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Tripoli (Libya)

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  • Area residents receive degrees

    ALBANY LAW SCHOOL, Albany, N.Y., held graduation ceremonies May 16. Area graduates are: Carly Krall, Perkasie, J.D. ALBRIGHT COLLEGE, Reading, held graduation ceremonies May 25. Area graduates are: Allison Amershek, Mahanoy City, bachelor of science...
  • Suicide attack escalates Libya violence, oil output slips

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - A twin suicide bombing at a Libyan army base in Benghazi killed at least four solders in an escalation of clashes between Islamist militants and regular forces battling to oust them from the eastern city. A first attacker...
  • Seven killed in clashes between army and militants in Libya's Benghazi

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Fuel storage tanks that supply Tripoli were hit on Wednesday in clashes between rival Libyan militias, igniting a huge blaze near the international airport. More than 40 people have been killed in some of the worst violence in the...
  • Ex-Libyan rebel commander appeals ruling on British torture case

    LONDON (Reuters) - A former Libyan Islamist commander who says he suffered years of torture by Muammar Gaddafi's henchmen after British and U.S. spies handed him over to Libya appealed on Monday against a ruling blocking legal action against the British...
  • After clashes, rush after some Tripoli flights resume

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Flights have resumed from two small airports in Libya triggering a rush of Libyans and expatriates trying to leave the country on Saturday after fighting closed the main international airport a week earlier. Local carriers have...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer teaches ill boy to keep the beat

    When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him say a drum set. He had never been musical or particularly liked music, Newhard says. But Wyatt, who since age 3 has battled stage...
  • Boy battling cancer gets lesson from former E Street Band drummer

    Boy battling cancer gets lesson from former E Street Band drummer
    When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him ask for a drum set. He had never been musically inclined or particularly liked music, Newhard says. But Wyatt, who since age 3...
  • Libyan air controllers strike to protest against airport shelling

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Air controllers in western Libya have gone on strike to protest the shelling of Tripoli's main airport, halting flights in much of the oil-producing country, a government official said on Thursday. The strike puts pressure on rival...
  • Libyan militia tighten control of Tripoli airport

    TRIPOLI Libya (Reuters) - Libyan militia fighters with anti aircraft guns and mortars fanned out on Tuesday across Tripoli's airport, transformed into a battlefield by two days of fighting that has cut the Libyan capital off from the outside world. U.S....
  • Libyan militia says ceasefire reached to end airport fighting

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A Libyan militia battling a rival armed group over control of the country's biggest airport is ready for a peaceful solution after five days of heavy fighting, a spokesman said on Thursday. The news, if confirmed by the rival militia,...
  • Christ's Church at Lowhill serves local families with food pantry

    Christ's Church at Lowhill Food Pantry is serving families in the Northwestern Lehigh area that need assistance putting food on the table. Area residents are encouraged to contact the pantry to see if they are eligible to receive goods, according to...