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Libya's "gaddafi 2.0" Eyes Military Takeover Of Tripoli, Could Rattle Global Oil Markets

Libya is coming apart again — though of course it was never put back together in the first place after NATO's regime change war to topple Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 in the first place. Since then it's been a jihadist wasteland of three, or at...
Related topics: Libya, Muammar Al-Gaddafi, Military, Nato

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How Iran Could Sink A U.s. Navy Aircraft Carrier

Dave Majumdar Security, Think sea mines.  Iraqi sea mines of antiquated design crippled the multi-billion dollar Aegis cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) and the Iwo Jima-class amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli (LPH-10) on the same day during that...
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Ap Photographer Mohamed Ben Khalifa Killed In Tripoli Clashes - Colleague

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Associated Press photographer Mohamed Ben Khalifa was killed during clashes in the Libyan capital Tripoli, his colleague confirmed on Saturday.
Related topics: Photography, Libya, Egypt, Cairo

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Militia Fighting In Tripoli Leaves 13 Killed, 52 Injured – Health Ministry

TRIPOLI (Sputnik) – At least 13 people were killed and 52 others injured in violent clashes between local armed groups, which erupted in the Libyan capital of Tripoli earlier this week, the Libyan Health Ministry said in a statement shared with...
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Lebanese Embassy Comes Under Attack In Tripoli - Reports

The Lebanese embassy in Tripoli has been attacked by an outraged people in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, El-Nashra news website reported, Lebanese Ambassador to Libya Mohammad Sukaina said on Monday.
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Islamic State Claims Attack On Libya's Foreign Ministry

A suicide bombing at Libya's Foreign Ministry in Tripoli killed at least 3.
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Economic Reforms Offer Scant Relief In Tripoli

After a month strolling the gold market in Libya's capital, retired public servant Milud Farhat was unable to find any jewelry he could afford for his daughter's wedding.    The 60-year-old is typical of Libya's once well-to-do middle class,...
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Activists In Lebanon Are Taking On The Country's Stray Bullet Problem

A performance art piece with a social message in downtown Tripoli — a wedding guest dies after being shot by a stray bullet from another guest. Photo used with permission from Farha Taysheh Facebook page. Reem Shaker was only 18 years old when a...
Related topics: Activism, Lebanon, Social Media, Libya, World Photos, Facebook

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Idf Admits Mistakenly Sinking Lebanese Refugee Ship After Decades Of Silence

The incident occurred off the coast of the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli as Israel enforced a naval blockade of Lebanon trying to prevent Syrian naval forces from intervening in the fighting.
Related topics: Libya, Israel, Lebanon

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Tripoli Asks Un To Unfreeze Libyan Assets To Avoid Depreciation - Minister

PALERMO (Sputnik) - The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), headquartered in Tripoli, is asking the United Nations to unfreeze Libyan assets to avoid depreciation, Ali Issawi, the GNA's economy and industry minister, told journalists on the...
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Daesh Kills 4 At Police Station In Libya, Many Kidnapped - Authorities

MOSCOW/TRIPOLI (Sputnik) - A total of four people, including the son of a local official, were killed on Monday in the attack on police station in central Libya committed by Daesh terrorists, local authorities said.
Related topics: Police, Libya, Russia, Moscow, Terrorism

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Libyan Government Of National Accord Announces New Truce Near Tripoli

CAIRO (Sputnik) - The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) announced on Wednesday the conclusion of a new ceasefire agreement between rival factions in the vicinity of Tripoli.
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As Tripoli Violence Rises, France Wants Sanctions On Militias

France said on Monday it wanted the U.N. Security Council to implement sanctions on militias involved in month-long clashes between rival factions in Libya's capital Tripoli, which has undermined U.N. efforts to hold elections by year-end. At...
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Un Chief “alarmed” By Violations Of Un-backed Ceasefire In Libya

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres stated on Friday that he is “alarmed by the increasing number of violations of the ceasefire” in the capital of Libya, Tripoli, which has led to the death of dozens of civilians. 
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Two Killed, Dozens Injured In Attack On Libyan Oil Corporation Hq – Official

TRIPOLI (Sputnik) - A bomb explosion at the headquarters of the Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC), located in the country's capital of Tripoli, has resulted in an unknown number of deaths and over six people being injured, a source in the...
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Unhcr Says Tripoli Facility Ready To Help Refugees

The U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) on Saturday recommended that thousands of refugees who escaped from detention centers amid clashes between militia in Tripoli be directed to a facility in the capital to help them to safety. The UNHCR recommended...
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7 Years After It Was 'liberated,' The Only Thing Certain In Libya Is The Uncertainty

Dozens of people have been killed after days of violent clashes in the suburbs of Tripoli, with rival militias fighting fierce street battles for control of the Libyan capital. The upheaval is the latest setback in the long running and highly...
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Un Says Ceasefire Reached For Libyan Capital

A ceasefire has been reached between armed factions fighting over the Libyan capital for more than a week, the United Nations said on Tuesday, but it was unclear how it would be implemented. Dozens of people have been killed in fighting engulfing...
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Un Agencies Respond As Heavy Fighting Continues In Tripoli, Urge An End To Violence Before It Gets...

In the midst of reports that scores of civilians have been killed and hundreds injured across residential areas of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, United Nations agencies have stepped up their response, expressing concern that the situation could...
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Un Refugee Agency: Humanitarian Access To Libyans In Tripoli Hampered

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The UN refugee agency UNHCR on Tuesday characterized the current security situation in the Libyan capital of Tripoli as unpredictable, noting that it prevented humanitarian assistance from reaching Libyans and refugees who are...
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