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US, France propose UN sanctions on 15 foreign Islamist fighters




Extremist threat hangs over key Tunisia elections




The Islamic State's global reach




Libya Jihadists Urge Islamist Unity as Lawmakers Fight Back




Morocco ramps up counter-terror fight




Benghazi's many faces




Libya crumbles as the United States looks the other way




Libya's Wissam Bin Hamid: From mechanic to warlord




Tunisia Fears Attacks by Citizens Flocking to Jihad




ISIS woos Ansar al Sharia in Libya




Ansar al Sharia ally a key figure in Benghazi security failures

Wissam Bin Hamid met with US officials in Benghazi to discuss security two days before the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack. In recent days, he has been pictured leading Ansar al Sharia and allied forces as they overran a Libyan special forces base.


Ansar al Sharia, allies seize Libyan special forces base in Benghazi

Ansar al Sharia and its allies have captured a key Libyan special forces base in the city of Benghazi. The base fell after days of heavy fighting and Ansar al Sharia is celebrating the spoils of its victory on its official Twitter page.


Libya violence ramps up as foreigners instructed to flee




Belmokhtar plots new attacks from Libya base




Benghazi suspect has 'extensive contacts' with jihadist leaders in Libya

In a court filing earlier this week, the US government argued that the only suspect in custody for the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya should remain in pretrial detention. Prosecutors cited his "extensive contacts" with senior members of other jihadist organizations and plans for additional attacks as reasons to keep him behind bars as he awaits trial.


Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb calls for reconciliation between jihadist groups

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has issued a statement praising the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham's (ISIS) gains in Iraq and calling for reconciliation between jihadist groups in Syria. The statement was authored prior to the ISIS declaring that it ruled over a caliphate and rebranding itself the "Islamic State."


Benghazi attack suspect has been talking to US interrogators: officials




Benghazi attack suspect 'compliant but not cooperative' in federal custody




Islamist attacks mar Libya vote




Libya legislature moves to tense Benghazi


 
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