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Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable
Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable
It is not inconceivable that by the end of this month — perhaps even the end of this week — three North African countries will have new...
African Union to host Libya 'reconciliation' conference
African Union to host Libya 'reconciliation' conference
The African Union (AU) will host a "reconciliation" conference in July aimed at uniting Libya's political rivals, AU commission chief Moussa Faki...
Why Libya’s new elections might not put the country back on track
Why Libya’s new elections might not put the country back on track
Libya has been politically unstable since 2011 when a successful uprising against Muammar Gaddafi’s longstanding regime left a power vacuum. A transitional government was elected...
Fierce fighting shuts down Tripoli airport
Fierce fighting shuts down Tripoli airport
Explosions could be heard on the airport road and other parts of Tripoli though it was not immediately clear who was fighting whom, residents and...
US moves armed forces closer to Libya as unrest grows
US moves armed forces closer to Libya as unrest grows
The United States has increased the number of marines and aircraft stationed in Sicily who could be called on to evacuate Americans from the...
Libyan prime minister calls for calm amid Tripoli clashes
Libyan prime minister calls for calm amid Tripoli clashes
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan urged rival militias to stay out of Tripoli on Saturday in an attempt to keep the peace a day after the worst...
Niger denies it will extradite al-Saadi Gaddafi
Niger denies it will extradite al-Saadi Gaddafi
Niger will not extradite al-Saadi Kaddafi even though the son of the slain Libyan leader violated his asylum conditions with "subversive" comments...
Tripoli militia clash with Misrata fighters
Tripoli militia clash with Misrata fighters
A gun fight erupted in central Tripoli on Tuesday, killing four, as a group of former rebels from Libya's third biggest city, Misrata, clashed with...
The Gaddafi oil papers revealed
The Gaddafi oil papers revealed
Over an espresso in Tripoli's five-star Corinthia Hotel, lawyer Samir Al Sharef is discussing a document he helped produce -- one that he says...
New Libyan leader elected as Nato clears the skies
New Libyan leader elected as Nato clears the skies
Libya's interim rulers have elected a technocrat and businessman to head a transitional government as Nato ended the air campaign that played a...
Desert claims 'king of kings'
Desert claims 'king of kings'
The belated finale for Muammar Gaddafi began on a marble slab in a car park and ended with a lonely burial in the desert far from the reach of...
South Africa urges peace in Gaddafi-free Libya
South Africa urges peace in Gaddafi-free Libya
Following Gaddafi's death, South Africa has urged Libya's new rulers to set about restoring "all inclusive" peace to the country, which its prime...

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