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Thursday, 08-21-14, 11:52US, Nato and the Destruction of Libya - the Western Front of a Widening War[Fahamu]NATO claimed that its intervention in Libya was a historic success. But three years later, Libya is in complete chaos. Some 1700 militias have a combined total of 250,000 men under arms. Another external intervention seems necessary to stabilize the country. But the US and NATO must never be involved read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 6:56Missing Libya Planes Spark Security Concerns[Magharebia]Nouakchott -The Tripoli airport siege led to the disappearance of several commercial planes. Now countries on both shores of the Mediterranean are worried about how the missing aircraft might be used by terrorists. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 6:55Airstrikes Target Militias in Tripoli, Benghazi[Magharebia]Benghazi -Renegade Libyan General Khalifa Haftar was responsible for the airstrikes in Tripoli on Monday (August 18th), according to one of his aides. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 7:01Libya Calls for Regional Security Alliance[Magharebia]Tunis -Libya's authorities are looking to form joint forces with Algeria, Egypt and Tunisia to secure the border, curb illegal immigration, and stop arms smuggling and drug trafficking. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 21:35Cross-Border Aid Reaches Civilians Displaced By Ongoing Violence in Libya - UN[UN News]The United Nations refugee agency said today it has, for the first time, begun sending aid into western Libya from Tunisia to help some of the tens of thousands of people displaced by weeks of fighting in Tripoli. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 13:56Edging Towards the Precipice[Cameroon Tribune]The security and humanitarian situation in Libya last week took a nose dive as fighting between rival militias almost shut down the country, obliging thousands of foreigners to leave. With diplomatic missions having shut down, their staff and UN personnel evacuated, Libyans have virtually been abandoned to themselves. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 10:28Libya Deports Dozens of Sudanese Illegal Immigrants[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Libyan government revealed that it has deported 90 Sudanese illegal immigrants through al-Kufra town in southeast of the country and said that 700 people of different nationalities are seeking to leave to Chad and Sudan. read more...
Sunday, 08-17-14, 18:01Libyans Face Escalating Violence, Turmoil[VOA]Libyans had high hopes after their country's liberation from dictatorship in 2011, but now face escalating violence and a growing humanitarian crisis. read more...
Sunday, 08-17-14, 17:56Fighting Grows in Tripoli[UN News]The United Nations mission assisting Libya today condemned the "grave escalation" in the fighting in 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. read more...
Friday, 08-15-14, 20:28France, Italy, Germany, United States, United Kingdom On Libya[State Department]U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE read more...

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