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Members of New Libyan Unity Government Announced

TUNIS, Jan 19 – Libya’s Presidential Council announced a new government of national accord on Tuesday aimed at uniting the country’s warring factions under a U.N.-backed plan. The Tunis-based council had pushed back the deadline for naming the government by 48 hours, amid reports of disputes over the distribution of ministerial posts. Only seven of

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Truck Bomb Kills 65 at Libyan Police Training Centre

MISRATA, Libya Jan 7  – At least 65 people were killed on Thursday when one of Libya’s worst truck bombs in years exploded at a police training centre in the town of Zliten, local officials and hospital sources said. No group immediately claimed the attack, but the bombing was one of the deadliest since Islamist

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Four Oil Tanks on Fire at Libyan Ports After Clashes

BENGHAZI, Libya, Jan 6 – Fires caused by clashes between Daesh militants and guards near Libya’s biggest oil ports have spread to four oil storage tanks that were still burning on Wednesday, a guards spokesman said. Ali al-Hassi said the Petroleum Facilities Guards were in control of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf ports, but that skirmishes

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