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  • Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in Libya pleads in video for his release

    Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in Libya pleads in video for his release
    A Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in neighboring Libya pleaded tearfully with his country’s president in an online video to negotiate with a militant group for his release.
  • Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped in Tripoli

    Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped in Tripoli
    Jordan's ambassador to Libya was abducted by armed assailants Tuesday while heading to his Tripoli office, the latest official taken hostage in the unstable North African country. Masked kidnappers opened fire on the vehicle in which Ambassador Fawaz...

    Libya remains in the grip of rivalrous rebel factions

    Libya remains in the grip of rivalrous rebel factions
    TRIPOLI, Libya — Dragging deeply on a cigarette and swirling his espresso dregs, the curly-haired young militiaman offered up a vivid account of the battles he and fellow rebels waged to bring down dictator Moammar Kadafi — days of blazing...

    Navy SEALs seize tanker in illegal sale of Libyan oil

    Navy SEALs seize tanker in illegal sale of Libyan oil
    CAIRO — Did a charismatic Libyan rebel chieftain with big ambitions overreach? Trying to put a $36-million cargo of crude oil on the black market was an extraordinarily bold move by Ibrahim Jathran, a militia commander whose fighters played a role...

    Abducted Egyptian diplomats freed in Libya

    Abducted Egyptian diplomats freed in Libya
    CAIRO -- Five Egyptian diplomats in Libya have been freed following their abduction at the hands of a Libyan militia group, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry said Monday, ending an episode that pointed up the weakness of Libya’s central government...