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This undated photo provided by Omaima ElFaitori shows Ronald Thomas Smith II. Smith, an American chemistry teacher, was shot to death as he was jogging in Benghazi on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Omaima ElFaitori)

American teacher shot dead in Libya’s Benghazi

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An American chemistry teacher was shot to death as he was jogging in Benghazi on Thursday, highlighting persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed […]

12/05/2013

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan, left, gives a press conference after being rescued from gunmen who snatched him from his hotel early Thursday and held him for several hours, in Tripoli Libya, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.  (AP Photo)

Libya premier briefly abducted in sign of chaos

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan was abducted by gunmen who snatched him from his hotel and held him for several hours Thursday in apparent retaliation for a U.S. special forces raid […]

10/10/2013

People gather to look at the site of a car bombing in Benghazi, Libya, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. A powerful car bomb exploded Wednesday near Libya’s Foreign Ministry building in the heart of the eastern coastal city of Benghazi, security officials said, one year to the date after an attack there killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. The early morning blast targeted a building that once housed U.S. Consulate  under the rule of King Idris, who former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi overthrew in a 1969 bloodless coup. (AP Photo/Mohammed el-Shaiky)

Bomb hits Libya’s Benghazi on attack anniversary

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A powerful car bomb exploded Wednesday near Libya’s Foreign Ministry building in the heart of the eastern coastal city of Benghazi, exactly one year after the Sept. 11 attack there that […]

09/11/2013

A Bahraini police officer sits in a police car at a new checkpoint near the U.S. Embassy in Manama, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

US to reopen 18 diplomatic missions after threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eighteen of the 19 U.S. embassies and consulates that were closed in the Middle East and Africa because of a terrorist threat will reopen on Sunday, the State Department says. The U.S. […]

08/09/2013

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Deadly car bomb strikes civilian area in eastern Libyan city of Bengahzi

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Officials have been giving conflicting casualty figure, but at least three people were killed in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi Monday when a car bomb exploded near a hospital in […]

05/13/2013

April 23, 2013 site of car bomb that targeted the French embassy, Tripoli, Libya. (AP Photo)

Car bomb at French Embassy in Libya wounds 3

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A car bomb exploded Tuesday outside the French Embassy in Tripoli, wounding three people and partially setting the building on fire in the worst attack on a diplomatic mission in the North African nation since the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.

04/23/2013

US official: Marine team arrives in Yemen

WASHINGTON (AP) – An elite Marine rapid response team arrived in Yemen’s capital Friday in the wake of violence and protests at the U.S. Embassy, the Pentagon said. Pentagon press secretary George Little said the […]

09/14/2012

Libya leader apologizes for attack on US consulate

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) – Libya’s interim president has apologized to the United States for the attack on the U.S. consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi that killed the American ambassador and three of his […]

09/12/2012

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