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Violence in Burundi, Media Locked Down

Paris Calls For Immediate Release of French, British Journalists Arrested In Burundi

Jan 29, 2016 09:28 AM EST

Two well-respected foreign journalists were among 17 people arrested in a military operation in Burundi late this week. The French government is demanding their immediate release.


Somalia And North Korea Tied For World's Most Corrupt Countries

Jan 28, 2016 02:39 PM EST

In a survey that includes 168 countries, experts rated Somalia and North Korea as the nations perceived to be the most corrupt.

Syrian passport

ISIS Has Established Fake Passport Industry, Says French Official

Jan 26, 2016 12:06 PM EST

The Islamic State group has seized blank passports in Syria, Iraq and Libya and set up an entire industry, according to French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.

Libya Army Academy

60 Officers Killed, 200 Wounded In Libya Suicide Truck Bombing

Jan 07, 2016 11:45 AM EST

At least 60 police officers were killed when a suicide bomber crashed into an academy used to train recruits.

Rand Paul and Hillary Clinton

Rand Paul: Hillary Clinton Most Likely Candidate To Take Us Back To War

Jan 03, 2016 02:51 PM EST

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul said he doesn't believe in giving foreign aid to extremists, as President Obama and Hillary Clinton do.

Libya Peace Talks

Rival Libyan Parliaments Set To Sign UN-Brokered Peace Deal On Dec. 16

Dec 14, 2015 09:39 AM EST

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry backed the UN-negotiated national unity plan, saying that we cannot allow the status quo in Libya to continue.

Abu Nabil

Islamic State: U.S. Military Confirms Death Of Terrorist Leader In Libya

Dec 09, 2015 08:18 AM EST

The Pentagon has confirmed the deaths of two prominent terrorist leaders from airstrikes in the past week.

Libyan Helicopter Shot Down

Libyan Helicopter Shot Down: Tripoli Government Members Killed, Rival Government To Blame?

Oct 28, 2015 05:45 AM EDT

An attack that claimed the lives of more than a dozen members of Libya's Tripoli government has triggered renewed tensions and conflict in the embattled nation.

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton Grilled For 11 Hours On Benghazi Security (WATCH!)

Oct 23, 2015 03:33 AM EDT

A few damning revelations emerged and partisan bickering often erupted, though in the end, no career-ending smoking gun seems to have been found.

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton Benghazi Testimony: Lied About Cause Of Terrorist Attack, Showed Lack Of Interest In Libya, According To House Committee (WATCH)

Oct 22, 2015 03:37 PM EDT

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified Thursday before the House Benghazi Committee about the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attacks in Libya.

Hillary Clinton

State Department Delivers Ambassador Chris Stevens' Benghazi Emails Two Days Before Clinton Testimony

Oct 21, 2015 11:41 AM EDT

Clinton is scheduled to testify to the committee on Thursday about her failure to provide adequate security for Stevens leading up to the onslaught.

Trey Gowdy

Trey Gowdy: Benghazi Investigator Tells GOP To 'Shut Up' About Probe

Oct 19, 2015 04:36 PM EDT

"Shut up talking about things that you don't know anything about. And unless you're on the committee, you have no idea what we have done, why we have done it and what new facts we have found," Gowdy told his Republican colleagues.

Abdullah Al-Senussi

Lockerbie Suspects Identified: Includes Gaddafi Spy Chief, Tripoli Authorities Confirm

Oct 16, 2015 10:18 AM EDT

Tripoli authorities have released the names of the suspects believed to have acted along with Abdelbaset al-Megrahi in the Lockerbie bombing, one of whom was Muammar Gadaffi's brother-in-law.

Lockerbie Bombing

Lockerbie Plane Bombing Suspects ID'd: 2 Libyans Under Suspicion

Oct 15, 2015 12:36 PM EDT

Nearly 30 years later, two suspects for the Lockerbie plane bombing that killed 270 people have been identified.

U.N. Envoy

U.N. Announces National Unity Government In Libya, Fayez Saraj Will Be New Prime Minister

Oct 09, 2015 08:52 AM EDT

Fayez Saraj, a 55-year-old member of the Tripoli-based government, will be new prime minister, the U.N. envoy said.

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