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Car bomb defused outside hotel in Libyan capital

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan security forces defused a dozen bombs found in a car parked outside a luxury hotel in the capital Tripoli, the interior ministry said on Tuesday. Full story

Security headaches dampen investor enthusiasm in Libya

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The men, some of them armed, arrived at the gates of the Al Hani General Construction Company compound on the outskirts of the Libyan capital and forced their way into the site. Full story

Islamist party office attacked as Libya violence persists

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Assailants attacked an Islamist party office in Tripoli on Monday and a soldier was killed in fighting in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, officials said, in an escalation of violence following the assassination of a political activist last week. Full story

UAE embassy compound attacked in Libyan capital

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Unidentified assailants fired a rocket-propelled grenade at the United Arab Emirates embassy compound in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign targets in the North African country. Full story

Rocket attack in Libyan capital near tower housing embassies

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A rocket-propelled grenade struck a residential building near a tower housing several foreign embassies and a major hotel in the Libyan capital on Tuesday, witnesses and a security source said. Full story

Gaddafi's old Tripoli fortress to be turned into park

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Muammar Gaddafi's Tripoli compound, the city within a city from which he orchestrated eccentric defiance of Western powers and disdain for his own people for four decades, is to be turned into a public park, Tourism Minister Ikram Abdusalam Bash Imam said on Tuesday. Full story

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epa03804239 Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan speaks during a media conference Tripoli, Libya, 27 July 2013. The briefing focused on latest situation in Benghazi, after the assassination of an anti-Islamist rights activist in the eastern city of Benghazi. Unknown gunmen shot dead the anti-Islamist rig