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Video: CNN's Libya Controversy - a HuffPost Live Debate

HuffPost Live held a conversation on Tuesday about one of the biggest controversies currently roiling the journalism world: CNN's handling of the journal it found by Christopher Stevens, the late ambassador to Libya, and the State Department's response. HuffPost's senior media reporter Michael Calderone weighed in, along with Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple, Boston.com […]

Libya 'arrests 50' over Benghazi US consulate deaths

Libyan authorities have arrested some 50 people in connection with last week's deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, the president of Libya's interim assembly says. US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other US consulate staff were killed. (Source: BBC)  

Middle East financial markets ignore the violence

Equities markets in the Middle East closed mostly higher Wednesday, but were mostly oblivious to the attack on the U.S. embassy in Egypt and violence that has claimed the life of a U.S.ambassador in Libya. On Wednesday, the Egypt EGX 30 stock market index (XX:EGX30) edged up by 0.5%. In Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share […]

Google blocks YouTube clip only in Egypt and Libya

YouTube, which is owned by Google Inc, has announced that it will not remove a film clip mocking the Prophet Mohammad, but has blocked access to it in Libya and Egypt, countries where anti-U.S. protests have taken place. The clip, which is based on a longer film, depicts the prophet as a fraud and philanderer and has […]