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Libyan warlord took a twisted path to Tripoli

Gen. Khalifa Haftar helped put Muammar Gaddafi in power in 1969, spent decades in the US, and then returned for the dictator's overthrow in 2011. Now, at 75, he's challenging the internationally recognized Government of National Accord of Libya in a battle for Tripoli.

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How Libyans beat the heat — and the turmoil in their country

It's been a rough summer in Libya. Fighting between rival militias broke out in the capital in July, and forced the government to flee. With Islamists militias in charge, businesses closed and power cuts a common occurrence, many people are turning to the beach for relief from the heat — and a mental break.

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Civil Unrest Reaches Libya

Taking cues from Egypt and Tunisia, Libyans hope to use social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook to mobilize the popular support necessary to topple Qaddafi's nearly forty-year regime. Do Libyan protesters have a chance to make a change?

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Pressure on Libyan regime grows

Muammar Gaddafi is under growing pressure at home and abroad after his supporters reacted with violence overnight against anti-government protests in the capital, Tripoli. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mohammed Yehia, editor of the BBC's Arabic online.