Defence tries to cast doubt on case against Benghazi suspect

2017-10-04 08:09

Defence attorneys are trying to cast doubts on prosecutors' case against the suspected mastermind of the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed the US ambassador and three other Americans.

US judge affirms charges in deadly Benghazi attacks

2015-12-25 10:59

A federal judge has refused to dismiss charges against a suspected Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the US Ambassador and three other Americans.

Clinton aide testifies before Benghazi committee

2015-10-17 07:46

Huma Abedin, a longtime confidante of Hillary Clinton, is meeting with Benghazi investigators behind closed doors.

Clinton ally praised her Libya 'success'

2015-06-23 07:10

An unofficial adviser to Hillary Clinton when she was US secretary of state told her during the 2011 rebellion that ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi that history had "vindicated" her and the "successful strategy" of the US.

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.


Witnesses refuse to testify in hearing on Clinton's email

2016-09-13 18:57

Three witnesses ordered to testify before a House committee investigating Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, have asserted their constitutional rights against self-incrimination and did not appear or refused to answer questions.

Clinton meets face-to-face with Benghazi committee

2015-10-22 22:07

With the stakes high for Hillary Clinton, she has firmly defended her actions on Benghazi as she came face-to-face with the Republican-led special investigation of the 2012 attacks on a US diplomatic mission in the Libyan city.

Benghazi panel head rubbishes Clinton 'targeted' claim

2015-10-12 05:20

Claims that a Republican-led congressional body probing a deadly attack on an American mission in Benghazi targeted Hillary Clinton have been dismissed as "salacious allegations" by the chairperson of the panel.

House Benghazi panel calls Clinton to testify

2015-04-24 08:00

The chair of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, has called former secretary of state Hillary Clinton to testify.

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.

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