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U.S. to Train Several Thousand Libyan Soldiers

(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is planning to train 5,000 to 8,000 Libyan soldiers in the continuing effort to improve security in the North African nation. ...

Gunmen Kill 15 Libyan Soldiers

(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Gunmen attacked a Libyan military post southeast of the capital Tripoli early Saturday, killing 15 soldiers, an official and Libya's state...

Libyan Militant Wanted by U.S. Nabbed in Tripoli

(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Relatives of a Libyan al-Qaida leader, wanted for his role in the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in East Africa, says the 49-year-old has...

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Photos: Gaddafi's Bizarre Fashion

Muammar Gaddafi cultivated a collection of bizarre ensembles. During four decades of ruthless rule, the "Brother Leader" likely didn't get much pushback from his...

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Top 15 Toppled Dictators

After 42 years in power in Libya, Muammar Gaddafi met his demise Oct. 20. TIME takes a look at other dictators who have been overthrown by their own people

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