Sunday, October 20, 2013

Libya On The Brink Of Civil War

Assassination Pushes Libya Towards Civil War Two Years After Gaddafi Death -- The Guardian

Fighting rages in Benghazi as Tripoli braces for fallout from the kidnapping of prime minister Ali Zaidan

Libya marks the second anniversary of the death of Muammar Gaddafi with the country on the brink of a new civil war and fighting raging in the eastern city of Benghazi, birthplace of its Arab spring revolution.

Violence between radical militias and regular forces broke out on Friday night and continued yesterday, while the capital Tripoli is braced for fallout from the kidnapping earlier this month of prime minister Ali Zaidan. Federalists in Cyrenaica, home to most of Libya's oil, open their own independent parliament in Benghazi this week, in a step that may herald the breakup of the country.

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More News On The Assassination Of Libya's Military Police Chief In Benghazi

Libya: Gunmen shoot down Benghazi's top cop -- CBS/AP
Gunmen Kill Libya's Military Police Commander -- Voice of America
Libya’s military police chief killed in Benghazi -- Al Arabiya
Gunmen kill Libya's military police force commander -- Reuters
Libya Struggles to Secure Cities, Borders --
Chaos in Libya -- The Peninsula

WNU Editor: The above Al Jazeera video is 4 months old .... but it still applies to today.

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