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  • FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2010 file photo, a crew of U.S. sailors and Nigerian special forces fighters prepares to board the NNS Burutu for a training exercise off the Nigerian coast. The U.S. Navy offered training to the Nigerian navy as worries mount of increasingly violent pirate attacks along the West African coast. The U.S. and some of its allies are considering plans to increase anti-piracy operations along Africa’s west coast, spurred on by concerns that money from the attacks is funding a Nigerian-bas

    The effort is spurred on by concerns that money from the attacks is funding a Nigerian-based insurgent group that is linked to one of al-Qaida's most dangerous affiliates.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 26, 2013, 11:57 AM EDT
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  • Egyptian police officers take positions during the arrest of Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam, cousin of Libya’s former dictator Moammar Gadhafi, not pictured, in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, March 19. 2013. Egyptian security forces arrested a cousin of Libya’s former dictator Moammar Gadhafi on Tuesday following an hours-long siege of his home in central Cairo, a security official and witnesses said. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

    Ahmed Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam, who is among dozens wanted for their role in Libya's 2011 civil war, surrendered to Egyptian security forces.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 19, 2013, 11:40 AM EDT
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