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90 Percent Of Planes Destroyed In Libya Airport Shelling

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2014 | World

By Feras Bosalum and Ulf Laessing TRIPOLI, Libya, July 15 (Reuters) - A militia shelled Tripoli airport, destroying 90 percent of plan...

WATCH: Video Shows Abduction Of Accused Al-Qaeda Terrorist

The Washington Post | Posted 02.10.2014 | World

After dawn prayers Oct. 5, Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, a wanted al-Qaeda terrorism suspect, returned to his family’s home in Tripoli, Libya....

Libyan Militiamen Open Fire On White-Flag-Waving Protesters, Kill Dozens

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

TRIPOLI, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Clashes between militias and armed residents in Tripoli killed 27 persons and wounded 235 on Friday, Prime Minister Ali ...

Gunmen Surround Libyan Foreign Ministry

AP | ESAM MOHAMED | Posted 04.28.2013 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Libya's prime minister warned of a perilous security situation Sunday after armed men stormed the Interior Ministry and a state-owne...

Al Qaeda Plants Its Flag In Libya

VICE | Sherif Elhelwa | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

It was here at the courthouse in Benghazi where the first spark of the Libyan revolution ignited. It's the symbolic seat of the revolution; post-Gadda...

Libyan Revolutionary Forces Bulldoze Gaddafi's Tripoli Compound

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 12.16.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Libyan revolutionary forces bulldozed the green walls surrounding Moammar Gadhafi's main Tripoli compound on Sunday, saying it ...

In Libya, Building A New State From Scratch

AP | By BEN HUBBARD and RYAN LUCAS | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

By BEN HUBBARD and RYAN LUCAS, The Associated Press TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- In the turmoil since Moammar Gadhafi's fall, Fathi Sherif got a new job:...

In New Audio Message, Gaddafi Denies Rumors He Fled Libya

AP | By RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 11.07.2011 | World

By RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI, The Associated Press BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) -- From hiding, Muammar Gaddafi denied rumors that he fled Lib...

Tripoli Has Calmest Day In Nearly A Week

AP | By KARIN LAUB and PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 10.26.2011 | World

By KARIN LAUB and PAUL SCHEMM, The Associated Press TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Tripoli began to look like a solidly rebel-held city on Friday, the calm...

Rebels Lay Siege To Gaddafi Forces In Tripoli

AP/The Huffington Post | By PAUL SCHEMM and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 10.25.2011 | World

UPDATE [6:36 pm ET] - Per Reuters: @ Reuters : Rebel leadership officially announces move to govern Libya from Tripoli ORIGINAL R...

NATO Warplanes Bomb Targets In Libyan Capital

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, July 23 (Reuters) - NATO warplanes bombed targets in the Libyan capital early on Saturday, causing damage and casualties, Libyan state te...