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Archive for June 28th, 2013

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TRIPOLI | Thu Jun 27, 2013 Libya‘s defence minister will be removed from his post following fierce clashes between rival armed militias in the capital Tripoli in which 10 people were killed and more than 100 injured, Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said on Thursday. Calling the repeated violence plaguing Libya “suicidal scenes”, Zeidan said his government and the national assembly had pledged  [ Read More ]

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JUNE 27, 2013 (Tripoli) – Libyan authorities should allow displaced residents of the city of Tawergha to return to their homes safely. Local authorities in Ajdabiya turned back a group of Tawerghans on June 25, 2013. Some had left Benghazi in a convoy of about 40 cars for Tawergha, 750 kilometers west, only to be barred passage in Ajdabiya, 150  [ Read More ]

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June 27, 2013 3:25 pm Libya’s civil war might be over, but the aftershocks of the revolution are still reverberating through the country. Just yesterday there was more violence in the capitol city of Tripoli. The fledgling Libyan government is still trying to wrangle militias and control the flow of arms through the country, with only moderate success. One group affected by  [ Read More ]

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Tripoli, 27 June 2013: A joint maritime exercise between Libyan and French naval forces is taking place along the Libyan coast. The six days of manoeuvres, code-named Shaheen 13, are due to finish tomorrow, Friday. Three Libyan vessels, Shafak, Essdada and Merseet are participating in the exercise along with the French frigate, Commandant Bouan. Ayoub Omar Qasim, the official spokesperson  [ Read More ]