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Libyan Human Rights commission slams eastern book seizures

By Jamie Prentis. Tunis, 28 January 2017: The National Human Rights Commission in Libya has called for urgent international action to stop the escalation against Libyan writers and intellectuals following the confiscation of books in Marj this week. It said the Islamic authorities of the Beida-based interim government had set a dangerous precedent with their actions. [...]

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Sirte brigade warns of takeover plans by extremists

By Moutaz Ali. Tripoli, 17 January 2017: Sirte’s one and only brigade, No 604, which has been part of the Misrata-led Bunyan Marsous forces, has accused the Muslim Brotherhood, Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) and the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) of trying to retake the town.

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Sirte brigade warns of renewed attempts by extremists to take over town

By Moutaz Ali. Tripoli, 17 January 2017: Sirte’s one and only brigade, No 604, which has been part of the Misrata-led Bunyan Marsous forces, has accused the Muslim Brotherhood, Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) and the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) of trying to retake the town.

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Suicide bombing kills soldiers in Yemen, claimed by Islamic State

ADEN (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 49 soldiers gathered to receive their monthly pay in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Sunday, officials said, as Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Suicide bomber kills 43 soldiers in Yemen’s Aden: officials

ADEN (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 43 soldiers in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Sunday, officials there said, a week after an attack by the militant Islamic State group killed 50 troops nearby.

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Suicide bomber kills at least 30 soldiers in Yemen’s Aden: officials

ADEN (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 30 soldiers in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Sunday, officials there said, a week after an attack by the militant Islamic State group killed 50 troops nearby.

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Suicide bomber kills at least 30 soldiers in Yemen’s Aden – officials

ADEN (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 30 soldiers in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Sunday, officials there said, a week after an attack by the militant Islamic State group killed 50 troops nearby.

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Suicide bomber kills at least 10 soldiers in Yemen’s Aden: officials

DUBAI (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 10 soldiers in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Sunday, officials there said, a week after an attack by the Islamic State group killed 50 troops in the city.

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U.S.-led strikes destroy tanks, air defenses near Syria’s Palmyra

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State said on Friday it destroyed 14 tanks, an air defense artillery system and other weaponry near the Syrian city of Palmrya after Islamic State seized the city from Syrian and Russian forces this month.

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Russia conducting operation in Samara linked to Islamic State threat: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian security services are conducting a special anti-terrorist operation after receiving information about a possible threat from Islamic State militants in the city of Samara, the RIA news agency reported on Thursday.

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