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Libya - post-Qaddafi

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

Summary

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
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af.reuters.com Nearly 1,200 migrants picked up off Libya, heading to Italy 03/27
foxnews.com The Latest: Jordan says Arabs must unite to address crises 03/27
dnaindia.com G7 host Italy wants US to do more to foster stability in Libya 03/27
sputniknews.com Italy Ready to Cooperate With Russia on Libyan Crisis Resolution - FM 03/27
sputniknews.com Keep Calm & Follow Moscow's Lead: UK Setting Up Ties With Libya's Tobruk Gov't 03/27
debka.com Saudi King Salman arrives in Jordan for the annual Arab Summit 03/27
aljazeera.com Low expectations as Arab League chiefs gather in Jordan 03/27
dw.com Refugee crisis in the Mediterranean: 'The smugglers' calculations are obvious' 03/26
countervortex.org US troops for Libya, escalation in Somalia 03/26
tribune.com.pk One dead as 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya 03/26
dw.com Refugee crisis in the Mediterranean: 'The smugglers' calculations are obvious' 03/26
allafrica.com Libya: Women and Tribal Leaders Call for 'Balanced' Libyan Peace Process 03/26
aljazeera.com One dead as 1,000 refugees rescued in the Mediterranean 03/26
dnaindia.com Nearly 1,200 migrants picked up off Libya, heading to Italy 03/26
af.reuters.com Nearly 1,200 migrants picked up off Libya, heading to Italy 03/26
dnaindia.com Libya's National Oil Corp warns of new attempt at independent oil sales 03/26
rand.org What Americans Need to Know if Russia Intervenes in Libya's Civil War 03/26
huffingtonpost.com On The Front Lines Of The Migrant Crisis 03/26
reuters.com Nearly 1,200 migrants picked up off Libya, heading to Italy 03/26
nation.co.ke Russia trying to gain influence in Libya: US general 03/25
aaj.tv Two months in, Trump suffers string of defeats 03/25
somalilandpress.com “We had a democracy with arms; that is the worst kind of hypocrisy.” Langhi on Libya 03/25
punchng.com Nigerians stuck in Libya return singing ‘I’ll never forget my home’ 03/25
wsj.com NATO Official Sounds Alarm on Russia Libya Role 03/25
dailytimes.com.pk More than 200 migrants reportedly drown in Mediterranean 03/24
allafrica.com 155 Nigerians Deported From Libya Arrive Lagos Airport 03/24
allafrica.com Another 155 Nigerians Return From Libya 03/24
foxnews.com The Latest: 11 dead, 4 missing after Aegean boat sinking 03/24
allafrica.com Africa: 'We Can No Longer Turn Our Backs' On Communities Affected By Migration Crisis in Libya - UN Agency Chief 03/24
rferl.org Hundreds Of African Migrants Feared Drowned Off Libyan Coast 03/24
diplomatie.gouv.fr Statement by the Ambassadors to Libya of the People’s Republic of China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America (24.03.17) 03/24
telegraph.co.uk Egypt's Mubarak freed after six years in prison 03/24
dnaindia.com Russia trying to gain influence in Libya: US general 03/24
dailynews.lk Around 250 feared dead on ‘Black Day’ in Mediterranean 03/24
stripes.com US troops to stay in Libya to monitor Islamic State, AFRICOM chief says 03/24
af.reuters.com HEAD OF U.S. TROOPS IN AFRICA SAYS "THERE ARE RUSSIANS ON THE GROUND IN THE AREA" WHEN ASKED ABOUT RUSSIAN TROOPS INSIDE LIBYA 03/24
vanguardngr.com Return home voluntarily, Presidential aide advises Nigerians facing deportation risk 03/24
sputniknews.com US Underestimated Number of Daesh Fighters in Sirte Libya's Last Year 03/24
timesofindia.indiatimes.com US visa, getting it is not going to be any easier 03/24
realclearworld.com Has Moscow Found Its New Gadhafi in Libya? 03/24
modernghana.com “We Had A Democracy With Arms; That Is The Worst Kind Of Hypocrisy” - Langhi On Libya 03/24
nzherald.co.nz The Latest: 11 dead, 4 missing after Aegean boat sinking 03/24
dnaindia.com Aid group fears hundreds of migrants drowned off Libya 03/24
foxnews.com Ex-Egypt leader Mubarak returns home after years-long detention 03/24
reuters.com Link seen between Russia and Libyan commander Haftar: U.S. general 03/24
rferl.org U.S. Commander Says Russians Looking To Expand Influence In Libya 03/24
