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A Victory Over the Islamic State in Libya

The Islamic State has been kicked out of Derna -- by another group of extremists. What's next for the beleaguered Libyan city?

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Islamic State Social Policies Aren’t Exactly a Hit With Libyans

Why Libyans under Islamic State rule aren't taking to child brides and gender segregation.

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Fortress Europe Shouldn’t Point Its Guns at Libya

Proposed plans for an EU military intervention to stop people smugglers in Libya aren't just cruel -- they're dangerous.

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Film Depicting Prophet Mohammed That Sparked 2012 Riots Can Go Back Online

A federal court ruled Google can post a video that caused anti-U.S. riots in 2012. Whether the tech giant does remains to be seen.

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Libya to Europe: Please Don’t Come to Our Rescue

Libya's U.N. envoy expresses skepticism over European plans to fight migrant smugglers in Libyan territory, saying it will cause more trouble than it's worth.

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The View From Libya, Ground Zero in the Migrant Crisis

An epidemic of human smuggling is adding to the woes of a country that already has more problems than it can handle.

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