More Libya Articles

  • Lawyer for Libyan militant says evidence lacking

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Wednesday that she had seen no evidence tying her client to the violence, but a judge nonetheless directed Ahmed Abu Khattala to remain in custody as the Justice Department builds its case against him....

  • Maybe the Clintons should take a break from public speaking

    Former President Bill Clinton can't figure out why Republican lawmakers are so upset over Hillary Clinton's bungling of the 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.

  • Real war on women: Two prominent female activists have been killed this week

    Women who stand up for human rights in countries in the Middle East are often murdered for their activism, and this week saw two more victims.

  • MSNBC host Chris Hayes says YouTube video caused Benghazi

    Nearly two years after a jihadi assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, left four Americans dead, MSNBC host Chris Hayes revived a discredited talking point, suggesting that the attack was instigated by a YouTube video deemed offensive to Islam. Hayes quoted an article in yesterday's...

  • The obvious problem American embassies overlooked in security

    An internal investigation done in the wake of the fatal 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has found that six government contractors who hire local guards at overseas embassies failed to fully vet the job candidates.

  • Bad timing bedevils both Obama and Hillary Clinton

    Timing is everything, along with location; for President Obama and Hillary Clinton, it has now become toxic, beginning about midday May 31.

  • President Obama announces capture of Benghazi suspect who was never very hard to find

    From one scandal to another. The Obama administration is now shifting focus to Benghazi - which President Obama said was “phony” - announcing that one of the ringleaders of the attack, Ahmed Abu Khattala, had been captured on Sunday in Libya by U.S. forces. "I recently authorized an...



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