United States Says UAE Bombed Libya Islamists As Turmoil Deepens

United States Says UAE Bombed Libya Islamists As Turmoil Deepens

By Mohamed Hasni Tripoli (AFP) -- UAE warplanes secretly bombed Islamist militia targets in Libya, apparently catching Washington off guard, as turmoil in the North African countr ...

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Report: No ‘Deliberate Wrongdoing’ By Obama Administration In Benghazi Attack

Report: No ‘Deliberate Wrongdoing’ By Obama Administration In Benghazi Attack

Republicans who won’t stop trying to turn the 2012 Benghazi attack into the second coming of Watergate now have even less credibility. The House Intelligence Committee is preparin ...

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Foreigners Urged To Leave Libya Amid Rising Violence

Foreigners Urged To Leave Libya Amid Rising Violence

By Imed Lamloum Tripoli (AFP) -- Egypt and several Western states urged their nationals to leave Libya amid spiraling violence after two weeks of fighting left 97 people dead and ...

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Libyans Vote In Parliamentary Elections Amid Ongoing Violence

Libyans Vote In Parliamentary Elections Amid Ongoing Violence

By Laura King and Amro Hassan, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — Libyans went to the polls Wednesday in parliamentary elections meant to bring a measure of stability that has been elusive ...

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Libya Demands Return Of Benghazi Suspect Seized By U.S. Forces

Libya Demands Return Of Benghazi Suspect Seized By U.S. Forces

By Laura King and Amro Hassan, Los Angeles Times CAIRO—Libya’s weak interim government on Wednesday verbally assailed the U.S. capture of a suspected mastermind of the 2012 attack ...

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U.S. Seized Benghazi Suspect During Fierce Fighting Between Libyan Militias

U.S. Seized Benghazi Suspect During Fierce Fighting Between Libyan Militias

By Nancy A. Youssef, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The U.S. military seized a Libyan extremist accused in the September 2012 attacks in Benghazi that killed U.S. ambass ...

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Obama Will Explain ‘Interventionist’ Foreign Policy At West Point

Obama Will Explain ‘Interventionist’ Foreign Policy At West Point

By Christi Parsons and Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- After months of running his foreign policy like a firefighter responding to alarms, President Ba ...

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Libyan Interior Ministry Backs Anti-Islamist Rogue Ex-General

Libyan Interior Ministry Backs Anti-Islamist Rogue Ex-General

By Laura King and Amro Hassan, Los Angeles Times CAIRO -- Libya's Interior Ministry announced Wednesday it was throwing its support behind Khalifa Haftar, a former army general wh ...

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Rival Militias Battle In Benghazi In Latest Sign Of Chaos In Libya

Rival Militias Battle In Benghazi In Latest Sign Of Chaos In Libya

By Mohamed Juma and Laura King, Los Angeles Times BENGHAZI, Libya — Rival armed groups battled Friday with warplanes and anti-aircraft guns in the eastern city of Benghazi in the ...

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After U.S. Helped Topple Gadhafi, Congress Showed Little Interest In Libya, Until Benghazi

After U.S. Helped Topple Gadhafi, Congress Showed Little Interest In Libya, Until Benghazi

By Nancy A. Youssef, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — It may be hard to believe now, but there was a time — 16 months ago to be exact — when Congress showed very little in ...

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