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Libya Govt loses control of ministries in face of rebel onslaught

Sep 01, 2014

Libya Govt loses control of ministries in face of rebel onslaught

Libya is descending into anarchy as former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in a NATObacked uprising in 2011 have turned their guns on each other as they seek to set the country's political agenda and control its vast oil reserves. #Tripoli #Libya #Muammar Gaddafi #Benghazi #Misrata #Muslim Brotherhood #Ansar al-Sharia #Khalifa Haftar #Misrata forces #Operation Dawn #Zintan fighters. NewsTracker #Dawn of Libya
Tripoli airport terminal destroyed after war planes strike Libya

Aug 25, 2014

Tripoli airport terminal destroyed after war planes strike Libya

Tripoli residents heard jets followed by explosions at dawn but more details on the latest fighting in Libya were not immediately available. #Tripoli #Libya #Muammar Gaddafi #Benghazi #Misrata #Muslim Brotherhood #Ansar al-Sharia #Khalifa Haftar #Misrata forces #Operation Dawn #Zintan fighters. NewsTracker
US' diplomats leave Libya as Benghazi attack return to haunt Obama

Jul 28, 2014

US' diplomats leave Libya as Benghazi attack return to haunt Obama

Republicans have been quick to characterize the chaos in Libya and the Benghazi attacks as further evidence of the administration's weak foreign policy. #Barack Obama #US #Tripoli #Libya #diplomacy #NewsTracker #Muammar Gaddafi #US Embassy #Benghazi attacks
Stay away or face worse conflict than Iraq: Libyan Islamists to US

May 28, 2014

Stay away or face worse conflict than Iraq: Libyan Islamists to US

"We remind America, if they intervene, of their defeats in Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia, because they would face in Libya something much worse," he said in a statement. #US #Tripoli #Libya #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Gaddafi #Muammar Gaddafi #Nato #Iraq #Ansar al-Sharia #Chris Stevens #Libyan crisis

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Stay away or face worse conflict than Iraq: Libyan Islamists to US

Sep 13, 2014

Pitfalls of fighting a war without boots on ground

If US President Barack Obama believes he's come up with a strategy to defeat Islamist militants in Syria and Iraq, he should think again. Far from devising a plan to crush the dangerous fanatics, all he has done is to provide what is potentially a re... #Syria #Iraq #Barack Obama #Afghanistan #Libya #Muammar al-Qaddafi
Stay away or face worse conflict than Iraq: Libyan Islamists to US

Sep 11, 2014

On Obama and war

I was speechless for a brief moment after listening to US President Barack Obama's landmark speech about a new strategy against the Islamic State group. Why, I wondered, after 154 air strikes; after meagre support for the "moderate" Syrian opposition... #Syria #Iraq #Iran #Middle East #Barack Obama #Libya #Muammar al-Qaddafi
Stay away or face worse conflict than Iraq: Libyan Islamists to US

Sep 16, 2014

UN concerned as Libya plunges into chaos

With two rival governments, two parliaments and numerous armed groups, Libya finds itself experiencing the worst violence since the death of Muammar Gaddafi. As the security situation worsens, migrant workers and nationals continue to risk their live... #U N Security Council #Libya #Muammar al-Qaddafi #Al Jazeera