Arab Spring Blew in Rotten Economy

The rotten fruits of the Arab Spring have been poor economies, the Arab Monetary Fund says. It also cited the global financial crisis. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/2/2012, 8:24 AM

Report: FBI Still Not Granted Access to Site of Libya Attack

More than two weeks after attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, FBI agents have still not been granted access to investigate crime sceneRachel Hirshfeld , 9/27/2012, 2:48 PM

Libyan Leader: Embassy Attack Unrelated to Islam Video

Mohammed Magariaf says assault had "nothing to do" with Innocence of Muslims, contradicting Obama.Gil Ronen, 9/26/2012, 9:13 PM

Obama: Benghazi Attack More than 'Mob Action'

Obama says the attack in Benghazi was clearly more than a "mob action", says best way to deal with offensive films is to ignore them.Elad Benari and AFP, 9/25/2012, 6:14 AM

Libyan President Apologizes for Death of U.S. Ambassador

Libya’s new President, Mohamed al-Megaryef, vows his country would not be a burden to the international community.Elad Benari, 9/25/2012, 5:13 AM

Rep. Rogers Doubts Benghazi Attack Related to Mohammed Film

Rep. Mike Rogers: there's no proof that the attack on the consulate in Libya was related to protests over an anti-Islam video.Elad Benari, 9/24/2012, 1:16 AM

CNN Lambasted for Use of Dead Ambassador's Private Journal

US State Department blasts CNN for use of a private journal found amid the wreckage of the attack on the US consulateAnnie Lubin, 9/23/2012, 3:17 PM

Report: Al Qaeda, Ansar al-Shari'a Coordinated Benghazi Attack

Intelligence sources told Fox News the attack on the US Consulate in Libya was coordinated between Al Qaeda and Ansar al-Shari'a terrorists.Chana Ya'ar, 9/23/2012, 1:34 PM

Libyan Authorities Dissolve All Militias and Armed Groups

Libyan authorities announced their decision to dissolve all militias and armed groups that do not come under State authority.Elad Benari, 9/23/2012, 6:28 AM

Video of Stevens Murder: What Really Happened

Video which some news outlets claimed had showed Libyans trying to save Ambassador Stevens turns out to show the opposite.Elad Benari, 9/21/2012, 4:43 AM

Former Gitmo Inmate Lead Suspect in US Embassy Attack

New information points to former Guantanamo Bay inmate with ties to Al-Qaeda as leader of attack on US Embassy in Libya. Annie Lubin, 9/20/2012, 5:52 PM

US Sends Official to Libya

The United States has sent its second-highest State Department official to Libya a week after its ambassador and other staff were murdered.Chana Ya'ar, 9/20/2012, 3:10 PM

Intel Official: Libya Attack Was Terrorism, But Not Pre-Planned

A senior counterterrorism official told senators that last week’s attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya, was definitely a terrorist attack.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/20/2012, 11:06 AM

Libyan Security Official Quits Over Attack on U.S. Consulate

Libyan official quits his job, highlighting tensions in the security establishment after a terror attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.Elad Benari, 9/20/2012, 7:13 AM

Obama: US Expects 'Full Cooperation' in Protection of Diplomats

Obama said Tuesday that he expects “full cooperation” from the “Muslim world” in protecting US diplomats from Mideast violence.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/19/2012, 9:54 AM

Libyans Tried to Save US Envoy, Claims Video

A video claims Libyans 'tried to save US Ambassador Chris Stevens' after finding him in a locked, smoke-filled room.AFP, 9/19/2012, 4:16 AM

Libya Arrests 50 in Connection with Benghazi Attack

Libya's parliament chief says some 50 people have been arrested in connection with the killing of U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens in Benghazi.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/16/2012, 10:18 PM

Jordan Asks YouTube to Remove Anti-Islam Video Clips

The Jordanian government has asked YouTube to remove film clips “insulting Prophet Mohammed and hurting the feelings of Arabs and Muslims.”Chana Ya'ar, 9/16/2012, 10:01 AM

Israeli Arabs Protest 'Anti-Muslim Video'

Hundreds of Arabs protested Saturday in Israel against an amateur video that satirized the life of Prophet Mohammed, founder of Islam.Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 9/15/2012, 9:19 PM

Egypt Clears Out Anti-US Protesters in Cairo

Egyptian security forces cleared away anti-US protesters in Cairo as riots entered a fourth day on Saturday.Chana Ya'ar, 9/15/2012, 8:44 PM

Obama and Clinton Pay Tribute to Benghazi Victims

"America is a friend," President Obama tells the world as he pays tribute to the four Americans killed in Libya.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/14/2012, 11:50 PM

Report: Despite Warnings, 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 Clip in Egypt and 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

Update: 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 'Can Understand' Romney's 'Severe' Reaction to Attacks

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 Free Speech, Denounce Profane Video

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 be Stripped Following Attacks

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 Libya Consulate May Have Been Planned, Say Officials

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

Events In Libya Contrast Sharply With Obama's Acceptance Speech

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 Minister: 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 by Benghazi Rioters

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

Israeli Filmmaker in Hiding After Film Sparks Deadly Protests

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 Attacks 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, UMP Equate Aleppo With Benghazi Demand Intervention

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, Says Aide

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

Partial 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

Israeli 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