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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...
  • Huge blaze out of control in Tripoli battle as Libya slides into chaos

    Huge blaze out of control in Tripoli battle as Libya slides into chaos
    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A huge fuel depot in Libya's capital burned out of control on Monday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias that has driven the country to chaos three years after the NATO-backed revolt that toppled Muammar Gaddafi. Combat...
  • Blaze at fuel tanks near Tripoli’s airport out of control: NOC spokesman

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The huge fire from fuel tanks near Tripoli's international airport that has been ignited by rockets attack is out of control as clashes between rival militias have resumed in the area, the National Oil Company (NOC) spokesman said on...
  • 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...
  • 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 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,...
  • 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

    U.S. embassy evacuated as Tripoli becomes 'war zone'
    Amid enveloping chaos in Libya, the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli has been shut down and its staff taken to safety in neighboring Tunisia, the State Department said Saturday. The embassy is near the area where some of the heaviest fighting has occurred, and...