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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
Libya moves to dissolve rogue militias
Two groups in eastern city of Derna announce they will lay down arms, as Tripoli bans all non-state-sanctioned militias.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 18:31 GMT
Deaths in US drone strike in Yemen
At least eight killed, including five suspected al-Qaeda fighters, in strike near town of Radaa, in southern Yemen.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2012 20:12 GMT
Mali: Counter-terrorism and the benefits of doing nothing
The best course open to the US, lest Mali become the next Yemen, might well be to continue to watch, wait - do nothing.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2012 09:48 GMT
Obama's 'kill list'
Short-term counterterrorism efforts undermine the United States' long-term goals: to prevent safe havens for terrorists.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2012 11:07 GMT
Al-Qaeda fighters clash with Yemeni troops
At least seven deaths reported in fighting in town southeast of Sanaa, as army offensive continues further south.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 10:57 GMT
Yemeni soldiers killed in suicide blast
At least four die as bomber detonates vehicle laden with explosives near a checkpoint south of the country.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 02:30 GMT
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