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US Foreign Policy in Africa and the 2016 Elections

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Muammar Gaddafi, the former chairperson of the African Union (AU). Oil revenues, which under Gaddafi were essential in providing Libya with resources to develop this former colony of Italy, ... Drone stations and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) field ...

Army brings back sniffer vehicles for chemical weapons threat - ‎17 hours ago‎
Both Bashar al Assad's regime and Isil are accused of using chemical weapons in Syria and Col Muammar Gaddafi's State mustard gas stockpiles were overrun by rebel groups in the 2011 Libyan uprising. The squadron's eight German-built Fuchs chemical, ...
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State-Run Egyptian Paper and Others Question What Clinton Knew About Muslim Brotherhood

Algemeiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails suggest that she may have known about connections between the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and hardcore jihadist groups such as Al Qaeda early during the 2011 Arab Spring.

Elizabeth May and David Frum debate Canada's role in resettling refugees (subscription) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Pointing to Canada's involvement in Libya, May argued that if Canada had an obligation to go into Libya and protect its citizens from Muammar Gaddafi - why not Syrians from Bashar al-Assad? “We do have an obligation to do something for Syrian refugees ...
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United we stand? - ‎May 2, 2016‎
A nation on the brink: after the toppling and the death of Libyan ruler Muammar al-Gaddafi during NATO's intervention in the oil-rich nation in the year 2011, Libya was plunged into chaos.

Why Africa must sit at global security high table

The Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
IN a lengthy profile in The Atlantic magazine by journalist Jeffrey Goldberg, Obama broke with convention and laid the blame for the almighty mess that was unleashed, following the bombing and subsequent killing of Muammar Gaddafi, squarely on Britain ...
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ISIS may target West as pressure mounts, expert tells 'Post'

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 1, 2016‎
... and preparation, Islamic State forces in the country launched a series of major attacks on critical energy infrastructure in addition to conducting the deadliest single attack since the overthrow of the government of Muammar Gaddafi in August 2011 ...

Oil prices lift on softer greenback

The Australian - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Oil exports from Libya have been erratic since the fall of Muammar al-Gaddafi in 2011. According to brokerage Marex Spectron, the short-term supply of crude oil likely to increase over the next 10 days.

Eighty-four migrants missing in new sinking off Libyan coast

World Socialist Web Site - ‎May 1, 2016‎
As a result, it is expected that many thousands of refugees will begin taking the more dangerous route to Europe—into war-torn Libya, which is still wracked by bloodshed after the 2011 NATO war toppled Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's regime, and then across ...
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Defiant east Libya ships first oil cargo

SBS - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A government based in eastern Libya has shipped its first cargo of crude in defiance of authorities in the capital Tripoli, a bold move that could deepen the divisions that have brought chaos since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi. The Tripoli authorities ...
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Tanker with disputed Libyan oil returns to North Africa country for unloading - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Libya pumped about 1.6 million barrels a day of crude before a 2011 rebellion that ended Muammar Al Gaddafi's 42-year rule.

US presidential elections: A view from the Middle East

RT - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Sharmine has written commentary for a wide array of publications, including Al Akhbar English, the New York Times, the Guardian, Asia Times Online, Salon.
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Donald Trump's foreign policy speech shows: we have no anti-war candidates

The Guardian - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
... Muammar Gaddafi in Libya, for example. But in her campaign speeches she's not said a word about the horrendous bombing campaign being waged by Saudi Arabia in Yemen.

Islamic State moves to Libya in the promise of fresh plunder

The Australian - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The reconquest by the forces of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad of the town of Qaryatayn from Islamic State this month is the latest indication of the declining fortunes of the extremist organisation in Iraq and Syria, following the loss of Palmyra in ...
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Libya unity government to set up joint force to combat IS

Middle East Eye - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
IS has transformed Sirte into a training camp for Libyan and foreign militants since overrunning slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi's hometown on the Mediterranean last June. With its port and airport, there are growing fears that IS may use Sirte as a ...
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Fuel prices in UAE to increase in May

Al-Arabiya - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
By Staff writer Al Arabiya English Thursday, 28 April 2016. Text size A A A. Fuel prices in the United Arab Emirates will increase in May, in line with recent rises in oil .... Oil output is now less than a quarter of the 1.6 million barrels per day ...
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Ground troops in Libya not necessary – Obama

AfricaNews - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Libya was plunged into chaos following the forced ouster of long time ruler Muammar al Gaddafi, Obama recently described as ''the worst mistake of his presidency'' the fact that there was no plan after the overthrow of Gaddafi.
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CIA ​torture program: victims' lawsuit can move forward, judge says

The Guardian - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The ACLU filed the suit on behalf of Suleiman Abdullah Salim, a Tanzanian fisherman; Mohamed Ahmed Ben Soud, a Libyan who was living in exile from Muammar Gaddafi's regime; and Gul Rahman, an Afghan refugee who died of hypothermia while undergoing so ...
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Barack Obama hails Angela Merkel over handling of refugees

The Guardian - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
The patrols, the most serious intervention in Libya since the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, would be capable of sending refugees back to the country.

The Arab Spring reported and misreported: foreign intervention in Libya and the last days of Gaddafi

The Independent - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Just how claustrophobic it was to be a Libyan at this time was brought home to me by Ahmed Abdullah al-Ghadamsi, an intelligent, able and well-educated man whom I met by accident after the fall of Tripoli and who worked for me as a guide and assistant ...