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Turkey to block access to anti-Islam film

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – Turkish authorities say they have obtained a court order to block Internet access to an anti-Islam movie that has enraged Muslims. The court order issued Wednesday to block access to links […]

09/26/2012

Former President Clinton urges religious tolerance

WASHINGTON (AP) – Former President Bill Clinton says the followers of Islam shouldn’t resort to violence when they hear their faith challenged in an increasingly diverse and Internet-connected world. Clinton tells CBS “This Morning” that […]

09/25/2012

Romney: Benghazi a 'terrorist attack'

NEW YORK (AP) – Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says the attack on the American consulate in Libya was an act of terrorism and says the United States must use foreign aid to bring about […]

09/25/2012

Obama: Libya assault 'wasn't just mob action'

NEW YORK (AP) – President Barack Obama says “there’s no doubt” that the assault of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans including the U.S. ambassador “wasn’t just a mob action.” The […]

09/24/2012

Clinton urges tolerance amid anti-US protests

NEW YORK (AP) – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton appealed Monday to Muslims to show “dignity” and not resort to violence as they protest an anti-Islam film produced in the United States. Speaking at […]

09/24/2012

Clinton calls for action at start of NYC meeting

NEW YORK (AP) – Former President Bill Clinton on Sunday challenged Wal-Mart to open a store in Libya and help create jobs in the world’s most troubled areas. “If the new president of Libya asked […]

09/23/2012

Attack on US in Libya fuels anti-militia backlash

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) – Tens of thousands of Libyans marched to the gates of one of the country’s strongest armed Islamic extremist groups Friday, demanding it disband, as the attack that killed the U.S. ambassador […]

09/21/2012

Clinton: Libya killings were 'terrorist attack'

WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says it was a “terrorist attack” that killed the American ambassador to Libya and three others, and she says the U.S. will not rest until those […]

09/21/2012

Military-style tactics seen in US Consulate siege

WASHINGTON (AP) – The heavily armed extremists who laid siege to the U.S. Consulate in Libya used military-style tactics that may have steered Americans toward a waiting ambush, U.S. officials said Friday as they pieced […]

09/21/2012

Obama: Extremists used video as 'excuse' to attack

MIAMI (AP) – President Barack Obama says extremists used an anti-Islam video as an excuse to assault U.S. interests, including an attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that left four Americans dead. Speaking at […]

09/20/2012

So far, White House sees no sign Libya attack premeditated

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House says it doesn’t have any indication that last week’s deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was premeditated. But White House spokesman Jay Carney says the matter […]

09/18/2012

Arab Winter? Unrest sparks debate on US policy

WASHINGTON (AP) – Has the Arab Winter arrived? It’s a question analysts in Washington are asking as anti-American demonstrations spread across North Africa and the Middle East to protest a video ridiculing Islam. Those skeptical […]

09/14/2012

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