Tripoli (Libya)

Type: City
Name: Tripoli (Libya)
Country: Libya
Latitude: 32.869999
Longitude: 13.18
population: 1,150,990
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 2 reports

Libya expecting oil sector to recover

TRIPOLI, Libya, April 18 (UPI) -- Libya's oil sector may be able to make up for losses incurred by a rebel blockade as soon as production and export levels return to normal, a spokesman said.The central government in Tripoli brokered a deal April 6 with ... [Published UPI - 21 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 40 mins ago - 25 reports

Russian Foreign Ministry concerned about kidnappings of foreign diplomats in Libya

MOSCOW. April 18 (Interfax) - Moscow is urging Tripoli to immediately assist in securing the release of foreign diplomats abducted in Libya, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday."Moscow is urging the Libyan authorities to do everything ... [Published Interfax.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Libya plans smart cards to cut fuel subsidies that boost smuggling

TRIPOLI, April 17 (Reuters) - Libya plans to limit the costly subsidies its citizens enjoy when buying motor fuel - much of which is smuggled into Tunisia for resale at higher prices - by introducing ... ... [Published Big News Network - 3 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Judge issues 30 arrest warrants for suspects linked to Tripoli clashes

Military Investigative Judge Fadi Sawwan issued 30 arrest warrants in absentia against suspects involved in Syria-linked clashes in the northern city of Tripoli.Sawwan also interrogated Bassam ... ... [Published Big News Network - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Libyan embassy siege – 30 years on

, a burst of automatic gunfire from a nondescript building in a corner of St James’s Square shattered the calm of a spring morning in London.The building was the Libyan embassy - or Libyan People's Bureau . The gunfire was aimed at a small group of demonstrators ... [Published BT.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Tripoli gunmen kidnap Jordanian ambassador

Masked gunmen kidnapped Jordan's ambassador to Libya as he rode to work Tuesday (April 15th) in Tripoli.According to Libya Herald , the kidnappers of Fawaz Al-Aytan demanded the release of a Libyan Islamist imprisoned in Jordan. Mohamed Dersi received ... [Published Magharebia - Apr 16 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

TUNISIAN DIPLOMAT ABDUCTED IN TRIPOLI

An adviser at the Tunisian Embassy in tripoli, Laroussi Kontassi, “has been missing since this morning”, reports the official TAP news agency citing a Foriegn ministry official.Another Tunisian Embassy staffmember in the Libyan capital has been missing ... [Published Misna - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 4 reports

Suleiman and Salam Hail Security Plans in Tripoli and Bekaa

:19President Michel Suleiman and PM Tammam Salam hailed on Thursday the security plans implemented in the northern city of Tripoli and the eastern Bekaa Valley, and agreed to intensify security measures mainly near places of worship during the holidays, ... [Published Naharnet - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Lebanon: ICRC assists some 5,600 people displaced by Tripoli violence

Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Lebanon Beirut (ICRC) – Recurring fighting in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, has driven thousands of people from their homes to seek shelter in safer areas of the city. The International Committee of ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Libya: US embassy employee flees from abductors

A female Libyan employee at the US embassy in Tripoli was able to flee from her kidnappers on Tuesday after being held on Monday.The employee has been transferred to a hospital to receive treatment for injuries she sustained while fleeing, the embassy ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped - Africa

Jordan’s ambassador to Libya was abducted by armed assailants Tuesday while heading to his Tripoli office, the latest official taken hostage in the unstable North African country. Masked kidnappers opened fire on the vehicle in which Ambassador Fawaz ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 7 reports

Jordan ambassador to Libya kidnapped by gunmen

Xinhua,TRIPOLI, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Unknown gunmen kidnapped the Jordanian ambassador to Libya on Tuesday morning in the capital Tripoli, said a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry. Unidentified masked gunmen, driving two cars without plates, attacke ... [Published India Everyday - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Libya, Kidnapping, Jordan

Quotes

"It seems they belong to the same family as Libyan terrorists detained in Tunisia in connection with the Rouhia terrorist operation who were sentenced to long jail terms" Hamdi told Express FM radio
"Talks must resume to open the remaining ports," he said in an interview published Thursday. "We have suffered great losses from this [crisis], but we will be able to make up these losses once production and export levels are back to normal."
Asked whether he believed Abdullah was a martyr, Mr Deghayes replied: "Of course I think, as a Muslim, that my son is a martyr."

