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  • U.S. banks on strong Iraq coalition, but allies are hesitant

    PARIS (Reuters) - The United States says it is "comfortable" it can forge an international coalition to fight Islamic State, but with Western and Middle Eastern allies hesitant, it risks finding itself out on a limb. President Barack Obama this week...
  • Libya fighters may be guilty of war crimes, rights group warns

    Libya fighters may be guilty of war crimes, rights group warns
    In the latest marker of Libya’s descent into chaos, a leading human rights group warned Monday that some battle tactics being employed by rival militias -- looting and burning, indiscriminate fire and the seizing of civilian captives -- amount to...
  • French comedian investigated for comments on James Foley killing

    PARIS (Reuters) - French authorities have opened an investigation into a controversial comedian who mocked the killing of U.S. journalist James Foley and showed footage of it in a video. Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala said that decapitation "symbolizes before...
  • Helicópteros bombardean arsenales de islamistas en Libia

    BENGASI Libia (Reuters) - Fuerzas del Gobierno y helicópteros pertenecientes a un general desertor libio han bombardeado arsenales de munición de supuestos extremistas islámicos en la ciudad de Bengasi, en el este del país, dijeron un comandante militar y...
  • Ignorance fuels the call for war

    Ignorance fuels the call for war
    The New York Times ran an unfair headline the other day: "Arab Nations Strike in Libya, Surprising U.S." It was unfair not because it was inaccurate but because the latter phrase suggested there was something noteworthy in our surprise. When it comes to...
  • Libyan armed faction takes over U.S. Embassy annex in Tripoli

    Libyan armed faction takes over U.S. Embassy annex in Tripoli
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, U.S. officials said on Sunday....
  • Gunmen seize government ministries as Libya spirals further into chaos

    Gunmen seize government ministries as Libya spirals further into chaos
    Armed militiamen have seized control of most Libyan government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the transitional government acknowledged early Monday, in the latest sign of a dramatic deterioration of Libya’s trappings of statehood. Energy-rich...
  • Algeria's In Amenas gas plant returning to normal after attack

    OSLO/ALGIERS (Reuters) - A major gas plant in Algeria where 40 employees were killed by Islamist militants last year is returning to normal operations following a big step up in security, one of the plant's operators said on Monday. Norway's Statoil...
  • Libyan parliament reappoints PM as government loses grip on ministries

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya's parliament reappointed Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Monday as the government lost control of ministries in the capital where armed groups have taken over and a separate parliament has claimed legitimacy. In...
  • Libyan government says has lost control of most Tripoli ministries

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Libya's government said it has lost control of most ministries and state institutions located in Tripoli after rival armed groups took over the capital. Last month, senior officials and the elected parliament moved to the remote eastern...
  • Seizure of assets from graft up, but little money returned

    WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Profiting from public corruption is getting a little more difficult as international officials improve their ability to seize stolen assets, a new study has found. About $20 billion to $40 billion leaves...
  • Congress expected to avoid vote on military action in Iraq, Syria

    Congress expected to avoid vote on military action in Iraq, Syria
    President Obama on Tuesday began a bid to convince congressional leaders — and the American people — of his strategy to defeat Islamic militants. But partisan divisions and political sensitivities in Congress make it unlikely lawmakers will...