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U.S. Special Forces and airstrikes helped push the extremists from their stronghold of Sirte. But the aftermath has been painful and costly for its population.

  • Jan 8, 2018

The rebel Houthis are consolidating their grip, arresting hundreds of loyalists of former leader Ali Abdullah Saleh, and targeting any threats to their rule.

  • Jan 3, 2018

With a crackdown on smuggling, more migrants are being sold or abandoned in the desert.

  • Dec 31, 2017

Sabratha has played a central role in the migrant crisis that has divided Europe and in the abuse of African migrants. A struggle for power changed its image, for now at least.

  • Dec 28, 2017

Massacre highlights the vulnerability of communities trapped in a conflict between the militants and security forces.

  • Nov 27, 2017

The base is being built near Agadez, where leaders say the weak economy could help Islamist extremists recruit youths.

  • Nov 24, 2017

Factors including poverty and climate change drive villagers into the arms of militants.

  • Nov 20, 2017

The Libyan dictator was killed six years ago. Will Libyans welcome the return of his family and supporters?

  • Nov 13, 2017

More details emerged about the mysterious Oct. mission that ended in the deaths of four U.S. soldiers.

  • Nov 10, 2017

Last time I visited Yemen, it was hard to imagine that life could get harder in the Middle East’s poorest nation.

  • Aug 27, 2017
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