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Archive for September 25th, 2012

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Tuesday 25th September 2012  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised the Libyan people Monday for their efforts to rid the country of the rogue militias blamed for the killings of four Americans this month, including the U.S. ambassador. “The people of the Arab world did not set out to trade the tyranny of a dictator for the tyranny of  [ Read More ]

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Tuesday 25th September 2012  Two army officers have been appointed to head two powerful Islamist militias in the east of the country. Libya’s military command has appointed two army officers to head two powerful Islamist militias in the country’s east, part of the government’s efforts to rein in armed factions amid popular demands that the groups disband. The move reflects  [ Read More ]

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Tuesday 25th September 2012  The Prime Minister’s Office has announced a competition to design its new logo as part of the incoming government, offering a cash prize of 3,000 dinars to the winning entry. Individual citizens with creative and artistic talent, advertising companies and specialist consultants have all been encouraged to take part, with a final decision to be taken  [ Read More ]

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Tuesday 25th September 2012 Clashes broke out between members of the National Army in the eastern town of Marj yesterday, leading to several casualties, according to witnesses. A number of soldiers sustained injuries necessitating hospital treatment, whilst others escaped with bruising. There were reportedly no fatalities. Scuffles between the soldiers continued even after they had been taken to Marj hospital,  [ Read More ]

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September 2012  President Obama said Monday the U.S. is gathering evidence in the murders of the Americans in Libya and “there’s no doubt” that the assault of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi that killed the U.S. ambassador and three others “wasn’t just a mob action.” Evidence is growing that the murder of Ambassador Chris Stevens was planned and targeted. In  [ Read More ]

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Tuesday 25th September 2012  President Barack Obama said Monday “there’s no doubt” that the assault of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans including the U.S. ambassador “wasn’t just a mob action” but a sign of extremism in nations lacking stability. His words about the Libya killings were his most specific since the White House called it  [ Read More ]

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September 2012  Libya’s military command appointed Monday a pair of army officers to head two powerful Islamist militias in the country’s east, part of the government’s push to rein in armed factions. The move reflects the pressure on the government to control or disband the country’s militias, many of which it had relied upon for securing Libya in the turmoil  [ Read More ]

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September 2012  Once repairs to one of the pipelines in eastern Libya are completed, Libya, that is currently producing an average 1.6 million b/d expects to increase output by 30,000-40,000 b/d by early 2013 National Oil Company Chairman Nuri Berruein said Monday. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the CWC Libya Summit, he said that Libya was targeting production  [ Read More ]

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Tuesday 25th September 2012  * U.S. ready to help Libya do more on security * Libyan leader delivers personal apology for Benghazi attack * Obama says consulate attack “wasn’t just a mob action” U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offered Libya more help on Monday as it seeks to rein in militias, stressing that Washington will remain a firm partner despite this  [ Read More ]

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September 2012  Libyan leader Mohammed Magarief personally apologized to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday for this month’s attack on the consulate in Benghazi, which killed four Americans, and pledged his government would bring the perpetrators to justice. “What happened on 11th of September towards these U.S. citizens does not express in any way the conscience of the  [ Read More ]