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Libya - post-Qaddafi

Armed rebellion against Colonel Qaddafi's 40+ year rule.


2011 uprising in Libya began with protests on February 15th. By the beginning of March, Benghazi and other major towns in the east were in open revolt, and Qaddafi had launched a counterattack. By mid-March Qaddafi's forces were retaking towns and heading towards Benghazi.
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Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 69.4 Warning (worst is 120)
Economist Intelligence Unit Sovereign Ratings: Rating BB
News up to: The Obama Legacy - Susan Rice -- Taking Responsibility, Assigning Responsbility 04/29 Aid Groups Criticize Italy-Libya Agreement To Help Push Back Migrants 04/29 Libya captures two suspected oil-smuggling tankers after gun battle 04/29 Supporting the reform of criminal justice in Libya to advance stabilization and rule of law 04/28 Number of US Visas to Citizens of Trump Travel Ban Nations Drops 04/28 Nabil Maaloul re-appointed as Tunisia coach 04/28 U.S. Visas Issued To Iranians Plummet By Nearly Half From Last Year 04/28 Germany says reviving G-8 with Russia 'not up for debate' 04/28 'Foolish Western Attempts to Reshape' Mid East Bring Only 'Waves of Violence' 04/27 Ivanka Trump talks about allowing Syrian refugees into US 04/27 EU defense chiefs huddle on Libya 04/27 EU defense chiefs huddle on Libya 04/27 Again, 253 Repatriated From Libya 04/27 Libya lacks plan to prevent more migrants crossing to Europe - EU officials 04/27 Russian seamen captured in Libya return home 04/27 ISIS weapons being captured by Canadian woman working to disarm terrorists 04/27 Number of U.S. visas to citizens of Trump travel ban nations drops 04/27 Libya's Oil Chief Rebukes U.N.-Backed Government 04/27 UN Libya envoy to visit Sudan Sunday 04/27 EU skeptical over Libyan plan to stop migrant flow 04/27 Better Off Without You: Is Trump Giving Up on Poland by Slashing Aid by 100%? 04/26 Libya asks EU for motorboats, helicopters to patrol coast 04/26 253 Nigerians Deported From Libya Arrive Lagos Airport 04/26 Mamelodi Sundowns handed a tricky Champions League draw 04/26 Gambian migrants return home from Libya 04/26 Russia ‘plays games for fun’ in Libya 04/26 Review and Planning Meeting for Ensuring Access to Life Saving Health Care Service in South of Libya 04/25 St Petersburg bombing: Group says al-Qaeda chief ordered attack 04/25 253 Nigerians deported from Libya arrive Lagos Airport 04/25 Migrants injured in clashes among rivals groups in France 04/25 253 repatriated from Libya 04/25 Air strike kills five in southern Libya's Sabha: medical source 04/25 Between Towering Ruins and Detention Centers: A Look Inside Libya 04/25 Kenya: Militant Groups Lure Youth Into Terrorism, Sex Slavery 04/24 US 'Can Barely Stand' Russia Taking Part in Ending Libyan War 04/24 International court unseals warrant against Libyan suspect 04/24 Between Towering Ruins and Detention Centers: A Look Inside Libya 04/24 International Court Unseals Warrant for Gadhafi Aide 04/24 First human rights trainings held inside detention centres in Libya since 2014 04/24 ICC: AL-TUHAMY, FORMER HEAD OF LIBYA'S INTERNAL SECURITY AGENCY, SUSPECTED OF CRIMES INCLUDING TORTURE 04/24 Egyptian president on two-day trip to Saudi Arabia 04/23 Megrahi family seeks Lockerbie appeal 04/23 Sicily prosecutor probes possible NGOs-smuggler 'contacts' 04/23 New Report Finds ISIS' Caliphate 'Is on a Path to Collapse' 04/23 Italian prosecutor accuses NGOs of colluding with human traffickers in Libya 04/23 Italy prosecutor claims NGOs working with human smugglers 04/23 EU's Mogherini To Meet Lavrov In First Official Moscow Visit 04/23 Sicily prosecutor probes possible NGOs-smuggler 'contacts' 04/23 Italy migrant crisis: Charities 'colluding' with smugglers 04/23 Italy prosecutor stirs migrant 'taxis' row with NGOs 04/23 Pope likens migrant holding centres to 'concentration camps' 04/22 Babies of the IS caliphate languish in limbo, prison 04/22 Fewer migrants are crossing Niger for Libya: IOM 04/21 Italy gives first of 10 boats to Libya for migrant rescues 04/21 Can Donald Trump Use Military Force Anywhere In The World Whenever He Wants? 