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Fate of Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi's son remains shrouded in mystery

Daily Sabah - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
The fate of Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi, son of late Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi, remains shrouded in mystery after a death sentence -- handed down against him by a Libyan court -- was squashed.

'Torn apart by bombs': Inside Libya's field hospitals - ‎4 hours ago‎
"In Misrata, there are too many women, mothers, sisters who are crying for this war; too many young girls who are already widows," Hassa told Al Jazeera. "Many of my men, even the youngest, five years ago fought against [former Libyan leader Muammar ...

Algeria has confiscated 1000s of weapons smuggled from Libya since Gaddafi's fall

Middle East Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed by rebel forces in October 2011. According to a security source speaking to Al-Khabar news online on Monday, Algerian army units have seized no less than 4,000 weapons of various sizes. Around 1,000 of ...

Robert Kagan and Other Neocons Are Backing Hillary Clinton

The Intercept - ‎20 hours ago‎
“Nothing that [Clinton] did was more clear than the NATO coalition that she built to defend civilians in Libya,” said Sloat, referencing the Obama administration's overthrow of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. That policy, spearheaded by Clinton ...
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Russian FM: People calling for Syria regime change either narrow

Rudaw - ‎17 hours ago‎
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region--Those advocating the replacement of the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad are either narrow-minded or villains, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday in an online interview with the Imperial Orthodox ...

The superpowers' mess

The Daily Star - ‎17 hours ago‎
In another development on March 19, 2011, United States supported by some NATO countries including UK began bombing Libya to remove Muammar al-Gaddafi. But Libyans were happy with Gaddafi as he was kind to them. This invasion also cost many ...

Britain's failure to come clean over rendition is scandalous – Tory MP

The Guardian - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
... was asked by David Cameron to investigate MI6's role in rendering terror suspects and alleged extremists - specifically the abduction in 2004 of Abdel Hakim Belhaj and Sami al-Saadi, two Libyan opponents of the former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
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Libyan Health Crisis Sharpens As Resources Dwindle

Medical Daily - ‎21 hours ago‎
"We are only conducting emergency operations now," General Manager Mukhtar al-Habbas told Reuters. "We have no anesthetic, sterilizing materials, or medical gauze, so how we can ... Before the uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya had ...
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Benghazi militia coalition calls on Libyans to expel all foreign troops

Africanews - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
There are some 20 soldiers dedicated to “monitor IS activities” General Saqr al-Jarouchi confirmed. The IS had taken advantage of the chaos in which Libya was plunged since the fall of Muammar al Gaddafi to seize Sirte in June 2015. Gaddafi was ousted ...
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Libyan deal to end oil ports blockade still needs signing - Guard's Jathran

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎20 hours ago‎
By Ayman al-Warfalli. BENGHAZI, Libya, July 25 (Reuters) - Libyan Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) commander Ibrahim Jathran said on Monday he was ready to end a blockade at key oil terminals, but the U.N.
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Obama's half-brother to vote for Trump

Press TV - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Malik also said he was annoyed by Obama and Clinton's way of handling Libya's former leader, Muammar al-Gaddafi. Obama has described Washington's failure to control the situation in Libya after Gaddafi's fall as his “worst mistake.” The Republican ...

Bank of Valletta reveals Muatassim Gaddafi's 90 million euros accounts

Libyan Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bank of Valletta statements presented in a court case filed by the Libyan Attorney General against the heirs of the late son of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, have revealed that Muatassim Gaddafi held numerous savings and credit cards account with ...

The unexpected life and death of Abdel-Kader Fassouk

Columbia Journalism Review - ‎18 hours ago‎
Fassouk took this picture of rebel fighters firing a rocket towards pro-Muammar Gaddafi forces in Misrata, Libya, in 2011. (Photo: AP/Abdel-Kader Fassouk).

Is US 'importing' terrorism to Middle East as claimed by Philippine president?

Asia Times - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Moreover, this policy of supporting “moderate” jihadists, ignoring their war crimes, proliferating arms to various terrorist groups, and overthrowing foreign governments in Iraq, Libya and Syria that spawned Islamic State (IS) and al-Qaeda, seems to ...
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Will Gadhafi's son be Libya's next leader?

Al-Monitor - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, the son of late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, has been released from jail in Zintan, a town in western Libya, after spending nearly five years there since his capture in November 2011.
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John Seven: Trump-Putin marriage of convenience is destructive

Berkshire Eagle (subscription) - ‎21 hours ago‎
NORTH ADAMS >> Donald Trump has said glowing things about several dictators - Kim Jong Un, Saddam Hussein, Muammar Gaddafi - but he has a favorite one. If Trump's ... Manafort's consultancy bragged about having dictators for clients, doing business ...

Freedom For Saif al-Islam Gaddafi! Freedom For Libya!

Mintpress News (blog) - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The news that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the assassinated leader of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Muammar Gaddafi, has been released from captivity is one of the most significant developments in Libya in some time. For while the Western corporate ...
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Three French soldiers killed in Libya helicopter mission

Africanews - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Three French soldiers have been killed in Libya on Wednesday, according to the French defense ministry. Some media reports indicate that the three died during a helicopter mission.
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Democratic convention opens: An agenda of militarism and war

World Socialist Web Site - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Indeed, “she is somewhat more willing to intervene militarily,” pushing for a more aggressive arming of Islamist proxy forces in Washington's drive to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and supporting a “no-fly zone” in Syria, “which would require ...

Libyan deal to end oil ports blockade still needs signing

Zawya (press release) (registration) - ‎6 hours ago‎
BENGHAZI, Libya, July 25 (Reuters) - Libyan Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) commander Ibrahim Jathran said on Monday he was ready to end a blockade at key oil terminals, but the U.N.