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Archive for October 7th, 2013

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Tripoli, 6 October 2013 The Libyan government has apologised for last week’s attack on the Russian embassy and has said it will pay for damages. Libya’s interim charge d’affaires in Russia, Salem Sahiti, told Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov that Libya was ready to compensate in full for damage to the embassy compound, according to Russian news agency Ria  [ Read More ]

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Tripoli, 6 October 2013 A Libyan man suspected of involvement with terrorist bombings was captured yesterday in Tripoli,reportedly by US Special Forces. The Pentagon has confirmed the seizure and, according to US Secretary of State John Kerry, said the arrest demonstrated that the US determination to capture those involved for terrorism. The man, Nazih Abdul-Hamed Nabih Al-Ruqaii whose nomme de  [ Read More ]

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By Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Patrick Markey TRIPOLI/TUNIS | Mon Oct 7, 2013 Deep in Libya’s southern Sahara, tribal sheikhs crowded into a Bedouin tent last month to declare their remote province bordering Algeria would break away from the government in far-off Tripoli. A thousand miles to the east, armed protesters had seized ports disrupting oil shipments into the Mediterranean in  [ Read More ]

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Tripoli, 6 October 2013 A military funeral for 15 of the soldiers killed in an ambush on the Tahuna-Bani Walid checkpoint took place today, on the first of three days of national mourning for the dead. Four soldiers were also injured in the attack and it is reported that the death toll has now risen to 17. The soldiers were manning the  [ Read More ]