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Libyan Civil War (2011)

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  • Father of James Foley: 'We know Jimmy's free. He's finally free'

    The parents of slain journalist James Foley begged President Obama on Wednesday to do everything in his power to save the other journalists who have been abducted by Islamic State, and pleaded with their son’s executioners to release the other...
  • Libyan militants seize Benghazi special forces base

    Libyan militants seize Benghazi special forces base
    Islamist militants took control of the biggest special forces base in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle that killed 30 people, a special forces officer said. Soldiers abandoned their base after heavy shelling, according to Saiqa...
  • Gunfire, political chaos in Libya with attack on parliament

    Militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked Libya’s parliament building Sunday, state media said, in a new challenge to the authority of the North African nation’s weak central government. The group later reportedly declared it had...
  • U.S. coming under fire from Mideast allies, who see retrenchment

    U.S. coming under fire from Mideast allies, who see retrenchment
    WASHINGTON — Five years after President Obama vowed to expand U.S. relations with the Arab world and the broader Middle East, his administration is under fire from allies worried that the United States is scaling back its historic role as a power...
  • Tribeca 2014: Marshall Curry, 'Zero Motivation' take top prizes

    Tribeca 2014: Marshall Curry, 'Zero Motivation' take top prizes
    NEW YORK -- A feature about Israeli female soldiers and a documentary about an American fighting in Libya took top jury prizes at the Tribeca Film Festival Thursday night. “Zero Motivation,” Talya Lavie’s Hebrew-language look at a...
  • Letters: Nevada range war

    Letters: Nevada range war
    Re "BLM relents after standoff," April 13 Relenting to the demands of the armed supporters of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who has his cattle graze on public land but refuses to pay the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, sends a dangerous message: that...
  • A Dozen Non-Fiction Films Preem at Tribeca as Doc Community Embraces Fest

    Documentaries "Street Fight," "Jesus Camp," "Which Way Home" and "Taxi to the Dark Side" have two things in common: Oscar nominations (which "Taxi" would go on to win) and world premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival. It's no secret the majority of...
  • Ex-Defense Secretary Robert Gates has harsh words for Obama and Biden

    WASHINGTON — President Obama became progressively more pessimistic about prospects for a successful ending to the war in Afghanistan, goaded by inexperienced White House advisors and a dislike of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, according to his...
  • 'Lone Survivor' cinematographer Tobias Schliessler aims for truth

    For director of photography Tobias Schliessler, shooting the gritty war drama "Lone Survivor" brought plenty of complex challenges, including pulling off treacherous stunts, dealing with rugged terrain and orchestrating as many as five cameras at once....
  • New NATO head selected; former Norway PM boosted his defense budget

    New NATO head selected; former Norway PM boosted his defense budget
    LONDON – NATO named a new leader Friday, tapping a former Norwegian prime minister as it seeks to shore up the alliance amid fears of a new Russian expansionism. Jens Stoltenberg will take the reins from current NATO Secretary General Anders...
  • U.S. Navy SEALs seize fugitive oil tanker

    U.S. Navy SEALs seize fugitive oil tanker
    CAIRO — U.S. Navy SEALs seized control of an oil tanker that had illegally taken on a cargo of crude oil peddled by rebels in Libya who had earlier captured key oil ports, the U.S. military announced early Monday. The seaborne raid, staged off...