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Irish Examiner
Libya: 'Migrants abducted, incarcerated, sexually abused and beaten'people who are resettled overseas or given humanitarian visas. Libya fell into
Libya: 'Migrants abducted, incarcerated, sexually abused and beaten'
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 hours ago
people who are resettled overseas or given humanitarian visas. Libya fell into chaos following the ouster and killing of Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled for over 40 years before a 2011 uprising that descended into civil war. Despite a UN-brokered... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Amnesty International documents 'horrifying' abuse of migrants in LibyaInternational documents 'horrifying' abuse of migrants in Libya Libya fell int
Amnesty International documents 'horrifying' abuse of migrants in Libya
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
International documents 'horrifying' abuse of migrants in Libya Libya fell into chaos following the ouster and killing of Muammar Gaddafi Amnesty International has published "horrifying" accounts by migrants of exploitation and abuse in Libya,... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Tunisian prisoners tell of life with IS in LibyaLibyan brigades, known as "thuwar" (revolutionaries) because of their role in t
Tunisian prisoners tell of life with IS in Libya
Bdnews24.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Libyan brigades, known as "thuwar" (revolutionaries) because of their role in the 2011 uprising that toppled veteran leader Muammar Gaddafi, take on the Islamic State militants in their midst. With planes circling over the city, residents began... Read more
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Swissinfo
Tunisian prisoners tell of life with Islamic State in LibyaLibyan brigades, known as "thuwar" (revolutionaries) because of their role in t
Tunisian prisoners tell of life with Islamic State in Libya
Swissinfo / Posted 12 hours ago
Libyan brigades, known as "thuwar" (revolutionaries) because of their role in the 2011 uprising that toppled veteran leader Muammar Gaddafi, take on the Islamic State militants in their midst. With planes circling over the city, residents began... Read more
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Reuters
Tunisian prisoners tell of life with Islamic State in LibyaLibyan brigades, known as "thuwar" (revolutionaries) because of their role in t
Tunisian prisoners tell of life with Islamic State in Libya
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
Libyan brigades, known as "thuwar" (revolutionaries) because of their role in the 2011 uprising that toppled veteran leader Muammar Gaddafi, take on the Islamic State militants in their midst. With planes circling over the city, residents began... Read more
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dna
Tunisian prisoners tell of life with ISIS in LibyaLibyan brigades, known as "thuwar" (revolutionaries) because of their role in t
Tunisian prisoners tell of life with ISIS in Libya
dna / Posted 12 hours ago
Libyan brigades, known as "thuwar" (revolutionaries) because of their role in the 2011 uprising that toppled veteran leader Muammar Gaddafi, take on the Islamic State militants in their midst. With planes circling over the city, residents began... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Efforts to free Egyptians bear fruitcountry’s internal conflict, which has been gradually spreading over the past f
Efforts to free Egyptians bear fruit
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 19 hours ago
country’s internal conflict, which has been gradually spreading over the past few years since the fall of the Libya leader Muammar Gaddafi. In April, 13 illegal Egyptian immigrants were killed in the Libyan city of Bani Walid. They were killed... Read more
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Canberra Times
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticismdiplomats said the rights groups' appeal was unlikely to bring a Saudi suspensi
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticism
Canberra Times / Posted 21 hours ago
diplomats said the rights groups' appeal was unlikely to bring a Saudi suspension. In 2011, the UN General Assembly suspended Libya from the rights council because of violence against protesters by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muamma... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticismdiplomats said the rights groups' appeal was unlikely to bring a Saudi suspensi
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticism
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 hours ago
diplomats said the rights groups' appeal was unlikely to bring a Saudi suspension. In 2011, the UN General Assembly suspended Libya from the rights council because of violence against protesters by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muamma... Read more
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The Age
