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US confirms its Libya ambassador killed in Benghazi

The US ambassador to Libya is among four Americans killed in an attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, President Barack Obama has confirmed. Armed men stormed the grounds overnight amid uproar among Muslims over a US-produced film which is said to insult the Prophet Muhammad. It has not been confirmed how the ambassador, J […]

Civil Society Orgs Produce 1st Public Service Announcements

Four civil society organizations from the cities of Misrata, Tripoli and Sebha have received technical training in video production and public messaging, with a grant from the United States' Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI). The six-week workshop is part of a comprehensive program, VOICE (Voter Ownership and Increasing Civic Participation), implemented by Creative Associates International […]

Video: Introducing US Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens

Born in April 1960 and raised in northern California, Chris Stevens earned his undergraduate degree at the University of California at Berkeley in 1982, a JD from the University of California’s Hastings College of Law in 1989, and an M.S. in National Security Studies from the National War College in 2010. He was also a […]