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Libya Crisis

Libya's Conflict Revives Front Lines From The 2011 Civil War

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2014 | World

By Ulf Laessing RAS JDIR, Libya, Dec 17 (Reuters) - His Kalashnikov across his back, Libyan soldier Adel Howas rushed to the front lin...

How A Libyan City Joined The Islamic State Group

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 11.09.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — On a chilly night, bearded militants gathered at a stage strung with colorful lights in Darna, a Mediterranean coastal city long notori...

Libyan Militias Accused Of Committing War Crimes

AP | Posted 11.08.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group on Monday accused warring militias in Libya of committing violations that amount to war crimes during a b...

Islamist Militia Claims To Have 'Secured' U.S. Embassy Compound In Libya

AP | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An Islamist-allied militia group says it has "secured" a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya's capital, more than a month after Ame...

Boat Carrying 100 Migrants Capsizes Off Libya

AP | Posted 08.31.2014 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A boat carrying more than 100 migrants capsized off the coast near the Libyan capital, a coast guard official said Sunday. Ab...

U.S. Officials Say Egypt And UAE Are Responsible For Libyan Airstrikes

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2014 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were responsible for carrying out two series of air strikes in the past week on arme...

British Warship Evacuates 110 Citizens From Libya

AP | Posted 10.04.2014 | World

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A British warship that evacuated 110 citizens from Libya arrived in Malta on Monday, bringing the total number of evacuees by...

Renegade General's Forces Battle Islamist-Led Militias In Libya

AP | MARIAM RIZK | Posted 09.26.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Heavy clashes between Libyan soldiers loyal to a renegade general and Islamist-led militias killed 38 people — including civilians ...

French Foreign Ministry Calls On French Nationals To Leave Libya

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2014 | World

PARIS, July 27 (Reuters) - France on Sunday called on all French nationals to leave Libya, which in the last two weeks has descended into its deadli...

Armed Men Occupy Libyan Parliament

AP | ESAM MOHAMED | Posted 11.01.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Around 200 mostly armed protesters and militiamen occupied an area near Libya's parliament building on Thursday, blocking nearby roa...

2 U.S. Warships Reportedly Headed To Libya

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon ordered two warships to the Libyan coast in the aftermath of the attack in Benghazi that killed the U.S. ambassador and thr...