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Americans leave Tripoli, first time since Moammar Gadhafi

American embassy staff left Tripoli on July 26 and traveled overland to neighboring Tunisia. Embassy operations in Tripoli will be suspended until the security situation improves, it said. Tripoli has been embroiled for weeks in inter-militia violence that has killed … Continue reading

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Libyan Army Commander caught in firefight at Tripoli Airport

Libya’s military said December 11 that ex-rebels have tried for a second time to assassinate the country’s new army commander, as the two groups clashed near the capital’s airport. The rebels denied the claim. Fighters from the western mountain town … Continue reading

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