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News: Libya

We have started to collect the most important news related to Libya in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Libya: news

US to investigate Libya attack

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 7:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Washington is investigating whether the attack that killed the US ambassador in Libya was planned by militants, officials say.
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Obama vow after killing in Libya

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 1:44
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama vows to bring to justice those who carried out an attack on a US consulate in Libya that killed the American ambassador.
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VIDEO: Obama voices outrage at Libya deaths

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 22:58
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama has vowed to bring to justice the killers of the US ambassador to Libya and three other American during protests in Benghazi.
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US envoy killed in Libya attack

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 15:14
related countries: United States United States

The US ambassador to Libya dies after militiamen attack the consulate in Benghazi in protest at a US-made film said to insult the Prophet Muhammad.
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American dies in Libya protests

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 7:14
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States
related places: Cairo

A US official is killed as Libyan militiamen storm the consulate in Benghazi, hours after a similar attack in Egypt over a US-produced film said to be insulting to the Prophet Muhammad.
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Deadly clash at Libya Sufi shrine

Friday, September 7th 2012, 20:50

Residents clash with ultra-conservative Islamists trying to destroy a Sufi shrine in the eastern Libyan town of Rajma, leaving three people dead.
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VIDEO: Libyan ex-spy chief held in Tripoli

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 22:13
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania
related places: Tripoli

Deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief is being held in Tripoli after being deported from Mauritania.
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Libya spy boss 'fair trial' urged

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 21:54
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania, United States United States

The US and human rights groups urge Libya to give a fair trial to Col Muammar Gaddafi's ex-intelligence chief after he is deported by Mauritania.
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Libyan ex-spy chief handed over

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 17:45

Deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief is being held in Tripoli after being deported from Mauritania.
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Libyan interior minister resigns

Sunday, August 26th 2012, 17:36

Libya's interior minister resigns in the wake of a series of attacks on Sufi Muslim shrines and other violence that has rocked the country.
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VIDEO: Muslim shrines attacked in Libya

Sunday, August 26th 2012, 4:18
related places: Tripoli

A Sufi Muslim shrine has been bulldozed in the A shrine in the Libyan capital Tripoli venerating a Sufi Muslim saint has been partly destroyed - the latest in a series of attacks blamed on ultra-conservative Salafi Islamists.
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Muslim shrines attacked in Libya

Saturday, August 25th 2012, 20:50

Ultraconservative Islamists are blamed for the latest attacks in Libya against pilgrimage sites used by followers of Sufi Islam.
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Sunni cleric shot dead in Lebanon

Friday, August 24th 2012, 14:54
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria
related places: Tripoli

Three people, including a Sunni cleric, have been killed in the Lebanese city of Tripoli amid new sectarian clashes fuelled by the conflict in Syria.
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Libya seizes Gaddafi group tanks

Friday, August 24th 2012, 1:41

More than 100 tanks are seized from a militia group loyal to former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, Libyan officials say.
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Deadly tribal clashes in Libya

Friday, August 24th 2012, 0:55
related places: Zlitan

At least three people are killed in clashes between rival tribes Libya's northern town of Zlitan, security officials say.
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Renewed clashes in Lebanese city

Thursday, August 23rd 2012, 13:54
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria
related places: Tripoli

Fresh clashes erupt in the Lebanese city of Tripoli between two communities at odds over Syria, breaching a fragile truce agreed on Wednesday.
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'Trial date set' for Gaddafi son

Thursday, August 23rd 2012, 13:34

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of former leader Muammar Gaddafi, will go on trial in Libya in September, a prosecution spokesman says.
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VIDEO: Tensions remain high in Tripoli

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012, 23:36
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria
related places: Tripoli

The Syrian crisis has spilled over into Lebanon as tensions remain high in the country's north eastern city of Tripoli.
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Somali Olympic runner 'drowned'

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 14:03
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali Olympic athlete Samia Yusuf Omar drowned trying to reach Europe on a migrant boat from Libya.
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Deadly clashes in north Lebanon

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 10:28
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria
related places: Tripoli

At least three people are killed and 25 hurt in clashes in the Lebanese city of Tripoli between opponents and supporters of Syria's president.
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Libya bombs blamed on Gaddafi men

Monday, August 20th 2012, 1:34
related places: Tripoli

Libyan forces arrest 32 members of a "pro-Gaddafi cell" over the twin car bombings that killed two people in Tripoli on Sunday, officials say.
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Libya car bomb attacks kill two