04/21 Donald Trump's remark raises fears of U.S. disengagement in Libya 04/21 Babies of the IS caliphate languish in limbo, prison 04/21 Tech firms urge court to toss Trump travel ban 04/20 ISIS among top concerns as Pentagon chief visits Cairo 04/20 UNCEF Libya – Child Friendly Municipality Award 04/20 Emirates cuts US flights, blaming Trump administration curbs 04/20 A government of morons 04/20 Dividing Libya to Cause 'Further Destabilization, External Intervention' - Rome 04/20 Pentagon chief: US committed to helping Egypt combat ISIS 04/20 Trump Says He Does Not See Role for US in Libya 04/20 Trump talks immigration, ISIS with Italian PM 04/20 Obama and Clinton brought slavery to Libya 04/20 US Rejects Italy's Request to Help Stabilize Libya 04/20 Paul Craig Roberts 04/20 Political momentum must be renewed if Libya's challenges are to be addressed - UN envoy 04/20 Trump says only role for U.S. in Libya is defeating Islamic State 04/20 Trump hails Italy for role in Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan 04/20 Trump takes friendlier stance on EU as Italy's PM visits 04/20 LIBYA: 9,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean over weekend – IOM 04/19 Momentum on political process must be renewed if Libya’s many challenges are to be addressed – UN envoy 04/19 Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with a delegation from Misurata, Libya 04/19 Russia Ready to Cooperate With All Libyan Political Forces - Foreign Ministry 04/19 Lifting Libyan arms embargo is ‘premature’ – Russia’s acting UN envoy 04/19 Emirates trims US flights after Trump administration curbs 04/19 Islamic State Control of People Down 83% in Iraq and 56% in Syria from Peak Levels 04/19 Emirates cuts US flights after Trump’s ban on travellers from Muslim countries hits demand 04/19 Divide and Blunder: US-Backed Division of Libya Would Be Catastrophic for Europe 04/19 Libya wealth fund in UN appeal over frozen assets 04/19 Idlib Chemical Incident: No One Asks for Antidotes Within Fortnight 04/18 The Latest: Migrant exodus from Libya amid warm weather 04/18 Nearly 9,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean over weekend - IOM 04/18 Johnny Ward made £1.5M by blogging his way round the world 04/18 Libya fishermen find 28 dead migrants in boat offshore: official 04/18 EU urged to save more migrants at sea, not patrol "make-believe border" 04/18 Enough's Enough: Italy’s 5 Star Movement Demands Lifting Anti-Russia Sanctions 04/18 Libya – Deterioration in the security situation in the southern part of the country (18.04.17) 04/18 More than 8,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean and brought to Italy over Easter long weekend 04/18 Migrants Flee Libya as Weather Warms and Libyan Patrols Loom 04/18 Pyongyang's military parade forces Trump to put his tail between his legs 04/18 Libya's GNA urges foreign intervention to end clashes in south 04/17 Saving lives, 1 day at a time, on the deadly Mediterranean 04/17 Rescuers pull migrants out of sea near Libya 04/17 1,000 Migrants Rescued off Libya’s Coast 04/17 Thousands rescued from sea in 3 days 04/17 USA wants to dismember Libya into three states 04/17