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  • Baltimore man imprisoned in Libya to arrive at BWI Saturday

    Matthew VanDyke — the Baltimore writer and filmmaker who was jailed in Libya for nearly six months and then remained to aid rebels seeking to overthrow dictator Moammar Gadhafi — is scheduled to return home Saturday. VanDyke, 32, is set to...
  • Libya restarts oil exports from biggest port as fighting rages in Benghazi

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya has restarted oil exports from its biggest port for the first time since the end of a year-long blockade, a boost to the central government which is struggling with a wave of clashes in the capital. The OPEC member's...
  • Libyan militia fire rockets into affluent Tripoli residential district

    Libyan militia fire rockets into affluent Tripoli residential district
    TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libyan militiamen fired rockets into an affluent district of Tripoli early on Tuesday, moving a battle with a rival armed faction closer to the center of the capital after fighters on one side came under air attack....
  • Dana Milbank: Republicans embracing their true phoniness

    WASHINGTON — The Republican Party has finally admitted what has been fairly obvious for much of the past six years: It produces fake news. This is not an earth-shattering revelation to anybody who has been paying attention but, still, it's an...
  • Combates continúan en Libia pese a llamados a cese al fuego

    TRÍPOLI (Reuters) - Los combates entre las facciones que se enfrentan en Libia continuaban en varias partes de la capital Trípoli el domingo, haciendo caso omiso a los llamados internacionales para acordar un alto al fuego que permita poner fin a más de...
  • Leading from behind -- way behind

    Only now, after the latest offshoot of al-Qaida has emerged out of the desert in fanatical strength, cut through whatever is left of the Iraqi "army," and allowed to advance in all directions, has the supposed commander in chief of this country's armed...
  • New Iraq mission's tough question: What does US do if Islamic State survives?

    WASHINGTON As the United States announced its first airstrikes inside Iraq nearly three years after the military had furled its colors in Baghdad and declared the war complete, it sought to minimize fears that the latest effort could lead to "mission...
  • A failing state across the Mediterranean from Europe

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Wednesday, Aug. 6: "No one in Libya can win. Enough is enough. I have lost hope in Libyans." That is the verdict of Mahmoud Okok, a civil engineer in his thirties, who is fleeing his...
  • Another 'never mind' on Benghazi

    Another 'never mind' on Benghazi
    From the San Francisco Chronicle on Friday: The House Intelligence Committee, led by Republicans, has concluded that there was no deliberate wrongdoing by the Obama administration in the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed...
  • Libya's parliament ducks fighting to meet in eastern city of Tobruk

    Libya's parliament ducks fighting to meet in eastern city of Tobruk
    Libya's newly elected parliament gathered for the first time Saturday, choosing the relatively peaceful eastern city of Tobruk to avoid the deteriorating security situation in the capital, Tripoli. The emergency meeting to discuss the crisis in the...
  • Tunisia closes border with Libya as unrest continues

    Tunisia closes border with Libya as unrest continues
    Tunisian authorities temporarily closed the country's border with Libya on Friday, stranding thousands of Egyptians eager to escape the expanding violence in Libya, Tunisia's state news agency reported. Libyan border security forces opened fire when a...
  • Libyan government orders army units to cease fire in Benghazi

    CAIRO Libya's interim government Tuesday ordered all army units in the troubled eastern city of Benghazi to cease fire immediately. The government also called on Islamist militias to lay down their arms, saying that the "tragic situation of the residents...