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticismdiplomats said the rights groups' appeal was unlikely to bring a Saudi suspensi
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticism
The Age / Posted 22 hours ago
diplomats said the rights groups' appeal was unlikely to bring a Saudi suspension. In 2011, the UN General Assembly suspended Libya from the rights council because of violence against protesters by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muamma... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticismdiplomats said the rights groups' appeal was unlikely to bring a Saudi suspensi
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticism
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
diplomats said the rights groups' appeal was unlikely to bring a Saudi suspension. In 2011, the UN General Assembly suspended Libya from the rights council because of violence against protesters by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muamma... Read more
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WA Today
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticismdiplomats said the rights groups' appeal was unlikely to bring a Saudi suspensi
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticism
WA Today / Posted 22 hours ago
diplomats said the rights groups' appeal was unlikely to bring a Saudi suspension. In 2011, the UN General Assembly suspended Libya from the rights council because of violence against protesters by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muamma... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticismbring a Saudi suspension. In 2011, the U.N. General Assembly suspended Libya fr
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticism
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
bring a Saudi suspension. In 2011, the U.N. General Assembly suspended Libya from the rights council because of violence against protesters by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Reporting by Louis Charbonneau; Editing by Jonathan Oa... Read more
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The Star
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticismbring a Saudi suspension. In 2011, the U.N. General Assembly suspended Libya fr
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticism
The Star / Posted yesterday
bring a Saudi suspension. In 2011, the U.N. General Assembly suspended Libya from the rights council because of violence against protesters by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Reporting by Louis Charbonneau; Editing by Jonathan Oa... Read more
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Swissinfo
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticismIn 2011, the U.N. General Assembly suspended Libya from the rights council beca
Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticism
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
In 2011, the U.N. General Assembly suspended Libya from the rights council because of violence against protesters by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Reporting by Louis Charbonneau; Editing by Jonathan Oatis) re... Read more
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The Financial Express
Groups urge United Nations to suspend Saudi Arabia from rights councilUN General Assembly has previously suspended a country from the Human Rights Co
Groups urge United Nations to suspend Saudi Arabia from rights council
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
UN General Assembly has previously suspended a country from the Human Rights Council. In March 2011, the UN General Assembly unanimously suspended Libya because of violence against protesters by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muam... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Groups urge UN to suspend Saudi Arabia from rights councilUN General Assembly has previously suspended a country from the Human Rights Co
Groups urge UN to suspend Saudi Arabia from rights council
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UN General Assembly has previously suspended a country from the Human Rights Council. In March 2011, the UN General Assembly unanimously suspended Libya because of violence against protesters by forces loyal to Libyan leader Mua... Read more
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The Star
Groups urge U.N. to suspend Saudi Arabia from rights councilCouncil. In March 2011, the U.N. General Assembly unanimously suspended Libya b
Groups urge U.N. to suspend Saudi Arabia from rights council
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Council. In March 2011, the U.N. General Assembly unanimously suspended Libya because of violence against protesters by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Additional reporting by Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Toni Reinhold and Tom B... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Groups urge UN to suspend Saudi Arabia from rights councilthe U.N. General Assembly unanimously suspended Libya's membership in the U.N.