telegraph.co.uk Russian links with Libya general 'undeniable,' US general claims 03/24
upi.com European forces conduct aerial refueling training 03/24
dw.com Russian soldiers killed in 'Islamic State'-claimed attack in Chechnya 03/24
nation.co.ke Nigerian migrants flown home from Libya 03/23
euractiv.com Traffickers suspected of using migrant rescue boats as taxis 03/23
upi.com Libya sets goals for higher oil production 03/23
pravdareport.com John McCain is certified insane 03/23
thecuttingedgenews.com The Caliphate - Navigating the Slippery Slope in Iraq and Syria 03/23
today.az OPEC basket price down 03/23
bbc.co.uk More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean 03/23
tribune.com.pk Eight dead in ethnic clashes in central Mali 03/23
aljazeera.com 250 migrants feared dead in the Mediterranean Sea 03/23
myaccount.nytimes.com 5 Bodies Found Off Libya Amid Fears That 200 Migrants May Have Drowned 03/23
globalsecurity.org Mali hit by deadly ethnic clashes amid drought 03/23
vanguardngr.com Libya deports more Nigerian migrants 03/23
vanguardngr.com Photos: African migrants from Nigeria repatriated by Libya 03/23
vanguardngr.com 155 Nigerians deported from Libya arrive Lagos Airport 03/23
un.org ‘We can no longer turn our backs’ on communities affected by migration crisis in Libya – UN agency chief 03/23
punchng.com 155 more Nigerians return from Libya 03/23
telegraph.co.uk Five bodies found and hundreds feared dead as migrant boats sink off Libya  03/23
modernghana.com Around 250 feared dead on 'Black Day' in Mediterranean 03/23
upi.com 250 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean off Libyan coast 03/23
cnn.com Analysis: Don't bet on London attacker being lone wolf 03/23
vanguardngr.com Around 250 feared dead in new Med migrant boat sinkings: NGO 03/23
foxnews.com Being New Zealand's leader has its perks _ like tuna fishing 03/22
foxnews.com Rights group urges Libyan general to probe killings 03/22
dailytrust.com.ng ITALY: 6,000 people rescued from the Mediterranean 03/22
allafrica.com Libya: War Crimes As Benghazi Residents Flee 03/22
stripes.com Rights group urges Libyan general to probe killings 03/22
globalsecurity.org Libyan National Army Launches Operation Against Military Gangs 03/22
aljazeera.com EU roadmap for Libya to stem flow of sea migrants 03/21
dnaindia.com 6,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean as traffic grows - IOM 03/21
aljazeera.com 6,000 people rescued from the Mediterranean in days 03/21
myaccount.nytimes.com Warnings of a ‘Powder Keg’ in Libya as ISIS Regroups 03/21
euractiv.com European, North Africa ministers seek to curb Libya migrant flows 03/21
allafrica.com Nigeria World's 95th Happiest Nation - Report 03/21
dw.com UN report: Millions 'excluded from human development journey' 03/21
bbc.co.uk Libya force accused of killing Benghazi captives 03/21
hrw.org Libya – UN Human Rights Council should prioritize justice and accountability 03/21
sputniknews.com Moscow Denies Deploying Troops, Drones on Egypt-Libya Border 03/21
aljazeera.com Libyan forces accused of killings and body mutilations 03/21
ekklesia.co.uk Put Libya ahead of ‘narrow interests' says UN envoy 03/21
stripes.com More than 6,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean amid surge on risky sea route 03/21
dnaindia.com France's Le Pen focuses on terrorism in Chad leader visit 03/21
countervortex.org Libya National Army committing war crimes: HRW 03/21
abc.net.au Melbourne's multicultural community says Australian strategy is first step 03/20
dailytrust.com.ng How to end Boko Haram terrorism 03/20
dnaindia.com Algeria president makes video appearance after month of health rumours 03/20
upi.com Russia enlarges military footprint in Libya 03/20
nzherald.co.nz The Latest: Hungary military opens base to stop migrants 03/20
aljazeera.com Should we be scared of Trump's drone reforms? 03/20
allafrica.com Despite Economic Recession, Nigerians Are Africa's Sixth Happiest People 03/20
foxnews.com Italy, northern neighbors work with Libya on migration 03/20
dw.com EU states, Libya vow action on people smuggling 03/20