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Islamist Militants Seize Libyan Army Base in Benghazi

After days of fighting, Islamist groups in Libya have seized the headquarters of the Libyan special forces in the eastern city of Benghazi. An Islamist and jihadist alliance called the Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council announced the capture of the main military base in the eastern city in a statement Wednesday.  A Libyan army official has also confirmed the takeover. Ansar al-Sharia, which Washington has listed as a terrorist organization, is part of the fighting...

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