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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...

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...

Jordanian Ambassador's Kidnappers Demand Prisoner Release

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2014 | World

* Ambassador taken from his car, driver shot but survived * Identity of the kidnappers still unknown * Kidnappers demand...

Islamists Gaining Strength In Libya

The Media Line | Sherif Elhelwa | Posted 03.21.2013 | Religion

By Sherif Elhelwa/The Media Line When a group of Islamic terrorists with links to al Qaeda assaulted the American consulate in Benghazi killing Amb...

Libya Bans Religious Parties

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, April 25 (Reuters) - Libya, preparing for elections in June, has banned political parties based on religion, tribe or ethnicity, a governme...

Libya's Interim Leader: 'We Will Not Be An Extremist Islamic Country'

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 01.12.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Libya won't turn into an extremist Islamic country, its interim leader assured the European Union's top diplomat on Saturday, a...

Libyan Rebel Commander Plays Down Islamist Past

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Abdel-Hakim Belhaj is an emerging hero of the Libyan uprising, the man who led the Tripoli Brigade that swept into the capital ...