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  • ** FILE ** Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi gestures during a 2010 ceremony to mark the 40th anniversary of the evacuation of American military base personnel from Libya.

    Ghadafi's widow, 3 children go missing in Algeria

    Libyan officials have confirmed that the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi's wife and three of his children have gone missing from their Algerian home, where they had taken refuge.


  • Malian soldiers man a checkpoint at the northern entrance to Gao, Mali, on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. French soldiers on Wednesday recovered an enormous stash of explosives that authorities believe radical Islamic fighters were using to make bombs for attacks on northern Mali's largest city, a Malian military spokesman said. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

    Mali faces long-term threat, House panel is told

    French forces have quickly dislodged terrorist enclaves from the West African nation of Mali, but U.S. authorities "remain concerned about the continued presence of terrorist and extremists groups, including al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb," a high-ranking State Department official told Congress on Thursday.



  • **FILE** Libyan militias from towns throughout the country's west parade through Tripoli on Feb. 14, 2012. (Associated Press)

    France to host meeting on Libya security worries

    France will host a meeting next week to address growing concerns over the dire security situation in Libya, a French official said on Tuesday.


  • ** FILE ** A Libyan man checks out the interior of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after the attack.  (Associated Press)

    Benghazi, Libya, deteriorating into security nightmare

    Security in Benghazi, the eastern Libyan city where four Americans were killed Sept. 11 in a terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate, has decayed to the point where Westerners are fleeing, assassinations and kidnappings are rife and residents worry that U.S. drone strikes on jihadist targets are imminent.


  • ** FILE ** Libyan military guards check one of the burned-out buildings at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2012, during a visit by Libyan President Mohammed el-Megarif to express sympathy for the death of J. Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, and his colleagues in the Sept. 11 attack on the consulate. (Associated Press)

    Westerners warned to leave Benghazi

    Britain, Germany and the Netherlands urged their citizens Thursday to immediately leave the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi in response to what was described as an imminent threat against Westerners.


  • **FILE** A Libyan man sits Sept. 20, 2012, near a mural of Moammar Gadhafi in Benghazi, Libya. (Associated Press)

    Libyan diplomat turns down Foreign Ministry post

    The man nominated to serve as Libya’s foreign minister has declined to take the job, despite being cleared by a panel that investigated his links to late dictator Moammar Gadhafi.


  • **FILE** Libyan military guards inspect the burnt-out buildings at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, during a visit by Libyan President Mohammed el-Megaref to express sympathy for the death of American ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and his colleagues in the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the consulate. (Associated Press)

    U.S. knew for years of Benghazi extremism

    Senior State Department, defense and intelligence officials were well aware that Benghazi and its surrounding area harbored al Qaeda-linked extremists long before the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in the eastern Libyan city.


  • ** FILE ** In this Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, file photo, Libya's government spokesman Moussa Ibrahim speaks to the press at a hotel in Tripoli, Libya. Ibrahim was captured as he was trying to flee Bani Walid, according to the Libyan State News Agency on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, File)

    Libya: Gadhafi's former spokesman arrested

    The Libyan government on Saturday announced the capture of Moammar Gadhafi's ex-spokesman outside a besieged town, as the oil-rich North African nation marked the anniversary of the ousted dictator's death.


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