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# libya - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

‘They threatened to keep my passport if I didn’t sign’ – Eamon Zayed

The out-of-contract striker is weighing up his options and concentrating on international football after finiding himself in a sticky situation.

# libya - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Irish teachers still owed €142,000 for teaching Libyan Leaving Certs

The Department of Education says it has only just learned that teachers were left with unpaid wages from two years ago.

# libya - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Column: What role does oil play in modern day wars?

While we can’t definitively rule out the possibility that the US attacking Iraq and Libya to seize control of their oil supplies, when all factors are considered one thing is missing from this hypothesis: a compelling reason, writes Scott Fitzsimons.

# libya - Monday 6 May, 2013

Libya delays Lockerbie verdict on Gaddafi ministers

The verdict in the case of two officials from the ousted dictator’s regime, who have been accused of “financial crimes” connected to compensation for the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing, has been postponed today.

# libya - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Navan teenager killed in Syria after joining rebels

Shamseddin Gaidan, 16, is believed to have joined the rebels after returning to his native Libya last summer.

Top readers' comments of the week

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# libya - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Almost 3,000 live cattle to be exported to Libya tomorrow

Animal rights groups have criticised the export but the department said it enforces a strict system of transport rules.

# libya - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Dutch, Britons and Germans warned to leave Benghazi following threat

The call was made in response to what was described as an imminent threat against Westerners.

# libya - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

US journalist kidnapped in Syria six weeks ago is still missing

James Foley went missing six weeks ago but news of his kidnap is only emerging now after his family broke their silence. It is the second time he has been kidnapped in recent years.

# libya - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Senior US official quits over damning Benghazi report

The report into the attack on the US consulate in Libya on 11 September was scathing, finding evidence of major security failures and mismanagement.

# libya - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Disgraced CIA chief to testify before Congress: reports

David Petraeus will testify before Congress after all about the attack on the US consulate in Libya which killed US Ambassador Christopher Stephens and three other Americans.

# libya - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# libya - Monday 5 November, 2012

In 99 PHOTOS: the 2012 US Presidential Election In Pictures This post contains images

In 99 PHOTOS: the 2012 US Presidential Election

The 99 pictures that tell the story of the US Presidential Election campaign of 2012.

# libya - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Libya claims arrest of ex-Gaddafi spokesperson, but he denies it

The public face of the Gaddafi regime, Moussa Ibrahim, has denied in audio message that he has been arrested but there has been no confirmation it is him.

# libya - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Evidence of mass murder after Gaddafi's death

A new Human Rights Watch report suggests opposition militias summarily executed at least 66 captured members of Gaddafi’s convoy in the late dictator’s hometown of Sirte.

# libya - Monday 15 October, 2012

Libya elects interim prime minister after predecessor is sacked

Ali Zidan, a former independent congressman, was elected a week after Mustafa Abushagur was dismissed.

# libya - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Republican senator: Obama ‘covered up’ details of attack on consulate

Lindsey Graham says Obama’s administration is either misleading the US public, or it’s “incredibly incompetent”.

# libya - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Libyan authorities crack down on lawless militias

Armed forces dislodged a militia from a military complex near Tripoli this morning as the crackdown spreads to the capital.

# libya - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Four dead in Libya after Benghazi clashes

The deaths come as protests against the power of militias gather pace.

# libya - Saturday 15 September, 2012

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Filmmaker questioned as protests continue over anti-Islamic movie

Meanwhile, Al Qaeda has called for more attacks on US embassies.

Top readers’ comments of the week

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# libya - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Anti-Islam filmmaker under police protection as anti-US protests spread

A film which lampoons the Prophet Mohammed and was broadcast on TV in the Arab world has sparked protests in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and other Arab countries.

US sends Marines to Libya as it considers possible 9/11 link to attack

The attacks that led to the death of the US Ambassador to Libya may have been a plot to coincide with the September 11 anniversary.

# libya - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

US evacuates diplomatic staff from embassy in Libya

Most of diplomatic staff have been evacuated following the killing of the US ambassador to Libya and other consul officials in Benghazi.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

US ambassador to Libya killed in attack

An armed mob attacked the US consulate in Benghazi over a controversial film which describes Islam as a “cancer”.

Man killed as armed mob attacks US embassies in Libya and Egypt over film

Islamists stormed the embassies to protest a film deemed offensive to Islam.

# libya - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Libyan Council hands over power to first elected assembly

The new assembly includes members from the Muslim Brotherhood, conservative Salafis, liberals and a bloc of independents.

# libya - Thursday 2 August, 2012

# libya - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Gaddafi's son: 'no justice' in trial if evidence from torture is used

Eldest son of the late dictator says he cannot get a fair trial in Libya.

# libya - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Liberal alliance ahead in Libya's first post-Gaddafi elections

The structure of the new interim parliament means that the result is still uncertain as a broadly liberal coalition secured more seats than the Islamist parties.

# libya - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Voting begins in Libya's first free elections in 50 years

The elections are the first to be held since the ousting of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi but there are fears that violence could disrupt the voting.

# libya - Thursday 5 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

Amnesty fact-finding mission to Libya uncovers torture, killings

Staff said they found evidence of electric shocks and beatings with bars, chains and cables.

# libya - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

International Criminal Court staff released by Libyan authorities

Australian lawyer Melinda Taylor and her three colleagues were detained in Libya since 7 June.

# libya - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report

US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.

# libya - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Column: It’s time for Europe to bomb Assad – and Ireland should help

Ireland should now abandon its ‘triple lock’ neutrality, writes Aaron McKenna. The price of our prosperity is the willingness to stand up for those who have nobody else.

# libya - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

More calls for release of Australian lawyer and other ICC staff in Libya

A UN war crimes court has expressed its serious concern over the ongoing detention of four staff members.

# libya - Saturday 2 June, 2012

The Libyan Leaving Cert: 53 Libyans registered to take Irish State Exam

Arrangements have been made for 52 of the teens to take the exam in Malta, while one is definitely travelling to Ireland to sit the papers.

# libya - Sunday 20 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…