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  • 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...
  • In Libya, Islamist rebels claim control of Benghazi

    In Libya, Islamist rebels claim control of Benghazi
    Islamist militias said they had taken control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, on Thursday, declaring it "an Islamic emirate." The announcement comes a day after the militant group Ansar al Sharia defeated government troops fighting alongside...
  • Countries move to evacuate citizens as Libya fighting escalates

    CAIRO More countries moved to evacuate their citizens Thursday from Libya where the fighting between rival militias was escalating. The Libyan Health Ministry said that 179 people were killed in clashes in the capital Tripoli and the flashpoint eastern...
  • Foreign diplomats, workers flee Libyan chaos by thousands

    Foreign diplomats, workers flee Libyan chaos by thousands
    The flight of foreign workers and diplomats from Libya accelerated Thursday, with thousands ordered home by their native countries as fighting consumed major cities and the Tripoli airport. Clashes between Islamist gangs and fractured government...
  • Obama and the road not taken

    The Obama administration often denies any responsibility for the current global chaos or claims that it erupted spontaneously. Yet most of the mess was caused by, or made worse by, growing U.S. indifference and paralysis. Over the last five and a half...
  • US evacuates embassy in Libya

    WASHINGTON With Libya its most violent since its 2011 uprising, the United States drove its embassy staff and military personnel Saturday to neighboring Tunisia with U.S. military escorts flying overhead. The decision to remove the 158 Americans from the...
  • At least 21 Egypt soldiers slain in attack at checkpoint near Libya

    At least 21 Egyptian soldiers were killed and four others injured in an assault Saturday on a border patrol checkpoint in the western desert, the army's official spokesman announced. The attack was the second to target the same military checkpoint in...
  • Choques sumen a Libia en caos, cohete causa incendio en depósito combustible Trípoli

    TRÍPOLI (Reuters) - Un enorme depósito de combustible se incendiaba el lunes de forma incontrolada en la capital de Libia, en medio de fuertes enfrentamientos entre milicias rivales que han sumido al país en un caos a tres años de la rebelión que...
  • In 'The New Arabs,' millennials are key to remade Middle East

    In 'The New Arabs,' millennials are key to remade Middle East
    It's winter 2011, and I am living in Istanbul. I wander old streets in Turkey's cultural capital, past thousand-year-old mosques that were once churches, trying to understand the place that has become my home. Streets day and night are thronged by young...
  • Fred Hiatt: Obama's foreign policy reveals the effects of disengagement

    Fred Hiatt: Obama's foreign policy reveals the effects of disengagement
    A stunning unfolding of international crises, from Iraq to Ukraine to Syria to Gaza, has prompted some less-than-edifying Washington debate: It's all President Obama's fault. No, it's not his fault at all. It would be a pity if partisan fervor kept us...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Putin's missing chance to escape a losing war

    Leonid Bershidsky: Putin's missing chance to escape a losing war
    President Vladimir Putin is missing a golden opportunity by not disowning the pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. Instead, as pro-Putin media and social network trolls invent increasingly fantastical versions of the downing of Malaysia Airlines...
  • Obama needs to work on his foreign policy, not his golf game

    Nero fiddled while Rome burned. On Saturday, President Obama played golf while his foreign policy, and that of the nation he leads, was going up in smoke. Literally. Saturday was the day the State Department ordered the evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in...