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Libya's interior minister survives attempted assassination
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Libya's interior minister survives attempted assassination

Feb 21st 2021, 7:15 PM 16,037 Views 7 Comments

The minister’s motorcade was attacked in the country’s capital.

Nearly 40 people killed after airstrike hits migrant centre in Libya
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Nearly 40 people killed after airstrike hits migrant centre in Libya

Jul 3rd 2019, 7:03 AM 9,845 Views 16 Comments

At least 70 were wounded in the raid on the Tajoura suburb, an emergency services spokesperson said.

Three dead as gunfire and explosions rock Libya's foreign ministry building
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Three dead as gunfire and explosions rock Libya's foreign ministry building

Dec 25th 2018, 11:22 AM 5,767 Views 22 Comments

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

Irish Navy helps rescue over 200 migrants
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Irish Navy helps rescue over 200 migrants

Aug 31st 2017, 10:52 PM 12,948 Views 112 Comments

Those rescued are receiving food, water and medical treatment as required.

Irish Navy revives infant found unconscious in Mediterranean as record numbers saved
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Irish Navy revives infant found unconscious in Mediterranean as record numbers saved

Jun 26th 2017, 10:26 AM 15,262 Views 58 Comments

Commander Brian Fitzgerald said he was extremely proud of his team.

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean
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Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean

Jun 25th 2017, 2:16 PM 9,256 Views 67 Comments

The LÉ Eithne is now enroute to assist in another rescue operation.

Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean
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Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean

Dec 3rd 2016, 1:06 PM 9,047 Views 55 Comments

LÉ Samuel Beckett is currently awaiting furthers tasks in the area of operations.

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean
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Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean

Oct 4th 2016, 10:01 PM 10,227 Views 88 Comments

They were taken aboard the LÉ Samuel Beckett, where they received food, water and medical treatment where required.

Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne has rescued another 113 migrants off the coast of Libya
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Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne has rescued another 113 migrants off the coast of Libya

Jun 5th 2015, 11:57 PM 10,205 Views 48 Comments

In five successful missions, the crew has now rescued 756 migrants in the Mediterranean.

'Crisis team' set up to help Irish in Libya, as French and British leave on naval ship
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'Crisis team' set up to help Irish in Libya, as French and British leave on naval ship

Aug 1st 2014, 8:40 PM 11,654 Views 33 Comments

Around 200 people have been killed in the last two weeks in Tripoli and Benghazi.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 26th 2014, 7:53 PM 13,218 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…

US shuts its embassy in Libya and evacuates staff amid violent clashes
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US shuts its embassy in Libya and evacuates staff amid violent clashes

Jul 26th 2014, 2:01 PM 5,375 Views 51 Comments

A spokesperson said the decision to leave the embassy had not been taken lightly.

British man, New Zealand woman found shot dead on Tripoli beach
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British man, New Zealand woman found shot dead on Tripoli beach

Jan 2nd 2014, 9:42 PM 37,171 Views 40 Comments

The British Foreign Office said it is “urgently seeking” further information.

At least 31 killed, more than 200 injured in Libya gun attack
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At least 31 killed, more than 200 injured in Libya gun attack

Nov 16th 2013, 7:40 AM 2,857 Views 9 Comments

Gunmen opened fire on a crowd demanding their disbandment, officials say.

Syrian families try to recover in neighbouring refugee camps
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Syrian families try to recover in neighbouring refugee camps

Oct 26th 2013, 5:30 PM 5,221 Views 31 Comments

These images, taken just this week, show the upheaval hundreds of thousands of families have had to go through in the past two-and-a-half years.

27 killed and over 350 wounded in Lebanon car bomb blasts
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27 killed and over 350 wounded in Lebanon car bomb blasts

Aug 23rd 2013, 3:01 PM 3,744 Views 15 Comments

The attacks happened in the city of Tripoli. It’s reported a number of children are among the dead.

Gaddafi's compound will be turned into an amusement park
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Gaddafi's compound will be turned into an amusement park

Jul 16th 2013, 7:48 PM 5,623 Views 21 Comments

The Bab al-Aziziya compound covers several square hectares of prime real estate in central Tripoli.

Libya delays Lockerbie verdict on Gaddafi ministers
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Libya delays Lockerbie verdict on Gaddafi ministers

May 6th 2013, 4:06 PM 4,425 Views 3 Comments

The verdict in the case of two officials from the ousted dictator’s regime, who have been accused of “financial crimes” connected to compensation for the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing, has been postponed today.

Libya elects interim prime minister after predecessor is sacked
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Libya elects interim prime minister after predecessor is sacked

Oct 15th 2012, 10:13 AM 1,811 Views 3 Comments

Ali Zidan, a former independent congressman, was elected a week after Mustafa Abushagur was dismissed.

