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Libya militias clash in central Tripoli

4th November (Reuters) Rival Libyan militias fired guns and rocket-propelled grenades at each other in Tripoli on Sunday and set fire to a former intelligence building in one of the worst breakdowns in security in the capital since the fall … Continue reading

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More than 100 killed in west Libya clashes in a week

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – More than 100 people were killed and 500 injured in a week of clashes in western Libya, a government spokesman said, the latest bout of fighting that has highlighted volatility in the North African country months after Muammar Gaddafi’s ouster. No fighting had … Continue reading

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147 dead in week of southern clashes

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – A week of fighting between rival tribes deep in Libya’s south has killed 147 people, the government said on Saturday, but it said it had brokered a fresh ceasefire agreement between the two sides. The clashes in the desert … Continue reading

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Fresh fighting breaks out across Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Forces loyal to Libya’s late leader Moammar Gadhafi launched a series of attacks on Monday across several cities, killing seven fighters who helped topple the former regime, officials and residents said. The violence comes as Libya’s … Continue reading

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Green resistance liberate Bani-Walid after defeating NATO backed ‘rebels’

Telegraph “There are at least four martyrs from the thuwar (anti-Gaddafi revolutionaries) and 20 are injured,” said Mahmud Warfelli, spokesman of Bani Walid local council. He told AFP the attack was launched by “a group of remnants of the old … Continue reading

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‘Resistance across the country’

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Two killed and 16 hurt in Libyan clashes

Reuters GHARYAN, Libya, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Clashes between rival Libyan militias have killed two people and wounded 16, in the latest violence involving armed groups refusing to hand in their weapons. The clashes began late on Friday and continued … Continue reading

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Mustafa Abdel Jalil warns of war between ‘rebel’ factions

(Reuters) – Libya risks sliding into civil war unless it brings under control the rival militias which filled the vacuum left by Muammar Gaddafi’s downfall, the head of the interim administration said after an outbreak of violence in the capital. … Continue reading

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Libya Rebel Groups Clash In Tripoli, 5 Dead

January 3, 2012, 09:59 am ET TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Two former Libyan rebel factions clashed Tuesday in hours of gunbattles in central Tripoli that left five fighters dead, a Tripoli military council official said. Former rebels of Tripoli and … Continue reading

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Libyan rebel scramble for £100bn in assets causes fractures at Tripoli airport

Militias and army clash over control of runways after UN decides to fly newly printed currency into the capital The unfreezing of £100bn in Libyan assets by the UN this weekend has fired the starting gun for a fierce battle … Continue reading

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Heavy fighting in Tripoli as green flag raised

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – A gunbattle broke out in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Friday between 20 to 50 armed supporters of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi and forces of the National Transitional Council (NTC), a Reuters witness and residents said. NTC … Continue reading

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