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Benghazi survivor to anyone mad at Trump over Saudi journo death: 30 Americans left to die in Libya. Where the hell were you?

Kris Paronto, the former U.S. Army Ranger who survived the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, slammed the “leftist journalists & liberalists” who have been angrily spouting off at Trump’s handling of Khashoggi’s death at Turkey’s Saudi Arabian Embassy.

BIZPAC REVIEW - 2018-10-20 16:31:22

America needs to stabilize Libya

We are talking about Libya. The North African country remains in turmoil with the effects of the conflict rippling through three continents, and no realistic prospect of a resolution soon. What is needed is a level of diplomatic engagement the U.S. alone can muster, and soon. Libya’s dysfunction wil

THE HILL - 2018-10-19 22:00:07

The Great Game for Libya

This summer – like a throwback to the nineteenth century – ‘great powers’ are being kept busy in North Africa; specifically inLibyawhere there is a concerted geopolitical battle over whether, and how, to hold presidential and parliamentary elections at the end of 2018.

INTPOLICYDIGEST.ORG - 2018-10-19 16:00:05

Libya 'opposes EU plan for migrant centres'

EPA African migrants, who were rescued by the Libyan coastguard in the Mediterranean off the Libyan coast, arrive at a naval base in Tripoli, Libya, on 26 May 2017 Many of those who risk the journey across the Mediterranean have to be rescued 1

MSN.COM - 2018-10-19 14:48:44

A Turkish CEO who witnessed the fall of Gaddafi in Libya

After a 42-year rule, the Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi was killed by a militia close to his hometown Sirte on October 20. An image of Gaddafi, riddled with bullets, is seen inside a community centre at the northern gate of Bani Walid, Libya on September 13, 2011. (Alexandre Meneghini / AP Archive

TRTWORLD.COM - 2018-10-19 13:23:25

The Lust for Libya: How a Nation was Torn Apart | Libya - Travafix

Libya has been broken apart.Torn asunder by competing local, regional and international forces, its survival as a singular nation-state is under threat.Once Africa’s wealthiest country with the continent’s largest oil reserves and highest standard of living,Libya, liberated from a dictator’s grip, i

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$1 million in taxpayer money to help with Libya's "legislative priorities"

Supporters of Libya leader Moammar Gadhafi shout slogans on top of a truck of an aid convoy. / AP Photo/Xinhua

KATU.COM - 2018-10-19 16:08:37

UNHCR Flash Update Libya (12 - 19 October 2018) [EN/AR] - Libya

On 16 October, UNHCR evacuated 135 vulnerable refugees and asylum-seekers (127 men, four women and four children) from Tripoli to UNHCR’s Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) in Niger. The group included Eritrean, Ethiopian, Somali and Sudanese nationals. This is the first evacuation to take place sinc

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Bodyguard confesses how Rawlings airlifted Ghana's GOLD illegally to Libya's Jalloud and MORE

More questions are emerging for former Head of State Flt Lt. Jerry John Rawlings to answer regarding massive airlifting of Ghana’s gold from Obuasi and other large scale mining companies to be given to the then finance minister of Libya and trusted confidant of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, Major Abdul S

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Peace remains remote prospect for Libya | Global Risk Insights

Despite the illusion of security that had been consolidated over the past year in the Libyan capital, Tripoli,violent clashes have erupted, killing 26 and demolishing homes, mosques and civilian infrastructure.

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Wilfred Ndidi regretting costly yellow card against Libya

Nigeria beat Libya 3-2 to take control of the group and now need just one point from their next two games, including the one in Johannesburg, to book their ticket to Cameroon.

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Sculpting peace in Libya | Street Art | Showcase

Libyan sculptor Ali Salem Taleb is hoping that art can be a catalyst for change. Taleb's hopes that his newest sculpture will spread a message of peace. The public monument took almost six months to complete and is made entirely of recyclable material. Showcase's Miranda Atty brings us more on the L

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Seven years later: On the anniversary of Gaddafi's death, Libya defined by chaos and corruption -- Sott.net

Libya since the fall of Gaddafi has been a tragic example of how a country which used to be stable, and which is rich in oil reserves, can be brought to its knees by internal conflict.

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South Korea Bans Citizens to Travel to Libya over Security Concern | The North Africa Post

The 26 citizens reportedly requested Seoul’s approval to travel to Libya but a foreign ministry meeting headed by Vice Foreign Minister Lee Tae-ho, turned down the request over security concerns, saying that the applicants’ accommodations in Libya are “very insufficient”, Libya Express reports.

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Libya 2-3 Nigeria: What did we learn?

Despite wrapping up a third straight win to dislodge South Africa at the top of the group, things weren't completely straightforward for the Super Eagles, who threw away a two-goal lead.

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Libya vs. Nigeria: What to expect

Libya and Nigeria play each other for a second time in three days, the reverse fixture in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations double-header qualifier, at the Stade Taieb Mhiri, Sfax, Tunisia on Tuesday.

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Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, Rendition and the West

Nearly seven years after the death ofMuammar Gaddafi, the British governmentapologisedfor handing over a Libyan dissident and his wife toLibya's intelligence in 2004, knowing that as an opponent of the government, they would be likely to be imprisoned and tortured.

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Nigeria player ratings: Which Super Eagles impressed vs. Libya?

More importantly, Nigeria are now in a position where they would struggle not qualify for Cameroon!

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When is the Libya vs. Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations qualifier and how can I watch?

The encounter is scheduled to kick off at 7:00pm (West African Time) on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Gates open at midday and fans would have a chance to buy their tickets which will complement activities such as the locker room experience, photo booths and a pre-match music extravaganza.

SPORTING NEWS

Libya: Facts and figures, January - June 2018 - Libya

The unrest, which began in 2011, has left many families completely dependent on humanitarian assistance provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Libyan Red Crescent (LRC).

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