Libyan authorities crack down on lawless militias
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Libyan authorities crack down on lawless militias

Sep 23rd 2012, 1:28 PM 2,572 Views 1 Comment

Armed forces dislodged a militia from a military complex near Tripoli this morning as the crackdown spreads to the capital.

US sends Marines to Libya as it considers possible 9/11 link to attack
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US sends Marines to Libya as it considers possible 9/11 link to attack

Sep 13th 2012, 8:22 AM 4,568 Views 24 Comments

The attacks that led to the death of the US Ambassador to Libya may have been a plot to coincide with the September 11 anniversary.

US evacuates diplomatic staff from embassy in Libya
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US evacuates diplomatic staff from embassy in Libya

Sep 12th 2012, 9:47 PM 4,161 Views 13 Comments

Most of diplomatic staff have been evacuated following the killing of the US ambassador to Libya and other consul officials in Benghazi.

Gaddafi's son: 'no justice' in trial if evidence from torture is used
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Gaddafi's son: 'no justice' in trial if evidence from torture is used

Aug 1st 2012, 8:28 AM 3,229 Views 12 Comments

Eldest son of the late dictator says he cannot get a fair trial in Libya.

Voting begins in Libya's first free elections in 50 years
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Voting begins in Libya's first free elections in 50 years

Jul 7th 2012, 10:22 AM 1,343 Views 5 Comments

The elections are the first to be held since the ousting of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi but there are fears that violence could disrupt the voting.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

May 20th 2012, 7:39 PM 3,580 Views 0 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes
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NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes

May 14th 2012, 8:44 AM 816 Views 6 Comments

A third of the civilians who died from the air strikes on the country last year were under 18 with NATO not yet having paid any compensation.

Lockerbie bomber transferred to hospital in Libya
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Lockerbie bomber transferred to hospital in Libya

Apr 14th 2012, 4:21 PM 1,917 Views 4 Comments

The family of the convicted bomber say he had been rushed to hospital with rapidly deteriorating health.

Eastern Libya declares semi-autonomous region
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Eastern Libya declares semi-autonomous region

Mar 6th 2012, 8:39 PM 1,886 Views 8 Comments

Local leaders said they want their region to remain part of a united Libya but insisted the move was needed to stop decades of discrimination against the east.

14 game-changing moments of 2011
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14 game-changing moments of 2011

Dec 27th 2011, 6:00 PM 6,116 Views 8 Comments

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags
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#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags

Dec 26th 2011, 6:00 PM 2,342 Views 3 Comments

From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011
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In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 4:00 PM 2,848 Views 3 Comments

Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.

Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam captured in Libya: report
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Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam captured in Libya: report

Nov 19th 2011, 12:14 PM 1,716 Views 4 Comments

Muammar and Safiya Gaddafi’s eldest son – the last of the ousted leader’s sons to remain unaccounted for – was reportedly found while his aides tried to smuggle him out of Libya.

Rival Libyan groups clash outside Tripoli
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Rival Libyan groups clash outside Tripoli

Nov 13th 2011, 5:28 PM 329 Views 7 Comments

Four days of fighting has raised new concerns about the National Transitional Council’s ability to restore order after the country’s recent war.

Libya names new prime minister
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Libya names new prime minister

Oct 31st 2011, 8:41 PM 203 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, NATO’s Secretary General is in Tripoli to mark the military organisation’s withdrawal from the country.

Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday
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Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday

Oct 22nd 2011, 11:42 AM 225 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril has said that elections will be held within eight months.

Gaddafi's body being kept in shopping centre freezer
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Gaddafi's body being kept in shopping centre freezer

Oct 21st 2011, 5:28 PM 3,166 Views 39 Comments

The dictator’s remains have reportedly been hidden there to keep them safe from angry crowds. (Warning: extremely graphic image).

In pictures and videos: the life of 'mad dog' Muammar Gaddafi
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In pictures and videos: the life of 'mad dog' Muammar Gaddafi

Oct 20th 2011, 3:58 PM 2,634 Views 5 Comments

With the announcement of the former Libyan leader’s death in his home town of Sirte today we look back at the events which shaped him and his country…

Libyans bulldoze Gaddafi's Tripoli compound
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Libyans bulldoze Gaddafi's Tripoli compound

Oct 17th 2011, 11:43 AM 113 Views 0 Comments

The revolutionary brigade said the area – once a “symbol of tyranny” – will be turned into a public park accessible to all Libyans.

Gaddafi wanted to be 'like the Queen of England'
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Gaddafi wanted to be 'like the Queen of England'

Oct 3rd 2011, 3:33 PM 796 Views 7 Comments

An investigation into the six-month campaign to overthrow the now fugitive Colonel has revealed his desperate attempts to retain some semblance of control.

Mass grave with bodies of over 1,200 prisoners reported in Libya
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Mass grave with bodies of over 1,200 prisoners reported in Libya

Sep 25th 2011, 5:54 PM 466 Views 7 Comments

NTC officials say the victims of a 1996 massacre by the Gaddafi regime.

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