Groups urge UN to suspend Saudi Arabia from rights council
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
the U.N. General Assembly unanimously suspended Libya's membership in the U.N. Human Rights Council because of violence against protesters by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Toni Re... Read more
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Salon.com
Iraq taught us nothing: Neoliberalism, interventionism and America’s crumbling empiredown of his Baathist Party, and the disbanding of his military. Whatever their
Iraq taught us nothing: Neoliberalism, interventionism and America’s crumbling empire
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
down of his Baathist Party, and the disbanding of his military. Whatever their faults, Saddam and Libya’s autocratic ruler Muammar Gaddafi were clearly demonized and blamed for all ethnic, sectarian, and regional differences in the countries they... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Patrick Cockburn: How Neoliberalism and Cold War Obsessions Fractured the Middle Eastdown of his Baathist Party, and the disbanding of his military. Whatever their
Patrick Cockburn: How Neoliberalism and Cold War Obsessions Fractured the Middle East
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
down of his Baathist Party, and the disbanding of his military. Whatever their faults, Saddam and Libya’s autocratic ruler Muammar Gaddafi were clearly demonized and blamed for all ethnic, sectarian, and regional differences in the countries they... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Politicians react to new Benghazi report released by RepublicansBenghazi attacks on September 11, 2012. The report outlines what happened in t
Politicians react to new Benghazi report released by Republicans
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
Benghazi attacks on September 11, 2012. The report outlines what happened in the days following the fall of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi. The focus of the report was on the failure of diplomacy in preventing the attacks that killed a U.S.... Read more
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Breitbart
Hillary Clinton Mocks Gowdy’s Benghazi Committee Report: ‘Move On’cited an email Clinton confidant Sidney Blumenthal sent to the then-Secretary m
Hillary Clinton Mocks Gowdy’s Benghazi Committee Report: ‘Move On’
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
cited an email Clinton confidant Sidney Blumenthal sent to the then-Secretary mere days after the fall of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi before he stated, “They were so committed, it didn’t matter that there were 200 security incidents between... Read more
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Breitbart
‘Crowning Jewel’: Jim Jordan Pins Benghazi Failures On Obama-Clinton Foreign Policypushed for and got done. But maybe the better one is the email from Sidney Blu
‘Crowning Jewel’: Jim Jordan Pins Benghazi Failures On Obama-Clinton Foreign Policy
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
pushed for and got done. But maybe the better one is the email from Sidney Blumenthal. Few days after [Libyan dictator Muammar] Gaddafi has been removed, he sends an email to the Secretary, and he says this is a big moment, you should do a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How Republicans blew it on Benghazilong after we understood this was a planned attack, the outgrowth of the chaos
How Republicans blew it on Benghazi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
long after we understood this was a planned attack, the outgrowth of the chaos festering in the wake of the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi. Republicans investigating the Benghazi attack soon got lost in the weeds of the debacle, although their... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Human Rights Watch Sites That U.S., France Backed Convicted Chad Dictatorof his brutality were already evident. The two countries saw Habré as a bulwark
Human Rights Watch Sites That U.S., France Backed Convicted Chad Dictator
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 3 days ago
of his brutality were already evident. The two countries saw Habré as a bulwark against the expansionist designs of Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi, whose forces were occupying northern Chad. Human Rights Watch details how both the United States and France... Read more
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International Business Times
Human Rights Watch: Ex-Chad president and dictator Hissene Habre 'was enabled' by France and US report, both governments helped prop Habré, who they saw as a shield against th
Human Rights Watch: Ex-Chad president and dictator Hissene Habre 'was enabled' by France and US
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
report, both governments helped prop Habré, who they saw as a shield against the grandiose vision of neighbouring Libya's Muammar Gaddafi. France also supported Habré against Gaddafi whose forces were occupying northern Chad after he took... Read more
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Breitbart
U.S. General: Obama Lacks ‘Grand Strategy’ in Libyaand hundreds wounded in a month of fighting in surrounding the symbolic city, w
U.S. General: Obama Lacks ‘Grand Strategy’ in Libya
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
and hundreds wounded in a month of fighting in surrounding the symbolic city, which was the hometown of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi and the scene of his death in the last major battle of the Libyan civil war [in October 2011],” pointed out... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who Should Pay for African Peacekeeping?but little of its own money to pay for it. The organisation lost its main benef
Who Should Pay for African Peacekeeping?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
but little of its own money to pay for it. The organisation lost its main benefactor with the fall of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and its other major contributors - Nigeria, South Africa, Algeria, and Egypt - are all going through tough... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Who should pay for African peacekeeping?but little of its own money to pay for it. The organisation lost its main benef
Who should pay for African peacekeeping?
