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The Ongoing Killing Of a Good Man in 21st Century
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Congressman kidnapped in spiralling tit-for-tat action ... - Libya Herald

Congressman kidnapped in spiralling tit-for-tat action ... - Libya Herald | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Confirming the kidnapping, the General National Congress' spokesman, Omar Hemidan, told the Libya Herald that the congressman had been out last night with friends but then the family lost contact with him.
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J&C offices bombed in Derna

J&C offices bombed in Derna | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
By Libya Herald staff. Derna, 12 December 2013: A bomb went off outside the offices of Justice and Construction Party (J&C) in Derna early this morning causing substantial damage to the building.
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Heroic Uruguay deserves a Nobel peace prize for legalising cannabis

Heroic Uruguay deserves a Nobel peace prize for legalising cannabis | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Simon Jenkins: The war on the war on drugs is the only war that matters. Uruguay's stance puts the UN and the US to shame
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Noam Chomsky: U.S. used to have people killed for practicing what Pope Francis preaches | The Raw Story

Noam Chomsky: U.S. used to have people killed for practicing what Pope Francis preaches | The Raw Story | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
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Ali Zeidan, PM of Libya tells euronews he hopes his government won’t be forced to take action to open oilfields

Ali Zeidan, PM of Libya tells euronews he hopes his government won’t be forced to take action to open oilfields | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Over two years after the fall of the Gaddafi regime, Libyans are still dreaming of law and order. But they find themselves surrounded by chaos, in an explosive environment under the control of both…
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Debating Russia: "There is no master plan, Ukraine is in limbo"

Debating Russia: "There is no master plan, Ukraine is in limbo" | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Stepping away from the breach, Ukraine’s announcement to restart work on EU agreement after large street protest leaves the country and government in a sort of limbo. President V
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Gunmen kill Libya port official, school attacked - MiamiHerald.com

Gunmen kill Libya port official, school attacked - MiamiHerald.com | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Gunmen kill Libya port official, school attacked
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Associated Press.
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Libya: 40 Tunisian Nationals Taken Hostage By Armed Group in Libya Set Free - AllAfrica.com

Libya: 40 Tunisian Nationals Taken Hostage By Armed Group in Libya Set Free - AllAfrica.com | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Libya: 40 Tunisian Nationals Taken Hostage By Armed Group in Libya Set Free
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Medenine — Forty Tunisian nationals taken hostage, on Monday, by an armed group in Libya, were set free and returned back to the homeland on Tuesday.
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Chris Hedges on Invisible Revolutions and the Collapse of Ruling Institutions

Chris Hedges on Invisible Revolutions and the Collapse of Ruling Institutions | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
What do Edward Snowden, the former Yugoslavia, Alexander Berkman and the logistical and legislative mess known as Obamacare have to do with one another?
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Does the EU really want Ukrainians or just their territory?

Does the EU really want Ukrainians or just their territory? | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
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Tuareg refugee camp “faces harsh winter” #Libya #Tuareg #Ghadames

Tuareg refugee camp “faces harsh winter” #Libya #Tuareg #Ghadames | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
By Jamal Adel. Tripoli, 10 December 2013: Hundreds of Tuareg refugees from Ghadames are facing dire conditions in a camp in the Awal Valley, still based there having been forced from their homes in the town two years ago, according to a civil...
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Libyan Oil Ports Set to Reopen - Wall Street Journal

Libyan Oil Ports Set to Reopen - Wall Street Journal | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Libyan Oil Ports Set to Reopen Wall Street Journal But the rebel leader behind most of the disruption said he would oppose such a move if broad revenue distribution isn't devolved to the country's provinces, and an official with Libya's state oil...
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CORRECTED-UN to inspect Libya's uranium stocks amid worsening stability - Reuters

CORRECTED-UN to inspect Libya's uranium stocks amid worsening stability - Reuters | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
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CORRECTED-UN to inspect Libya's uranium stocks amid worsening stability
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A U.N.
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UPDATE 3-Oil holds above $108 before Libya ports restart - Reuters

Channel News Asia UPDATE 3-Oil holds above $108 before Libya ports restart Reuters LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Brent crude oil held above $108 a barrel on Friday as traders eyed a restart of ports in eastern Libya and a possible scaling back of the...
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CrossTalk: Francis Effect?

