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Libya militiamen clash at checkpoint, PM calls for calm

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Clashes between rival Libyan militias killed at least one and wounded a dozen others on Saturday a day after more than 40...

Syrian Kurds’ military gains stir unease

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With a string of military gains across northeastern Syria, a Kurdish militia is solidifying a geographic and political presence in the war-torn...

Heavy fighting rocks Libyan capital as rival militia battle

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Rival militiamen battled each other for hours with anti-aircraft guns and grenades across Tripoli on Thursday, killing at least one person and...

Militias fight gun battles in Libyan capital Tripoli

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Libyan militia fighters on the government payroll fought each other with rifles, grenades and anti-aircraft weapons on the streets of Tripoli on...

NATO to advise Libya on strengthening security forces

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NATO agreed on Monday to a Libyan request to advise it on strengthening its security forces, lending support to a country where...

Insight: Militia rivalries threaten new war in post-revolt Libya

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When gunmen snatched Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan from his Tripoli hotel last week, it was a rival armed militia he thanked...

Small Arms Survey: Armed groups in Libya: Typology and roles

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Eight months after the death of Col. Muammar Qaddafi, security in Libya is contested by an increasingly complex set of state and...

NATO-backed Afghan militia scheme seen expanded

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A controversial scheme that pays and arms Afghans to defend their villages in areas with a strong insurgent presence is likely to...

Bizarre bulldozer battleship roars into Libya fight

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Onto a battlefield littered with bizarre homemade weaponry, Libya's ruling militia fighters have rolled out their weirdest contraption yet: a concrete and...

Iraq Shi’ite militia splinters into hit squads, gangs

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Anti-US cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's Mehdi Army has spawned dozens of renegade splinter groups which frequently assassinate Iraqi officials on behalf of foreign...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...