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The US Ruined Libya

AFRICANGLOBE - Just three years have passed since an American-led bombing campaign destroyed the government of Moammar Gaddafi in Libya. At first that operation felt like a victory for peace and freedom. By bringing down the longtime leader, US imperialism presumed they had “liberated” Libyans and that they would quickly settle into pro-American democracy.

Foreign Nationals Urged To Leave Libya As Violence Spreads

AFRICANGLOBE - Foreigners have been urged to leave Libya by their governments, as fighting spreads across the country. Britain, France, Germany and the Netherlands have joined the US in urging citizens to leave as soon as possible.

Libya: Rival Rebels Clash At Tripoli Airport

AFRICANGLOBE - Rival rebel groups have clashed at Tripoli's international airport, halting all flights, according to media reports. One person was reportedly killed. "The traffic at the airport will be suspended for three... days," an official at the state-run Libyan Airways told independent site Al-Wasat.

Libya: Gunmen Surround Libyan Foreign Ministry

AFRICANGLOBE - Gunmen have surrounded Libya's foreign ministry, demanding passage of a draft law that would ban Gaddafi-era officials from senior government jobs. Roving, well armed militias often challenge Libya's new leaders.

Why Have We Forgotten About Libya?

AFRICANGLOBE - All civilians deserve protection, but some civilians deserve more protection than others. Or so it seems in Libya today. Two years ago, the U.N. Security Council authorized a military operation by NATO with a mandate to protect civilians who were under attack by Moammar Gaddafi's forces. That operation led to Gaddafi's fall.

Libya: Deadly Clashes Erupt South of Tripoli

Deadly clashes between armed groups rocked Bani Walid Friday, a final bastion of support of slain Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi, as a siege of...

Libyan Leaders Acknowledge Abuse of African Captives

Libya’s new leaders said Tuesday that prisoners held by revolutionary forces have been abused, but insisted the mistreatment was not systematic and pledged to tackle the problem. The acknowledgment comes a day after the U.N. released a report a detailing alleged torture and ill treatment in lockups controlled by the forces that overthrew Moammar Gaddafi.

Libyan Rebels Pledge Islamic Rule

Libya's new leaders pledged "moderate" Islamic rule even as their fighters were accused of committing war crimes and a defiant Moammea Gaddafi vowed to battle on until victory.

Heavy Clashes Outside Gaddafi Stronghold

Heavy fighting was underway Friday outside Bani Walid, a stronghold of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, as forces loyal to the interim government were poised for an assault on the town if it does not surrender.

BREAKING NEWS: Gaddafi's Regime Crumbles As Rebels Seize "Green Square" In...

The 42-year rule of Moammar Gaddafi appeared on the verge of collapse early Monday, with rebel supporters making it to the same Tripoli square where regime loyalists had congregated for months.
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