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Archive for December 23rd, 2013

Posted by admin On Dec - 23 - 2013 0 Comment

By Ahmed Elumami. Flags fly at half mast in Tripoli in memory of those who died in Benghazi (Photo: Aimen Eljali) Half-mast flags from an earlier mourning for Benghazi (Photo: Aimen Eljali) Tripoli, 22 December 2013: Libya today began three days of official mourning for the seven people murdered in the country’s first suicide bombing at Bersis, earlier today. Declaring  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Dec - 23 - 2013 0 Comment

22 December 2013 13 people have been killed at a security checkpoint near Benghazi in the first known suicide bomb attack in Libya since the fall of Col Gaddafi. The attacker targeted the checkpoint in the village of Aguiria, some 50km (30 miles) east of Libya’s second city. At least eight people, including soldiers and civilians, were wounded. The security  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Dec - 23 - 2013 0 Comment

BY STEPHEN ADDISON LONDON Sat Dec 21, 2013 The United States, Britain and Libya on Saturday pledged their full support for efforts by their investigators to bring those behind the 1988 Lockerbie airliner bombing to justice. In a joint statement on the 25th anniversary of the downing of Pan Am flight 103 in which 270 people were killed, the three  [ Read More ]

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Magnus Linklater December 21 2013 Why does Lockerbie retain such a hold on the memories of those who suffered the loss of friends, relatives, and loved ones all those years ago? That awful day, when Pan Am 103 crashed into the little Borders town on December 21, 1988, has faded into distant memory. Lockerbie itself has moved on. These days  [ Read More ]