Does Pope Francis deserve the title 'Person of the Year' as TIME magazine called him? Will he actually bring change to the Catholic Church? Or is he just a p...
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Calm returns to Sirte after deadly clashes left two dead and four injured

Calm returns to Sirte after deadly clashes left two dead and four injured | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
By Houda Mzioudet. Tripoli 12 December, 2013: Calm returned today to Sirte after yesterday’s communal clashes which left two dead and four others injured.
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Daughter of Libya's former spy chief calls for him to be tried in The Hague - Reuters UK

Daughter of Libya's former spy chief calls for him to be tried in The Hague - Reuters UK | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Daughter of Libya's former spy chief calls for him to be tried in The Hague
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Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam faces similar charges. Senussi is also of interest to authorities in Europe and the United States.
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Daughter of Libya's former spy chief calls for him to be tried in The Hague - Yahoo News

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Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam faces similar charges. Senussi is also of interest to authorities in Europe and the United States.
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Former French fighter in Syria; 'We are all al-Qaeda'

This is an interview with a 25-year-old student from France who travelled to Syria to fight as part of the biggest brigade of foreign jihadists. The BBC's Ri...
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'The last great liberator': Why Mandela made and stayed friends with dictators - Washington Post (blog) #Gaddafi #BrotherLeader

'The last great liberator': Why Mandela made and stayed friends with dictators - Washington Post (blog) #Gaddafi #BrotherLeader | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog) 'The last great liberator': Why Mandela made and stayed friends with dictators Washington Post (blog) In this 1997 photo, Nelson Mandela joins hands with Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi in front of a Libyan home destroyed by a...
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It should never have started »» US and UK suspend non-lethal aid for Syria rebels

It should never have started »» US and UK suspend non-lethal aid for Syria rebels | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
The US and UK suspend "non-lethal assistance" to rebels in northern Syria - but not humanitarian aid - after an Islamist alliance seizes FSA bases.
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Thank you, Mr Mugabe: Zimbabwe’s forced land redistribution led to huge controversy - but it has transformed the lives of thousands of small farmers

Thank you, Mr Mugabe: Zimbabwe’s forced land redistribution led to huge controversy - but it has transformed the lives of thousands of small farmers | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Bonus Matashu points to a three-ton truck he bought for $15,000 (£9,360) in cash as an example of how President Robert Mugabe’s often violent programme of seizing white-owned farms and giving them to black Zimbabweans turned his life around.
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NATO's War on Syria Just Got Dirtier

NATO's War on Syria Just Got Dirtier | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Western leaders intentionally manipulated and fabricated intelligence to justify military intervention in Syria – eerily similar to the lies told to justify the invasion of Iraq, and the escalation...
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Concerns Grow Over Libyan Uranium Stockpiles - Voice of America

Concerns Grow Over Libyan Uranium Stockpiles - Voice of America | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Independent Online Concerns Grow Over Libyan Uranium Stockpiles Voice of America WASHINGTON — Inspectors from the United Nations nuclear agency will soon begin an assessment of the adequacy of security arrangements for thousands of barrels of...
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PEPE ESCOBAR :: So many secrets in the East China Sea #China

PEPE ESCOBAR  :: So many secrets in the East China Sea #China | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it

It's been a source of endless fascination to follow the game of geopolitical Go being played since China declared an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea. 

The spin in the United States is relentless; this was no less than "saber-rattling", a "bellicose" posture and a unilateral "provocation". The meeting last week between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US Vice-President Joe Biden in Beijing may have done nothing to dispel it. 

This is what the White House says Xi and Biden talked about; Beijing did not release a transcript. In the hysteria front, this op-edin the Financial Times - reflecting a warped consensus in the City



of London - even managed to crank it up to pre-World War II levels. 

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