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US Captures Suspect in 2012 Benghazi Attack

By John Lee. US forces have captured a man accused of involvement in the 2012 attack on an American compound in Benghazi, in which Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed. In a statement, US President Donald Trump said that Mustafa al-Imam "will face justice in the United States for his alleged role" […]

Video: FBI Identifies Suspects in US Consulate Attack

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The FBI has identified five men it believes were involved in last year's deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi. Washington has not officially asked the Libyan government to apprehend the men, but […]

Video: Former US ambassador to Libya Interviewed

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The FBI has identified five men it believes were involved in last year's deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi. Washington has not officially asked the Libyan government to apprehend the men, but […]

Obama Names New Libyan Ambassador

US President Barack Obama has nominated Deborah K. Jones for the post of Ambassador to Libya. Jones, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, is Scholar-in-Residence at the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC. Previously, she was Senior Faculty Advisor for National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College.  From […]

Video: Clinton under Fire over Benghazi Attack

A defiant US Secretary of State has faced tough questioning in Congress over security failings that led to the deaths of four Americans in an attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi. At one point Hillary Clinton fought back tears as she described meeting the families of the dead, who included the US ambassador to […]

Video: Only Suspect in Stevens Attack Released

Dozens of people may have been involved in September 11 attacks on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, but authorities have been unable to identify them from the security tapes. Gwen Ifill talk to McClatchy Newspapers' Nancy Youssef about efforts in Libya to find the attackers: (Source: PBS)

New US Chargé d’ Affaires to Libya

William Roebuck has arrived in Tripoli as the U.S. Chargé d’ Affaires to Libya. Chargé Roebuck will continue the work of Laurence Pope, who has served in that capacity since October 2011 following the death of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens. Mr. Roebuck looks forward to working with the Libyan government and the Libyan people as […]

Video: Senators Question Lack of Security in Benghazi

Senators probed into the best way forward at the hearings into the Benghazi attack Thursday after a damning report on the September 11 assault on the US mission in Benghazi, Libya found that failures in the State Department's management led to "grossly inadequate" security there; (Source: AFP)