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Archive | February 25, 2011

Libya: US Embassy Operations Close (Diplomatic Channels Remain Open) As Citizens Are Evacuated; UN Ambassador Asks for International Intervention

A ferry chartered by the U.S. government has evacuated Americans and other foreigners out of Libya and arrived at the Mediterranean island of Malta. A ferry evacuated American citizens, after it sat for three days in a Libyan port. Many question why the military was not sent to assist in evacuation. The Chinese military evacuated […]

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Libyan Military Deserters Have Aided Rebellion

Military desertion has helped parts of eastern Libya break away from the control of Moammar Gadhafi. But soldiers backing the rebellion and other government opponents fear a fight against merecenaries for control of Tripoli. Celebrations occur in some areas while slaughters occur in other regions. Deserters say Moammar Gadhafi is finished, but they fear mercenaries […]

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Libya Stops Oil Export, Saudi Arabia Increases Oil Output 8%

Saudi Arabia raised oil output about 8 percent to 9 million barrels plus per day (bpd) to make up for a near halt in Libyan exports, an industry source said, helping prices fall further from the highest since 2008. Some European oil firms reported they were looking to buy more crude from Iran. The International […]

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Raw Video: 4 Killed As NATO Tankers Attacked in Pakistan, Near Afghanistan

Unidentified gunmen in northwestern Pakistan attacked and torched about a dozen NATO oil tankers before dawn on Friday. The tankers were carrying fuel supplies for the NATO forces stationed in Afghanistan. At least four people are reported dead after an attack in northwestern Pakistan. The dead are reported to have been drivers or assistants on […]

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