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  • Gunmen abduct Jordanian ambassador in Libya 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:02 am
  • TRIPOLI, Libya - Masked gunmen abducted the Jordanian ambassador in the Libyan capital early Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a wave of abductions in the North African nation still plagued by lawlessness more than two years after the ouster of dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

  • In Libya, politicians in fear of powerful militias 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 2:49 am
  • TRIPOLI, Libya - In a humiliating video, Libya's top politician - the head of parliament - is seen begging with a militia commander, trying to explain to him why he was caught with two women in his residence and insisting nothing scandalous was going on.

  • Norway's Stoltenberg appointed as new NATO chief 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 1:46 pm
  • BRUSSELS - Former Norwegian Premier Jens Stoltenberg will take over as NATO chief starting in October, the second Scandinavian in a row to lead the military alliance.

  • Libya's guns free-for-all fuels region's turmoil 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 3:47 am
  • TRIPOLI, Libya - At the heart of the Libyan capital, the open-air Fish Market was once a place where residents went to buy everything from meat and seafood to clothes and pets. Now it's Tripoli's biggest arms market, with tables displaying pistols and assault rifles. Ask a vendor, and he can pull out bigger machine guns to sell for thousands of dollars.

  • Libya tanker seized by US Navy SEALs forces 
    Updated: Mar-17-14 2:39 pm
  • TRIPOLI, Libya - U.S. Navy SEALs seized an oil tanker off the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, stopping an attempt by a Libyan militia to sell the shipload of crude in defiance of the Libyan government. Supporters of the militia, which calls for autonomy for the eastern half of Libya, vowed Monday to try again to export oil again from the ports they control.