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6 killed as Libyan militia is attacked in Tripoli

This 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. A day of militia fighting over control of the international airport in Libya's capital killed 22 people, the country's interim government said Sunday, Aug. 3, part of the worsening chaos gripping the country.  AP PHOTO/AP VIDEO

A Libyan militia spokesman says rockets targeting positions of an Islamist-led militia in the capital, Tripoli, have killed six people.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

More foreigners fleeing war-torn Libya

Photo issued by Britain's Ministry of Defence, showing HMS Enterprise as it evacuates Britons from Tripoli, Libya, Sunday Aug. 3, 2014. The exodus of foreigners from Libya gathered pace on Sunday as the government said at least 22 people were killed in clashes in Tripoli and warned of a “worsening humanitarian situation.”  AP PHOTO/MoD, Crown Copyright

The exodus of foreigners from Libya gathered pace on Sunday as the government said at least 22 people were killed in clashes in Tripoli and warned of a “worsening humanitarian situation.”

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

22 killed in day of clashes over Libyan airport

This 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. A day of militia fighting over control of the international airport in Libya's capital killed 22 people, the country's interim government said Sunday, Aug. 3, part of the worsening chaos gripping the country.  AP PHOTO/AP VIDEO

A day of militia fighting over control of the international airport in Libya’s capital killed 22 people, the country’s interim government said Sunday, part of the worsening chaos gripping the country.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Tunisia closes borders with Libya after violence

A man stands on the rubble of the main building of the security headquarters that was collapsed after an attack by Islamic hard-line militias in Benghazi, Libya, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Islamic hard-line militias, including the group accused by the United States in a 2012 attack that killed the ambassador and three other Americans, claimed control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, after overrunning army barracks and seizing heavy weapons. AP

Tunisia closed its main border crossing with Libya on Friday after thousands of stranded Egyptian and foreign nationals, fleeing militias’ fighting and violence in Libya, tried to break through the passage, the Tunisian news agency said.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Blast flattens police building eastern Libyan city

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Witnesses say a strong explosion ripped through the main police building in Libya’s restive city of Benghazi, nearly flattening it, days after Islamic militias overran army barracks and claimed control of the city.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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