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Kidnappers of diplomat want Tunis to free jaile... [Published Focus Bulgaria - 15 mins ago]
Libya expecting oil sector to recover [Published UPI - 21 mins ago]
Dad of British teen killed in Syrian gun battle... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 34 mins ago]
In Libya, politicians live in fear of powerful ... [Published Gulf News - 35 mins ago]
Syria death son is 'a martyr' - dad [Published Basildon Recorder - 1 hour ago]
Tunisia Warns Citizens of Travelling to Libya [Published MENAFN - 1 hour ago]
Russian Foreign Ministry concerned about kidnap... [Published Interfax.com - 1 hour ago]
Libyan kidnappers of Tunisian diplomat demand I... [Published AlertNet - 2 hours ago]
Letters to the editor for April 18, 2014 [Published Ocala.com - 2 hours ago]
Libya: Suspected kidnapping of Tunisian diploma... [Published EuroNews - 2 hours ago]
Kidnappers of Tunisian diplomat demand release ... [Published Voice of Russia - 2 hours ago]
Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in Libya, prisoner ... [Published World Bulletin - 2 hours ago]
Libyan kidnappers of Tunisian diplomat demand I... [Published Reuters: Top News - 3 hours ago]
Libyan kidnappers of Tunisian diplomat demand I... [Published TrustMedia - 3 hours ago]
Tunisian Diplomat Kidnapped in Libya [Published Tunisia Live - 3 hours ago]
Oil & Gas Libya 2014 [Published Gulf Oil And Gas - 3 hours ago]
Libya plans smart cards to cut fuel subsidies t... [Published Big News Network - 3 hours ago]
Kidnappers of Tunisian diplomat demand release ... [Published TrustMedia - 3 hours ago]
Family mourn Syria death teenager [Published Wharfvalley - 3 hours ago]
『 internationalpolicydigest.org 』 [Published ECF - 3 hours ago]
Tunisian envoy seized in Libya [Published Big News Network - 4 hours ago]
Family mourn Syria death teenager [Published Stroud News and Journal - 4 hours ago]
Judge issues 30 arrest warrants for suspects li... [Published Big News Network - 4 hours ago]
Libya dismisses dollar crunch rumours [Published Qatar Peninsula - 6 hours ago]
Libyan kangaroo court trials begin against Gadd... [Published World Socialist Web Site - 6 hours ago]
Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in Libya [Published World Bulletin - 6 hours ago]
Libya plans 'smart cards' to cut fuel subsidies [Published Trade Arabia - 6 hours ago]
Libya's Zawiya refinery ramps up output [Published Trade Arabia - 6 hours ago]
Trade officers indulge in politicking to secure... [Published The News International - 9 hours ago]
Tunisian diplomat missing in Libya [Published Global Times - 11 hours ago]
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Lebanon: Regional: RRP6 monthly update ‐ Februa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey FEBRUARY HIGHLIGHTS: Given the increasingly protracted nature of the conflict in Syria, it is vital that social cohesion between Syrian refugees ...
Lebanon: Treating chronic diseases among Syrian... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: Médecins Sans FrontièresCountry: Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic Watch the video Since April 2012, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has managed a chronic disease treatment program in Lebanon to meet the desperate needs of ...
China on the Edge [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Apr 16 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]-->     In this mailing: Gordon Chang: China on the Edge Anna Mahjar-Barducci: Libya: Restoring the Monarchy? Shadi Paveh: British Woman May Face Execution in Iran for Insulting Islam Chinaon ...
Lebanon: ICRC assists some 5,600 people displac... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Lebanon Beirut (ICRC) – Recurring fighting in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, has driven thousands of people from their homes to seek shelter in safer areas of the city. The International Committee of ...
Libya: Security Council press statement on Libya [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: UN Security CouncilCountry: Libya The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President U. Joy Ogwu ( Nigeria): The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack against the Jordanian ...
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Masked gunmen kill policeman in Lebanon's Tripoli [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 28 2014]
Sectarian clashes in Lebanon reflect conflict i... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Dec 03 2013]
Militias battle anew in Lebanon's Tripoli, army... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Dec 03 2013]
Security official survives bomb attack in Libya [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Nov 18 2013]
Wounded stream into Tripoli hospital [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Nov 17 2013]
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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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