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27 dead in twin car bomb explosions in Libyan city of Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Twin car bombs exploded as people left a mosque in a residential area of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday night, killing 27 and wounding over 30 in an attack timed to cause mass casualties among first responders, officials said. 217 more words


As chaos grows in Libya, Moammar Gadhafi's son plans a political comeback

The fugitive son and onetime heir apparent of Libya’s late Moammar Gadhafi is planning a comeback.

Seif al-Islam “decided to run in presidential elections and I see a big chance for him because all the big tribes are supporting him,” said Abdel Majeed al-Mansouri, who headed Libya’s economic development board before 2011 and was close to him. 894 more words


U.S. war game scenario has Canadian, American forces bogged down in messy African war

An al-Qaida bomb destroys the Canadian embassy in Mauritania, killing the ambassador and all his staff.

The same day, al-Qaida’s African affiliate attacks the Lincoln Tunnel in New York City, using massive truck bombs to kill more than 400 people. 703 more words


Libya recovers remains of 21 beheaded Coptic Christians

“Islamic State” militants reportedly carried out the execution-style killings in early 2015. A detained IS militant who witnessed the mass murder clued in authorities to the site. 385 more words

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Where are ex-Libyan dictator Gadhafi's missing billions? New UN report offers clues

A new United Nations report is shedding light on the disappearance of billions of dollars that vanished following the violent death of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi… 583 more words