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  • Tunisia closes border with Libya as unrest continues

    Tunisian authorities temporarily closed the country's border with Libya on Friday, stranding thousands of Egyptians eager to escape the expanding violence in Libya, Tunisia's state news agency reported.
  • Protesters in Libya's Benghazi march against militias

    Protesters in Libya's Benghazi march against militias
    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Two thousand people took to the streets of Benghazi on Friday to protest against Islamist militants and former rebel militias who have been fighting armed forces and taken over an important military base in the eastern Libyan...

    Tunisia guards fire in air to disperse crowds at Libya border

    RAS JDIR Tunisia (Reuters) - Tunisian guards shot into the air and fired tear gas on Friday to stop a group of Egyptians from storming across the border with Libya after fleeing violence in Tripoli, a Reuters reporter said. The Egyptians were fed up with...

    In Libya, Islamist rebels claim control of Benghazi

    Islamist militias said they had taken control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, on Thursday, declaring it "an Islamic emirate." The announcement comes a day after the militant group Ansar al Sharia defeated government troops fighting alongside...

    Town vs. town, faction vs. faction as Libya descends into 'hurricane'

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Booms of outgoing artillery shaking the ground, militia fighters from the remote Libyan mountain town of Zintan hunker down in the passenger terminal to defend Tripoli airport, the biggest prize in the capital. Across the city a few...