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Libya Rocket Strike Kills Philippines National

A rocket strike in western Libya has killed a Filipino national, and injured a further eight people, local officials have said. 291 more words


Libya, ISIS and the Unaffordable Luxury of Hindsight

By AHMAD BARQAWI | CounterPunch | March 9, 2015

Who are you?” the late Muammar Gaddafi once rhetorically asked in a famous speech of his towards the end of his reign; (rightly) questioning the legitimacy of those seeking to over-throw his government at the time, calling them extremists, foreign agents, rats and drug-addicts.

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More Purim turnabouts: Arab reactions to Netanyahu's speech

Purim has begun tonight here in Israel (Purim post coming up later), and in a similar manner to the upside-down “Venahafoch Hu” character of the day, reactions to Netanyahu’s speech to Congress were precisely the opposite of what one would expect. 542 more words

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Arab Commentators Strongly Back Netanyahu on Congress Speech, Iran Nuclear Threat

by Shiryn Ghermezian
March 3, 2015

Leading Arab opinion makers weighed in on the controversy surrounding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress on Tuesday and expressed strong support for his stance on the Iranian nuclear threat.  138 more words

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Multiple Bomb Attacks In Al-Qubbah Kill Dozens

At least 25 people have been killed and a further 30 injured after multiple bomb attacks across the coastal town of al-Qubbah, in eastern Libya. 258 more words


Syria Kurds target new border town after retaking Kobane

“Tal Abyad, located about 65 kilometres (40 miles) east of Kobane, is an Arab and Kurd town in the Syrian province of Raqa used by jihadists of the Islamic State group to cross into Turkey.” 6 more words