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Libya

Aug 31, 2014 — A YouTube video shows a large group of men occupying a building that the U.S. ambassador to Libya says appears to be the embassy's residential annex.
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Aug 25, 2014 — Days after Islamist militias captured Tripoli's airport, the outgoing Parliament picked a new Islamist-backed government. Neighboring Egypt says the development threatens the entire region.
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Jul 26, 2014 — The State Department says personnel are being moved to an alternate location amid an escalation of fighting among rival militant factions in the capital, Tripoli.
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Jul 21, 2014 — The fighting in the North African country is some of the worst since the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011.
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Jul 17, 2014 — Fighting worsened at the Tripoli airport and around the country. Libya's central government admitted it is too weak to protect infrastructure or control warring militia groups.
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Jul 16, 2014 — The Tripoli airport has become a battleground between rival groups. The United Nations pulled its personnel out of the country earlier this week due to concerns about violence around the country.
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Jul 8, 2014 — The assistant U.S. attorney says the government has begun sharing sensitive documents with defense attorneys. It's a bid to stop the clock on Ahmed Abu Khattala's request for a speedy trial.
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Jun 28, 2014 — Khattala made a brief appearance at a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C. He is facing charges in connection to the attacks that left four Americans dead.
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Jun 28, 2014 — Khalifa Hifter was one of Moammar Gadhafi's top generals who eventually fled to the U.S. Now he's back in Libya, a polarizing figure waging a harsh crackdown on Islamist militants.
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Mar 17, 2014 — The Morning Glory was seized earlier this month by three armed Libyans. A Pentagon statement said the SEALs took control of the vessel after an operation Sunday. No one was injured.
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