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  1. Trump seeks middle ground in foreign-policy balancing actRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Union Democrat

    ... 1983 terrorist bombing of the Marines' Beirut barracks. On the other hand, Reagan beefed up the military and bombed Libya, invaded Grenada and occasionally shelled terrorist bases in Lebanon - without putting the lives of a great many U.S. troops at ...

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  2. Rockets hit airport in Libya's capital, damaging passenger jetRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Rockets hit Libya's main airport and damaged a plane as it was waiting to take off early on Thursday, a security force said, underscoring fragile security. One rocket hit an Airbus 320 of state-run Libyan Airlines, and others struck the arrivals hall at Tripoli's Mitiga airport at around 2 a.m. , but no one was injured, a spokesman for the Special Deterrence Force said.

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  3. Rockets hit Libya airport as UN, French officials visit to talk peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    UN special envoy for Libya and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame speaks during a press conference next to Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister Mohamed Taha Siala , at the headquarters of the Libyan Foreign Ministry, in Tripoli, on April 19, 2018.

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  4. Hanson: Will Syrian airstrikes take US down slippery slope of more involvement in the Middle East?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    ... 1983 terrorist bombing of the Marines' Beirut barracks. On the other hand, Reagan beefed up the military and bombed Libya, invaded Grenada and occasionally shelled terrorist bases in Lebanon - without putting the lives of a great many U.S. troops at ...

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  5. Number 2 Military Leader in Eastern Libya Survives Car Bomb AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Voice of America

    The second-in-command of eastern Libyan military forces says he survived a car-bomb attack against his motorcade in the eastern capital of Benghazi. The attack comes amid uncertainty about the health of the top eastern Libya commander, General Khalifa Hafter Saudi news channel al-Ikhbariya showed video of the site of the attack against General Abdel Razzaq Nazouri's vehicle in Benghazi Nazouri, the number two commander for the eastern Libya forces, told Arab media he escaped the car-bomb unscathed and there were no casualties.

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  6. Libyan Navy Boats Rescue 217 African MigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Libya's navy said it has rescued 217 African migrants from two rubber boats that were stranded in the Mediterranean Sea east of Tripoli. A navy statement issued Wednesday said there were 85 women and 10 children among the migrants, who were trying to reach southern Europe.

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  7. Oil theft 'costing Libya over $750 mn annually'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    An oil tanker which the Libyan navy said was seized while attempting to smuggle oil, is seen at a naval base in Tripoli, Libya March 15, 2018.

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  8. Trump Seeks Middle Ground in Foreign-Policy Balance ActRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    ... 1983 terrorist bombing of the Marines' Beirut barracks. On the other hand, Reagan beefed up the military and bombed Libya, invaded Grenada and occasionally shelled terrorist bases in Lebanon -- without putting the lives of a great many U.S. troops ...

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  9. Conclusions of the Fifth Meeting of the African Union High Level...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | World News Report

    Conclusions of the Fifth Meeting of the African Union High Level Committee on Libya, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 17 April 2018: 1. The AU High Level Committee on Libya convened its 5th meeting, at ministerial level, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 17 April 2018. The meeting was chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Congo, H.E. Jean-Claude Gakosso, in his capacity as the Representative of the Chair of the AU High Level Committee on Libya, H.E. Denis Sassou Nguesso.

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  10. Illustration on advice for Trump's foreign policy by ALexander Hunter/The Washington TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... terrorist bombing of the Marines' Beirut barracks. On the other hand, Mr. Reagan beefed up the military and bombed Libya, invaded Grenada and occasionally shelled terrorist bases in Lebanon - without putting the lives of a great many U.S. troops at ...

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  11. .com | Libya strongman's chief of staff survives car bombing: militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News24

    ... with him were unharmed. The attack comes after Haftar, who supports an administration based in the far east of Libya, was in hospital in Paris last week after falling ill during a trip abroad. The strongman has not many any public appearance in the ...

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  12. Libya eyes fuel marking, boat seizures, to counter fuel smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Reuters

    Libya's National Oil Corporation is considering using a chemical marking system to help trace oil products smuggled out of the country, its chairman said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: An oil tanker which the Libyan navy said was seized while attempting to smuggle oil, is seen at a naval base in Tripoli, Libya March 15, 2018.

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  13. Libya strongman's chief of staff survives car bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Star

    This file photo taken on March 9, 2015 in the eastern Libyan city of Tobruk shows Libyan anti-Islamist General Khalifa Haftar attending his swearing in ceremony as the new self-styled Libyan National Army chief.

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  14. Khalifa Haftar's chief of staff survives assassination attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Al Jazeera

    The chief of staff of renegade General Khalifa Haftar's army in Libya has survived an assassination attempt outside the eastern city of Benghazi, according to a military source. General Abdel-Razeq Nathouri and his convoy were heading to a military base in al-Marj on Wednesday when they were targeted by a car bombing.

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  15. Battle-hardened Boateng an asset in SuperSport United's relegation scrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    ... a Pitori, who find themselves in this unfamiliar position. Boateng witnessed the start of the 2011 civil war in Libya which led to the capture and killing of Muammar Gaddafi during his time at Al-Ittihad Tripoli. "My time there wasn't bad. I enjoyed ...

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  16. Tripoli Minister Says Al Azhar Needs to Play Greater Role in Fighting ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Al Bawaba

    Libyan Minister of State for Displaced and Migrants Affairs Youssef Jalala said that Libya needs the role of Egypt's Al-Azhar, the top Sunni institution of the Islamic world, to spread moderate Islam in the face of extremist ideology and to protect Libyan youth from delusion with deviant ideas. The statement came during a meeting between Al-Azhar grand Shaikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb and the Libyan minister on Wednesday, an Azhar statement said.

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  17. I will win World Cup for Ghana - Laryea KingstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Ghanamma.com

    Former Ghana winger Laryea Kingston says he wants to coach Ghana to win the FIFA World Cup to make up for his failure to represent the nation at the competition during his footballing career. Kingston, who was a key figure of the Black Stars team that qualified for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany but did not participate after he was ruled out through suspension.

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  18. Islamist Prisoners' Families Seek to Disrupt Lebanon's May 6 ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Al Bawaba

    The families of Islamist prisoners will try to prevent May 6 elections from taking place, a lawyer representing inmates said Tuesday, a day after the Parliament speaker said discussions on general amnesty would be postponed until after voting. The attorney said that the families "will boycott the elections due to the delay in dealing with the general amnesty file."

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  19. A weakened Khalifa Haftar means more instability for LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Al Jazeera

    ... media and spread alarm and confusion among his supporters. On Friday evening, a tweet by the UN Special Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) confirming that the UN special envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame had talked to him by phone dispelled these speculations. ...

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  20. What happens to Libya without Khalifa Haftar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Al Jazeera

    Haftar reportedly slipped into a coma after suffering a stroke, but a spokesman denies the claims and says he's well [Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters] Despite confirmations from prominent leaders in east Libya that Khalifa Haftar is in good health, it is uncertain what future lies ahead for the veteran military commander. Last week Haftar reportedly slipped into a coma after suffering a stroke, but a spokesman denied the claims and said he's well.

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