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Libya: 15 migrants found dead in the desert near Sudan

The New Arab 13 Aug 2022
The Department for Combating Irregular Migration in the southeastern city of Kufra said the migrants were on their way from Sudan to Libya when their vehicle broke down due to lack of fuel ... The oil-rich country plunged into chaos following a NATO-backed uprising that toppled and killed Muammar Muhammad al-Gaddafi in 2011 ... ....

Libyan MPs take aim at UK ambassador over GNU support

The New Arab 13 Aug 2022
"The consent the ambassador is talking about has no legal or democratic basis ... #صور ... Libya has been gripped by insecurity since a NATO-backed uprising toppled and killed dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, leaving a power vacuum armed groups have been wrangling for years to fill ....

Munich massacre: Israeli victims' families to boycott memorial

The Jerusalem Post 11 Aug 2022
The victims' families of the 1972 Munich Massacre are planning to boycott the 50th-anniversary memorial set for September 5 in Munich, The New York Times reported on Wednesday ... console.log("BODY1 ... The survivors claimed that then-Lybian leader Muammar Gaddafi supported and actively assisted the attackers after they escaped Munich.  ... .

Restoring Libya’s Ancient Jewish Community

The Algemeiner 10 Aug 2022
During World War II and later under dictator Muammar Gaddafi, who seized power in a coup and ruled Libya from 1969 until his death in 2011, the Jewish community suffered heinously ... Unfortunately, the 1951 constitution was done away with when Gaddafi took power in 1969 ... As Gerbi explained, “What Gaddafi tried to do is to eliminate our memory.

NATO Learns Nothing and Forgets Nothing

GlobalResearch 10 Aug 2022
Despite his rhetoric, the proposition that Muammar Gaddafi would have ordered the massacre of civilians in Benghazi was not supported by the available evidence. The Gaddafi regime had retaken towns from the rebels without attacking civilians in early February 2011.More widely, ...

House GOP rallies to Trump after Mar-a-Lago search, vows to probe FBI in 2023

Politico 09 Aug 2022
8, 2022, in Palm Beach, Fla. Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo ... Rep ... Biggs also sought to compare the Mar-a-Lago search to the death of Libyan dictator Muammar Qadhafi at the hands of his political enemies. “The only thing missing from the unprecedented FBI raid at President Trump’s home is Muammar Gaddafi’s sunglasses and cap on Joe Biden,” the Arizonan tweeted.

Farah Elle on her new album Fatima and life between Libya and Meath

The Times/The Sunday Times 07 Aug 2022
Following the overthrow and death of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, she would spend a year as the country’s interim health minister ... .

Libya traditional jewellery hangs on by silver thread

Gulf News 06 Aug 2022
Tripoli ... “I hesitated at first for fear of failing because I’m young, but my mum encouraged me,” Zeglam said ... AFP ... But generations of tradition were abruptly halted after Muammar Gaddafi took power in a 1969 coup ... AFP ... The 55-year-old was born just a few streets away in the medina, and despite Gaddafi’s ban, he took up the craft at the age of 15 ... .

Libyan armed groups clash in Tripoli: reports

The New Arab 06 Aug 2022
Clashes between armed groups erupted overnight in Tripoli, according to local media reports, the latest violence to hit the Libyan capital ... Libya has been gripped by insecurity since a NATO-backed uprising toppled and killed dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, leaving a power vacuum armed groups have been wrangling for years to fill ....

Erdogan meets with senior Libyan officials in Ankara

The New Arab 04 Aug 2022
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received senior Libyan officials in Ankara, the presidency said on Tuesday, weeks after Turkey decided to extend its military operations in the war-torn country ... Libya has been riddled with conflict since a NATO-backed uprising toppled and killed long-time dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 ... ....

Libya is a game of guns and militias with no end in sight

Middle East Monitor 03 Aug 2022
The fall of Tripoli was a turning point in the conflict which ended with the murder of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi as he ...

Libya oil production back at pre-blockade levels

The New Arab 31 Jul 2022
The NOC, vital to oil-rich Libya's economy, has repeatedly resorted to the mechanism amid blockades of oil installations through years of violence and political upheaval following the NATO-backed revolt that toppled and killed dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 ... ....

Photos From the Rise and Fall of the Islamic State

Vice 29 Jul 2022
Soon Meloni was photographing the aftermath of Gaddafi’s fall in Libya, covering the spiralling war in Syria, and documenting the Kurds’ struggles in Rojava ... Following its liberation from the Islamic State, a Libyan fighter walks through the Ouagadougou Conference Centre, built by former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. .

UN extends Libya mission for 3 months at Russia's insistence

The New Arab 29 Jul 2022
The UN Security Council voted on Thursday to extend its political mission in Libya, but at Russia's insistence for only three months rather than a year-long mandate ... Oil-rich Libya has been wracked by conflict since a NATO-backed uprising toppled and killed longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 ... But the elections weren’t held ... ....

Two Party Imperialism and War with Russia. A Historical Perspective

GlobalResearch 29 Jul 2022
Obama’s war, supported wholeheartedly by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, led to the overthrow of the Libyan government; the brutal torture and execution of its leader, Muammar Gaddafi; the fragmentation of the country; and the to the North African nation.

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In this photo released by the Taiwan Presidential Office, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, and Taiwanese President President Tsai Ing-wen arrive for a meeting in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022
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