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US airstrike kills two militants in Libya

The U.S. military says it has launched an airstrike in southwestern Libya, killing two militants. Africa Command said Saturday’s airstrike was conducted near the town of Ubari as part of efforts to “disrupt and destroy terrorist organizations.” AFRICOM said no civilians were killed. Videos and photos circulated online showed shrapnel-riddled …

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Sarkozy’s questioning enter second day over Gaddafi funds case.

Judges in France placed former French president Nicolas Sarkozy under formal investigation on Wednesday over allegations of illegal campaign financing, a judicial source said. Sarkozy was released from under judicial supervision after two days of questioning over allegations that his 2007 election campaign received funding from the late Libyan leader …

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Ex-French president apprehended over Gaddafi-linked campaign cash.

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was being held in police custody on Tuesday for questioning by magistrates looking into allegations of Libyan funding for his 2007 election campaign, an official in the French judiciary said. A lawyer for Sarkozy could not be reached immediately for comment. France opened a judicial …

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Libyans mark seven years post revolution that ousted Muammar Gaddafi amid multiple crises

Thousands of Libyans on Saturday marked the seventh anniversary of the start of protests that ousted former leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. In the capital Tripoli, and across many cities in the North African country, thousands packed public squares where the authorities were organizing concerts and other festivities. The celebrations were …

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Libya to mark 7 years since revolution

It’s been seven years since the Libyan revolution and 42 years of an authoritarian regime under Muammar Gaddafi. Libyans are still waiting to see the end of a chaotic transition that continues and the birth of a democratic state . To celebrate the anniversary of the revolution of 2011, the …

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A graduation ceremony was held on Tuesday for 400 new Libyan special force members who will be deployed to guard important figures and institutions throughout the country. Spokesman of the special force Captain Hatem Al-Gamati, said 900 civilians involved in security service have been trained,adding that , 400 members of …

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