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By IAfrica
Jul 29th, 2014
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TRIPOLI Nine Sudanese were killed and many others injured on Monday by a stray missile in the Karimiya district in Tripoli, Libya. On Saturday, 29 Sudanese died and others were injured in the same Tripoli district, when a rocket hit the building t...
By IAfrica
Jul 29th, 2014
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  Canada Temporarily Withdraws Staff from Libya   OTTAWA, Canada, July 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), t...
By IndepthAfrica
Jul 28th, 2014
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By Dr. David Leffler In June 2014, Libya held its second election since Col. Gaddafi’s overthrow, but the hoped-for stability is still elusive. Libya has had five governments since the 2011 revolution and despite the June elections turmoil contin...
By IAfrica
Jul 28th, 2014
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… Dozens killed so far At least 36 people were killed in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi where Libyan Special Forces and Islamist militants clashed on Saturday night and Sunday morning, medical and security sources said. The government sa...
By IAfrica
Jul 28th, 2014
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  Letter from the President — War Powers Resolution Letter Regarding Libya   WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE ...
By IAfrica
Jul 26th, 2014
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The United States said it has temporarily shut its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli over security concerns. Embassy staff, including marine guards providing security to the embassy, have been evacuated to Tunisia “due to the ongoing violence...
By IAfrica
Jul 25th, 2014
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  Migrants Tell of Mass Murder on Vessel Smuggling Migrants from Libya   GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Migrants at a school serving as a reception centre in Sicily yesterday told IOM of a nightma...
By IAfrica
Jul 24th, 2014
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  SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON LIBYA’S ELECTIONS   NEW YORK, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Eugène-Richard Gasan...
By IAfrica
Jul 23rd, 2014
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JOHANNESBURG – South African Airways (SAA) spokesperson Tlali Tlai says the national carrier does not fly to Tel Aviv in Israel. “We do not fly to Israel at all,” said Tlali to eNCA on Wednesday. …...
By IAfrica
Jul 20th, 2014
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Another aircraft catching fire at Tripoli Airport following heavy shelling The Philippines on Sunday ordered its estimated 13,000 nationals in Libya to flee that country due to the worsening unrest there. The Department of Foreign Affairs ordered the m...