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British special forces destroyed Islamic State trucks in Libya, say local troops

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
Libyan fighters described how on May 12 at Shaddadah Bridge, some 50 miles south of Misrata, the approach of a suicide vehicle sent them fleeing in panic.
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Europe migrant crisis: More than 5000 rescued off Libya in 48 hours, Italian coastguard says

ABC Online - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Humanitarian organisations say the sea route between Libya and Italy is now the main route for asylum seekers heading for Europe after an EU deal on migrants with Turkey dramatically slowed the flow of people reaching Greece.

Boat Carrying Hundreds of Migrants Capsizes Near Libya, Killing at Least Five

ABC News - ‎10 hours ago‎
An overcrowded boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized today in the Mediterranean Sea, killing at least five, according to the Italian Navy.
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Trump slams Clinton's 'judgment' over Iraq, Libya interventions he once supported

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
Trump, despite his repeated claims to the contrary, also supported both the Iraq War and the U.S.-involved military intervention in Libya those same years. Asked about his views on the possible war a month before Clinton and 76 other senators voted to ...
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Experts Fear A US Arms Shipment To Libya Could End Up In ISIS Hands

Daily Caller - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Rebel fighters jump away from shrapnel during heavy shelling by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi near Bin Jawad, March 6, 2011.
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Top general says military action in Libya not inevitable, but Canada watching closely

CBC.ca - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Canada's top general says military intervention in Libya is not inevitable, but he's actively assessing options so he can advise the government on a possible way forward.
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A Worrisome New Plan to Send US Troops to Libya as 'Advisers'

Truthdig - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General James Dunford, said last week that the United States is engaged in a “period of intense dialogue” that could lead to an agreement with the government of Libya that would allow U.S. “military advisers ...
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As fighters return from Libya, Tunisia faces growing challenge

Reuters - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Residents, including the colonel's brother, say they recognised some of the attackers as former neighbours and classmates who had left to train with Islamic State in Libya. In all, more than 50 militants died in the assault. The battle was further ...
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UK not planning 'any kind of combat role' in Libya: Defence secretary

Middle East Eye - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Britain is not planning “any kind of combat role” to fight the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Libya, and would approach parliament if plans changed, the UK defence secretary told MPs on Tuesday.

Arms for Libya: preparation for war?

Press TV - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The Austrian capital Vienna hosted a key meeting on the situation in Libya. Participants were the top diplomats from the US, Europe and the Middle East together with representatives from key players in Libya. The meeting was believed to have been meant ...

Seven migrants dead in shipwreck off Libya: navy

The Daily Star - ‎15 hours ago‎
A man rests as he waits for a meal aboard the rescue ship "Aquarius", on May 25, 2016 a day after a rescue operation of migrants and refugees off the Libyan coast. / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS. RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Agence France Presse. loading .

Five dead as migrant boat capsizes off Libya

The Times (subscription) - ‎10 hours ago‎
At least five people have died after a packed boat carrying more than 500 migrants destined for Europe capsized suddenly off the coast of Libya yesterday. The wooden vessel listed sharply to port, scattering dozens of migrants into the Mediterranean ...
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Libya Ramps Up Oil Production Just as Market Was Rebalancing

OilPrice.com - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Following a deal to temporarily bandage a power-sharing dispute while Libya works towards installing a government of national accord, the reopening of the eastern Hariga port has allowed Libya to increase crude production to over 300,000 barrels per day.
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Govt bans Indians from travelling to Libya until further orders

The Indian Express - ‎May 23, 2016‎
“In view of prevailing security situation in Libya, security threats and challenges to lives of Indian nationals in Libya, the Government of India has decided to impose (a) travel ban on Indian nationals planning to travel to Libya irrespective of the ...
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Operation Desert Sandstorm: life on the frontline of Libya's new battle against the Islamic State

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 22, 2016‎
When a desert storm is raging all around, the new frontline against the Islamic State in Libya could not feel more like a no-mans land.
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NATO chief: No plans for combat troops in Libya

Aljazeera.com - ‎May 21, 2016‎
NATO is not planning combat operations inside Libya, which is facing an increased security threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said.

Libya's ambassador to Spain says Kobler's tweet about distributing three exam samples on Libyan students untrue

The Libya Observer - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Libyan ambassador to Spain, Mohammed Al-Faqih Saleh, has refuted the tweet of the UN envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, in which he said the Libyan embassy in Madrid had distributed three exam samples on the Libyan students in there from Al-Thani ...

Libyan terrorist arms cache found in Tunisia

Libya Herald - ‎19 hours ago‎
Tunisia's National Counterterrorism Brigade today found a significant arms cache in the border town Ben Guerdane. The arms, believed to have been smuggled in from Libya, were discovered as a result of information from a militant captured a fortnight ...
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NATO Ready to Intervene in Situation in Libya if Requested by Unity Gov't

Sputnik International - ‎May 24, 2016‎
"And we stand ready to help Libya build its own defence institutions if so requested by the new Government of National Accord in Libya as part of broader UN-led efforts. And I spoke recently with Prime Minister Sarraj on how NATO can assist and he will ...
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Hafter's LNA warn GNA that they are only 10 KM away from imminent liberation of Tripoli

Libya Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Libyan National Army (LNA) has warned that it is only 10 KM from Tripoli and that it will be liberating Tripoli soon. The LNA has warned that it would be liberating Tripoli a number of times since the capital's occupation by militias in the summer ...
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