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Foreigners urged to leave Libya amid rising violence

In this Saturday, July 26, 2014, frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire toward Tripoli airport in an attempt to wrest control from a powerful rival militia, in Tripoli, Libya. Egypt and several western states on Sunday urged their citizens to leave Libya amid spiraling violence after two weeks of fighting in the capital Tripoli left 97 people dead.  AP PHOTO

Egypt and several western states on Sunday urged their citizens to leave Libya amid spiraling violence after two weeks of fighting in the capital Tripoli left 97 people dead.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Germany latest to warn citizens to get out of Libya

In this Saturday, July 26, 2014, frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, shows an airplane on the tarmac of the airport belching black smoke into the air during fighting between the Islamist Misarata brigade and a powerful rival militia, in Tripoli, Libya. Germany on Sunday advised all citizens currently in Libya to immediately leave the strife-torn country, following measures taken by countries including Britain and the United States to protect citizens from increasing violence.  AP

Germany on Sunday advised all citizens currently in Libya to immediately leave the strife-torn country, following measures taken by countries including Britain and the United States to protect citizens from increasing violence.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US evacuates embassy in Libya amid fierce clashes

In this image made from video provided by the Libyan national army via AP Television, smoke rises over the parliament area after troops of Gen. Khalifa Hifter targeted Islamist lawmakers and officials at the parliament in Tripoli, Libya, Sunday, May 18, 2014. Forces loyal to a rogue Libyan general attacked the country's parliament Sunday, expanding his eastern offensive against Islamists into the heart of the country's capital. AP FILE PHOTO

The United States Saturday evacuated all its staff from its embassy in Libya due to the fierce fighting in the capital, US officials said.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Italy saves over 300 migrants at sea; 10 die

An Italian Carabiniere police officer looks at a migrant woman carrying a child on her back as she disembarks from mercantile ship City of Sidon which docked in Palermo's port, Sicily, Italy, Monday, June 9, 2014. AP

The Italian coast guard and navy have rescued more than 300 migrants whose boats ran into trouble in the Mediterranean Sea and recovered the bodies of 10 migrants whose dinghy had overturned

Posted: June 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Suicide bomber hits rouge Libyan general’s forces

In this image made from video provided by the Libyan national army via AP Television, smoke rises over the parliament area after troops of Gen. Khalifa Hifter targeted Islamist lawmakers and officials at the parliament in Tripoli, Libya, Sunday, May 18, 2014. Forces loyal to a rogue Libyan general attacked the country's parliament Sunday, expanding his eastern offensive against Islamists into the heart of the country's capital. AP FILE PHOTO

A Libyan security official says a suicide car bomber has targeted a checkpoint manned by troops loyal to a rogue Libyan general outside the eastern city of Benghazi, wounding three people.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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