Libya’s Ansar al-Sharia militia swept out of Benghazi bases

The powerful Islamist militia Washington blames for an attack on its Benghazi consulate was swept from its heavily fortified bases in Libya’s second city in a mass popular uprising in support of the government early on Saturday. The action against Ansar al-Sharia appeared to be part of a coordinated sweep of militia headquarters buildings by […]

Angry Libyans demand disarming of the militias

Galvanized by anger over the killing of the popular American ambassador here last week, thousands of Libyans marched through this city on Friday, demanding the disarming of the militias that helped topple the dictatorship but have troubled the country with their refusal to disband.