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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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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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Militants shoot down helicopter in Libya


July 7th, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified militants in Libya's largest city of Benghazi shot down a police helicopter Friday, killing one person in the incident, Xinhua reported early Saturday.The police ... Read more...

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UAE’s new envoy takes charge in Libya


April 30th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, April 29 (IANS/WAM) The new ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Libya arrived in the capital Tripoli Sunday.Saeed Obaid Al Kaabi said the relations between the two ... Read more...

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Gaddafi says he is still in Libya


September 27th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 27 (IANS) Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has said he is still in the country, fighting on the ground and ready to die a martyr, state-run Allibiya TV ... Read more...

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50,000 rebel prisoners missing in Libya


August 29th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) Libyan rebels have said they freed more than 10,000 prisoners arrested by Gaddafi forces during the uprising that began in March, but claim there were still ... Read more...

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Reporters imprisoned in Libya


August 24th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of international journalists are being held in a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli. The journalists were in the city to cover the rebel ... Read more...

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12 killed as NATO air strike hits bus in Libya


June 16th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 16 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and two injured when a NATO air strike hit a bus Wednesday evening in Libya's Kikla city, 120 ... Read more...

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Gaddafi says he will not leave Libya


June 13th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defiant Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi says he has no intention of leaving the country, an official said.Gaddafi said this to the president of the world ... Read more...

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Mystery over Gaddafi’s whereabouts as fighting continues in Libya


April 4th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 4 (ANI): Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has not made any television appearances for over a week, and there is a mystery over his whereabouts.There are reports that a Gaddafi envoy ... Read more...

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Libyan forces lay landmines in east Libya


March 31st, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar.31 (ANI): Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's have reportedly laid both anti- personnel and anti- vehicle landmines near the eastern city of Ajdabiya.Human Rights Watch researcher Peter Bouckaert, said ... Read more...

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‘Al-Qaeda snatched missiles in Libya’


March 27th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 27(ANI): Al-Qaeda's offshoot in North Africa has snatched surface-to-air missiles from an arsenal in Libya during the civil strife there, Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has said.Itno did not say ... Read more...

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Hundreds of Britons still stuck in Libya


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British government estimate that hundreds of its citizens are still stuck in Libya. For almost half of the Brits still in Libya, it is a matter ... Read more...

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Gaddafi vows ‘long war’ in Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Mar. 20 (ANI): Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafihas said that he will fight a "long war" after Western air strikes against his forces to protect rebel-held areas."We promise you a ... Read more...

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Gaddafi threatens Mediterranean war following “aggressive” international air strikes in Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 20 (ANI): Colonel Muammar Qaddafi has warned that the "aggressive, and foolish" international air and missile strikes inside Libya have turned North Africa and the Mediterranean Sea into a "real ... Read more...

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US, EU forces launch broad air strikes on Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli/Washington/Paris, Mar. 20 (ANI): American and European forces have begun a broad campaign of strikes against the Libyan Government of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, unleashing warplanes and missiles in a military intervention ... Read more...

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Al Jazeera cameraman killed in Libya


March 13th, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 13 (IANS) An Al Jazeera cameraman has been killed in an ambush near the city of Benghazi in eastern Libya.Ali Hassan Al Jaber was returning to Benghazi from ... Read more...

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123 Indonesians still waiting for evacuation from Libya


March 11th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 123 Indonesians are still in Libya, more than the previous number announced by the government earlier this week, the Jakarta Globe reported Thursday.

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Operation ‘Safe Homecoming’ successfully drawing towards a close: MEA


March 10th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): The External Affairs Ministry on Thursday informed that as 'Operation Safe Homecoming' rapidly draws towards a close tonight, some 15,400 of Indian nationals are already home from ... Read more...

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All Indians to be back home from Libya by Friday


March 10th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The last three flights are on way to Libya to bring back the remaining Indians from there, ending the fortnight-long operation of evacuating nearly 18,000 ... Read more...

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14,000 Indians evacuated from strife-torn Libya


March 9th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): The External Affairs Ministry on Wednesday said that as scheduled, some 14,000 Indians have been evacuated from Libya, including about 1000 passengers who were flown back last ... Read more...

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Gaddafi seeks UN probe into unrest in Libya


March 6th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 6 (ANI): Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has said that the United Nations (UN) or the African Union should probe into the unrest rocking Libya, and promised investigators free access.Gaddafi, ... Read more...

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US evacuates embassy officials from Libya


February 26th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 26 (IANS) The US embassy in Libya has shut down temporarily and has evacuated all of its diplomats as violence mounts in the capital Tripoli, the State Department announced."Given current ... Read more...

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Gaddafi regime’s snipers kill 15 mourners attending funeral of protesters in Libya


February 20th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 20 (ANI): Sniper commandos have reportedly shot dead at least 15 mourners and wounded many others attending the funeral of protesters killed during the Libyan uprising as Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's ... Read more...

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Arab health insurance meet begins in Libya


June 6th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 6 (IANS/WAM) A two-day seminar on the health insurance sector in the Arab region began here Sunday. It is organised by General Arab Insurance Federation in cooperation with African Insurance Company ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber arrives in Libya


August 21st, 2009 - 4:27 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 21 (DPA) The Libyan man convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing in which 270 people were killed arrived in Tripoli Thursday night, the official JANA news agency reported. Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, ... Read more...

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