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Journalist Anderson Cooper. ©REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
CNN hits back in row over using slain US envoy's diary

CNN on Monday hit back at accusations by a top US State Department official that it had engaged in "distasteful" reporting by using the contents of a diary belonging to slain US ambassador to Libya.

CNN hits back in row over using slain US envoy's diary
Libya militia crackdown spreads to Tripoli
Libya militia crackdown spreads to Tripoli

A Libyan crackdown on lawless militias spread to the capital on Sunday after armed groups that have not been integrated into state institutions were ordered to disband and evacuate their bases.

Libya militia crackdown spreads to Tripoli
Attack on US mission in Libya big intelligence loss: report
Attack on US mission in Libya big intelligence loss: report

The attack that killed the US ambassador to Libya dealt a huge blow to US intelligence operations because CIA agents and contractors were among the Americans evacuated afterward.

Attack on US mission in Libya big intelligence loss: report
White House brands Benghazi attack terrorism
White House brands Benghazi attack terrorism

The White House for the first time Thursday described the assault on the US consulate in Benghazi, which killed four Americans, as a "terrorist attack" that could have links to Al-Qaeda.

White House brands Benghazi attack terrorism
Benghazi attack 'terrorist' but likely opportunistic: US
Benghazi attack 'terrorist' but likely opportunistic: US

Last week's deadly assault on a US diplomatic mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi was a "terrorist attack" but probably not a pre-planned operation.

Benghazi attack 'terrorist' but likely opportunistic: US
Clinton denies any advance warning of Libya attack
Clinton denies any advance warning of Libya attack

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton denied that Washington was warned of an imminent attack in Libya, stressing the United States would not rest until those behind the killings of four Americans are brought to justice.

Clinton denies any advance warning of Libya attack
Libya says 50 held over US ambassador's killing
Libya says 50 held over US ambassador's killing

Libya's parliament chief announced on Sunday the arrests of some 50 people over the killing of US ambassador Chris Stevens in an attack he said was planned, although Washington said it was spontaneous.

Libya says 50 held over US ambassador's killing
Romney: Middle East needs US leadership
Romney: Middle East needs US leadership

Mitt Romney paid tribute Thursday to four American diplomats killed in Libya, insisting that US power was vital in the Middle East, but he halted his criticism of President Barack Obama's handling of the crisis.

Romney: Middle East needs US leadership
Violence explodes as Muslims protest anti-Islam film
Violence explodes as Muslims protest anti-Islam film

Furious protesters targeted symbols of US influence in cities across the Muslim world on Friday, attacking embassies, schools and restaurants in retaliation for a film that mocks Islam.

Violence explodes as Muslims protest anti-Islam film
Romney hit from all sides for Egypt attack remarks
Romney hit from all sides for Egypt attack remarks

Republicans and Democrats alike came down hard on Mitt Romney Wednesday for an act of political opportunism when the White House hopeful said the Obama administration "sympathized" with attackers in Egypt.

Romney hit from all sides for Egypt attack remarks
Canada condemns deadly attack on US mission in Libya
Canada condemns deadly attack on US mission in Libya

Canada on Wednesday strongly condemned an attack in Libya that claimed the lives of a US ambassador and three other Americans.

Canada condemns deadly attack on US mission in Libya
US says Libya attack was Islamist militant plot
US says Libya attack was Islamist militant plot

The United States suspects a deadly attack on a US consulate in Libya was a well-planned assault by militants instead of a rampaging mob.

US says Libya attack was Islamist militant plot
<i>Innocence of Muslims</i>. Photo courtesy of realitatea.net
Mystery over filmmakers behind anti-Islam movie

Mystery remained Wednesday over exactly who was behind the anti-Islam film which sparked deadly protests in the Middle East, amid conflicting claims of Jewish or Coptic Christian involvement.

Mystery over filmmakers behind anti-Islam movie
One dead as Islamists storm US missions in Libya, Egypt
One dead as Islamists storm US missions in Libya, Egypt

An armed mob protesting a film deemed offensive to Islam attacked the US consulate in Benghazi Tuesday killing a US official, hours after angry Islamists stormed Washington's embassy in Cairo.

One dead as Islamists storm US missions in Libya, Egypt
Libya to question extradited Kadhafi spy chief
Libya to question extradited Kadhafi spy chief

Libya was Thursday set to question Moamer Kadhafi's former spy chief Abdullah al-Senussi following his extradition from Mauritania as the US and rights groups urged that he receive a fair trial.

Libya to question extradited Kadhafi spy chief
Libyan interim Interior Minister Fawzi Abdelali. ©REUTERS/Ismail Zetouni
Libya's under-fire interior minister quits

Interior Minister Fawzi Abdelali resigned on Sunday after coming under fire for the performance of security forces during a surge of violence that has rocked Libya, an official from his office told AFP.

Libya's under-fire interior minister quits
Over 100 tanks seized from pro-Kadhafi militia: ministry
Over 100 tanks seized from pro-Kadhafi militia: ministry

More than 100 tanks were seized from a militia loyal to Libya's ousted leader Moamer Kadhafi as authorities hunted the perpetrators of a double car bombing.

Over 100 tanks seized from pro-Kadhafi militia: ministry
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Libya council hands power to new assembly

Libya's National Transitional Council on Wednesday handed power to a new assembly, in a symbolic move marking a peaceful transition following the overthrow of Moamer Kadhafi's 40-year dictatorship.

Libya council hands power to new assembly
Nouri al-Alabbar, Chairman of the Electoral Commission National Congress. ©REUTERS/Ismail Zetouni
Libya's interim rulers to hand over power

Libya's interim authorities said they will hand over power to a newly elected congress on Wednesday, less than a year after its fighters overthrew the regime of Moamer Kadhafi.

Libya's interim rulers to hand over power
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Libya's abandoned weapons put civilians at risk: report

Abandoned weapons that were once part of toppled dictator Moamer Kadhafi's arsenal pose an ongoing and serious threat to civilians in Libya.

Libya's abandoned weapons put civilians at risk: report

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