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The Ongoing Killing Of a Good Man in 21st Century
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Judge Who Sentenced Saddam Hussein To Death Has Been Executed By ISIS, Local Media Reports | Zero Hedge

Judge Who Sentenced Saddam Hussein To Death Has Been Executed By ISIS, Local Media Reports | Zero Hedge | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Back in 2006, after the second US invasion of Iraq culminated if not with the discovery of the WMDs (which were the pretext for the invasion in the first place), but the unearthing (literally) and kangaroo court trial of Saddam Hussein, the US was quick to announce "mission accomplished." Recent events have made a mockery of that claim, however what is truly the straw that broke the back of poetic justice, to mix metaphors, are reports from local media that as part of its blitzcampaign to take over northern Iraq, ISIS found and the promptly executed Rauf Rashid Abd al-Rahman, the judge who sentenced Saddam to death: a death which to many was the crowning moment of the second US invasion of Iraq, and the confirmation of successful US foreign policy.
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Amnesty urges end to 'reckless shelling' in Libya - MiamiHerald.com

Amnesty urges end to 'reckless shelling' in Libya - MiamiHerald.com | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Amnesty urges end to 'reckless shelling' in Libya MiamiHerald.com TRIPOLI, Libya -- An international rights group has urged the forces of a renegade general and those of rival Islamic extremist militias to stop "reckless shelling" in Libya's...
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Benghazi Suspect Nabbed in Secretive Weekend Raid - U.S. News & World Report

Benghazi Suspect Nabbed in Secretive Weekend Raid - U.S. News & World Report | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Benghazi Suspect Nabbed in Secretive Weekend Raid
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A joint team of U.S.
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U.S. Captures Top Suspect in Benghazi Siege, Pentagon Says

U.S. Captures Top Suspect in Benghazi Siege, Pentagon Says | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
In a secret operation, American Special Operations forces captured Ahmed Abu Khattala, the suspected leader of the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, and took him out of that country.
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Tony Blair, Phantom of the Opera By Pepe Escobar RT

Tony Blair, Phantom of the Opera By Pepe Escobar RT | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
The Phantom of the (tragic) Middle East Opera is back. A killer without a clue, he can’t be blamed for not being consistent.
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Renegade general launches offensive in east Libya, at least four dead - Reuters Canada

Renegade general launches offensive in east Libya, at least four dead Reuters Canada BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI Libya (Reuters) - A renegade Libyan general launched a fresh offensive on Sunday against Islamist militants in the eastern city of Benghazi,...
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Libya crisis: More deadly clashes in Benghazi - BBC News

Libya crisis: More deadly clashes in Benghazi - BBC News | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
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Libya crisis: More deadly clashes in Benghazi
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Fresh clashes broke out in Benghazi on Sunday after a rogue general launched a fresh assault on Islamist militants.
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Friday protests call for Grand Mufti to resign | - Libya Herald

Protestors outside the Tibesti also voiced support for Operation Dignity and the Libyan armed forces and police, chanting “no to terrorism.” Some demonstrators also spoke out against the head of the United Nations Special ...
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Gadhafi was a dictator, but his legacy merits consideration - The Daily Star

Gadhafi was a dictator, but his legacy merits consideration - The Daily Star | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Gadhafi was a dictator, but his legacy merits consideration
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And militias based in the city of Zintan continue to refuse to hand over Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam, to the central authorities.
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Libya oil output gets lift - UPI.com

Libya oil output gets lift - UPI.com | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
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Libya oil output gets lift
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... two state energy companies said. State-owned National Oil. Co. said production resumed at the southern El-Feel field.
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Libya is on the brink of civil war, again - Macleans.ca

Libya is on the brink of civil war, again - Macleans.ca | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Libya is on the brink of civil war, again Macleans.ca In the early days of the Arab Spring, according to a Libyan diplomat, Tunisians would mock Libyans by admonishing their neighbours to the east to keep their heads down so that they, in Tunisia,...
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Two more killings in Derna | - Libya Herald

