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Blair government's rendition policy led to rift between UK spy agencies

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
A critic of Muammar Gaddafi, the former Libyan dictator, Belhaj was seized in Bangkok in March, 2004 in a joint UK-US operation, and handed over to the CIA.
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Libyan security forces pushing Islamic State back from vicinity of oil terminals

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Petroleum Facilities Guard took control of Nawfiliyah, about 130 km (80 miles) from Sirte, though fighting outside the town raged on and some PFG members had been wounded, spokesman Ali al-Hassi said. The PFG captured the nearby town ... PFG forces ...
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Libya: How to Bring Down a Nation

CounterPunch - ‎12 hours ago‎
French president Nicolas Sarkozy's eagerness to support a military intervention with the purported aim of protecting the civilian population contrasts with the reception offered to the Libyan president, Muammar Gaddafi, when he visited Paris in ...
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Milestones (or what passes for them in Washington)

Le Monde Diplomatique - ‎4 hours ago‎
They have tried regime change (bumping off Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi, for example) and “decapitation” (assassinating Mansour and a host of other militant leaders, including Osama Bin Laden).
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Deposed Chad dictator Hissene Habre gets life for war crimes

The Australian - ‎7 hours ago‎
US Secretary of State John Kerry said the conviction was an opportunity for the US “to reflect on, and learn from” its involvement in Chad, referring to Washington's backing of his regime as a buffer against Libya's Muammar Gaddafi. Victims groups who ...
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Who is responsible for the massacre in the Mediterranean?

World Socialist Web Site - ‎15 hours ago‎
The then-secretary of state was cackling in uncontrollable glee after being shown a gruesome video of the torture and murder of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Nearly five years later, Clinton is the Democratic presidential frontrunner, and the dying ...
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Libya Needs United Force to Battle ISIS – UN Envoy

Asharq Alawsat - ‎9 hours ago‎
The competing factions helped oust Muammar Gaddafi five years ago. But in a sign of a possible new showdown, eastern and western factions have sent separate armored columns towards Gaddafi's home town Sirte, now in the hands of militants from ISIS.
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French Firm Signs $500 mln Libya Oil Platform Deal

Asharq Alawsat - ‎10 hours ago‎
... oil field with an aim of producing 12.6 million barrels a day. The oil field is about 100 kilometers off Tripoli. Oil production rose above 300,000 barrels per day in May, far from the 1.6 million bpd level achieved before Muammar Gaddafi was ...

Egypt - Shifting Diplomacy

AllAfrica.com - ‎May 30, 2016‎
But following the end of tenures in power of the main architects, the dream nearly collapsed until the organization was transformed into the AU in the mid-1990s under the leadership of former Libyan leader Muammar Al-Gaddafi. The continent is still far ...
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Libya and Turkey to foster closer diplomatic and economic ties

Africanews (press release) - ‎May 30, 2016‎
The foreign minister met with his Libyan counterpart Mohammed Siyala and Prime Minister Fayez al- Sarraj at the naval base.

Nick Timothy: The Chilcot Report is finally coming, but we already know we haven't learned the lessons of Iraq

Conservative Home - ‎15 hours ago‎
With Muammar Gaddafi threatening his own citizens in Benghazi, British, American and French forces not only enforced a no-fly zone to protect the city but effectively bombed the Gaddafi regime out of existence. While no Western ground troops were ...

General Petraeus and Victorious Jihad

American Thinker - ‎15 hours ago‎
The al Qaeda/ISIS consortium in Libya has been flourishing ever since. The American ambassador to Libya now ... Who would have ever thought that the world would one day be nostalgic for Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. The woman who orchestrated, the ...
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Western meddling scarred the Arab world

gulfnews.com - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Britain's former prime minister Tony Blair now admits in the run-up to the publication of the long overdue Chilcot Report that his understanding of the Middle East “is a lot deeper today” than it was when he was in office.

"The CIA continues trafficking drugs from Afghanistan"

Pravda - ‎May 30, 2016‎
... Muammar Gaddafi, and Bashar Assad are continuously streamed, but the absolute devastation of Iraq and Libya by the US forces and their puppet governments, and the unconditional support of the US for ISIS elements (rebranded under names such as Al ...

Is NATO Preparing to Intervene in Libya… Again?

Sputnik International - ‎May 28, 2016‎
After the 2011 toppling of Muammar Gaddafi, the country crumbled away and split up into a bunch of territories, each of which fell under the control of various groups.
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Arab foreign ministers urge international community to not intervene in Libya

Daily News Egypt - ‎May 29, 2016‎
The embargo was put in place by the UN in 2011 amid the security unrest after the ouster of Muammar Gaddafi. Last March, the UN ... However, prime minister Fayez Al-Sarraj told a British newspaper previously that he does not want any intervention in Libya.
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Justice and accountability 'critical components' for lasting peace in Libya – ICC Prosecutor

UN News Centre - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The prosecutor also urged the Government of National Accord to prioritize the transfer of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi to its own custody and facilitate his surrender to the ICC.

Libya: Justice and Accountability 'Critical Components' for Lasting Peace in Libya - ICC Prosecutor

AllAfrica.com - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The prosecutor also urged the Government of National Accord to prioritize the transfer of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi to its own custody and facilitate his surrender to the ICC.

Unity government struggles to make impact in Libya

gulfnews.com - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Tripoli: Two months after his dramatic arrival in Libya's capital, Fayez Al Sarraj's unity government has won international support but had little impact inside a divided country plagued by terrorists, analysts say.

Sudanese families flee ISIS controlled areas in Libya

Sudan Tribune - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Salih pointed that an aid group by the name of Al-Nasr Organization for Development and Relif launched an urgent appeal to avoid what it described the “huge explosion” in the number of illegal migrants living in the shelters following the rescue of ...
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