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 6 days ago
but little of its own money to pay for it. The organisation lost its main benefactor with the fall of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and its other major contributors – Nigeria, South Africa, Algeria, and Egypt – are all going through tough... Read more
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Times of Malta
Gaddafi relatives offered Malta Armed Forces bribes – Clinton allyClose relatives of Libya’s slain leader Muammar Gaddafi came to Malta to offer
Gaddafi relatives offered Malta Armed Forces bribes – Clinton ally
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
Close relatives of Libya’s slain leader Muammar Gaddafi came to Malta to offer bribes to the Armed Forces of Malta in order to purchase jet fuel, a long-time confidant of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton claimed. In an e-mail sent to Ms... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Libyan forces clash with militants in Sirte, 14 deadtroops killed and 24 wounded. After the clashes ended, our forces found about 1
Libyan forces clash with militants in Sirte, 14 dead
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
troops killed and 24 wounded. After the clashes ended, our forces found about 10 bodies of militants." Since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has had no official national army, but brigades of former rebels who once fought together... Read more
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The Star
Libyan forces clash with militants in Sirte, 14 deadtroops killed and 24 wounded. After the clashes ended, our forces found about 1
Libyan forces clash with militants in Sirte, 14 dead
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
troops killed and 24 wounded. After the clashes ended, our forces found about 10 bodies of militants." Since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has had no official national army, but brigades of former rebels who once fought together... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Of Social Media, Global Influencesthese countries were to be given another chance to do it all over again, they w
Of Social Media, Global Influences
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
these countries were to be given another chance to do it all over again, they would definitely have a different perspective about the use of social media in their respective nations, as Libya today lies in ruins since the fall of Muammar... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Must Pull Its Weight in Stopping Ballistic Missile Proliferationnuclear payload over a long range. In 1993, the decision was taken to halt and
Africa Must Pull Its Weight in Stopping Ballistic Missile Proliferation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
nuclear payload over a long range. In 1993, the decision was taken to halt and fully dismantle the programme. Libya, under Muammar Gaddafi, imported and also locally developed ballistic missiles. On 19 December 2003, Libya announced that it would... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Death toll in clashes, blast in Libyan town rises to 40the death toll at at least 20. Militias and other armed groups have proliferat
Death toll in clashes, blast in Libyan town rises to 40
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
the death toll at at least 20. Militias and other armed groups have proliferated in Libya since the uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi five years ago, and they have largely acted with impunity in the political chaos that followed. Libya's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dozens of Pro-Govt Fighters Killed in Clashseveral of the country's towns and cities from 2014. It took full control of S
Dozens of Pro-Govt Fighters Killed in Clash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
several of the country's towns and cities from 2014. It took full control of Sirte, the hometown of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, last year, creating its most significant base outside Syria and Iraq. However, the armed group has struggled... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Man reveals how 4 Ghanaians were executed in Libyacabinet of Libyan Military leader, Gaddafi. He noted that Ghanaian residents i
Man reveals how 4 Ghanaians were executed in Libya
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 8 days ago
cabinet of Libyan Military leader, Gaddafi. He noted that Ghanaian residents in Libya called the late Libyan Head of State Muammar Gaddafi ‘Kweku Atta’ for fear of being killed if they should be heard mentioning Gaddafi’s name. He noted that... Read more
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The Star
Death toll in clashes, blast in Libyan town rises to 40put the death toll at least 20. Militias and other armed groups have prolifera
Death toll in clashes, blast in Libyan town rises to 40
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
put the death toll at least 20. Militias and other armed groups have proliferated in Libya since the uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi five years ago, and they have largely acted with impunity in the political chaos that followed. Libya's... Read more
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Aljazeera
Dozens of pro-government fighters killed in Libya clashseveral of the country's towns and cities from 2014. It took full control of S
Dozens of pro-government fighters killed in Libya clash
Aljazeera / Posted 9 days ago
