By Maha Ellawati.
Middle East Online
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. military official says Marines and other American forces in Europe have been placed on a heightened state of alert in response to a deteriorating security situation in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.
Friday, May 10, 2013 08:30 AM HST
The Washington Post
By Associated Press,
TRIPOLI, Libya — Scores of Libyan militiamen descended on rally in the nation’s capital, Tripoli, kicking and beating protesters who had taken to the streets Friday as part of a call for mass demonstrations against the country’s unruly militias.
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