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FRONTLINE: Benghazi In Crisis

FRONTLINE premiere a two-part hour featuring "Benghazi in Crisis" and "Yemen Under Siege," two short documentaries filmed in the heart of major conflict zones. First, in an on-the-ground report from the war-torn Libyan city of Benghazi, journalist Feras Kelani shows just how chaotic the situation there has become, as ISIS, warring militias, and the Libyan army fight for control.
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FRONTLINE premiere a two-part hour featuring "Benghazi in Crisis" and "Yemen Under Siege," two short documentaries filmed in the heart of major conflict zones. First, in an on-the-ground report from the war-torn Libyan city of Benghazi, journalist Feras Kelani shows just how chaotic the situation there has become, as ISIS, warring militias, and the Libyan army fight for control.

Airs Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

In an on-the-ground report from the war-torn Libyan city of Benghazi, journalist Feras Kelani shows just how chaotic the situation there has become, as ISIS, warring militias, and the Libyan army fight for control.
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In an on-the-ground report from the war-torn Libyan city of Benghazi, journalist Feras Kelani shows just how chaotic the situation there has become, as ISIS, warring militias, and the Libyan army fight for control.
In "Yemen Under Siege," Safa Al-Ahmad (pictured) captures the stunning human toll of the conflict in Yemen, focusing on Taiz, Yemen’s third-largest city.
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In "Yemen Under Siege," Safa Al-Ahmad (pictured) captures the stunning human toll of the conflict in Yemen, focusing on Taiz, Yemen’s third-largest city.

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"Benghazi In Crisis" - Follow journalist Feras Kilani on the ground in war-torn Benghazi, birthplace of Libya’s uprising and now besieged by ISIS and warring militias.

"When you look at the Libyan coast, at least 200 kilometers of it is now under ISIS control,” says Kilani, who has been reporting on the conflict in Libya since the revolution began in 2011.

Also this hour, Safa Al-Ahmad makes a dangerous trip to report on the fighting in Yemen.

“The ramifications of Yemen falling apart on the region are massive,” Al Ahmad says. “We’re looking at another Somalia, another Syria, another Iraq, another Libya.”

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