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  • Could Jim Webb mount credible challenge to Hillary Clinton?

    Could Jim Webb mount credible challenge to Hillary Clinton?
    Jim Webb could be Hillary Clinton's worst nightmare. The former one-term Virginia senator and Vietnam War veteran is making sounds about running for president as a Democrat. He was in Iowa last month; a New Hampshire trip may be in the offing, and he'...
  • U.N. envoy visits Libya to back elected parliament

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - A U.N. special envoy visited Libya's elected parliament in the eastern town of Tobruk on Monday in a show of support against a rival assembly set up by armed groups that seized the capital, Tripoli, last month. Bernardino...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • More than 250 migrants may have died in shipwreck off Libya

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - More than 250 migrants may have died when a boat sank a kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, a coastguard official said on Sunday. "We believe there are still more than 250 bodies trapped underwater," coastguard official...
  • The dangers of being a war correspondent

    The dangers of being a war correspondent
    John Thompson, who covered World War II for the Chicago Tribune, was part of a special breed of war correspondent: brave enough to parachute into battle in North Africa in 1942, foolish enough to do it without training, lucky enough to survive — and...
  • Over a hundred migrants missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A wooden boat carrying up to 200 migrants has sunk just one kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, the coast guard said on Saturday, and most passengers were feared drowned. The local coast guard said it had no boats of its own...
  • Tunisia, Egypt halt Libya flights over security fears

    TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI (Reuters) - Tunisia and Egypt's Cairo airport halted most flights to and from Libya on Thursday for security reasons, officials said, days after the Libyan government said unidentified war planes had attacked positions of armed groups...
  • Mother mourns U.S. journalist purportedly beheaded by Sunni militants

    (Reuters) - The mother of American journalist James Foley, who was purportedly beheaded by Islamic militants, said on Tuesday her son gave his life to expose the suffering of the Syrian people and she asked his kidnappers to release their other captives....