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Libya regional tensions

Photo: Libyan Islamic militants celebrate poolside after claiming to have broken into evacuated US embassy grounds in Tripoli - @AlArabiya_Eng

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A US official says members of a Libyan rebel militia have entered an annex of the US embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound, which was evacuated last month - @Reuters

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Photo: Islamist militia forces say they've taken over the US embassy in Tripoli, Libya, to avenge US airstrikes; embassy was evacuated in July - @zaidbenjamin

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Libyan Islamists claim they downed rival force's plane, rival says it went down due to technical problems - @ChannelNewsAsia

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Libya's temporary government submits resignation to the parliament - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Libya warns UN council of possible slide into civil war - @Reuters

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US officials: Egypt, United Arab Emirates launch airstrikes against Islamist militias in Libya - @AP

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US, European allies, in joint statement, caution that outside interference in Libya exacerbates current divisions and undermines country's democratic transition - @Reuters

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Libyan coast guard official: At least 100 African migrants trying to reach Europe have been found drowned off the coast near Tripoli after boat capsized Friday - @AP

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Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly launch airstrikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripoli, Libya, catching the US by surprise - @nytimes

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Libya is unable to protect oilfields and other state assets, needs foreign help, Libyan ambassador in Cairo says - @Reuters

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Libya's parliament condemns militia alliance that captured Tripoli airport, now burning, as 'terrorists' - @BBCWorld

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Terminal at Libya's Tripoli International Airport ablaze following fierce fighting - @ASanalla

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Libya's parliament condemns militia alliance that has captured Tripoli's international airport - @BBCWorld

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Editor's note: Islamist militants who have been battling rivals for weeks over control of Tripoli's main airport have broadcast a claim that they’ve seized the facility; additionally, @Reuters is reporting on unverifiable photos on social media that purport to show Misrata fighters celebrating near the terminal building. We are seeking confirmation from official sources. - Tricia

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Libya

170 feared dead after boat with migrants sinks off Libya's coast, official says - @Reuters

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Tunisia and Egypt's Cairo airport cancel all flights to Libya, officials in the 3 countries says - @Reuters

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oil

Brent crude oil sunk by more than $2 a barrel to its lowest price in more than a year as investor concerns over conflict in Ukraine and Iraq eased, and as higher Libyan oil output added to already ample supplies - @Reuters

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Masked gunmen kill police chief in Tripoli, Libya - @AP

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UN delegation arrives in Libya's Tripoli for 'consultations with the Libyan parties with a view to ending the violence in the country' - @Rana_J01

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