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Tripoli (Libya)

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  • Briton slain in Libya is identified as power engineer

    Briton slain in Libya is identified as power engineer
    LONDON -- A British power engineer found shot to death in Libya this week was officially identified Saturday. The British Foreign Office released a statement on behalf of his family identifying the victim as Mark De Salis. He had been working for the...
  • Abducted Egyptian diplomats freed in Libya

    Abducted Egyptian diplomats freed in Libya
    CAIRO -- Five Egyptian diplomats in Libya have been freed following their abduction at the hands of a Libyan militia group, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry said Monday, ending an episode that pointed up the weakness of Libya’s central government...
  • Senate panel issues harsh report on Benghazi attack

    WASHINGTON — The deadly 2012 assault on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, was caused by the failure of the State Department to adequately protect the facility and poor intelligence-gathering by the CIA and other agencies, according to...
  • Recalling a long-ago misfortune for a gypsy clan

    Recalling a long-ago misfortune for a gypsy clan
    There are Gypsies in America, and I don't mean the migratory hucksters who pass through this area every spring and fall offering phony driveway repairs and other scams. Police used to call those people gypsies, but the term has fallen out of favor...
  • Toll rises in deadly explosions outside two Lebanon mosques

    BEIRUT -- The toll from a pair of explosions outside two mosques in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday has risen to at least 29 with hundreds wounded, authorities said. The explosions appeared to be the latest in a series of attacks that...
  • Whitetail Deer Classic set for Feb. 8

    With firearms deer season having kicked off on Monday, now is the perfect time to start thinking about attending the 11th annual Whitetail Deer Classic Banquet, to be held Saturday, Feb. 8, at Northampton Community Center on Laubach Avenue in Northampton....
  • Syrian-American writer finds voice with help from famous novelist

    Syrian-American writer finds voice with help from famous novelist
    I had two New Year's resolutions in 2011: to read Leo Tolstoy's “Anna Karenina” and Marcel Proust's “In Search of Lost Time.” “Anna” was completed by Jan. 25 — just when our lives turned into a 24-hour TV marathon...
  • Mob attacks Russian Embassy in Tripoli; revenge suspected

    Mob attacks Russian Embassy in Tripoli; revenge suspected
    Gunmen stormed the Russian Embassy in Tripoli, the Libyan capital,  on Wednesday night, scrambling over the walls of the compound, tearing down the Russian flag and opening fire on cars and buildings, Russian and Libyan news agencies reported. The...
  • Russia evacuates personnel from Libya in wake of embassy attack

    Russia evacuates personnel from Libya in wake of embassy attack
    MOSCOW — Russia evacuated its diplomatic community from Libya on Thursday following an attack on its embassy in Tripoli, and said it was relocating its Libyan mission to Tunisia until conditions were safe. “On Oct. 3, all the employees of...
  • U.S. targets Al Qaeda, Shabab leaders in Libya, Somalia

    WASHINGTON — U.S. forces conducted raids in Somalia and Libya on Saturday targeting suspected militant leaders, including one tied to the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in East Africa. In an unusual operation in Tripoli, the Libyan capital,...
  • U.S. delays Miranda rights for captured Al Qaeda operative

    U.S. delays Miranda rights for captured Al Qaeda operative
    WASHINGTON — The Al Qaeda terrorist suspect known as Abu Anas al Liby has the right to remain silent under U.S. law, but none of his American interrogators have told him that yet, U.S. officials say. The 49-year-old Libyan was grabbed by U.S....