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By P. J. Tobia
On his Shortwave podcast this week, P.J. Tobia reports on the story of one Libyan family, how they suffered under Muammar Qaddafi’s regime, and how after he was captured and killed, things got much, much worse.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Nearly two years after it was created, the House Benghazi Committee is plowing ahead — interviewing witnesses, reviewing documents and promising a final report "before summer" that is certain to have repercussions for Democrat Hillary Clinton's bid for…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will disclose how many people have been killed by U.S. drones and counterterrorism strikes since 2009, the White House said Monday, lifting one element of secrecy shrouding the controversial counterterrorism program.
By Deb Riechmann and Robert Burns, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — In his handwritten will, al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden claimed he had about $29 million in personal wealth — the bulk of which he wanted to be used "on jihad, for the sake of Allah."…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — American warplanes struck multiple targets in Libya overnight, hitting an Islamic State training camp and a senior extremist leader, U.S. defense officials said Friday.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, as the Islamic State threat in that region continues to grow.
By PBS NewsHour
While Iraq and Syria have been the focus of the coalition fighting the Islamic State, Libya has become a new hotspot for the militant group. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports on how American officials are responding, and Judy…
In our news wrap Thursday, at least 47 people were killed and more than 100 wounded in Libya by a truck bomb targeting a police training center with hundreds of recruits. Also, dozens of Saudi airstrikes hit targets in Yemen's…
Governments from Europe, Africa and the Middle East are calling for all sides in Libya's four-year civil war to agree to a ceasefire. Delegations from 17 countries discussed a UN plan to create a national unity government within 40 days.
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