Tripoli (Libya)

Type: City
Name: Tripoli (Libya)
Country: Libya
Latitude: 32.869999
Longitude: 13.18
population: 1,150,990
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 6 reports

DFA: Filipina nurse abducted, raped in Libya

(updated) Share this:A Filipina nurse was abducted and raped in Libya, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Thursday.According to the DFA, the victim was abducted by four young Libyan nationals Wednesday morning (Tripoli time) and ... [Published Manila Bulletin - 41 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 3 reports

Temporary ceasefire in Tripoli, 75 bodies found in Benghazi

BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Rival Libyan militias fighting for control of Tripoli's airport agreed to a temporary ceasefire on Wednesday to allow firefighters to try to control a huge blaze at a fuel depot hit by a rocket. ... [Published Reuters: Top News - 47 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

First Batch of 50 Nurses to be Brought Back from Libya: CM

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As part of bringing back Keralites stranded in strife-torn Libya, 50 nurses would be moved by a bus to Tunisia on Thursday, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said at a post-Cabinet press briefing here on Wednesday.As many as 118 Indian ... [Published New Indian Express - 1 hour ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 13 reports

Evacuated! Brit staff flee Libya violence

Brits have been evacuated from Libya amid growing unrest.OUSTED: Libya has struggled for stability since Colonel Gaddafi was overthrown in 2011 [REUTERS]Seven of our nationals left the capital Tripoli yesterday morning on a French naval vessel.The French ... [Published Daily Star - 3 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 20 reports

Islamists seize key Benghazi army base

A Libyan family fleeing the violence in its country enters Tunisia through the southern border crossing at Ras Jedir yesterday.TRIPOLI: Islamist groups have seized the army special forces headquarters in Libya’s Benghazi after days of fighting left at ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - 4 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

UK embassy in Libya remains open as French flee fierce fighting | World news

Black smoke billows from a fire at a fuel storage depot in Tripoli. Photograph: Str/EPA Britain's embassy in Tripoli was virtually the only diplomatic mission still open in Libya[1]'s war-torn capital on Wednesday as fierce fighting prompted other countries ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 10 reports

20 migrants killed in shipwreck off Libyan coast

A boat said to be carrying 150 people sank some 100 km off Libya's capital Tripoli, killing at least 20 African migrants and leaving dozens missing, Italian media said Wednesday.According to Libyan sources quoted by ANSA news agency, 22 people were pulled ... [Published China.org.cn - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Temporary ceasefire near Tripoli blaze, more diplomats flee Libya chaos

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Rival militias fighting for control of Tripoli airport agreed on Wednesday to a temporary ceasefire to allow firefighters to try to control a huge blaze at a fuel depot hit by a rocket. ... [Published Reuters: Top News - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 8 reports

Bulgarian Embassy in Tripoli evacuated from Libya

29.07.2014Print EmailMinistry of Foreign Affairs informs that the Bulgarian Embassy in Tripoli has been evacuated from Libya due to the complicated situation in the country. In case Bulgarian citizens in Libya need urgent assistance, they can contact ... [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bulgaria - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 27 reports

Militants seize army base in Libya

Tripoli, July 30A Libyan special forces base in Benghazi Wednesday fell into the hands of Islamist militants after a week's battle, according to military sources.The special forces Thunderbolt have evacuated from their main camp in southern Benghazi after ... [Published ProKerala.com - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Libya, Army base, Islamist
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 70 reports

After Iraq, nurses stuck in Libya fresh worry for govt

NEW DELHI: As fighting between militias loyal to the Libyan government and Islamist forces escalates, India remains diplomatically hard-pressed to ensure the safe return of close to 6000 Indian nationals stuck in the strife-torn country. Among those caught ... [Published Times of India - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 18 reports

Huge blaze spreads at fuel storage depot in Tripoli

A huge blaze engulfing Libya’s biggest fuel storage facility in the capital, Tripoli, has spread to a second tank.Libya’s National Oil Company (NOC) has described the fire as “out of control”.It comes hours after the authorities appealed for international ... [Published Citifmonline - Jul 29 2014]

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Citing "deteriorating safety conditions," the foreign ministry said "the government has decided to transfer temporarily its Brazilian staff at its Tripoli embassy to Tunis" an official statement said yesterday
"The situation in Libya is becoming restless with escalating fighting between Islamic militias," a ministry official said. "We're asking Korean firms to immediately leave Tripoli and Benghazi, where the situation is acute, and other areas within a week."
"EAM (Swaraj) has deployed six officials to Libya to set in motion the process of bringing Indian nationals back" MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin told the media here...

