Egypt, Emirates strike inside Libya
U.S. caught off guard; Egyptians deny hit on militias
Posted: August 26, 2014 at 3:57 a.m.
CAIRO -- Twice in the past seven days, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have secretly teamed to launch airstrikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripoli, the capital of Libya, four senior U.S. officials said, in a major escalation between the supporters and opponents of political Islam.
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