Benghazi

By IAfrica
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Aug 27th, 2014
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26 August 2014 – The past few days have been the deadliest this year for people making irregular crossings on the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe, with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reporting that at least 300 people have died in successive boat tragedies. “In all, we now believ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 31st, 2014
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By Richard Bailey With Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq dominating the news, nobody is paying much attention to the violence in Tripoli that is swiftly tipping Libya over the edge. The UN and US have withdrawn and the UK have ordered all British nationals out. Yet, the repercussions of losing Libya are monumen...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2014
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Women played a largely unreported role in last year’s revolution in Libya. Now they have to fight both Islamist and secular men if they’re to have any influence in the new Libya, says Lindsey Hilsum. This article was first published on 6 April 2012. It is republished here following the murder of Salw...
By IAfrica
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May 25th, 2014
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In the spring of ’11, Obama claimed that he had to intervene in Libya because “if we waited one more day, Benghazi, a city nearly the size of Charlotte, could suffer a massacre that would have reverberated across the region and stained the conscience of the world.” As usual, Obama was lying. No such ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2014
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by Gordon Duff The world’s two best known “black” leaders, President Barak Obama of the United States and President Goodluck Jonathan of the Republic of Nigeria, are both being assailed over their perceived failures in dealing with terrorist attacks. The two attacks we are talking about are the Bengh...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2014
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by AJAMU BARAKA Seemingly out aof nowhere, Boko Haram burst into the awareness of people around the world as a shadowy group of Islamists with the ability to carry out audcious attacks that paralyzed the army of the most populous country in Africa. People now want to know the group’s origins, where t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Oct 28th, 2013
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By Magharebia By Fathia al-Majbri While a number of Libyan cities commemorated the anniversary of liberating the country from Kadhafi’s 42-year grip, the cradle of revolution refused to celebrate. Benghazi residents and activists said there was nothing to celebrate, so long as citizens were being kil...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 12th, 2013
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PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                             September 12, 2013    U.S. Consulate General Marks 12th Anniversary of 9/11 Emotions of pain, grief and anger were re-enacted at the U.S. Consulate General yesterday as students, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Aug 30th, 2013
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At least two people including a Libyan prosecutor, who was in charge of cases involving ex-regime officials, have been killed in a car bomb explosion in the eastern city of Benghazi, a security source says. According to the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the incident took place on T...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Explosions rocked the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Sunday in what appeared to be attacks on judicial buildings, a security official said, sparking protests a day after more than 1,100 inmates escaped during a prison riot there. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Benghazi...