Nabbed Libyan militant lived openly in Benghazi

2014-06-18 08:05

The militant suspected in the deadly 11 September 2012 attack on Americans in Benghazi was not a difficult man to find as he lived openly and freely in the restive Libyan city, a report says.

First charges filed in Benghazi attack

2013-08-07 09:24

The Justice Department has filed the first criminal charges in the deadly attack on the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, reports say.

2 police stations bombed in Benghazi

2013-05-10 20:13

Bomb attacks have targeted two police stations in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, causing extensive material damage but no casualties, a security official says.

Attack on French embassy 'an act of terror'

2013-04-23 14:06

Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammed Abdel Aziz has branded the attack on the French embassy in Tripoli a "terrorist" incident.

Benghazi threatens 'another revolution'

2013-02-01 10:24

Two years after Benghazi kindled an uprising that ousted Muammar Gaddafi, it is threatening "another revolution", with rival militia becoming more powerful than the police.

FBI's Mueller travels to Libya

2013-01-18 11:51

FBI director Robert Mueller has travelled to Libya, his office says, as US investigators continue their probe there into last year’s deadly attacks on a US diplomatic mission.

4 cops killed in Libya's Benghazi

2012-12-17 08:33

Four policemen have been shot dead in Libya’s troubled eastern Benghazi after gunmen fired rocket-propelled grenades on a security compound there, according to the interior ministry.

Al-Qaeda not behind Libya attack - report

2012-10-20 11:27

US intelligence agencies have found no evidence that a deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was ordered by Al-Qaeda, a report says.

Libyans long for security

2012-10-16 11:54

Libya has taken a major step towards democracy this year by holding its first free elections but success has been marred by rising extremism and failure to disband militia.

We'll track down Libya attackers - Clinton

2012-10-04 14:32

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has vowed to pursue a full accounting of the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi "wherever that leads".

Libya won't be a burden: Megarif

2012-09-24 22:41

New Libyan President Mohammed el-Megarif has vowed his country will not be a burden to the international community as he held his first face-to-face talks with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Military-style tactics in US embassy siege

2012-09-22 10:00

The heavily-armed extremists who laid siege to the US consulate in Libya used military-style tactics that may have steered Americans toward a waiting ambush, US officials say.

Libyans 'tried to rescue US envoy'

2012-09-18 07:51

Libyans tried to rescue ambassador Chris Stevens, cheering "God is great" and rushing him to a hospital after they discovered him still clinging to life inside the US consulate, witnesses say.

US consulate attack: Libya says 50 held

2012-09-17 07:44

The head of Libya's national congress says about 50 people have been arrested in connection with a deadly attack on the US consulate which resulted in the death of the US envoy Chris Stevens.

Security fears: Benghazi air space shut

2012-09-14 11:35

Air traffic has been suspended for security reasons to Libya's second city Benghazi, where the American ambassador was killed when the US consulate came under attack this week, a source says.

Doctor: US ambassador died of asphyxia

2012-09-12 22:20

The Libyan doctor who treated US ambassador Chris Stevens says the diplomat died of severe asphyxiation and that he tried for 90 minutes to revive him.

Late US envoy had hailed Libya revolt

2012-09-12 14:03

US ambassador Chris Stevens had hailed the Libyan revolt that overthrew Muammar Gaddafi, but now appears to have been struck down in a rocket attack by forces unleashed after the strongman's fall.


Benghazi attack was preventable, US says

2014-01-16 08:45

A Senate report has declared that the deadly assault on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya could have been prevented.

FBI names Benghazi suspects, no arrests

2013-05-22 10:02

The US have identified five men who might be responsible for the attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year, officials say.

Car bomb targets French Embassy in Libya

2013-04-23 19:31

A car bomb has targeted the French Embassy in the Libyan capital, wounding two French guards and a Libyan teenager.

Head of Libyan Islamist militia shot

2013-04-15 07:45

A security official says the leader of an Islamic extremist militia in Libya suspected of involvement in an attack in Benghazi that killed the US ambassador has been shot.

Clinton warns of dangers of militancy

2013-01-23 22:11

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned of rising militancy in the wake of the Arab Spring, in an emotional and at times heated testimony into the deadly Benghazi attack.

Libya mulls curfew for violence-hit Benghazi

2013-01-17 08:30

Libya is considering imposing a curfew on the violence-wracked eastern city of Benghazi, its prime minister says, a day after a car bomb killed a police officer there.

Benghazi attack: Suspect refuses to speak

2012-12-04 14:41

A Tunisian suspected of involvement in an attack on the US consulate in Benghazi in which the US ambassador to Libya was killed is refusing to be interrogated by FBI agents, his lawyer says.

Islamist denies role in Benghazi attack

2012-10-19 12:09

A Libyan Islamist militia commander who a witness and officials say helped lead the deadly assault on the US Consulate in Benghazi had denied he was involved in the attack.

FBI at attack site in Libya's Benghazi

2012-10-04 16:16

A team of US investigators has visited Libya's second city Benghazi to examine the site where Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed.

Libya disbands 10 militias

2012-09-28 10:53

The Libyan leader says 'no less' than 10 militias have been disbanded following the attack on the US embassy in which the US ambassador was killed.

Islamist militia swept out of Benghazi

2012-09-22 12:05

The powerful Islamist militia the US blames for an attack on its Benghazi consulate has been swept from its heavily fortified bases in Libya's second city in a mass popular uprising.

US embassy attack: Libyan official resigns

2012-09-20 07:44

A Libyan official has quit his job highlighting tensions in the security establishment after a deadly attack killed four Americans, including the ambassador, in Benghazi.

US envoy Stevens was breathing when found

2012-09-17 17:58

A Libyan witness says US ambassador Stevens was breathing when he was found in the consulate after the Benghazi attack.

Hunt for US envoy killers intensifies

2012-09-15 10:13

The US is sending more spies, marines and drones to Libya, trying to speed the search for those who killed the US ambassador and three other Americans.

US vows to bring to justice envoy's killers

2012-09-13 08:00

President Barack Obama has vowed to "bring to justice" the Islamist gunmen responsible for a ferocious assault that killed US ambassador to Libya and three other Americans.

Obama slams death of US officials in Libya

2012-09-12 14:59

President Barack Obama has condemned the killing of four Americans, including the US ambassador, in an attack on his country’s consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi.

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