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Report: Clinton Left Embassy Vulnerable

U.S. Secretary of State Clinton criticized as post-riot findings show chaos, poor security at Libya consulate.Maayana Miskin, 9/14/2012, 10:15 AM

Libyan PM: 'Big Advance' in Consulate Attack Probe

Libyan Prime Minister Mustafa Abu Shagur says arrests made in attack on U.S. consulate in Benghazi.Elad Benari, 9/14/2012, 1:15 AM

Google Blocks Anti-Islam Video in Egypt, Libya

Google has confirmed that it has “temporarily” blocked access to the trailer of the anti-Muslim film in Egypt and Libya. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/13/2012, 6:05 PM

4 Rioters Dead, 34 Wounded at US Embassy in Yemen

Yemeni police opened fire on a crowd attempting to storm the US Embassy in Sana'a.Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 9/13/2012, 4:36 PM

Day 3 of Riots at US Embassy in Cairo

Rioting has continued at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo for a third day, with 6 police officers and 13 protesters injured in the melee thus far.Chana Ya'ar, 9/13/2012, 3:01 PM

Kissinger 'Understands' Romney's 'Severe' Reaction

Former U.S Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said, he “can understand” why Romney’s initial reaction to the violence was “quite severe.”Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/13/2012, 2:02 PM

Anti-US Violence Spreads Across Mideast Region

Anti-American violence is spreading across the Middle East, with mobs rioting at US missions in Tunisia, Sudan and Morocco.Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 9/13/2012, 1:41 PM

Diplomat Killed in Libya: 'I Might Die Tonight'

One of U.S. diplomats who was killed Tuesday said in an online forum hours prior to the attack that he had a feeling he might "die tonight."Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/13/2012, 12:03 PM

US Muslims: Defend Freedom, Denounce Hate

A US-based Islamic group has strongly condemned the violence in Egypt and in Libya, while denouncing the “profane video” that ignited it. Chana Ya'ar, 9/13/2012, 9:55 AM

Lawmakers Urge Libya, Egypt Aid to be Stripped

Conservative lawmakers on Capitol Hill are urging that aid to Libya and Egypt be stripped from a six-month federal funding bill.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/13/2012, 9:54 AM

U.S. Evacuates Diplomatic Staff from Libya

United States evacuates most of its diplomatic staff from Libya and takes Tripoli embassy down to emergency staffing.Elad Benari, 9/13/2012, 5:14 AM

Attack on Consulate May Have Been Planned

U.S. sources say they do not believe the attack on the consulate in Benghazi had something to do with a film mocking Islam.Elad Benari, 9/13/2012, 1:15 AM

Cairo Diplomats Believed They Understood US Policy

Analysis: Despite the scandalized response of the Obama campaign, Mitt Romney is correct to criticize Obama on Libya.Amiel Ungar, 9/12/2012, 9:42 PM

Foreign Min.: Libya Lynch an Attack on the West

Minister Lieberman denounces " criminal terrorist attacks directed against the entire Western world."Gil Ronen, 9/12/2012, 9:15 PM

Libyan Guards Led Mob to Stevens – Report

Some accounts of murder say Stevens "suffocated" to death. Arab reports: he died of smoke inhalation.Gil Ronen, 9/12/2012, 8:56 PM

Netanyahu: We Grieve with the U.S.

"If there's any people in the world that understands what Americans are going through, it's the people of Israel."Gil Ronen, 9/12/2012, 7:34 PM

Libya Blames US for Ambassador's Murder

Libya apologized for the killing of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens, but its deputy minister blamed the U.S. for his death.Chana Ya'ar, 9/12/2012, 3:44 PM

Arab Fury Forces Israeli Filmmaker into Hiding

A filmmaker went into hiding after his movie, which provides a negative view of Islam, sparked protests against U.S. diplomatic missions.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/12/2012, 2:03 PM

Muslim Extremists Kill US Ambassador in Libya

US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in Libya in an attack by Islamists on the US Consulate in Benghazi.Chana Ya'ar, 9/12/2012, 1:36 PM

