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Five years ago: A car bomb exploded outside the French Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, wounding three people and partially setting the building on fire. France legalized same-sex marriage after a wrenching national debate that exposed deep conservatism in the nation's heartland and triggered huge ...
1998 - Libya has agreed to hand over the two suspects in the 1988 bombing of a US airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, for trial by a panel chaired by a Scottish judge named by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, the spokesman for the families of the British victims said. Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi gave ...

In turn his stature and background as a military man along with his history and his severe rhetoric against Islamism, jihadism, and democracy itself endeared ... Although Cairo's hosting of Libyan military unification talks has been an attempt to engage Libya on a national level, the LNA as an institution, and ...
Libyan strongman in French hospital – Libyan regional leader Khalifa Haftar was admitted to a military hospital near Paris with a mysterious ailment, according to France's foreign minister as quoted by Radio France International (Al Jazeera). A Haftar spokesperson denied reports that Libya's most powerful ...
67 members explained in a statement issued Monday that “it has become clear that some international parties are tampering with the Libyan file ... especially that history proves that the continuity and multiplicity of the transitional stages will only bring catastrophe and destruction to the states which are ...
The historic building has been heavily damaged in this round of fighting, with the Libyan Antiquities Authority protesting that: “Those who do not wish us well are seeking to obliterate Libyan history and civilization” (Libya Observer, March 5). The fighting consists largely of artillery attacks on the fortress and ...

AFRICOM said it has carried out two airstrikes in Libya this year, a slow pace compared to its four-month onslaught in Sirte in 2016. But the military says it will strike again if needed. “In coordination with Libyan Government of National Accord, U.S. forces are conducting ongoing counterterrorism operations ...
Noting that many of the accusations came from former Libyan officials, Mr. Sarkozy disparaged Colonel Qaddafi and his aides as “assassins” and “criminals” who could not be ... Mr. Sarkozy's conduct will be restricted as the magistrates do their work — a first for a former president in recent French history.
Libyan officials linked to the regime of the late Gadhafi say they helped finance Sarkozy's 2007 run for president. Sarkozy was ... The AP writes: "The charges involving illegal campaign funding from a foreign dictator are the most serious faced by a former French president in recent history. They were ...
The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under formal investigation for illegal campaign financing, accepting bribes and the misappropriation of Libyan state funds over allegations that he received millions of euros in illegal election campaign funding from the regime of the late Libyan ...

The tribe concluded with a message of affection, love and respect to all components of the Libyan nation, calling on everyone to raise their voice and take action to prevent the country from being divided. "We in front of God and history declare our innocence of all who seeks to bring to Libya and its people ...
... a UN office in Benghazi and I promise you to continue to engage with people and residents of Barqa" in eastern Libyan, Ghassan Salame said during a meeting in Benghazi with more than 60 tribal leaders and elders from eastern Libya. The official said Barqa has played a key role in the history of Libya.
s Libyan assets for $450 million in a move that will more than double its production in the North African nation where output is frequently disrupted by a civil ... “Total has a long history of operating in Libya, and is obviously comfortable with the risk-reward balance,” said Luke Parker, an analyst at consultant ...
In October 2017, the Libyan Government expressed concerns over damage to the historic city of Sabratha “from the imminent danger of vandalism, and theft of its historical treasures because of armed clashes in the city and its surroundings.” As Daesh continues to operate surreptitiously in Libya, the ...
Members of the audience wave Amazigh flags during the first festival of Amazigh songs, Benghazi, Libya, Dec. 15, 2011. ... Only two of the assembly's 60 seats were allotted to the Amazigh, who felt insulted given their history and because they represent 10% to 15% of the population. The Amazigh ...
It was the worst terrorist attack in Manchester's history — and the worst in the U.K. since the London bombings of 2005. ... One U.K. citizen of Libyan descent, who had been under house arrest due to concerns that he might join violent extremists in Iraq, said he was “allowed to go [to Libya], no questions ...
The responsibility of the situation must be borne by the terrorist organizations, which are disguised in religious attire, and the foreigners of Libyan origin who have acted as spies against Libya. Thus, the country can only be salvaged by the elimination of their power and keeping their hands off from harming ...
After much delay, wrangling and debate, the new transitional parliament in Libya agreed to form the Constitutional Drafting Assembly (CDA) with 60 members, 20 from each of the historical three regions, emulating what happened in 1951 - except this time, it was directly elected by the Libyan people.
... is on our doorstep. "Those who do not wish us well are seeking to obliterate Libyan history and civilization," it added. The LAA stressed that it will continue to demand the establishment of a law that promotes and protects the cultural heritage in Libya, which forms an essential factor in human development.
Salvini, whom he thanked exceptionally on Tuesday, gave him the opportunity to contest the senatorial race and he was able to write a new chapter in his political history. Having a Nigerian heritage could be seen as a relief for citizens of the most populous black nation on earth who believe in searching for ...


 

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