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A Libyan flag is seen outside an oil refinery in Zawiya on Sept. 23, 2011.

Outsiders’ Battle to Rebuild Libya Is Fueling the Civil War There

In competing for lucrative reconstruction contracts, China, Italy, France, Russia, and others are preventing the conflict from ending.

<> on March 10, 2011 in Ras Lanuf, Libya.

Libya Can’t Save Itself

As fighting heats up between rival armed groups and Russia increases its involvement, a power vacuum threatens to tear the country apart.

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The Battle for Libya’s Only Resource

Libya’s oil could help knit the country back together — or tear it apart for good.

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The Islamic State of Libya Isn’t Much of a State

The group is beheading Christians and attacking oil fields. But Libya won't be as easy to take as Iraq or Syria.

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‘A Ground Invasion of the Capital Is Imminent’

All-out war is coming to Libya, as rebel militias and a government-in-hiding begin a battle for control of the country.

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