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Libya: Rival Governments Defy Hardliners, Sign UN Unity Agreement

The largest piece of terra nullius in the world is one step closer to having an internationally-recognized government again. The two governments of Libya have signed a UN-brokered agreement to begin building a state in Tripoli, though members of both factions have loudly protested any such deal.

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Report: Islamic State Training Pilots In Libya Stronghold

The Islamic State (IS) terror group’s Libya branch is reportedly using a flight simulator to train jihadis on how to pilot aircraft, after successfully apprehending the system from an airport once held by Libya’s recognized military under former dictator Muammar Qaddafi.

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Witness: Unidentified Warplanes Are Striking ISIS in Libya

Airstrikes launched from unidentified warplanes targeted the southern and western region of the Mediterranean port city of Sirte in Libya, which has become the de facto base for the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) wing in the North African country, a witness told Reuters.

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ISIS Runs Wild in Post-Obama, Post-Clinton Libya

Libya is more Hillary Clinton’s disaster than Barack Obama’s, although that does not let him off the hook for agreeing to her push for intervention. Neither of them had the faintest, foggiest clue what to do with the ruins of the country after Moammar Qaddafi was ousted.

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ISIS Takes Over Qaddafi’s Hometown in Libya

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS) continues to exploit the disastrous aftermath of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy in Libya, establishing a presence in what India Today calls “the third big stronghold for the Sunni Islamist group.” Over the past four months, ISIS has largely taken control of Sirte, hometown of late dictator Moammar Qaddafi.

Iraqi government forces celebrate while holding an al-Qaeda affiliated flag after they claimed they have gained complete control of the Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad, on January 26, 2015 near the town of Muqdadiyah. Iraqi forces have "liberated" Diyala province from the Islamic State jihadist group, retaking all populated areas …