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Benghazi airport reopens after three-year closure during war

Benghazi airport reopens after three-year closure during war

Benghazi's international airport officially reopened for commercial flights amid a heavy security presence on Saturday after a three-year closure due to fighting in the city.

Alleged hijackers of Libyan plane appear in Malta court

Alleged hijackers of Libyan plane appear in Malta court

The two men accused of using fake weapons to hijack a Libyan plane earlier this week with 117 people on board before diverting it to Malta appeared in court Sunday.

Malta hijack ends peacefully as Gaddafi loyalists surrender

Malta hijack ends peacefully as Gaddafi loyalists surrender

Hijackers armed with a grenade and pistols forced an airliner to land in Malta on Friday then freed all their hostages unharmed and surrendered, after declaring their loyalty to Libya's late leader Muammar Gaddafi.