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Clinton emails reveal Benghazi militant fears: Report

Washington - Emails from Hillary Clinton obtained Thursday by a US daily revealed her own sources provided intelligence on a deadly 2012 attack in Libya that conflicted with White House statements.

A year of clashes devastates Libya's Benghazi

Benghazi - One year after Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive against Islamist militias in Libya's second city Benghazi, the capital of the 2011 revolution is reeling from near daily fighting and shortages.

Tunisia says 172 nationals held by Libya militia

Tunis - Tunisia said Monday that it was negotiating for the release of 172 nationals being held by a Libyan militia as bargaining chips for one of its commanders detained in Tunis.

400 Europe-bound migrants held in Libya dawn raid

Tripoli - Libyan authorities arrested 400 illegal migrants, including several pregnant women, at dawn on Sunday as they prepared to board boats for Europe, officials said.

Shelling kills eight children in Libya's Benghazi: UN

Tripoli - Shelling of residential areas of Libya's second city Benghazi killed at least eight children this week, the United Nations said, warning such attacks may amount to war crimes.

Niger's desert is as deadly as the Mediterranean sea for migrants

Men and women coming from West and East African countries traveling through Niger's vast desert wastelands to reach Northern Africa and eventually Europe are dying in numbers equal to those who have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea.

Libya port coastguard battle to save migrants with single boat

Zuwarah - In their struggle to cope with the surge in illegal migrants bound for Europe, the coastguard in the Libyan port of Zuwarah have just one boat, and even that often breaks down.

Over 3,400 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

Rome - Over 3,400 migrants were rescued at sea, mainly off Libya, as Europe seeks ways to deal with the flood of people trying to reach its shores following a series of deadly shipwrecks.

French patrol boat saves 217 migrants off Libya

Toulon - A French navy ship sent to boost EU migrant patrols in the Mediterranean rescued 217 people Saturday off the coast of Libya, officials said.

'Never again' says Med boat survivor recalling horror journey

Stockholm - Gode Mosle, a photo technician from Damascus, shudders when he looks back on his terrifying journey on board a smuggler's trawler from a Libyan port across the Mediterranean into Europe.

Med shipwreck survivors describe terror on dry land

Catania - People smugglers responsible for the Mediterranean's worst disaster in decades beat several migrants to death and executed at least one minor before the boat left Libya with more than 750 people aboard, survivors have told investigators.

Thousands of Ethiopians march in government rally over IS killings

Addis Ababa - Tens of thousands of Ethiopians marched through the capital Wednesday in a government-organised rally condemning the murder of a group of Ethiopian Christians by Islamic State militants in Libya.

Bomb explodes outside Spanish embassy in Libya: Security source

Tripoli - A bomb exploded outside Spain's embassy in the Libyan capital on Monday night without causing injuries, a security source told AFP, an attack later claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group.

Italy mulling 'targeted interventions' against Libya people smugglers

Rome - Italy is studying the possibility of mounting "targeted interventions" against Libya-based people smugglers behind a huge surge in the numbers of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Monday.

U.S. anger over IS 'atrocity' against Christians in Libya

Tripoli - The United States condemned the "brutal mass murder" of 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya following a video released by Islamic State militants purportedly showing their execution.

IS shows purported executions in Libya of Ethiopia Christians

Tripoli - The Islamic State group on Sunday released a video purportedly showing the execution of some 30 Ethiopian Christians captured in Libya.

UN says 'differences' emerge in Libya peace talks

Skhirat - The UN said it was trying to narrow differences between Libya's rival parliaments over an agreement aimed at forming a unity government to end unrest tearing the country apart, as fresh fighting broke out near the capital Tripoli.

Over 11,000 migrants land in Italy in six days

Rome - More than 11,000 migrants have been rescued from the Mediterranean and taken to Italy in the past six days, coastguards said, with hundreds more expected Friday.

At least nine dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

Rome - Italian coastguards have recovered nine bodies from the sea after a boat carrying more than 150 migrants sank off the coast of Libya, they said on Monday.

US, Europe demand Libya ceasefire as embassies attacked

Tripoli - The United States and European powers pressed Libya's rival factions to set an "unconditional" ceasefire at talks restarting on Monday, as two attacks on foreign embassies were linked to Islamic State militants.

Two dead in gun attack on S. Korea embassy in Libya

Tripoli - Unidentified gunmen attacked South Korea's embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Sunday and killed two local security guards, officials said.

Italy rescues 1,500 migrants in Mediterranean in one day

Rome - Some 1,500 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Italy in five different boats were rescued in one day, Italian coastguards said.

Op-Ed: Tripoli forces withdraw from near eastern Libya oil fields

Tripoli - The Third Force, a unit of the Tripoli-based General National Council (GNC) government has agreed to a ceasefire with Ibrahim Jadhran who commands forces guarding Es Sidra.

Libya suicide bombs kill soldiers as UN presses peace

Benghazi - A suicide car bomb killed at least seven soldiers in Libya's second city Benghazi Tuesday, the same day the United Nations unveiled a proposal aimed at ending violence plaguing the oil-rich country.

Libyan pro-government warplanes launch strikes near Tripoli

Tripoli - Libyan pro-government forces have targeted a weapons depot belonging to an Islamist-backed militia, as peace talks continued in Morocco and a UN special envoy met both sides late Monday.

Libya unity govt could get first names this week: UN envoy

Brussels - The first names for a new Libyan unity government could emerge this week after progress in UN-mediated talks between its warring parties, UN special envoy Bernardino Leon said Monday.

World powers hail resumption of Libya political dialogue

Washington - European powers and the United States welcomed renewed dialogue between Libya's rival political factions, amid UN-mediated talks aimed at reaching an agreement to form a unity government in the strife-torn country.

Op-Ed: Newsweek's narrative on Libya spinning the news

Tripoli - To spin a story it is not necessary to lie. Indeed, one can even present facts that count against the spin in order to present what Fox news would no doubt call a fair and balanced account of events.

Ex-Sarkozy aide charged in case linked to Libya funding probe

Paris - A former French interior minister was on Saturday charged with tax evasion and forgery in connection with a probe into allegations that former Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi helped finance Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 presidential election campaign.

Ex-Sarkozy aide arrested in Libya funding probe

Paris - Former French interior minister Claude Gueant was taken into custody on Friday in connection with a probe into the alleged financing by Moamer Kadhafi's Libya of Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 presidential election campaign.
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Army personnel man a checkpoint at one of the entrances to Tripoli. Libyan militia fighters blamed for the worst unrest in Tripoli since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi
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Members of the Libyan army stand guard along a street following clashes in Benghazi November 26, 2013. Libyan troops struggling to establish control across the country clashed with militants in the eastern city of Benghazi. At least nine people were killed in the fighting, officials said
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Protesters in Toronto supporting the Libyan uprising
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Members of the Libyan army stand guard at a checkpoint.
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