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Benghazi Airport Closes due to Clashes

Libya Herald reports on Saturday that Benghazi’s Benina Airport was closed in the morning due to the clashes in Airport Road area of the city. The closure was confirmed by Captain Hussain Fitouri, head of the Libyan Pilot’s Union. It was reported to have re-opened again later in the afternoon. (Source: Libya Herald) (Picture: Aerial […]

Army Chief of Staff 'Resigns' After Deadly Clashes

The chief of staff of the Libyan army has reportedly resigned after an estimated 30 people were killed in clashes between protesters and militia in Benghazi. Sources at the General National Congress say the GNC accepted the resignation of Youssef al-Mangoush on Sunday. BBC reports that the clashes began when protesters gathered outside the Libya […]

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Video: Deadly Clashes after Libya Protest

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. At least 11 [subsequent estimates of over 30] people have been killed in Libya after a protest turned violent in the eastern city of Benghazi. Crowds had gathered outside the headquarters of an armed […]