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US on alert as protests over anti-Islam video spread (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) As protestors took to the streets in at least 12 nations over an anti-Islam video, US missions across the Middle East kept security forces at the ... Read more...

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Obama foresees more protests in Middle East


September 14th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Golden (Colorado), Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama said Thursday in an interview with EFE that he expects more anti-US protests in the Middle East in the coming days, ... Read more...

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Putin condemns attack on US diplomats in Libya


September 14th, 2012 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned the attack on US diplomats in Libya while urging governments to react strongly and timely to provocations against people's ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition group decries insult to Prophet Mohammad


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Sep 14 (IANS) A major Syrian opposition group has expressed its distress over the insults caused by a US movie towards Prophet Mohammad but also stated that it is ... Read more...

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Clinton terms anti-Islam video ‘disgusting’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday slammed the anti-Islam video that has triggered waves of anti-US protests in a number of Muslim countries, terming it ... Read more...

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Attack on US consulate in Libya deplorable: UAE papers


September 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 13 (IANS/WAM) Leading English dailies of the UAE have said the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi in which four Americans, including ambassador Christopher Stevens, were ... Read more...

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UAE condemns attack on US consulate in Benghazi


September 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condemned in the strongest terms the attack on the US consulate in Libya's Benghazi city, in which US ambassador ... Read more...

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US deploys drones, destroyers to hunt for envoy’s killers


September 13th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US is deploying warships and surveillance drones in its hunt for those who killed four US diplomatic staffers in Libya, CNN reported Thursday.US ambassador ... Read more...

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US sends warships to Libya


September 13th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Navy has sent two destroyers to Libyan waters after an American ambassador was killed in that country, a media report said Wednesday.The ships ... Read more...

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India beefs up security around US missions


September 12th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) In the wake of the rocket attack on the US consulate in Libya Tuesday night that claimed the life of US ambassador Christopher Stevens, ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack


September 12th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens was killed in Tuesday's conflict in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, Xinhua reported citing Al Jazeera TV.Hundreds of protesters, angered ... Read more...

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Libyan protesters storm US consulate, one personnel killed (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) A US diplomatic personnel was killed Tuesday night after hundreds of protesters, agitated by an alleged US-made movie that insults the Prophet Mohammed, broke into the ... Read more...

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US consulate set ablaze in Libya


September 12th, 2012 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) Dozens of protesters rushed into the US consulate in Libya's Benghazi city Tuesday night and set the building on fire, said witnesses.The attack was reportedly a ... Read more...

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17 killed in Syrian car bombing


September 10th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 17 people were killed and over 40 wounded after a car loaded with explosives went off in Syria's Aleppo city Sunday night, SANA ... Read more...

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Car bombing kills driver in Libya


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 2 (IANS) A car bomb blast in a commercial street in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi Sunday killed the driver and injured a passenger, Xinhua reported.The blast took ... Read more...

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Seven Iranian aid workers kidnapped in Libya


August 1st, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 1 (IANS) A group of seven Iranian aid workers have been kidnapped in Libya's Benghazi city, said an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) official.The seven men, ... Read more...

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Deputy head of Libyan NTC resigns after protests


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The deputy head of Libya's ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) has announced his resignation after the national wave of mass protests against the new government, ... Read more...

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Did Libya witness biggest theft in archaeological history?


October 31st, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) A gang of looters in Libya have targetted the invaluable treasure of gold and silver coins that are believed to date to the era of ... Read more...

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Finally, a hunted Gaddafi bleeds to death


October 20th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled Libya with an iron fist for over 40 years, was killed Thursday after being on the run for some two months when ... Read more...

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Italy’s oil giant Eni restarts production in Libya


September 26th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) Italian oil giant Eni is resuming production in Libya after more than seven months following the conflict that ousted long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi and brought the ... Read more...

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Libya’s NTC fails to agree on interim government


September 19th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 19 (IANS) Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) has failed to reach an agreement on an interim government, as some members could not solve their differences, Xinhua reported.The NTC ... Read more...

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India supports Libyan rebels at UN


September 17th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India Saturday extended its support to the Transitional National Council (TNC) of Libya to attend the forthcoming United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session in ... Read more...

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Britain to continue its support to Libya: Cameron


September 6th, 2011 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that though the future of Libya belongs to its people, Britain would continue its support to the North ... Read more...

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Italian oil giant strikes new deal with Libya


August 30th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 30 (IANS/AKI) Officials from Italian oil giant Eni have met Libyan rebel leaders in Benghazi where they signed an agreement to restore the oil company's pre-conflict role as ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to visit Libya after Gaddafi’s capture


August 26th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 26 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy will pay a visit to Libya as soon as possible, but only after the capture of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, a ... Read more...

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Abducted Italian journalists kept hostage in Tripoli


August 25th, 2011 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The four Italian journalists, who were abducted Wednesday in Libya, have been kept in apartments in southern suburbs of Tripoli, Italy's Consul in Benghazi Guido ... Read more...

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Rebels offer $1.3 mn bounty for Gaddafi


August 25th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, Aug 24 (IANS/AKI) The chairman of Libya's Transitional National Council said Wednesday that a Benghazi businessman has offered $1.3-million bounty for information leading to the capture of Muammar Gaddafi.Mustafa ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels to move headquarters to Tripoli


August 24th, 2011 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 24 (IANS) Libya's rebel group National Transitional Council (NTC) will move its headquarters from Benghazi to the capital Tripoli within two days, as they captured Muammar Gaddafi's ... Read more...

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Libya’s rebel leader wants ‘fair trial’ for Gaddafi


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head of Libya's rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) said Monday that Muammar Gaddafi should get a fair trial.Mustafa Abdel Jalil told a news conference ... Read more...

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Libyan embassy in Washington re-opens under rebel government


August 12th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- The Libyan Embassy in Washington, D.C. officially re-opened on Thursday under the control of Libya's rebel council, two days after rebels opened their embassy in London.Ali Aujali, the ... Read more...

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Russia sends food aid to Libya


July 26th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian government aircraft will deliver humanitarian aid to Libyan capital Tripoli Tuesday, a ministry spokesman said.The emergencies ministry Ilyushin Il-76 plane, carrying 36 tonnes ... Read more...

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Libya welcomes Russian efforts in peace talks


July 21st, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya will support any Russian assistance in the peaceful mediation of the crisis in the country, a minister has said.Libyan Foreign Minister Abdul Ati al-Obeidi ... Read more...

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Turkey recognises Libyan rebels


July 4th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkey has officially recognised Libya's rebel council and pledged to help it with an aid of at least $200 million, Al Jazeera reported.The Turkish foreign ... Read more...

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Rebels legitimate representatives of Libyan people: Germany


June 13th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Germany has recognised Libya's rebels as "the legitimate representatives of the Libyan people", BBC reported."We want a free Libya, in peace and democracy without (Muammar) Gaddafi," ... Read more...

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Russian presidential envoy ready to meet Gaddafi


June 8th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian presidential envoy Mikhail Margelov said Wednesday he was planning a trip to Tripoli and was ready to meet with Col. Muammar Gaddafi."I met with ... Read more...

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