Benghazi suspect pleads not guilty in US court

2014-06-29 07:29

The Libyan militant accused of masterminding the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks has appeared briefly for the first time in an American courtroom, pleading not guilty to a terrorism-related charge.

US to reopen 18 diplomatic missions

2013-08-10 08:00

Eighteen of the 19 US embassies and consulates that were closed in the Middle East and Africa because of a terrorist threat are set to reopen, say officials. The US Embassy in Yemen will remain closed.

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.

Obama tries to regain control

2013-05-16 09:04

President Barack Obama is trying to halt a perception spreading among both White House opponents and allies that he has been passive and disengaged amid a trio of controversies.

Kerry wants to put Libya attack to rest

2013-05-09 22:23

US Secretary of State John Kerry says he's determined to answer any questions related to the 2012 terror attack in Benghazi, Libya.

Panetta defends response in Libya attack

2013-02-07 22:15

Defence Secretary Leon Panetta says the speed of the attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi has kept US armed forces from responding in time to save the four Americans who were killed.

Westerners urged to leave Benghazi

2013-01-24 18:05

Britain's Foreign Office has urged UK nationals to immediately leave the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi in response to an imminent threat against Westerners.

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.

Clinton committed to US security

2013-01-23 16:41

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has told Congress that she is committed to improving security at US diplomatic missions worldwide.

Recovered Clinton gets back to work

2013-01-07 08:13

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to return to work after a month-long absence caused by a series of health scares, including a blood clot in her head, says the US State Department.


Clinton hits out at 'political slugfest' on Benghazi

2014-05-31 12:15

Hillary Clinton has given her most detailed account yet of the attacks in Benghazi, Libya that killed four Americans, but says she will not join the "political slugfest" over the tragedy.

McCain's deals are priceless for Obama

2013-08-02 12:59

In the Republican Party, a party that generally brooks no compromise with President Barack Obama, John McCain is the compromiser-in-chief and has been described in the media as "Obama's secret weapon".

Republicans unsatisfied with Obama efforts

2013-05-17 10:00

US President Barack Obama's efforts to regain his footing amid a trio of controversies hammering the White House have done little to satisfy Republicans.

US toned down Benghazi memos

2013-05-10 20:07

Obama administration officials have reportedly edited memos about last year's killing of the US ambassador in Libya to omit reference to a CIA warning of a threat from al-Qaeda.

Republicans delay Hagel vote

2013-02-15 09:08

Republican senators have delayed former Senator Chuck Hagel's nomination to be President Barack Obama's next secretary of defence, at least temporarily.

US military is not a 911 service

2013-02-07 20:31

The US military is not a 911 service ready to rush to every emergency around the world, Pentagon Chief Leon Panetta has told lawmakers.


The US Secretary of State faced tough questioning in Congress over security failings that led to the deaths of four Americans in an attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi. Watch.

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Clinton angrily denies Benghazi cover-up

2013-01-23 18:45

Hillary Clinton has angrily dismissed Republican charges that the US administration had sought to cover-up events surrounding the Benghazi attack.

Date set for Clinton to testify

2013-01-08 22:11

A date has been set for US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to testify before Congress on the 11 September 2012 attack in Libya.

FBI questions Benghazi attack suspect

2012-12-22 18:38

After months of asking, agents from the FBI have questioned the only known suspect in the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi that killed four diplomats, the suspect's Tunisian lawyer says.

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