The International Organization for Migration described Sunday’s incident as “the worst shipwreck in years.”
The plane belonged to forces loyal to rogue general Khalifa Haftar.
The militant Islamic group Dawn of Libya claims to have taken control of a U.S. Embassy residential compound. All American diplomats fled last month as fighting plagued the capital city of Tripoli.
Fighting among rival militias has ignited a fuel depot close to the Tripoli airport. Western governments have ordered their citizens to leave the country.
Another respected Libyan voice gone.
The body of Faraj al-Shibli was discovered Monday in Libya’s eastern town Marj after he was last seen being detained by a local militia there two days ago.
At least 13 have died during clashes in Benghazi and Tripoli, and the country’s international airport has closed.
A suspect in the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012, was captured over the weekend in a raid by U.S. special forces, according to reports. He faces three charges, one of which could earn him the death penalty.
As U.S. lawmakers cycle through debates over what happened during the deadly storming of the U.S. embassy in 2012, life in Benghazi continues to worsen.
Though official numbers are not known and discussion of rape is taboo, Libya’s government plans to offer unspecified compensation to all women raped in the conflict.
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Written in the frenzied, emotional days after 9/11, the Authorization for the Use of Military Force was intended to give President Bush the ability to retaliate against whoever orchestrated the attacks. But more than 12 years later, this sentence remains the primary legal justification for nearly every covert operation around the world. Here’s how it came to be, and what it’s since come to mean.
Ronnie Smith was a chemistry teacher at the International School in Benghazi. There was an immediate outpouring on Twitter of stories and memories from his Libyan students.
More blowback for Logan’s widely criticized piece on the Benghazi attacks.
At least 31 people were killed and hundreds more injured when an armed militia opened fire on a crowd.
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Libya officials say 15 people were killed, including three children, when a car bomb exploded in the eastern city of Benghazi Monday.
The U.S. is basically an overcompensating, attention-seeking brat.
“The fact is they’re terrorists, they’re extremists, they have designs on overthrowing existing governments, even these new Islamist governments.”
A report out Tuesday night details the State Department’s failings surrounding the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya. “System failures” and “management deficiencies.”
Ayotte says she will hold the nomination until all of her questions have been answered. A harsher tone from the GOP after recent hedging.
The potential secretary of state nominee aims to win hearts and minds on Capitol Hill. Rice and McCain will sit down Tuesday, joined by Ayotte and Graham.
Perhaps the Fox News producers didn’t care for writer Tom Ricks’s accusations that the network is “operating as the wing of the Republican Party.”
An extremist Salafist militia posted pictures of a group of men it had captured over the weekend. The men are being threatened with mutilation and execution.
Sometimes Congressional hearings are enlightening exercises in which lawmakers get to the bottom of difficult issues. Thursday’s Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Benghazi terrorist attack was not one of those hearings.
The candidate doesn’t want to talk Benghazi. But conservatives, and his surrogates, do.
A tale of two side-issues.
Former Ambassador to India Tim Roemer says Romney can’t pass the commander in chief test.
A quick reversal of spin-room bravado. “You’d think an ‘offensive’ would include more than a web video,” snipes an Obama aide.