One Dead in Attack on U.S. Consulate in Libya

One American official killed as Islamists attack the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, over "film which offends Islam."Elad Benari, 9/12/2012, 3:14 AM

Egypt Teams with Israel on Sinai Terrorism

Egypt is teaming with Israel for a major security operation to address terrorism in the Sinai Peninsula.Chana Ya'ar, 9/9/2012, 12:28 PM

Multiple Terror in Libyan Capital

Two people are dead and at least three others wounded following multiple car bombings in the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Sunday.Chana Ya'ar, 8/19/2012, 1:38 PM

Former Libyan Snipers Fight against Assad Regime

Former Libyan rebels and snipers who helped oust Muammar Gaddafi are beefing up the Free Syrian Army to try to bring down Assad. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/14/2012, 9:42 PM

Sarkozy Wants Action; Socialists He Was Assad Pal

Nicolas Sarkozy ended his political silence by calling for Western intervention in Syria.Amiel Ungar, 8/10/2012, 10:10 AM

Qaddafi Eliminated Those Who Knew His Jewish Roots

Nuri al-Mismari, who served as a personal aide to Muammar Qaddafi: He silenced anyone who knew about his Jewish roots.Elad Benari, 7/17/2012, 4:14 AM

Tally in Libya Suggests Defeat for Islamists

Libya's Islamists suffer a major defeat in Benghazi, but still believe that they can dominate the next congress.Elad Benari, 7/12/2012, 6:15 AM

Clinton Praises Violent Libyan Election

US Secy of State Hillary Clinton is praising Libya's first national election since the ouster and murder of dictator Muammar Qaddafi. Chana Ya'ar, 7/8/2012, 12:08 PM

Libya's Outgoing Leaders Push for Sharia

Libya's outgoing National Transitional Council: Sharia should be the “main” source of legislation.Elad Benari, 7/6/2012, 6:15 AM

Egypt Seizes Libyan Weapons Headed for Gaza

Egyptian security forces seize a large stash of weapons smuggled into the country from Libya and allegedly bound for Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/29/2012, 10:17 PM

Libya's Landmark Elections Postponed to July 7

Libya announces that elections for a constituent assembly have been postponed to July 7, citing logistical and technical reasons.Elad Benari, 6/11/2012, 7:15 AM

Tunisia to Extradite Libya's Ex-PM Back to Tripoli

Tunisia has agreed to extradite former Prime Minister Al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi back to his homeland to face charges of treason.Chana Ya'ar, 5/23/2012, 10:34 PM

Official: Rockets Fired at Eilat Came from Libya

Israeli defense official says that the rockets that were fired from Egypt toward Eilat earlier this month were smuggled from Libya.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/21/2012, 1:11 AM

Saif al-Islam Assaulted in Detention

The son of former Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi has been assaulted in jail as the ICC and Libyan NTC wrangle over jurisdictionGabe Kahn, 4/6/2012, 12:31 PM

Russia Accuses Libya of Aiding Syrian Rebels

Russia’s envoy to the UN claims the Libyan government is supporting a training camp for Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, 3/8/2012, 5:16 AM

Libya's Leader Threatens War to Maintain Unity

Libyan leader Mustapha Abdul Jalil says he would use force to quash a move for domestic autonomy by the oil-rich east.Gabe Kahn., 3/7/2012, 8:45 PM

Libya's East Declares Domestic Self-Rule

In what may mark the fracturing of modern Libya, leaders in the oil-rich east have declared semi-autonomy in a bid to run their own affairs.Gabe Kahn., 3/6/2012, 7:42 PM

British ‘Spies” Caught in Libya with IDF Equipment

Two British journalists working for Iranian media are arrested in Libya on charges of spying. They possessed an IDF bandage.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/5/2012, 12:32 PM

Libyan Lawlessness Disturbs Dead As Well As Living

The systematic destruction of a World War II cemetery by Libyans has shocked Britain.Amiel Ungar, 3/5/2012, 12:17 PM

Muslim Brotherhood Party Comes to Libya

Just as the Arab Spring brought the Muslim Brotherhood into governments in Egypt and Tunisia, it has now brought its new party to Libya.Chana Ya'ar, 3/4/2012, 10:44 AM

