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Libyan Plane Hijacked To Malta, Passengers Released Libyan Plane Hijacked To Malta, Passengers Released

A domestic flight on a plane from Libya’s state-owned airline, Afriqiyah Airways, was hijacked earlier today and taken to Malta. The most recent reports suggest that the Airbus A320 has safely landed in Malta, and all 111 passengers (including one infant) have been allowed to disembark, though the hijackers are…

Hillary Clinton Doesn't Think U.S. Involvement In Libya Was That Big Of A Disaster Hillary Clinton Doesn't Think U.S. Involvement In Libya Was That Big Of A Disaster

Yesterday’s Democratic debate saw Hillary Clinton answer for her involvement in ousting Muammar Gaddafi and the total chaos that has followed. Her response was full of spin that played down just how bad things have become in Libya since then.

U.S. Spec Ops Mission Exposed When Pictures Appear On Libyan Air Force Social Media U.S. Spec Ops Mission Exposed When Pictures Appear On Libyan Air Force Social Media

America’s involvement in Libya’s maelstrom of infighting between political groups, tribal factions and extremist elements has been murky to say the least. The U.S. has been involved with killing key terrorists from the air and has captured them on the ground, but these were likely tiny snapshots of a much larger…

Hear This Intense Declassified Recording Of F-14s Shooting Down Libyan MiG-23s  Hear This Intense Declassified Recording Of F-14s Shooting Down Libyan MiG-23s 

Although it’s more audio than video, it’s fascinating to hear the tension as a pair F-14 Tomcats intercept and engage a pair of Libyan MiG-23 Floggers over the Gulf of Sidra. Small segments have been released before of the historical 1989 shoot-down, but this release includes the entire intercept leading up to the…

This Is The Lowest, Fastest Flyby Yet By A Crazy Libyan MiG-23 Pilot This Is The Lowest, Fastest Flyby Yet By A Crazy Libyan MiG-23 Pilot

Libya is in total chaos right now, with multiple air forces flying for different factions within the country. Yet it seems there is a MiG-23 pilot (or pilots) keeping his spirits up by pushing his Flogger to its low-level limits. This video takes the cake for the wildest low-level pass so far, with what looks like…

USAF F-15Es Strike At "Marlboro Man" Terror Kingpin In Eastern Libya USAF F-15Es Strike At "Marlboro Man" Terror Kingpin In Eastern Libya

The Pentagon is assessing the results of an air strike that occurred this weekend against a terrorist target in the eastern Libyan city of Ajdabiya. Meanwhile, Libyan officials stated that veteran Al Qaeda kingpin Mokhtar Belmokhta, who orchestrated the deadly 2013 attack on a massive oil complex in Algeria, was…

UK Based F-15Es Flew A Secret Long-Range Mission Over Africa On Monday UK Based F-15Es Flew A Secret Long-Range Mission Over Africa On Monday

A pair of RAF Lakenheath based USAF F-15E Strike Eagles that were bristling with live bombs and air-to-air missiles, along five KC-135R tankers, flew on a secretive and grueling 12 hour mission over the Southern Mediterranean on Monday, May 25th, Memorial Day.

Libya May Be A Mess But Their MiG-23 Pilots Seem To Be Having A Ball   Libya May Be A Mess But Their MiG-23 Pilots Seem To Be Having A Ball  

Libya is deep in turmoil, but their MiG-23 Flogger pilots seem to have found a bright spot, judging by these ultra low-level flyby videos. The touchy swing-wing MiG-23 is disappearing from service around the world, but Libya has kept a portion of their Soviet-era fleet operational through the chaos that continues to…

REPORT: Fate Of Seized Libyan Airliners Has Intel Agencies Freaked Out REPORT: Fate Of Seized Libyan Airliners Has Intel Agencies Freaked Out

With the fall of Libya's main international airport, and the utter chaos that has enveloped that country in the last few months, it appears that close to a dozen airliners are worrying intel folks in the U.S. and abroad according to at least one report.

