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Archive for March 12th, 2014

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Tripoli, 11 March 2014: Petroleum Facility Guards (PFG) supporting Ibrahim Jadhran were forced from Sirte’s Ghardabiya airbase and out of the town’s Bu Hadi district today after they were attacked by troops from Misrata. Military officials told the Libya Herald that the Libya Shield Central Brigade captured the base from the Jadhran forces which had taken it over last week. No one on either  [ Read More ]

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Tripoli, 11 March 2014: Tripoli is to make a renewed attempt to rid the capital of armed groups, according to the head of the local council Sadat Elbadri. “We don’t want named armed groups here, we want proper official security,” Elbadri told the Libya Herald. He added that kidnappings had become commonplace and were occurring in the capital on a daily  [ Read More ]

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya‘s parliament voted Prime Minister Ali Zeidan out of office on Tuesday after rebels humiliated the government by loading crude on a tanker that fled from naval forces, officials said, in a sign of the worsening chaos in the OPEC member state. Libyan gunboats later chased the tanker along Libya’s eastern Mediterranean coast and opened fire, damaging  [ Read More ]

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Former Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan has defied a travel ban and left the country, hours after parliament removed him from office in a no-confidence vote. Zeidan was in Malta for two hours late on Tuesday on a refuelling stop before going to “another European country”, the island’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said, Reuters news agency reported. Muscat told state-owned  [ Read More ]