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