13 killed, 45 wounded in clashes in Libya’s Benghazi – medics

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Monday 01 September, 2014 BENGHAZI – At least 13 people have been killed and 45 wounded in clashes between Islamists and forces of a renegade general allied to the regular army More...

Libya’s elected parliament asks Abdullah al-Thinni to form new government: lawmaker

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets with Prime Minister of Libya Abdullah al-Thinni at the State Department in Washington, August 4, 2014.

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Monday 01 September, 2014 BENGHAZI – Libya’s elected parliament, the House of Representatives, asked Abdullah al-Thinni on Monday to form new government for the oil-producing More...

Libyan government says has lost control of most Tripoli ministries

Supporters of Operation Dawn, a group of Islamist-leaning forces mainly from Misrata, demonstrate against the Libyan parliament and against last week's air strikes of rebel positions in Tripoli at Martyrs' Square in Tripoli August 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Monday 01 September, 2014 Tripoli: – Libya’s government said it has lost control of most ministries and state institutions located in Tripoli after rival armed groups took More...

Libya's Waha resumes small volume of Es Sider crude oil production 1

Libya’s Waha resumes small volume of Es Sider crude oil production

Friday 29 August, 2014 Libya’s Waha Oil Co. has resumed a small volume of Es Sider crude oil production, a senior Libyan oil official said on Thursday, in the latest sign output More...

OPEC oil output rises in August as Libyan recovery holds

Friday 29 August, 2014 Supply rises by 90,000 bpd, led by Libya, Angola * Output falls in Iraq; Gulf countries keep supply flat * OPEC output stays above 30 million bpd supply More...

Tripoli Food & Pack Show, Tripoli 02-Jun-2014 to 05-Jun-2014

Tripoli Food & Pack Show, Tripoli 02-Jun-2014 to 05-Jun-2014 1

Tripoli Food & Pack Show is a premier trade fair for food and food techonologies and packaging machinery industry in More...

Libya Energy | 04-07 Dec 2014

Libya Energy | 04-07 Dec 2014 1

Libya Energy, International exhibition on energy generation and conservation, to showcase the progress made, deliberate More...

Kurdish peshmerga forces celebrate as they take control of Sulaiman Pek from the Islamist State militants, in the northwest of Tikrit city September 1, 2014.
CREDIT: REUTERS/YOUSSEF BOUDLAL Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq fight: U.N. debate

Monday 01 September, 2014 GENEVA- Islamist fighters have carried out atrocities on “an unimaginable scale” in...

Afghan election workers count ballot papers for an audit of the presidential run-off in Kabul August 27, 2014.
CREDIT: REUTERS/MOHAMMAD ISMAIL Afghan talks for unity government collapse; crisis deepens

Monday 01 September, 2014 KABUL – Talks on a power sharing deal between Afghanistan’s rival presidential...

A member of the U.N. Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) looks through binoculars at the Syrian side of the Qunietra crossing from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights September 1, 2014.
CREDIT: REUTERS/BAZ RATNER Fighting erupts between Syrian army, rebels on Golan Heights

Monday 01 September, 2014 EIN ZIVAN Golan Heights- Heavy fighting between the Syrian army and Islamist...

Wozniacki sends Sharapova packing at upset-strewn Open

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns a shot against Maria Sharapova of Russia during their 2014 US Open women's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center August 31, 2014 in New York. AFP

Monday 01 September, 2014 Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova joined the exodus of US Open top seeds More...

Anacona takes 9th stage, Quintana leads Vuelta

Monday 01 September, 2014 ARAMON VALDELINARES (SPAIN) – Colombian Winner Anacona was victorious in the ninth stage of the Vuelta a..

Football transfer window records smashed

Monday 01 September, 2014 PARIS – England and Spain have led a record breaking summer transfer market by Europe’s big five..

Pope in South Korea: Live Report

Pope Francis takes part in a beatification mass at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul (AFP Photo/Vincenzo Pinto)

Saturday 16 August, 2014 Hong Kong: 03:10 GMT – Closing Report – AFP IS CLOSING ITS LIVE REPORT on the More...

Malaysian jet crash in Ukraine: Live Report

Friday, July 18, 2014 London (AFP) – 12:13 GMT – Mistaken identity? – In Russia, conspiracy theories abound as to how..

Tomatoes Fight Prostate Cancer

Egyptians cross from Libya to Egypt through the Salloum land port gate on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 (Photo: AP) Monday 01 September, 2014 Exciting research was announced on Wednesday, suggesting that a regular diet of tomatoes may help in the..

Experts probe launch failure for EU’s satnav project

A Russian-built Soyuz rocket takes off from Europe's Kourou space centre in French Guiana on August 22, 2014 (AFP Photo/P Baudon) Tuesday 26 August, 2014 Paris – Experts are racing to identify and fix a problem that saw two satellites from Europe’s..
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5 Things Everyone Should Know About Ramadan

Saturday, June 28, 2014 The Muslim observance of Ramadan begins this evening and ends a month later on Monday, July 28...
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Libyan soldiers at Bassingbourn Barracks need humility not prejudice

Monday 01 September, 2014 I WAS JUST THINKING ABOUT … … intolerance. Much as I have tried to bite my tongue..
A woman walks past a slogan painted on a wall reading "Ebola" in Monrovia, Liberia, on August 31, 2014. AFP

Health workers death toll mounts in W.Africa as Ebola spreads

Monday 01 September, 2014 LAGOS – Nigeria’s health minister will hold an emergency meeting of state health commissioners on Monday as..

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