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  1. News - World - LIBYA ATTACK

    Libyan suspect in Benghazi terror attack pleads not guilty in US court

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 11:17am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... sovereignty. The raid two weeks ago represented a victory for President Barack Obama, who has faced intense criticism over his administration’s handling of the Benghazi assault and its aftermath. Some ... to other terrorists or prevent future attacks”. But in one challenge to the case, FBI investigators were only able to visit the crime scenes to collect evidence several weeks after the assault due ...

  2. News - World - LIBYA ATTACK

    CIA tells of bid to rescue US diplomats in Benghazi

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... officials, who would not be named, said on Thursday that when the CIA annex received a call about the assault, an agency security team tried to get heavy weapons and other aid from the Libyans. ... Meanwhile, a Tunisian suspected of involvement in the assault on the consulate has been detained after being expelled from Turkey, the Tunisian justice ministry said yesterday. A ministry statement ...

  3. News - World - LIBYA ATTACK

    Libya makes ‘arrests’ for deadly attack on US mission

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 09:38pm by Agence France-Presse in Tripoli

    ... security commission, told reporters. Tuesday’s assault on the consulate was initially believed to have been motivated by outrage over an amateur internet film made in America that insulted Islam, but US officials later said it might have been a planned, pre-meditated assault by al-Qaeda affiliates or sympathisers. It began when a mob stormed the consulate but later, according ...

  4. News - World - LIBYA ATTACK

    Benghazi fallout grows as US officials resign

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 08:02am by AFP

    ... mounted for State Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton to testify to Congress. Deputy Secretary Bill Burns admitted the months-long investigation into the September assault on the US mission ... Rice, was forced to drop out of the running. Rice had come under relentless Republican fire for saying, days after the assault, that, according to the best intelligence the available, ...

  5. News - World - LIBYA ATTACK

    US spy chief rejects criticism over Libya attacks

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 01:38pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... assault ignited by a protest against a film that denigrated Islam and its Prophet Mohammed. Clapper quoted at length from an October 1 commentary by former CIA officer Paul Pillar that hit out ... work, intelligence information usually evolves after such an assault and “total security” was impossible in any setting. “A demand for an explanation that is quick, definite and unchanging ...

  6. News - World - LIBYA ATTACK

    Libya attack may have been planned, US officials say

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 02:16pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... sources, up to 20 militants had prepared for a military assault. Quilliam said the assault on the Benghazi consulate took place in two waves. After the first wave, US officials arranged ...

  7. News - World - LIBYA ATTACK

    US sends destroyers, Marines to Libya

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 10:02am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... to do”. US President Barack Obama quickly ordered increased security at US diplomatic posts around the world, while denouncing the Benghazi assault, which coincided with the 11th anniversary ...



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