Libyan Gov't to Give $100M to Syrian Rebels

The Libyan government – formerly Libya's opposition forces – says it will give $100 million in food and medicine to Syria's rebel forces.Chana Ya'ar, 3/1/2012, 5:11 PM

UN to Praise Qaddafi's 'Human Rights' Record

UN Watch puzzled as to why the UN’s Human Rights Council plans to adopt a resolution praising Qaddafi’s human rights record.Elad Benari, 2/28/2012, 3:15 AM

Aisha Qaddafi Asks ICC to Try Saif al-Islam

Late strongman Muammar Qaddafi's daughter has asked the ICC to intervene on her brother's behalf and try him at the Hague.Gabe Kahn., 2/1/2012, 10:18 PM

Torture, Rape in Prisons Under Libya's NTC

Rights officials say rape, torture, and summary executions are widespread in Libya's prisons under the post-Qaddafi regime.Gabe Kahn., 1/28/2012, 10:20 PM

Qaddafi Loyalists Seize Bani Walid

Members of the infamous Brigade 93 have driven fighters for the new government out of the former Qaddafi stronghold of Bani Walid.Gabe Kahn., 1/24/2012, 5:35 PM

Libya: Renewed Clashes in Bani Walid

The former Qaddafi stronghold of Bani Walid remains contentious as 4 revolutionary fighters are killed in clashes with Qaddafi loyalists.Gabe Kahn., 1/23/2012, 11:20 PM

Tunisia Seeks Fair Trial for Former Libyan PM

Tunisia’s president: We'll extradite former Libyan Prime Minister al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi if he is guaranteed a fair trial.Elad Benari, 1/3/2012, 7:56 AM

Qaddafi's Daughter Seeking Asylum in Israel?

The daughter of former Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, Aisha, is seeking political asylum in Israel, a report says.Elad Benari, 12/29/2011, 5:42 AM

Libyan Jews Want to Go Home, Says Leader

The fall of Muammar Qaddafi has caused some Libyan Jews to wish to return to their homeland, according to a Libyan Jewish leader.Elad Benari, 12/28/2011, 3:13 AM

Turkey Hits Syria with Sanctions

Turkey has struck Syria with a list of economic sanctions designed to break the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.Chana Ya'ar, 11/30/2011, 12:15 PM

Qaddafi's Daughter Starts Trouble from Algeria

The daughter of Muammar Qaddafi is carrying on her father's struggle against the rebel forces who toppled him from power in Libya.Chana Ya'ar, 11/30/2011, 11:26 AM

Tunisia Extends State of Emergency

The nation that gave birth to the Jasmine Revolution and the Arab Spring has just extended its state of emergency for the rest of the year.Chana Ya'ar, 11/30/2011, 10:15 AM

'No-Fly' Zone for Syria

With the blood-drenched soil of Libya barely dry, Syria is poised to face the same fate as Arab nations plan a "no-fly zone."Chana Ya'ar, 11/24/2011, 3:51 PM

ICC Agrees to Try Saif al-Islam in Libya

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court at The Hague says the trial of Saif al-Islam Qaddafi can proceed in Libya.Chana Ya'ar, 11/23/2011, 5:15 PM

Libya Announces New Cabinet

Libya appointed a new cabinet comprised of pragmatists and technocrats - denying Islamists access to key defense ministry posts.Gabe Kahn., 11/22/2011, 10:57 PM

Seif al-Islam Betrayed by His Desert Guide

The son of late Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi - captured over the weekend - was betrayed by the desert guide he hired.Gabe Kahn., 11/22/2011, 9:47 PM

Qaddafi's Son to be Tried at Home, Leaders Say

Saif al-Islam Qaddafi, who was captured on Saturday, will be tried at home and not handed over to the International Criminal Court.Elad Benari, 11/21/2011, 7:14 AM

Iran Supplied Qaddafi with Chemical Weapons

U.S. investigating whether Iran supplied Muammar Qaddafi with hundreds of shells for chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 11/21/2011, 5:15 AM