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Libyan Army Begins to Disband Militias

Posted September 23rd, 2012 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Libya’s military says it has raided several militia compounds in and around the capital, Tripoli, after the country’s interim leader ordered the disbanding of all unauthorized militias. The Sunday raids came the day after National Assembly President Mohammed el-Magarief vowed to dissolve all militias and military camps operating outside the control of the government. On […]

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Libya President Orders Disbanding of Illegal Militias

Posted September 23rd, 2012 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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Libya’s interim leader has ordered the disbanding of all unauthorized militias, following large-scale protests and growing public anger over their existence. National Assembly President Mohammed el-Magarief vowed to dissolve all militias and military camps operating outside the control of the state. His announcement came after authorities took control of militia bases in the eastern city […]

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