backed government is trying to unite a multitude of rival factions that ha
U.N. launches appeal for Libya's Sirte as forces renew push against Islamic State
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
U.N.-backed government is trying to unite a multitude of rival factions that have divided the country since the downfall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. (Editing by Ros Russell; Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France says Libya needs compromise to avoid sliding backwardsa political deadlock. The advance is the latest power struggle over the OPEC n
France says Libya needs compromise to avoid sliding backwards
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
a political deadlock. The advance is the latest power struggle over the OPEC nation's energy assets, after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 and ensuing chaos left the North African country splintered into rival armed factions. Haftar... Read more
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Reuters
France says Libya needs compromise to avoid sliding backwardsa political deadlock. The advance is the latest power struggle over the OPEC n
France says Libya needs compromise to avoid sliding backwards
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
a political deadlock. The advance is the latest power struggle over the OPEC nation's energy assets, after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 and ensuing chaos left the North African country splintered into rival armed factions. Haftar... Read more
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The Washington Times
Hillary Clinton’s immoral, illegal, stupid enthusiasm for wars to effectuate regime changehas been weakened. As secretary of state in 2011, Mrs. Clinton vocally support
Hillary Clinton’s immoral, illegal, stupid enthusiasm for wars to effectuate regime change
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
has been weakened. As secretary of state in 2011, Mrs. Clinton vocally supported the war against Libya to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi on the heels of his abandonment of weapons of mass destruction. She boasted with the dripping arrogance of... Read more
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Aljazeera
After David Cameron we are left only with mistakesand lacked a coherent strategy - holding Cameron "ultimately responsible". Hav
After David Cameron we are left only with mistakes
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
and lacked a coherent strategy - holding Cameron "ultimately responsible". Having intervened to remove Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi on the basis of insufficient information, Britain and France lost interest in the country, leaving the... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Reports: Four killed when JuCo football team's bus crashes on way to gamebasket case run by radical Islamists. How bad is it? America, Libyans and the r
Reports: Four killed when JuCo football team's bus crashes on way to game
Yahoo Sports / Posted 7 days ago
basket case run by radical Islamists. How bad is it? America, Libyans and the rest of the world were better off with Muammar Gaddafi in charge. That’s how bad it is. Radical Islamist Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan “described himself as mujahedeen”... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Victor Cruz, Odell Beckham Jr. Fined By NFL For Unsportsmanlike Conductbasket case run by radical Islamists. How bad is it? America, Libyans and the r
Victor Cruz, Odell Beckham Jr. Fined By NFL For Unsportsmanlike Conduct
Yahoo Sports / Posted 7 days ago
basket case run by radical Islamists. How bad is it? America, Libyans and the rest of the world were better off with Muammar Gaddafi in charge. That’s how bad it is. Radical Islamist Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan “described himself as mujahedeen”... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
The NFL's Worst Wide Receiver, for Nowbasket case run by radical Islamists. How bad is it? America, Libyans and the r
The NFL's Worst Wide Receiver, for Now
Yahoo Sports / Posted 7 days ago
basket case run by radical Islamists. How bad is it? America, Libyans and the rest of the world were better off with Muammar Gaddafi in charge. That’s how bad it is. Radical Islamist Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan “described himself as mujahedeen”... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Cannabis: the new Californian gold rushbasket case run by radical Islamists. How bad is it? America, Libyans and the r
Cannabis: the new Californian gold rush
Yahoo Sports / Posted 7 days ago
basket case run by radical Islamists. How bad is it? America, Libyans and the rest of the world were better off with Muammar Gaddafi in charge. That’s how bad it is. Radical Islamist Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan “described himself as mujahedeen”... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Standing by Syriato topple Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Some of those bad actors felt flush
Standing by Syria
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
to topple Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Some of those bad actors felt flush with success after overthrowing and killing Muammar Gaddafi in Libya. They had high hopes of picking off another secular Arab government. Fortunately, Assad was hard to... Read more
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Op-Ed News
British MPs Blame David Cameron for the Destruction of Libyaunder Gaddafi Libya by then was a country open for business with the West, and
British MPs Blame David Cameron for the Destruction of Libya
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
under Gaddafi Libya by then was a country open for business with the West, and had been for the best part of a decade. If Muammar Gaddafi was the "tyrant" the US claimed he was upon his death at the hands of a mob, what was he when President Obama... Read more
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asianage
The post-9/11 chaos11, 2011 after 18 days of huge rallies and a sit-in at Cairo’s Tahrir Square th
