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Car bomb hits Swedish, Finnish consulates in Libya

Car bomb hits Swedish, Finnish consulates in Libya

Oct 11, –  The blast reflected the deep insecurity in the North African nation, where multiple armed militias run rampant – many of them dominated by Islamic militants and the central government is too weak to rein them in. A car bomb exploded outside a building housing the Swedish and Finnish consulates in the eastern […]

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Kerry: terrorists can run, but can’t hide

Kerry: terrorists can run, but can’t hide

Oct 06, – In raids in Somalia and in Libya’s capital, U.S. special forces on Saturday struck against Islamic extremists who have carried out terrorist attacks in East Africa. They captured a Libyan al-Qaida leader allegedly involved in the bombings of U.S. embassies 15 years ago. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that […]

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NATO prepares expert mission to Libya

NATO prepares expert mission to Libya

June 4, BRUSSELS (AP) — Security experts worry that the al-Qaida-linked militants — pushed out of Mali after French military intervention — may be trying to establish a safe haven in southern Libya. The mission “will go as soon as possible and, together with the Libyans, identify the areas in which the Libyans think they […]

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President Obama tries to swat down 2 controversies

President Obama tries to swat down 2 controversies

May 14, AP – Republicans ramped up criticism following recent disclosures that talking points on the attack in Benghazi, Libya produced by the intelligence community were later watered down to delete references to the suspected involvement Islamic militants. President Barack Obama tried Monday to swat down a pair of brewing controversies that have put the […]

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