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Libya bristles at U.S. raid that captured militant

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AP/Farah Abdi Warsameh

Armed al-Shabab fighters just outside Mogadishu prepare to travel into the city in pickup trucks Dec. 8, 2008, after vowing there would be new waves of attacks against Ethiopian troops.

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A suspected Libyan al-Qaida figure nabbed by U.S. special forces in a dramatic operation in Tripoli was living freely in his homeland for the past two years, after a trajectory that took him to Sudan, Afghanistan and Iran, where he had been detained for years, his family said Sunday. The Libyan government bristled at the raid, asking Washington to explain the “kidnapping.”

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AP/Farah Abdi Warsameh

Armed al-Shabab fighters just outside Mogadishu prepare to travel into the city in pickup trucks Dec. 8, 2008, after vowing there would be new waves of attacks against Ethiopian troops.

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