The post-9/11 chaos
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
11, 2011 after 18 days of huge rallies and a sit-in at Cairo’s Tahrir Square that ended his 30-year rule. Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was toppled on August 23, 2011, after the National Transitional Council took control of Bab al-Azizia. He was... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Army doctor sees hard-won battle to practice Sikh faith in uniform an opportunity for othersthe Iranian Hostage Crisis in the 1970s people would confuse Sikhs with Iranian
Army doctor sees hard-won battle to practice Sikh faith in uniform an opportunity for others
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
the Iranian Hostage Crisis in the 1970s people would confuse Sikhs with Iranians. During problems with Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi in the 1980s people thought Sikhs were Middle Eastern. During the first Persian Gulf War in the early 1990s,... Read more
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Fortune
The Late Night Comics Are Going After TrumpTrump’s self-regarding public statements to strikingly similar ones from Africa
The Late Night Comics Are Going After Trump
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
Trump’s self-regarding public statements to strikingly similar ones from African dictators like Idi Amin, Robert Mugabe and Muammar Gaddafi. “Trump is presidential,” said Noah. “He just happens to be running on the wrong continent.” Since then, he... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Libya resuming oil exports from some major portseast, but has failed to win endorsement from eastern factions aligned with Haft
Libya resuming oil exports from some major ports
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
east, but has failed to win endorsement from eastern factions aligned with Haftar. He is a former ally of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi and has expanded his power over the past two years, waging a military campaign against Islamists and other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Health Minister Supports Former French Minister for Who Positionof Infectious Diseases, and a BA in Biology. Liberia was one of the first Afri
Liberia's Health Minister Supports Former French Minister for Who Position
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
of Infectious Diseases, and a BA in Biology. Liberia was one of the first African countries to speak against former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi when the former Libyan leader who was a major contributor to the African Union was un... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The US War On Terror Has Cost $5 Trillion And Increased Terrorism By 6,500%In 2009, Boko Haram was a small-scale group with very limited weaponry. Followi
The US War On Terror Has Cost $5 Trillion And Increased Terrorism By 6,500%
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
In 2009, Boko Haram was a small-scale group with very limited weaponry. Following the invasion of Libya and the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, the Libyan armories were looted, and much of the weaponry was sent over to Syria. However, Boko Haram was... Read more
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Breitbart
Parliament Slams Cameron's Role in Obama's Libyan 'S***show'goal of regime change and shirked its moral responsibility to help reconstruct
Parliament Slams Cameron's Role in Obama's Libyan 'S***show'
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
goal of regime change and shirked its moral responsibility to help reconstruct the country following the fall of Muammar Gaddafi,” as the UK Guardian puts it. “It concurs with Barack Obama’s assessment that the intervention was ‘a... Read more
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heraldscotland
Silicon Valley entrepreneur launches Cards Against Donald Trump gameaway your home, but not your guns or ______. Players then respond with a white
Silicon Valley entrepreneur launches Cards Against Donald Trump game
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
away your home, but not your guns or ______. Players then respond with a white card with answers such as "glamping with Muammar Gaddafi" or "annual ‘undocumented gardeners’ hunt on the White House Lawn". A third category of cards is the Trump... Read more
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International Business Times
Indians abducted in Libya rescued after one year, confirms external affairs minister50km from Sirte, an area controlled by the Islamic State (Isis). The place is a
Indians abducted in Libya rescued after one year, confirms external affairs minister
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
50km from Sirte, an area controlled by the Islamic State (Isis). The place is also the hometown of former Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi. They were returning to India when they were taken hostage. However, Lakshmikanth and Kumar both belonging... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khalifa Haftar Forces Seize Oil Port Brega in LibyaSanalla, NOC chairman, said in a statement. The battle for control of Libya's
Khalifa Haftar Forces Seize Oil Port Brega in Libya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Sanalla, NOC chairman, said in a statement. The battle for control of Libya's oil assets has renewed fears of a civil war in the country, which plunged into chaos after the 2011 uprising that toppled and killed longtime leader Muamma... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Parliament Report Criticises Libya InterventionFrance in 2011, which the government said at the time was aimed at protecting c
UK Parliament Report Criticises Libya Intervention
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
France in 2011, which the government said at the time was aimed at protecting civilians under fire from long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi. Cameron, who ran Britain from 2010 until July, had a "decisive" role in the decision to intervene and must... Read more
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