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Libyan insurgents seize army base in Benghazi [Published Oman Tribune - 30 mins ago]
DFA: Filipina nurse abducted, raped in Libya [Published Manila Bulletin - 41 mins ago]
DFA assures repatriation from Libya ongoing [Published Interaksyon - 42 mins ago]
DFA confirms abduction and rape of Pinay in str... [Published GMA News Online - 42 mins ago]
Temporary ceasefire in Tripoli, 75 bodies found... [Published Reuters: Top News - 47 mins ago]
First Batch of 50 Nurses to be Brought Back fro... [Published New Indian Express - 1 hour ago]
DFA confirms Filipina nurse abducted, raped in ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 1 hour ago]
Libya's descent into hell (again) [Published Politico - 1 hour ago]
World news briefs — compiled July 30 [Published Akron Beacon Journal - 1 hour ago]
Brazil evacuates embassy staff from Libya [Published Business Standard India - 1 hour ago]
Western liberations are grotesque experiments j... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
A foreign policy middle course [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 1 hour ago]
Travel to Libya Banned for 6 Months [Published Digital Chosun - 1 hour ago]
Heavy smoke from Brega oil-depot in Tripoli, Libya [Published Xinhua News Agency - 2 hours ago]
Islamists seize key Benghazi Army base [Published Asian Age - 2 hours ago]
7/31/2014: Ht World: 20 DEAD IN SHIPWRECK OFF L... [Published Hindustan Times - 2 hours ago]
CROWLEY: The real Pottery Barn president [Published Washington Times - 2 hours ago]
Western powers temporarily abandon democracy-bu... [Published Washington Post - 2 hours ago]
Evacuated! Brit staff flee Libya violence [Published Daily Star - 3 hours ago]
AFP - Libya-unrest-Brazil-diplomacy [Published Namibia Press Agency - 3 hours ago]
Eid fails to give big boost to businesses [The ... [Published BusinessWeek - 3 hours ago]
Happy to be alive: Filipinos tell of escape fro... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 3 hours ago]
Rivals in Tripoli ceasefire [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 4 hours ago]
Govt sends more officials to Libya [Published Times of India - 4 hours ago]
UK embassy in Libya remains open as French flee... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
France Evacuates Citizens from Libya [Published boston.com - 4 hours ago]
Islamists seize key Benghazi army base [Published Qatar Peninsula - 4 hours ago]
Visa issue delays evacuation of Thais [Published Bangkok Post - 4 hours ago]
More diplomats flee Libya; truce agreed [Published The Gulf Today - 4 hours ago]
Fifty nurses to leave Libya Thursday, says CM [Published DailyMe.Com - 5 hours ago]
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Greece evacuates Tripoli embassy [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - 7 hours ago]
Greece dispatched a navy frigate to Tripoli on Wednesday after the Foreign Ministry decided to evacuate all personnel from its embassy in the Libyan capital as fighting between rival militias escalated.The ministry decided to send the ship as Tripoli ...
Libya: The African Union makes a pressing appea... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 8 hours ago]
Source: African UnionCountry: Libya The AU urges the international community to lend its full support to the efforts of the region through the High-Level Ministerial Group on Libya Addis Ababa, 30 July 2014: The Chairperson of the Commission of the ...
The Fruits Of Liberal Intervention, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 8 hours ago]
This is 1.5 million gallons of gas going up in smoke in Libya http://t.co/ZYqAhgw8K5 pic.twitter.com/Go7swk03Et — NBC News (@NBCNews) July 28, 2014 Frederic Wehrey cautions against buying into the conventional wisdom about what’s going down ...
Hillary Clinton and the decision to intervene i... [Published Power Line - 12 hours ago]
(Paul Mirengoff) Hillary Clinton has been working full-time to control the story of her time as Secretary of State. That was the point of her clunky, largely unread book, and the point of her awkward, gaffe-laden book tour. Clinton argues (plausibly) ...
With Expected Rising Oil Demand Libyan Ports Di... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 12 hours ago]
Escalating conflicts in Libya are thwarting a revival of oil output from Africa’s largest crude reserves after a yearlong blockade of eastern ports, just as Societe Generale SA and Barclays Plc predict rising demand. While the government said in early ...
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New fighting shreds Libya economy [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 29 2014]
Foreigners evacuated amid Libya violence [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 27 2014]
U.S. pulls embassy staff from Libya after milit... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 26 2014]
Libyan capital rocked by explosions overnight [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 21 2014]
Riddled with bullets in Tripoli [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 20 2014]
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Inter-Ministerial Workshop Develops Strategic M... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jun 24 2014]
PHOTO RELEASE--Ingalls Shipbuilding Authenticat... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 20 2014]
IOM Trains Libyan Civil Society Organizations i... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Mar 28 2014]
Hill International Receives Additional $6 Milli... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 27 2014]
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