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Mysterious Airstrike in Tripoli Carried out by Algeria, Not UAE & Egypt: Expert

Rabat- Contrary to the reports of US officials saying that the United Arab Emirates and Egypt were behind the mysterious airstrike in Libya’s Tripoli, an Algerian geostrategic and defense expert reportedly revealed that the operation was implemented by Algeria. On Tuesday, US officials said that Egypt and the UAE had secretly launched airstrikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripo ...

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United Arab Emirates and Egypt Involved in Libya’s Capital Tripoli bombardments

Rabat - Four senior American officials reportedly said that United Arab Emirates was behind the unidentified war plane that bombarded the Libyan capital Tripoli on August 18, leaving five militants killed and several others injured. Egypt and United Arab Emirates allegedly teamed up to carry out an air attack against Islamist-allied militias that were on the verge of victory over anti-Islamist forces based ...

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Stabilization force in preparation for Libya, Morocco considered to be part of it

Rabat - The situation in Libya is truly alarming. The State is into a shambles and chaos is everywhere. Many people regret the era of the dictator Khaddaffi, they argue that, undoubtedly, he was ruthless but law and order reigned and Libya was respected and feared worldwide. Today, everyone is pitying the country and its people and parliamentarians are praying Western countries, openly, to come to their res ...

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Moroccan Consulate in Libya Attacked

Fez- An armed group targeted the Moroccan consulate in Tripoli, Libya on Tuesday. The consulate was reportedly caught in the crossfire between rival Libyan armed factions, but no casualties were reported. The premises were affected by rockets, which caused fires at the edges area of the Moroccan consulate, according to Moroccan news outlet Le360. The same source added that armed groups intruded the Moroccan ...

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Unidentified Warplane Bombards Libya, Morocco Worries About a Similar Attack

Rabat - An unidentified war plane has bombarded the Libyan capital Tripoli early on Monday. Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia are required to be more alert than ever before to face foil similar terrorist attacks. Explosions were heard in Tripoli, according to Reuters and Egypt decided to cancel its flights to Libya after the Libyan government decided to close the country's airspace. China’s Xinhua News Agency qu ...

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Swiss Brokers Used Luxury Villa, Prostitutes in Morocco to Win Business in Libya

Rabat- A recent investigation revealed that London-based brokers from Switzerland’s Tradition Financial Services were taking their Libyan clients on lavish trips to Marrakesh, Morocco to impress them and attempt to win business deals. Prostitutes were among the "services" provided to the Libyans.  The men spent their days “lounging poolside” and nights “partying at clubs in Marrakesh”, reported The Wall Str ...

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U.S. Commandos Capture Suspected Ringleader in Benghazi Attack

Libya - US commandos have captured the suspected ringleader of the deadly 2012 attack on an American compound in Benghazi, in a raid hailed by the White House as a triumph for “justice.” Special forces, working with FBI agents, carried out Sunday’s operation and the suspect, Ahmed Abu Khatallah, was en route to the United States, where he will face criminal charges, officials said Tuesday. The raid represen ...

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King Mohammed VI Stresses Need To Preserve Libya’s Territorial Integrity

Rabat - King Mohammed VI stressed on Thursday the need to preserve Libya’s national unity and territorial integrity, according to a statement issued by the Royal Office. During a phone he received from Nouri Aboussahmain, president of the Libyan General National Congress, King Mohammed VI further emphasized that he national dialogue, including all segments of the Libyan people, is “the right way” to overcom ...

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Libyan fund sues France’s SocGen for $1.5 bln: court papers

LONDON, March 31, 2014 (AFP) - Libya's sovereign wealth fund is suing French bank Societe Generale in a British court for $1.5 billion (1.1 billion euros) for allegedly channelling bribes to allies of the son of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, officials said on Monday. he Libyan Investment Authority is seeking compensation from the bank and from Walid Giahmi, an alleged associate of Saif al-Islam Kadhafi, fo ...

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Kadhafi son Saadi asks for forgiveness in prison video

TRIPOLI - Slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi's son Saadi has asked Libyans for forgiveness in an interview released by prison authorities three weeks after his extradition from neighbouring Niger. The videotaped interview, which was aired by state television late Thursday, was filmed by warders at the capital's Al-Hadba prison, where Saadi and several other Kadhafi regime figures are being held, with the blessin ...

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Libya calls for foreign help to ‘eradicate terrorism’

TRIPOLI- The Libyan government on Thursday appealed for foreign help to fight terrorism, in its first acknowledgement that "terrorist groups" were behind dozens of attacks against security services and Westerners. "There will be no place for terrorism in Libya... and Libyans must be prepared for such a battle in terms of caution, awareness and sacrifice," the government said in a statement which called on t ...

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UN approves sanctions against Libyan oil smuggling

UNITED NATIONS, United States - The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution sanctioning illegal oil exports from Libya, after a North Korean tanker was boarded by the US Navy. The resolution, sponsored by the United States, authorizes member states to inspect vessels on the high seas suspected of smuggling crude oil from Libya. It also requires member states to deny entry to their ...

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