Sunday, August 19th 2012, 17:09
related places: Tripoli

Two people are killed in twin car bomb attacks close to security force buildings in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, officials say.
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VIDEO: Libya car bomb attacks kill two

Sunday, August 19th 2012, 12:59
related places: Tripoli

At least two people have been killed in a twin car bomb attack in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, security officials say.
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Libya general killed in Benghazi

Friday, August 10th 2012, 22:06

A top Libyan defence official is shot dead in the eastern city of Benghazi, in the latest of a series of attacks on Gaddafi-era security officials.
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New Libya parliament elects head

Thursday, August 9th 2012, 23:12

Libya's national assembly, which assumed power amid celebrations on Thursday and is tasked with drafting a constitution, elects a moderate Islamist as its head.
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Libya NTC hands power to assembly

Thursday, August 9th 2012, 8:24

Libya's interim rulers hand power to the newly elected national assembly following the first post-Gaddafi polls amid celebrations in central Tripoli.
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Mauritania 'to try Senussi first'

Monday, August 6th 2012, 12:03
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

Mauritania says it will not extradite former Libyan spy chief Abdullah al-Senussi until he has been tried for entering the country using false documents.
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Libya Red Cross building attacked

Sunday, August 5th 2012, 20:58

Unknown assailants lay siege to a Red Cross residential building in Misrata, Libya - prompting the agency to withdraw staff from two cities.
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Gaddafi's son seeks Hague trial

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 3:35

Col Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam says he wants to be put on trial in The Hague, rather than in Libya, his lawyers say.
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Gunmen free Libya Olympic chief

Sunday, July 22nd 2012, 10:58

The president of the Libyan Olympic Committee, Nabil al-Alam, is released - a week after he was kidnapped by gunmen in Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Benghazi's struggle with poverty

Saturday, July 21st 2012, 4:24

Almost a year since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, poverty is still widespread throughout Libya.
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Secularist success in Libya vote

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 8:08

Results from Libya's first elections after the overthrow of Col Gaddafi show gains for an alliance led by former interim PM Mahmoud Jibril.
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VIDEO: Liberal success in Libya election

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 1:05

Results from Libya's first elections after the overthrow of Col Gaddafi have shown gains for an alliance of parties seen as broadly liberal.
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Libya Olympic official 'abducted'

Monday, July 16th 2012, 12:06
related places: Tripoli

The president of Libya's Olympic committee, Nabil Elalem, is reported to have been abducted in the Libyan capital Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Can Dubai be a role model for Libya?

Friday, July 13th 2012, 23:43

Libyan expats living in the UAE say they went o use their experience to help re-build their country.
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Libya defector had heart attack

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 12:19
related countries: Austria Austria

Austrian officials say former Libyan Oil Minister Shukri Ghanem had a heart attack before falling into the Danube, and foul play is ruled out.
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African migrants 'die of thirst'

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 10:57
related countries: Italy Italy

Fifty four people die while trying to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy in an inflatable boat after running out of water, a survivor tells the UN.
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VIDEO: Liberal alliance 'leads' in Libya polls

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 5:22

Unofficial early results from the Libyan elections suggest that the country is bucking the Arab Spring trend of voting in Islamists, following the overthrow of a dictator.
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Jibril: National unity for Libya

Monday, July 9th 2012, 16:29

Leading Libyan politician Mahmoud Jibril calls for national unity as Libyans await the results of momentous national assembly elections.
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VIDEO: Liberal alliance 'leads' in Libya polls

Monday, July 9th 2012, 12:14
related places: Tripoli

The first indications from Libya's first national election in almost 50 years suggest that a liberal alliance is leading the polls in key constituencies including Tripoli and Benghazi.
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Count begins after Libya election

Sunday, July 8th 2012, 13:01

Votes are being counted in Libya's first national election since the fall of Col Muammar Gaddafi, with a good turnout reported.
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Party time for unsure Libyan voters

Saturday, July 7th 2012, 17:42

Libyans enjoy first free vote for decades
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VIDEO: Libya prepares to go to the polls

Friday, July 6th 2012, 22:07

Eight months after the death of Col Muammar Gaddafi, Libyan people are preparing to vote in their first free elections for more than 40 years.
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'No fair trial' for Gaddafi's son

Friday, July 6th 2012, 14:44

Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam will not get a fair trial in Libya, an international lawyer says, days after she was released from detention in the country.
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Libyan voters prepare for change

Friday, July 6th 2012, 1:00

Libyans unsure about chaotic first post-Gaddafi election
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Election material burned in Libya

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 15:37

A fire destroys election materials in Libya, days ahead of the country's first elections following the fall of Col Muammar Gaddafi.
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