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Islamic State militants claim bomb attack in Libyan capital

Islamic State militants claim bomb attack in Libyan capital

Mar 12, – A bomb placed under a police car close to the Foreign Ministry in central Tripoli caused damage, local security spokesman Essam Naas said, and one officer was slightly wounded. Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on a police station in the Libyan capital on Thursday in a statement posted […]

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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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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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