Libya expels Sudanese diplomat over allegations of supporting militias

Libya(KHARTOUM) – The Libyan government ordered the Sudanese military attaché to leave the country, amid accusations by Tripoli about the involvement of Khartoum in supporting some of the Libyan warring factions.

A statement by the Libyan government on Saturday night claimed that a Sudanese military transport plane bound for Tripoli airport, that is currently under the control of an Islamist armed group, entered its airspace.

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Libya’s Islamist militia seize Planes Invoking fears of 9/11 terror

ommercial airliners in Libya that are missingReports of 11 planes missing from a Libya airport are raising fears that militants who stole the jetliners could use them in terror attacks to mark the 9/11 anniversary.

Intelligence agencies have warned the jets could be used in attacks in North Africa, and said one or more of the planes may be used to strike targets on Sept. 11 to mark the anniversary of terrorist attacks on the USA, the Washington Free Beacon reported.

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US Allies, Egypt and UAE drop bombs in Libya without Washington’s knowledge

nato The United Arab Emirates and Egypt secretly bombed Islamist militia in Libya, apparently catching Washington off guard, as turmoil in the North African country deepened with the Islamists naming a rival premier.

Forces from Libyan city of Misrata say they seized Tripoli airport ReutersThe US government said on Tuesday that the UAE and Egypt were behind last week’s two deadly night raids on Islamist positions near Tripoli airport.

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U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said. About 150 personnel, including 80 U.S. Marines, were evacuated early Saturday and were driven across the border into Tunisia, U.S. officials confirm to CNN. U.S. officials stress operations have been “temporarily suspended” until “the security situation on the ground improves.” The embassy will continue to operate from other locations.  U.S. embassy in Libya evacuated A senior State Department official said some of the staff will be…

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