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Three dead in suicide attack in Libya

Suicide attackers storm Libyan foreign ministry in Tripoli, killing at least three. ISIS claims responsibility.

Three dead in suicide attack in Libya

Benghazi report: Surprise allies, security snafus

Sacrificed for politics: 4 Americans die as State Department worries about offending Libya. The rest rescued by Qhaddafi supporters.

Benghazi report revealed: Surprise allies, security snafus

Report: Israeli Drone Crashes in Lebanon

For second time in 3 weeks, Lebanese military says an IAF drone conducting an unknown mission crashed in the state, this time off Tripoli.

Report: Israeli Drone Crashes in Lebanon

Car Bomb in Tripoli, Libya

Blasts followed a series of car bombs, mainly in towns under the control of the internationally recognized government

Car Bomb in Tripoli, Libya

Libyan Islamists Take a Dip in US Embassy Pool

Video appears to show scores of Islamist militants clowning around after taking over US embassy compound in Tripoli.

Watch: Libyan Islamists Take a Dip in US Embassy Swimming Pool

220 Wounded, Dead as Libyan Civil War Rages

Fighting in Tripoli leaves hundreds without electricity, safe cover; Libya reportedly descending into anarchy.

220 Wounded, Dead as Libyan Civil War Rages in Tripoli

String of Killings in Tripoli: 5 Dead in 2 Days

Sectarian clashes continue in northern Lebanon as spillover from the Syrian Civil War snowballs.

String of Killings in Tripoli Leaves Five Dead in Two Days

Egypt Evacuates Diplomatic Missions in Libya

Egypt evacuates embassy in Tripoli and consulate in Benghazi after kidnappers seized four Egyptian diplomats.

Egypt Evacuates Diplomatic Missions in Libya

'Hezbollah Paying $25K to Keep Families Quiet'

Source claims Iranian-backed Shia terrorist group paying families of fighters killed in Syria to conceal cause of relatives' deaths.

'Hezbollah Paying $25K per Dead Fighter to Keep Families Quiet'

Lebanon: Sectarian Clashes Kill 10 in Tripoli

Fighting between Alawite supporters and Sunni opponents of the Assad regime in neighboring Syria claims more victims in divided city.

Lebanon: Sectarian Clashes Kill 10 in Tripoli

Libyan Militias Surrender Tripoli Bases

Following deadly clashes last weekend Libyan militias surrender Tripoli bases to military, possible signs of violence toning down.

Libyan Militias Surrender Tripoli Bases

Libyan MP Had Grenade in Her Bag as 'Self Defense'

Fiasco at Tripoli city hall as guards find grenade in MP's handbag; underscores sense of insecurity, turmoil in post-revolution Libya.

Libyan MP Carried Hand Grenade in Her Handbag 'For Self Defense'

US to Train Libyan Forces, Militias Ravage Tripoli

US official announces plans to train thousands of security forces, as local council calls on Misrata militias to leave Tripoli.

US to Train Libyan Forces As Militias Ravage Tripoli

Gunmen Kidnap Libya's Deputy Intelligence Chief

Libya's deputy intelligence chief, Mustafa Nuh, abducted in Tripoli as violence continues to rage in Libya's capital.

Gunmen Kidnap Libya's Deputy Intelligence Chief

Libya Reels as Tripoli Violence Continues

Clashes between rival militias continue, after fighting on Friday left more than 40 dead.

Libya Reels as Tripoli Violence Continues

Libya: 48 Dead in Militia Shooting

At least 48 Libyan demonstrators killed as militia fires at a rally demanding it to abandon a place it occupies in Tripoli.

Libya: 48 Dead in Militia Shooting

Anti-Aircraft Weapons Used in Libyan Capital

Anti-aircraft gunfire and grenade blasts erupt in several parts of Tripoli, as rival militias battle one another.

Anti-Aircraft Weapons Used in Libyan Capital

Sectarian Fighting is Child's Play in Lebanon

YouTube clip showing small boy firing a rifle during sectarian clashes in Tripoli goes viral.

Sectarian Fighting is Child's Play in Lebanonplayer

Lebanon: Gun Battles Amid Warning of 'Civil War'

Death toll in northern Lebanese city of Tripoli continues to rise after four days of fighting. Saudi prince warns Hezbollah of "civil war."

Lebanon: Gun Battles Kill Five Amid Warnings of 'Civil War'

Gunmen Target Russian Embassy in Libya

Unknown gunmen attacked the Russian embassy in Tripoli. No injuries were reported.

