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The Benghazi link to Tunisia's assassinations
Suspect in killing of two leftist Tunisian politicians was arrested, then released, in US embassy attack.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2013 16:50 GMT
Ansar al-Sharia blamed for Tunisia killings
Prime minister says hardline Salafist movement was behind murder of politicians Chokri Belaid and Mohamed Brahmi.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 16:12 GMT
Tunisia bans Salafist group's meeting
Interior ministry says annual congress would be in violation of law and represents threat to public order.
Last updated: 18 May 2013 12:45 GMT
The perils of identity politics in Tunisia
The outcome of the Tunisian revolution still hangs in the balance.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2013 16:15 GMT
Armed men killed in US drone strike in Yemen
At least five suspected al-Qaeda-linked fighters killed in apparent drone attack on vehicles in Shabwa province.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2012 16:27 GMT
Libyans lament their missing army
Many blame politicians for funnelling money to paramilitary groups at the expense of creating an army and police force.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2012 14:56 GMT
Libyans asked to call off anti-militia rally
Tripoli imam asks worshipers to avoid planned street protests, as pro-Salafist marchers throw grenades in Benghazi.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2012 21:28 GMT
Disbanding Libya's militias
Can Libya's government reign in the band of armed militias that have been holding the nation's security to ransom?
Last updated: 24 Sep 2012 13:14 GMT
Libyans rise up against militias' dominance
Benghazi civilans take action, arguing government failed to rein in ultra-conservative groups such as Ansar al-Sharia.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2012 10:58 GMT
Libyan forces raid militia outposts
Libya's newly-elected president says all militias must come under government authority or disband.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 23:08 GMT
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