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Michael Bay in Talks to Direct Benghazi Drama '13 Hours'

Added: 30.10.2014 2:56 | 1 views | 0 comments


Michael Bay is in talks to direct the drama '13 Hours', based on Mitchell Zukoff's book about the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi. [...]

From: www.movieweb.com

Death toll tops 200 in battle for Libya's Benghazi

Added: 29.10.2014 21:24 | 0 views | 0 comments


At least 10 people were killed in fighting for Libya's second city Benghazi Wednesday, taking the death toll from a two-week-old government-backed counter-offensive against Islamist militia to 201. Armed forces general staff spokesman Colonel Ahmed al-Mesmari said there had been "heavy fighting" as loyalists of former general Khalifa Haftar and regular army troops attacked the militias who have held the city since July. The jihadist group, which is blacklisted by Washington as a terrorist organisation for its role in a deadly 2012 attack on the US consulate, is one of the two main Islamist militias in Benghazi.

From: news.yahoo.com

Libya military spokesman: Government troops are now in central Benghazi - @AP

Added: 29.10.2014 19:24 | 20 views | 0 comments


Libya military spokesman: Government troops are now in central Benghazi - @AP

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Libya Military Spokesman: Army in Central Benghazi

Added: 29.10.2014 19:16 | 0 views | 0 comments


Military spokesman says Libyan army enters central Benghazi after battling militants for days

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Libya military spokesman: Army in central Benghazi

Added: 29.10.2014 19:11 | 0 views | 0 comments


CAIRO (AP) — A military spokesman in Libya says government troops have entered central Benghazi after nearly 10 days of fighting Islamic extremist militias, violence that killed dozens of people and forced hundreds of families to flee.

From: news.yahoo.com

Libya near 'point of no return', U.N. says as fighting toll rises

Added: 28.10.2014 21:58 | 1 views | 0 comments


TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Factional warfare in Libya is pushing the oil producer "very close to the point of no return", the U.N. special envoy to the country said on Tuesday with efforts to bring about a ceasefire and political dialogue showing no result. The death toll from two weeks of street fighting between pro-government forces and Islamist armed groups in the eastern city of Benghazi has risen to 170, medics said. Seven people were killed alone on Tuesday, 15 on Monday. ...

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From: news.yahoo.com

Militias vow to repel assault in eastern Libya

Added: 28.10.2014 18:24 | 0 views | 0 comments


CAIRO (AP) — Islamist militias in Libya's war-ravaged Benghazi have vowed to repel advancing pro-government forces who have been fighting them for nearly two weeks for control of the eastern city.

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From: news.yahoo.com

UN Libya envoy 'seriously concerned' over unabated fighting

Added: 28.10.2014 17:54 | 0 views | 0 comments


The UN envoy to Libya expressed serious concern Tuesday about violence in the country, calling again for a ceasefire as a car exploded outside a police station in the eastern city of Benghazi. Libya has been rocked by fighting between militias in the west and in Benghazi, where troops are trying to dislodge Islamists who control most of what was the cradle of the 2011 uprising that ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi. Bernardino Leon, at a press conference in the capital, which is also in the hands of militias, said the "serious concern today is the situation on the ground in Benghazi and in Jebel Nefoussa, where the ceasefire was not respected." Southwest of Tripoli, in the Jebel Nefoussa region, clashes broke out in earlier this month when pro-government militia from the hill town of Zintan attacked the twin towns of Kekla and Al-Kalaa, which support the Islamist-led Fajr Libya militia.

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From: news.yahoo.com

Several dead in violence in Libya's Benghazi

Added: 23.10.2014 12:25 | 2 views | 0 comments


Clashes in the city and a suicide attack at a security checkpoint east of Benghazi leave at least 11 people dead.

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From: www.aljazeera.com


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