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34 dead after blasts kill worshippers outside Benghazi mosque

34 dead after blasts kill worshippers outside Benghazi mosque

Twin car bombs exploded as people left a mosque in a residential area of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing 34 and wounding over 30 in an attack timed to cause mass casualties among first responders, officials said. Capt. Tarek Alkharraz, spokesman for military and police forces in Benghazi, said the first explosion went […]

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US forces nab al-Qaida leader in Tripoli

US forces nab al-Qaida leader in Tripoli

Oct 06, – The Pentagon identified the al-Qaida leader as Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, known by his alias Anas al-Libi. His capture would represent a significant blow to what remains of the core al-Qaida organization once led by Osama bin Laden. U.S. special forces on Saturday carried out a raid in the Libyan capital to capture […]

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Car bomb rips through Benghazi hospital parking lot causing deaths and injuries

Car bomb rips through Benghazi hospital parking lot causing deaths and injuries

May 14, AP – A car bomb detonated outside of a hospital in Libya’s second city, Benghazi, on Monday. The death toll varied in initial reports. A bomb has exploded outside of Benghazi’s main hospital, according to Libyan officials, claiming several lives and injuring many more. The blast came one day after gunmen lifted a […]

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