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Refinery protest causes petrol shortage in Libyan capital

Nov 5 (Reuters) – Protests outside western Libya’s main oil refinery shut down operations for a second day on Monday, causing long queues at petrol stations in the capital Tripoli, a refinery spokesman said. Essam al-Muntasir of the Zawiya Oil … Continue reading

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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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Libya PM office attacked by gunmen in Tripoli

The whereabouts of Prime Minister Abdurrahim al-Keib is unknown At least two security officials have been killed after ex-rebels attacked the office of the Libyan prime minister in the capital, Tripoli. A witness said pick-up trucks mounted with anti-aircraft guns surrounded … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Exiled Libyan monarchy shamelessly admit their role in fomenting Libyan war

*In light of the installment of Ahmed al-Senussi, a great nephew of Libya’s former king, as head of the new Cyrenaica Provincial Council Background ‘The Libyan monarchy of Idris, which was based in Benghazi, was installed by the United States … Continue reading

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Historic Church of St. George in Tripoli Ransacked

Greek Reporter – The historic church of St. George located in Libya, in Tripoli, dating back to 1647 was ransacked. The church is the oldest Orthodox church in North Africa. The president of the Greek community, Dimitris Anastassiou transferred the … Continue reading

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Pro-Gaddafi forces strike back, ‘Libya out of control’

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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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