several of the country's towns and cities from 2014. It took full control of Sirte, the hometown of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, last year, creating its most significant base outside Syria and Iraq. However, the armed group has struggled... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Arms depot blast kills dozens in western Libyaof the explosion. The official said that the militia has left the place after c
Arms depot blast kills dozens in western Libya
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
of the explosion. The official said that the militia has left the place after clashing with the locals. Since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has been suffering a security vacuum with many armed militias operating separately from the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Libyan forces take losses in battle for Sirte against Islamic Stateseveral of the country's towns and cities from 2014. It took full control of S
Libyan forces take losses in battle for Sirte against Islamic State
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
several of the country's towns and cities from 2014. It took full control of Sirte, the hometown of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, last year, creating its most significant base outside Syria and Iraq. However, the jihadist group has... Read more
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Reuters
Libyan forces take losses in battle for Sirte against Islamic Stateseveral of the country's towns and cities from 2014. It took full control of S
Libyan forces take losses in battle for Sirte against Islamic State
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
several of the country's towns and cities from 2014. It took full control of Sirte, the hometown of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, last year, creating its most significant base outside Syria and Iraq. However, the jihadist group has... Read more
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BBC News
Jean-Pierre Bemba, DR Congo's ex-rebel and vice-presidentand wood factories. Former allies claim most of Mr Bemba's fortune comes from
Jean-Pierre Bemba, DR Congo's ex-rebel and vice-president
BBC News / Posted 9 days ago
and wood factories. Former allies claim most of Mr Bemba's fortune comes from gifts from African leaders such as Libya's Muammar Gaddafi. Whatever the source, by the end of the war, the rebel-turned-politician had accrued enough wealth to buy a... Read more
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New Kerala
Arms depot blast kills dozens in western Libya - newkerala.com #79983of the explosion. The official said that the militia has left the place after c
Arms depot blast kills dozens in western Libya - newkerala.com #79983
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
of the explosion. The official said that the militia has left the place after clashing with the locals. Since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has been suffering a security vacuum with many armed militias operating separately from the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Blast at ammunition depot kills dozens in Libyaand a member of the armed group who was refusing to pay. Libya has descended i
Blast at ammunition depot kills dozens in Libya
Aljazeera / Posted 10 days ago
and a member of the armed group who was refusing to pay. Libya has descended into chaos after the toppling and death of Muammar Gaddafi five years ago and has turned into a battleground of rival groups battling for powers. Libya's nascent... Read more
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Swissinfo
Libyan forces say advance against Islamic State in Sirtelast year, benefiting from a security vacuum and from the political chaos that
Libyan forces say advance against Islamic State in Sirte
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
last year, benefiting from a security vacuum and from the political chaos that has roiled Libya since long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi was toppled in an uprising in 2011. (Reporting by Ahmed Elumami; Writing by Aidan Lewis; Editing by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Libyan forces say advance against Islamic State in Sirtelast year, benefiting from a security vacuum and from the political chaos that
Libyan forces say advance against Islamic State in Sirte
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
last year, benefiting from a security vacuum and from the political chaos that has roiled Libya since long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi was toppled in an uprising in 2011. (Reporting by Ahmed Elumami; Writing by Aidan Lewis; Editing by... Read more
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The Star
Libyan forces advance against Islamic State in Sirte - spokesmanlast year, benefiting from a security vacuum and from the political chaos that
Libyan forces advance against Islamic State in Sirte - spokesman
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
last year, benefiting from a security vacuum and from the political chaos that has roiled Libya since long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi was toppled in an uprising in 2011. (Reporting by Ahmed Elumami; Writing by Aidan Lewis; Editing by... Read more
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Daily Mail
Frontex boss: Rescuing migrants at sea 'triggers' Libya departuresmilitary powers Britain, France and Germany say ending the chaos in Libya that
Frontex boss: Rescuing migrants at sea 'triggers' Libya departures
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
military powers Britain, France and Germany say ending the chaos in Libya that has reigned since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 is a crucial part of the EU's moves to end the migrant crisis. NATO ships have also been sent to the... Read more
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