Libyan pro-government forces seize last western stronghold of eastern warlord

This post was originally published on this siteCAIRO — Forces of Libya’s U.N.-backed government seized control of the last remaining western stronghold of militia commander Khalifa

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Jailed for a video mocking Egypt’s president, director Shady Habash dies in custody

This post was originally published on this siteCAIRO — A young Egyptian video director, imprisoned without trial for making a music video that ridiculed Egypt’s president, died in a

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Former ruler Hosni Mubarak’s death elicits mixed emotions in Egypt

This post was originally published on this siteCAIRO — In his heart, Zeyad Salim remains convinced that Hosni Mubarak’s ignominious ouster in 2011 was richly deserved. Still, the

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Despite promises, flow of foreign arms continues to fuel Libya’s war

This post was originally published on this siteCAIRO — Three weeks after a summit in Berlin elicited promises from a handful of nations, including the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and

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As Libya’s international proxy war deepens, US joins effort to find path toward peace

This post was originally published on this siteBERLIN — When top American and European officials gather in Berlin for a one-day summit on Sunday, they will try to convince Libya’s

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Libyan cease-fire unravels as eastern warlord Hifter leaves Moscow without signing truce

This post was originally published on this siteCAIRO — A cease-fire agreement reached two days ago between warring Libyan factions appeared to unravel on Tuesday, as eastern commander

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Libya’s warring factions enter into fragile cease fire

This post was originally published on this siteCAIRO — Libya’s warring factions entered into a fragile cease fire Sunday, their first in nine months of conflict, but within hours both

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Algeria’s military chief dies, leaving political void

This post was originally published on this siteCAIRO — Lt. Gen. Ahmed Gaid Salah, Algeria’s military chief and a pivotal figure in the ouster of the country’s autocratic

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Algeria’s powerful military chief dies, leaving a political void at a turbulent time

This post was originally published on this siteCAIRO — Lt. Gen. Ahmed Gaid Salah, Algeria’s military chief and a pivotal figure in the ouster of the country’s autocratic

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Libya’s conflict increasingly fought by cheap, powerful drones

This post was originally published on this siteMISURATA, Libya — In the predawn darkness, the missile pummeled through the cement wall. It shattered the leg of a mother, burned the feet of

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