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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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Obama condemns US envoy’s killing in Libya


September 12th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday condemned the killing of the American ambassador to Libya, and said he was a "courageous and exemplary representative" of the ... 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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Fugitive Libyan ex-spy chief extradited from Mauritania


September 6th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Nouakchott, Sep 6 (IANS/AKI) Mauritania has handed over to Tripoli slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's former spy chief after he was arrested for entering the country illegally.Abdullah al-Senussi, one of ... Read more...

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UAE delivers aid for Libyan schools


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 1 (IANS/WAM) About 20 tonnes of stationery, school bags, and clothes for displaced students have been delivered by the UAE's Red Crescent Authority (RCA) to the Libyan ... Read more...

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Libyan interior minister quits


August 26th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 26 (IANS) Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdelali resigned Sunday after being attacked for the performance of the security forces during a surge of violence, Al-Jazeera TV reported.The ... Read more...

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Juventus down Napoli 4-2 to win Italian Super Cup


August 11th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Serie A winner Juventus sank Coppa Italia champion Napoli 4-2 to win the Italian Super Cup at the Bird's Nest here Saturday."The win definitely boosts our ... Read more...

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54 Africans died at sea during voyage to Italy


July 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 11 (IANS)A total of 54 people have died in the Mediterranean sea while attempting to reach the Italian shores from Libya, Xinhua quoted the United Nations Refugee ... Read more...

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UAE-Libya discuss bilateral relations


June 30th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 29 (IANS) In a step to promote economic and investment relations, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Libya have held bilateral talks.The meeting was held between Saeed Obaid ... Read more...

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Tunisia extradites ex-Libyan prime minister


June 25th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Tunis/Tripoli, June 25 (IANS) Libya's ex-prime minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi, who served under slain leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been extradited from Tunisia to his native country, state-run TAP press agency reported.Mahmoudi ... Read more...

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Libyan website call for celebrating Gaddafi’s birthday


June 7th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 7 (IANS/AKI) A Libyan website Thursday called for celebrations to mark what would have been the 70th birthday of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi."We offer to organise the leader's ... Read more...

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Militia seizes airport in Libyan capital


June 4th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) A militia has seized control of the international airport in Libyan capital Tripoli, CNN reported Monday.Two platoons of the Tarhouna militia moved in overnight because of ... Read more...

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Libya jails foreign mercenaries for helping Gaddafi


June 4th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Libyan military court Monday handed long prison terms to a group of Ukrainians, Belarusians and Russians accused of serving as mercenaries for slain leader ... Read more...

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Iraq to help Libya in chemical weapons’ disposal


April 13th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 13 (IANS) Iraq has agreed to help Libya in getting rid of its stockpiles of chemical weapons following a request from Tripoli, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi cabinet has accepted ... Read more...

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Moscow seeks release of two Russians held in Libya


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 10 (IANS) The foreign ministry Tuesday said it was doing its best to seek the release of two Russians held in Libya and accused of supporting the erstwhile ... Read more...

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Libya to seek ex spy chief’s extradition (Lead, Changing Dateline)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) Tripoli will ask Mauritania to extradite Libya's former intelligence chief arrested in the capital city of Nouakchott, an official said.The Libyan official stated it Saturday after ... Read more...

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Egypt to extradite Gaddafi supporters


March 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt is planning to hand over to Libya loyalists of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi who fled to Egypt after rebels toppled his regime.Libya's National Transitional ... Read more...

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Russian embassy in Libya stormed over veto on Syria


February 6th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dozens of Syrian protesters stormed the Russian embassy in Libyan capital Tripoli Sunday, a day after Russia and China blocked a UN resolution on the ... Read more...

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Indian hospitals to treat injured Libyans


January 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) After initial dilly-dallying in recognising the new regime in Libya, India is now helping the north African country recover from its civil war by offering ... Read more...

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UAE, Libya sign cooperation agreement


January 20th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Libya have signed a cooperation agreement in Tripoli, it was announced Thursday.The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the representatives of ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda forms 200-strong force: Report


December 30th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda has sent experienced militants to Libya in an effort to form an armed group amid the fighting that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, CNN reported, citing ... Read more...

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UAE reopens embassy in Tripoli


December 6th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Dec 5 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has reopened its embassy in Tripoli.At a function to mark the occassion Sunday, UAE Ambassador to Libya Sultan Rashid Al Kaytoub Al Kaytoub congratulated ... Read more...

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Gaddafi daughter asks Libyans to revolt


November 30th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Aisha Gaddafi, daughter of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has urged Libyan people to overthrow the new government which came to power "with the planes ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s youngest son Khamis still alive?


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 22 (IANS) Slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's youngest son Khamis, whose death was announced several times since the Libyan conflict erupted, is reportedly still alive, a defence ministry ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son Saif captured


November 19th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 19 (IANS) Saif al-Islam, son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, was captured in southern Libya Saturday, Xinhua reported. A military official said he was captured in Sebha. Thousands of ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son to remain in Niger


November 16th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saadi Gaddafi, the son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will remain in Niger until the UN lifts a ban on his freedom of movement, ... Read more...

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Soldiers find ‘Gaddafi mafia money’


November 12th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 12 (IANS/AKI) Soldiers belonging to a militia that fought late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's military found a secret cache of gold, dollars and euros buried in a garden ... Read more...

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Libyan fighters demand salary from NTC


November 6th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 6 (IANS) Hundreds of Libyan fighters protested outside a hotel in the capital Tripoli Saturday evening, asking for salary from the ruling National Transitional Council (NTC), Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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India calls for national reconciliation in Libya


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 3 (IANS) Noting that proliferation of weapons has emerged as a major threat to stability in Libya, India has asked the new authorities in Tripoli to undertake ... Read more...

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UN chief vows to support Libya’s reconstruction


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 3 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has vowed to offer help for Libya's reconstruction, as he held talks with the head of the ruling National Transitional Council Mustafa ... Read more...

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Libya to honour Russian contracts


November 2nd, 2011 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Libyan government recognises all the business contracts signed with Russia as well as all international political agreements, Libya's new Prime Minister Abdel-Rahim al-Keeb said ... Read more...

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NATO chief makes unannounced visit to Libya


November 1st, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen made an unannounced visit to Libya Monday, a NATO spokesman said.Rasmussen will hold talks with National Transitional Council (NTC) head ... Read more...

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Muammar Gaddafi buried at secret location in desert


October 25th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 25 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was buried early Tuesday morning at a secret location in the desert, Al-Jazeera reported, quoting an official of the ruling Libyan ... Read more...

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Autopsy says that Gadhafi died from shot to the head


October 24th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery surrounding the final moments of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was not solved after the autopsy result was announced on Sunday. The country’s top doctors ... Read more...

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Gaddafi was shot in the head: Autopsy


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi died of a gunshot wound to the head, the chief pathologist said after doctors completed the autopsy Sunday.Othman el-Zentani did not ... Read more...

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