The security chief in the east Libyan city of Benghazi was assassinated late on Tuesday, a security official told AFP.
After avoiding a swarm of awaiting reporters and photographers, former CIA director David Petraeus testified behind closed doors Friday that he believes the Sept. 11 attacks on a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya was an act of terrorism that did not arise out of a spontaneous demonstration, according to a lawmaker who heard the […]
It has never happened in modern history that a national army used all its land, naval and air power to quell a popular revolution so barbarically. Whole Syrian cities and villages have been flattened
The presence of foreign Islamic militants battling Syria’s regime is raising concerns over the possible injection of al-Qaida’s influence into the country’s civil war. Syria’s rebels share some of those misgivings.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton assumed responsibility on Monday for last month’s deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, which has become an issue in the hard-fought U.S. presidential campaign. “I take responsibility” for what happened on September 11,
Libya’s National Congress elected former congressman Ali Zaidan as the country’s new prime minister, and gave him two weeks to form a government. Zaidan beat out Mohamed Al-Harari, a local government minister, in a 93-85 vote with one lawmaker filing an empty ballot,
Pope Benedict XVI’s three day visit in Lebanon earlier this month carried a meaningful message of hope in troubled times. Despite international tensions, the Lebanese people united to welcome him, demonstrating their desire for successful coexistence.
The head of Libya’s national congress has vowed to dissolve the country’s militias, in the wake of demonstrations against them. Mohammed Magarief called on Libyans to stop carrying weapons and said that checkpoints and patrols set up by illegitimate groups would be banned.
U.S. intelligence officials are investigating indications that al Qaeda’s North African affiliate is connected with militants involved in the attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya, the top U.S. counterterrorism official said, providing the first public acknowledgment of the extremist movement’s possible involvement in the deadly assault.
The leader of Lebanon’s militant Islamist political party Hezbollah has issued a proclamation calling for the death of the producers and actors of the highly controversial film, Innocence of Muslims, which has sparked outrage, protests and violent attacks throughout the Islamic world.