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Accused arms smuggler left Tunisia for Italy before museum attack: official

Accused arms smuggler left Tunisia for Italy before museum attack: official

A Moroccan man supplied arms for a March attack on Tunisia's Bardo Museum and then boarded a migrant boat for Italy, where he is now held, a Tunisian government official said on Friday. Tunisian authorities have not yet formally notified Italian prosecutors, who arrested 22-year-old Abdelmajid...

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Suicide car bomber kills two near Libya's Misrata: report

Suicide car bomber kills two near Libya's Misrata: report

A suicide bomber in a car blew himself up at a checkpoint near Libya's Misrata city on Thursday, killing two guards, state news agency LANA quoted a military source as saying. The attack was against forces from the port city whose troops are allied with a self-declared government...

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Gaddafi's home town falls to Islamic State in anarchic Libya

Gaddafi's home town falls to Islamic State in anarchic Libya

Standing guard at his frontline post, Libyan soldier Mohammed Abu Shager can see where Islamic State militants are holed up with their heavy weaponry less than a kilometer away. The militants have effectively taken over former dictator Muammar Gaddafi's home city of Sirte as...

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Tunisian govt: 60 citizens released in Libya, many remain

Tunisian govt: 60 citizens released in Libya, many remain

Tunisia's Foreign Ministry says 60 of its citizens have been released from detention in Libya, leaving more than 100 still under arrest. On Saturday, Tunisia's consul in Tripoli, Brahim Rezgui, said that 172 Tunisians had been arrested by authorities. Differing reasons have been given for...

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