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Death toll rises to 130 as heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi continues
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Death toll rises to 130 as heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi continues

As the war continues in Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, at least 130 have been killed in the past 10 days. Heavy fighting flared on Sunday between Libya's army and Islamist militias.

Libya: Militants in Benghazi may have kidnapped 25 missing soldiers
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Libya: Militants in Benghazi may have kidnapped 25 missing soldiers

The army special forces have allied themselves with troops of former Gaddafi-era general Khalifa Haftar who has declared war on Islamists in Libya.

Libya: Govt loses control of ministries in face of rebel onslaught
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Libya: Govt loses control of ministries in face of rebel onslaught

Libya is descending into anarchy as former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed uprising in 2011 have turned their guns on each other as they seek to set the country's political agenda and control its vast oil reserves.

Tripoli airport terminal destroyed after war planes strike Libya
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Tripoli airport terminal destroyed after war planes strike Libya

Tripoli residents heard jets followed by explosions at dawn but more details on the latest fighting in Libya were not immediately available.

Libya: Militants capture key army base in Benghazi as fighting escalates
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Libya: Militants capture key army base in Benghazi as fighting escalates

An Islamist and jihadist alliance announced the capture of the main military base in Benghazi, Libya in a statement which was confirmed by an army official.

Stay away or face worse conflict than Iraq: Libyan Islamists to US
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Stay away or face worse conflict than Iraq: Libyan Islamists to US

"We remind America, if they intervene, of their defeats in Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia, because they would face in Libya something much worse," he said in a statement.

Libyan assembly votes to follow Islamic law
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Libyan assembly votes to follow Islamic law

Libya's national assembly voted on Wednesday to make Islamic law, or sharia, the source of all legislation, in an apparent bid by moderate Islamists to outflank ultra-conservative militants who have been gaining influence.

Libya: Clashes in Benghazi kill 5, say officials
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Libya: Clashes in Benghazi kill 5, say officials

Libyan officials say clashes in the eastern city of Benghazi have killed five people and wounded 17.

'18 militants killed by Yemeni troops'
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'18 militants killed by Yemeni troops'

More than 200 people have been killed since government forces stepped up attacks on the militants whom it accused of assaulting a military camp near Lawdar last week.