Benghazi attack

Scores dead as Libya protesters attack ex-rebel headquarters

Protesters take cover during an attack on a Libyan militia headquarters in Benghazi. Photo: Reuters

At least 28 people were killed and 60 were wounded on Saturday when demonstrators attacked the headquarters in Benghazi of former rebels who had fought to oust Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi

Sunday, 9 June, 2013, 2:16pm

Clinton warning over deadly Benghazi attack

Hillary Clinton

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

"Benghazi didn't happen in a vacuum," Clinton said at the start of a Senate hearing into the September 11 assault on a US mission in eastern Libya.

24 Jan 2013 - 6:02am

Italian diplomat in Benghazi escapes gun attack on car

A security guard points to the bullet impacts on the bulletproof vehicle of Italy's consul to Benghazi. Photo: AFP

Italy’s consul to Benghazi in eastern Libya escaped unscathed after an attack on his bulletproof car in the city on Saturday, Italian news agency ANSA and local security sources reported.

13 Jan 2013 - 11:47am

Benghazi fallout grows as US officials resign

A car is engulfed in flames after an attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11. Photo: AFP

The scandal over a deadly attack on a US consulate grew on Wednesday as three officials resigned after a probe denounced security failures and calls mounted for State Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton to testify to Congress.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am