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Ken Hanly

Digital Journalist based in Brandon, MB, Canada. Joined on Jun 28, 2009
Expertise in General business news & info, Politics, Education



U.S. denies Iraq coalition involved in airstrike that killed 15

Kirkuk - An apparent airstrike thought to be by the US-led coalition in Iraq is reported to have hit a Shi'ite mosque in the town of Daquq just on the outskirts of Kirkuk. At least 15 civiians were killed as a funeral procession was hit. Scores were wounded.

Op-Ed: Libyan ambassador to the UAE Aref Nyad resigns

The long-serving Libyan ambassador to the UAE, Aref Nyad, has resigned. He was originally appointed to the job by the National Transitional Council (NTC) in June of 2011.

U.S. attempts to negotiate role for Turkey in Mosul offensive

Mosul - Ashton Carter, U.S. Secretary of Defence said that he was confident that Turkey would be able to play a role in the offensive designed to liberate the city of Mosul from the Islamic State.

Op-Ed: Last remnants of Islamic State fighters still resist in Sirte

Surt - While the final battle against the remaining Islamic State(IS) fighters was announced weeks ago there are still a few IS fighters putting up fierce resistance in small overlooking the Mediterranean.

Op-Ed: Dissension among militias and more support for coup in Libya

Tripoli - It is now a week since members of the General National Congress (GNC) Salvation government seized the headquarters of the High State Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA)

"Cat man" of Aleppo operates sanctuary in besieged city

Aleppo - As thousands of people are fleeing from eastern Aleppo to avoid the fighting many leave their pet cats. Aleppo resident, Mohammed Aljaleel noticed that the number of cats without owners was increasing.

Op-Ed: Libya's western military officials brand Haftar a war criminal

Tripoli - At the Tripoli Radison Blu hotel, military officials and officers from the western region of Libya gathered for their sixth annual meeting. The slogan for this year was "One Libyan Army".

Op-Ed: UN envoy's recent statement on the situation in Libya

Niamey - At the 9th Ministerial Meeting of Libyan Neighbouring Countries in Niamey, Niger, Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Martin Kobler, made a statement on the situation in Libya. This article comments on that statement.

Op-Ed: Chair of Libyan National Oil criticizes Zintan brigades

Tripoli - The chair of the Libyan National Oil Company (NOC), Mustafa Sanallah noted that attempts to raise Libya's oil output face numerous problems. Among them are pipelines closed off by the Zintan brigades from the western Al-Feel and Al-Sharara fields

Op-Ed: UK admits it spied illegally for 17 years but seeks new powers

London - The U.K. Investigatory Powers Tribunal ruled that the U.K.'s secret bulk collection by the GCHQ between 1998 and near the end of 2015 violated Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and was never approved as legal by the U.K. parliament.

Op-Ed: Coup plotters still have control of their headquarters in Tripoli

Tripoli - The Rixos coup leaders of their self-declared Salvation Government remain protected by loyal militia who form a ring around the Rixos Hotel and guest houses across the road.

Op-Ed: U.S. journalist faces riot charges after filming pipeline protest

Bismarck - Well-known Democracy Now journalist Amy Goodman is now facing charges of participating in a "riot" after she filmed Native American-led protests against an oil pipeline project in North Dakota.

Op-Ed: Libyan Presidential Guards support coup in Libya

Tripoli - The attempted coup by some members of the General National Council and Salvation Government is still ongoing after two days. There have been some clashes in Tripoli but the city was mostly calm by nightfall.

Contingent of about 300 U.S. Marines may be based in Norway

Oslo - The Norwegian government is considering allowing a contingent of about 300 U.S. marines to be based in the country in order to facilitate better military cooperation between the two countries and to be prepared in the event of a crisis involving Russia.

Emir Sheik Sabah dissolves Kuwaiti parliament

Kuwait City - The emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Sabah, has issued a decree today dissolving the Kuwaiti National Assembly, according to the official state news agency KUNA.

Op-Ed: UN, EU and others condemn attempted coup in Libya

Tripoli - The UN, the EU and the Libyan Government of National Unity (GNA) have all condemned the attempted coup yesterday by members of the Salvation Government of the former General National Congress (GNC).

HP to shed up to 4,000 workers over the next three years

HP Inc. the successor company to Hewlett-Packard the computer manufacturer is downsizing once again. The company announced that it expects to eliminate 3,000 to 4,000 jobs over the next three years.

Op-Ed: Former Libyan Salvation government tries to mount a coup

Tripoli - Former members of the General National Council's (GNC) Government, as it called itself, including the former prime minister, Khalifa al-Ghwell have taken over their former headquarters in the Rixos Hotel and announced they are in power again.

Libyan Investment Authority loses case against Goldman Sachs

London - A United Kingdom court has ruled in favor of Goldman Sachs in a $1.2 billion dollar case brought by the the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) regarding nine disputed equity derivatives trades, according to a spokesperson for Goldman Sachs.

U.S. bombing raids increase on remaining ISIS fighters in Sirte

Surt - Although the final push to defeat the Islamic State (IS) in Sirte began some time ago and their imminent defeat has been announced a number of times, a few IS fighters still remain surrounded in the city in an increasingly smaller area.
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