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Archive for August 4th, 2014

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By Borzou Daragahi August 2, 2014 A battle between rival militias for control of Tripoli’s main airport left at least 22 people dead and 72 injured in the Libyan capital at the weekend, driving residents and foreigners out of the war-stricken country. Tunisia shut its main border crossing at Ras Jedir – the transit route for goods being transported to  [ Read More ]

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Sunday 3 August 2014 British nationals stranded in Libya amid fierce fighting have been evacuated from Tripoli by a Royal Navy ship taking them to safety in Malta. The Ministry of Defence said that HMS Enterprise , a survey ship on a routine deployment in the Mediterranean, was diverted to waters off the Libyan capital to collect an unspecified number  [ Read More ]