Faraj Rizg Al-Mansouri, a former municipal guard members was killed in the Bab Tobruk district south of Derna on Friday, a reliable source in the town has told the Libya Herald. He was shot down by gunmen in a car and was ...
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Libya's Trail of Contraband - Daily Beast

Libya's Trail of Contraband - Daily Beast | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Libya's Trail of Contraband Daily Beast Three times last year he travelled to Libya to take advantage of its ready supply of armaments; and propelled by Egyptians' mounting appetite for personal guns in an uncertain political atmosphere, his clan...
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The Saker: The time has come for Putin to make the most important decision of his Presidency

The Saker: The time has come for Putin to make the most important decision of his Presidency | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Today I would like to just share two thoughts with you and suggest that each and every one of you come to his/her own conclusions. First, Russia was literally "sucked into" WWI by the Germany. Russia did not have to enter the war as Russia...
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US Seizes Benghazi Suspect in Deadly Libya Attack - ABC News

US Seizes Benghazi Suspect in Deadly Libya Attack - ABC News | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
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US Seizes Benghazi Suspect in Deadly Libya Attack
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U.S. special forces seized a "key leader" of the deadly Benghazi, Libya, attack and he is on his way to face trial in the U.S. for the fiery assault that killed the U.S.
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Suspect in attack on US consulate in Libya captured - New Zealand Herald

Suspect in attack on US consulate in Libya captured - New Zealand Herald | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Suspect in attack on US consulate in Libya captured New Zealand Herald US commandos have captured the suspected ringleader of the deadly 2012 attack on an American compound in Benghazi, in a raid hailed by the White House as a triumph for...
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Former Gaddafi bodyguard who lived in Canada accused of faking his military ... - National Post

Former Gaddafi bodyguard who lived in Canada accused of faking his military ... - National Post | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
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Former Gaddafi bodyguard who lived in Canada accused of faking his military ...
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Al-Zintan Revolutionaries' Military Council

Al-Zintan Revolutionaries' Military Council | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
The coalition of Zintan militias is considered to be the second strongest armed force in the country after the Misrata militia group.
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Libya's second city Benghazi hit by new fighting, families flee - Yahoo News

Libya's second city Benghazi hit by new fighting, families flee Yahoo News BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - A renegade Libyan general launched an offensive on Sunday against Islamist militants in the eastern city of Benghazi, prompting dozens of families...
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Foreign nationals struggle to send money home | - Libya Herald

By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 14 June 2014: Money transfer companies are reportedly operating reduced hours, leaving many foreign nationals working in Libya struggling to send money home to their families.
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Dar Al-Ifta member in Marj tortured and murdered | - Libya Herald

Libya's caretaker government has expressed its deep sadness concerning the death of religious expert Tarek Al-Dresi, member of Dar Al-Ifta (the highest religious authority in Libya) in the town of Marj and imam of Omar Ben ...
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Isis terror group to be banned in Britain

Isis terror group to be banned in Britain | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Home Office says insurgency in Iraq underlines need to ban group in the UK along with four other Syrian terror organisations Iraq crisis: Kerry says US air strikes 'may well be' an option liveFive Syrian terror organisations, including Isis, the...
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Renegade general launches offensive in east Libya, up to 12 killed

Renegade general launches offensive in east Libya, up to 12 killed | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI Libya (Reuters) - A renegade Libyan general launched a fresh offensive on Sunday against Islamist militants in the eastern city of Benghazi, sparking some of the worst fighting in weeks, (Libya's second city Benghazi hit by new fighting,...
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Libya Bans Car Traffic at Night in Benghazi - Voice of America

Libya Bans Car Traffic at Night in Benghazi - Voice of America | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Voice of America Libya Bans Car Traffic at Night in Benghazi Voice of America Libya's army and security forces, still in training since Gadhafi's overthrow, have said several times they plan to improve security in Benghazi by rolling out more...
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At least 57 die and 74 injured in Benghazi fighting today - Libya Herald

Hejazi, who gave the casualty figures for both sides, told the Libya Herald that there were sources within Ansar Sharia who had confirmed the number of the Islamists' dead and injured. He said that bodies left on the street ...
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