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France, Tunisia pledge to act against jihadists

France and Tunisia will cooperate in attempts to prevent citizens joining thousands of their nationals fighting alongside jihadist groups in Iraq and Syria, Paris` interior minister said Monday.

Dozens of Libyan troops killed in Benghazi attacks, clashes

At least 13 Libyan soldiers were killed and more than 70 wounded on Thursday in car bombings and clashes with Islamists around the airport in the restive eastern city of Benghazi, military sources said.

Libyan parliament takes refuge in ferry

Libya's embattled parliament took refuge in a Greek ferry after its members had to move to the eastern town of Tobruk to escape Islamist rebels, a British daily reported Tuesday.

Libya Islamists say they shot down jet of rival forces

Libyan jihadists said on Saturday they downed a plane belonging to forces of a rogue general, but a source close to the officer said it crashed because of a technical fault.

6 killed in mystery airstrikes in Libyan capital

Airstrikes launched by an unknown party targeting Islamist-led militias in Libya`s capital killed six people on Monday, authorities said, as the interim government vowed to investigate the strikes amid raging street battles.

Islamists mount `heaviest` assault on Libya airport

Islamist militia launched their heaviest assault so far on Libya`s main airport Sunday two days after a truce with the rival ex-rebels that control it collapsed, a security official said.

Libya seeks diplomatic training from India

A four-member Libyan delegation, which returned from India, has shown interest in technical assistance and capacity building projects as well as training of Libyan diplomats in India, the Indian embassy here said.

Former top aide to Gadhafi acquitted: Egypt

An Egyptian court has acquitted a top aide of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi of charges of attempted murder.

Libya PM calls his abduction a `coup` attempt

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan on Friday called his abduction for several hours the day before by former rebels as an attempted coup.

Seized Libyan PM a former rebel himself

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, seized by ex-rebels from a Tripoli hotel early on Thursday and later freed, was instrumental in bringing about the downfall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Tripoli suspect`s son says captors had Libyan accents

The son of a suspected Islamist militant seized in Tripoli said on Sunday his father had been snatched as he returned home from morning prayers by men with Libyan accents.

Head of Libyan army brigade killed in attack

A spokesperson for a Libyan national army brigade said that head of his unit had been killed and three soldiers wounded in an ambush en route to a southern city.

Libyan president says he survived attack

Libya`s interim president says he has survived an assassination attempt in an oasis city in the country`s southern deserts.

Libyan operation could last months: US officials

US` military action in Libya has bolstered rebels fighting Gaddafi`s forces.

Libyan claims rape by soldiers, is dragged away

A distraught Libyan woman stormed into a Tripoli hotel to tell foreign reporters that government troops raped her.

Rebels reinforce key Libyan oil port in east

US President Barack Obama said Muammar Gaddafi had "lost the legitimacy to lead."

Egyptians, Tunisians try to help Libyan neighbors

The Egyptian and Tunisian armies have set up field hospitals on both sides of the border.

Libyans might face international justice: France

France has been pushing for EU sanctions against Moammar Gadhafi`s regime.

Man sets off explosion at Italian Army barracks

A Libyan man set off an explosive device in front of an Army barracks in Milan, seriously injuring himself and causing light wounds to another man, Italian police and news reports said.