Gunmen Target Russian Embassy in Libya

Car Bomb Hits French Libya Embassy

Bomb at Tripoli wounds two French guards and causes major damage.

Car Bomb Hits French Libya Embassy

U.S. Evacuates Diplomatic Staff from Libya

United States evacuates most of its diplomatic staff from Libya and takes Tripoli embassy down to emergency staffing.

U.S. Evacuates Diplomatic Staff from Libya

Multiple Terror in Libyan Capital

Two people are dead and at least three others wounded following multiple car bombings in the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Sunday.

Multiple Terror Attacks in Libyan Capital

Lockerbie Bomber is Dead

The terrorist convicted for the bombing of Pam Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, that killed 270 passengers in 1988, is dead.

Lockerbie Bomber is Dead

Israel Watches Syrian Factions Battle in Lebanon

Israeli defense personnel are watching closely as Syrian gunmen begin to carry their battle into Lebanese territory.

Israel Watches Syrian Factions Battle in Lebanon

Qaddafi's Daughter Starts Trouble from Algeria

The daughter of Muammar Qaddafi is carrying on her father's struggle against the rebel forces who toppled him from power in Libya.

Qaddafi's Daughter Starts Trouble from Algeria

Libya's NTC Says 'Final Assault' on Sirte

Libyan rebels say they are launching their "final assault" on Sirte, hometown of former dictator Muammar Qaddafi. But it's not over yet.

Libyan Rebels Launch 'Final Assault' on Qaddafi's Hometown

Rebel Fighters Raise Ire, Concern in Tripoli

As Libya's new leaders appoint a new cabinet to rule the country, its fighters in Tripoli have raised concerns for the future.

Rebel Fighters Raise Ire, Concern in Tripoli

Libya's New Rulers Hate Jews Too?

A Libyan Jew returned from exile, believing he was safe to restore Tripoli's main synagogue. He discovered he was mistaken.

Libya's New Rulers Hate Jews Too?

Mass Grave Discovered in Tripoli

Libyans discovered a mass grave Sunday near the Abu Salim prison in the capital of Tripoli.

Mass Grave Discovered in Tripoli

Qaddafi's Family Arrives in Algeria

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi's wife Safiya, his daughter Aisha, two sons and their children have all arrived in Algeria.

Qaddafi's Wife, 3 Children, Grandchildren Arrive in Algeria

Al Qaeda Bombs Algeria for Supporting Qaddafi

Al Qaeda claims responsibility for a suicide bombing at a military academy meant to punish Algerian support for Qaddafi.

Al Qaeda Bombs Algeria for Supporting Qaddafi

Tripoli Taken, Rebels Head for Qaddafi's Home

Libyan rebels are heading for the hometown of former dictator Muammar Qaddafi after capturing the capital, Tripoli.

Tripoli Taken, Rebels Head for Qaddafi's Hometown

Amnesty Accuses Qaddafi, Rebels of Violations

New Amnesty International report finds that both Qaddafi's forces as well as rebel forces have abused prisoners.

Amnesty Accuses Qaddafi, Rebels of Human Rights Violations

Qaddafi Escapes Compound Seizure, Remains At

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi is still alive, escaping the seizure of his compound by rebel forces and vowing to continue to fight.

Qaddafi Escapes Compound Seizure, Vows to Crush Uprising

Libya: Rebels Capture Pro-Qaddafi District

The rebels have captured the pro-Qaddafi Abu Salim neighborhood of Tripoli, but the Libyan leader is still nowhere in sight.

Libya: Rebels Capture Pro-Qaddafi District in Tripoli

Rebels Overrun Qaddafi Compound

Muammar Qaddafi's whereabouts are unknown as rebels overrun his compound

Rebels Overrun Qaddafi Compound

Fierce Fighting at Qaddafi Compound

As rebels prepare to assault Qaddafi's compound in Tripoli its clear the strongman plans to exact his price in blood and headlines.

Fierce Fighting at Qaddafi Compoundplayer

Qaddafi’s Son Seen in Tripoli

Despite earlier reports of his arrest, Saif al-Islam Qaddafi was seen in a Tripoli hotel and talked to reporters.

Qaddafi’s Son Seen in Tripoli

'Libya's Future in the Hands of its People'

President Obama makes a statement after the fall of Tripoli. "The Qaddafi regime is coming to an end."

Obama: Libya's Future is in the Hands of its People