Watch A MiG-21 Fighter Jet Come Down Over Libya In A Huge Fireball Watch A MiG-21 Fighter Jet Come Down Over Libya In A Huge Fireball

A Libyan MiG-21 fighter jet flying in the skies over the city of Tobruk in Eastern Libya came down in a densely populated neighborhood earlier today, exploding with incredible force upon impact. The pilot and a small boy on the ground were killed, according to initial reports.

U.S. Quietly Evacuates Libyan Embassy With Surprise Convoy Escape U.S. Quietly Evacuates Libyan Embassy With Surprise Convoy Escape

With Tripoli's major airport coming under fire and a civil war raging in the streets, it's been clear for a while that the fighting in Libya was getting out of control and the evacuation of U.S. staff and troops would be necessary. How'd they do it? With a sneaky early morning convoy.

Battle For Tripoli's International Airport Rages On, A330 In Flames

The nearly week-long battle for Tripoli's International Airport continues on, and sadly, a very new $225M Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A330 has been the latest aircraft victim of the shelling. The fighting is between an Islamist Militia and a more moderate one that originates from the western city of Zintan that currently…

How The Marines Could Evacuate The U.S. Embassy In Libya How The Marines Could Evacuate The U.S. Embassy In Libya

Libya appears on the verge of all-out civil war once again as opposing factions are squaring off in the streets of Tripoli. In the wake of the Benghazi attack, the Obama Administration and the DoD are ready and waiting to pull our diplomats and their support staff out at a moments notice. Here's how they'll probably…

The Libya Rally, 1,500 Miles From Libya, Has The Coolest Trailer The Libya Rally, 1,500 Miles From Libya, Has The Coolest Trailer

High production value, groovy soundtrack, and insane footage of some incredibly cool vehicles makes this my favorite desert racing clip right now. Reckon it's good enough to forgive organizers for naming another race after a place it doesn't go to?

Watch US Commandos Abduct An Accused Al Qaeda Bomber In 75 Seconds Watch US Commandos Abduct An Accused Al Qaeda Bomber In 75 Seconds

The United States wanted Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai for a connection to the al-Qaeda bombings of multiple US embassies in East Africa in the 1990s and possibly to a planned attack on the Libyan embassy in 2012. Here is video of US commandos abducting him in almost exactly 75 seconds.

Chinese Use Libyan Uprising To Advertise 'Stronger Than War' Trucks Chinese Use Libyan Uprising To Advertise 'Stronger Than War' Trucks

Lacking a large supply of true military vehicles, rebels in Libya largely used trucks with improvised armaments as "technicals" instead. Some of these were Toyotas and Fords, but most were Chinese-built knockoffs of Toyotas and Fords.

Mercedes–Benz’s great Libyan racing swindle Mercedes–Benz’s great Libyan racing swindle

Before Libya became the recently killed Muammar Gaddafi’s silly desert kingdom for 42 years, it was an Italian colony which hosted the Tripoli Grand Prix, the fastest motor race of the 1930s. Fed up with four years of Silver Arrow dominance, the Italians changed the rules for the 1939 race to make sure an Alfa Romeo…

Watch Libyan rebels celebrate Gaddafi's death with car stunts Watch Libyan rebels celebrate Gaddafi's death with car stunts

Guns-and-drifting is all the rage amongst the youths everywhere — and especially in the Arab world. Check out these Libyan rebels celebrating the news of Muammar Gaddafi's timely end with this tribute to insane Saudi drifting.

Libyan rebels liberate Gaddafi's custom Fiat 500 Libyan rebels liberate Gaddafi's custom Fiat 500

We've long been impressed by the vehicular ingenuity of the Libyan uprising, but as this photo of a dictator-approved Fiat 500 from the compound of Muammar Gaddafi shows, they weren't the only ones into customizing. UPDATE: They're pushing it because it's electric.

Even chopped pickup trucks may not help Libya's rebels win Even chopped pickup trucks may not help Libya's rebels win

It would be heartening to report that Libya's ragtag rebellion has pushed itself to the brink of victory using their wits to build weapons like this recoilless rifle in a chopped Chinese pickup. But it wouldn't be true.

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