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August 2013 - Libya Special Weapons News

  • Saif al-Islam Gaddafi to stand trial next month PressTV 28 Aug 2013 -- Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of slain Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi, is to stand trial on September 19, the country’s general prosecutor says.
  • Libya Says Trial of Gadhafi's Son to Begin in September VOA 27 Aug 2013 -- Libya's top prosecutor says the trial of slain Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's son, who is charged with murder linked to the country's 2011 civil war, will open in mid-September.
  • Strikes And Political Instability Threaten Libya VOA 23 Aug 2013 -- New clashes at key oil terminals in Libya this week and a daring robbery of the European Union ambassador in Tripoli are raising new concerns about the North African nation.
  • Rights Group: Wave of Political Assassinations Paralyzes Libya VOA 08 Aug 2013 -- Human Rights Watch [HRW] says more than 50 people have died in a broadening wave of apparent political assassinations in the cities of Benghazi and Derna in volatile eastern Libya. Analysts say the state has been unable to reign in the violence that has taken place during the two years since Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was ousted in 2011.
  • Analysis: Libya struggles to clear explosive remnants of war IRIN 06 Aug 2013 -- It took just over six months for Libyan rebels to overthrow the 42-year regime of Muammar Gaddafi, but nearly two years later, addressing the after-effects of the civil conflict remains a work in progress.

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