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Huge Oil Depot Blaze Puts Tripoli Under Threat

Monday 28 July, 2014
Tripoli: Libyan firefighters have failed to put out a huge oil tank blaze started by clashes around Tripoli airport, officials said Monday, adding that an air intervention is needed to avert a catastrophe. 9 more words

Fighting in Tripoli Starts Fire in Fuel Complex

Monday 28 July, 2014
Tripoli- Fighting between rival militia in Tripoli Sunday caused a storage tank containing petroleum fuel to catch fire at a complex near the Tripoli airport, oil and security officials in the Libyan capital said. 7 more words

U.S. Diplomats and Marines Close Embassy and Flee Libya Fighting | The Daily Beast

Under the watchful eye of a military drone and three F-16 warplanes flying protective cover, 158 U.S. diplomats and 80 U.S. Marines evacuated the American embassy in Tripoli, Libya, on Saturday. 144 more words

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No Peace Over TRIPOLI; Truce broken by KHARIJITES !

Muhammad Khalid, writes on FB:
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“Zintan brigade QaaQa”, informs us:

Those who ask about the latest developments in Tripoli until the date of writing these lines, we report the following: 4,614 more words

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More than 50 killed in Benghazi, Tripoli clashes

Sunday 27 July, 2014
BENGHAZI – At least 36 people were killed in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, many of them civilian, where Libyan Special Forces and Islamist militants clashed on Saturday night and Sunday morning, medical and security sources said.
The government said more than…

38 killed as rival Libyan militias clash

WATCH: Dramatic footage obtained by The Associated Press on Sunday showed rival Libyan militias continue a violent battle for control of the capital’s international airport on Saturday.  635 more words

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Marine Corps Aviation: V-22 Prototype Test - a video report

The MV-22 Osprey has really been earning its wings. Employed primarily for the rapid deployment of ground forces, it was this remarkable aircraft that was just used by the Marines and Sailors of Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response (SP-MAGTF CR) to assisted in the departure of  U.S. 94 more words

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