Stories tagged: Benghazi
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
Death toll in car bombings in Libya’s Benghazi rises to 33
The death toll from a nighttime twin car bombing near a mosque in a residential area of Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi rose to 33 on Wednesday, authorities said.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
Libyan cleared of most serious charges in Benghazi attack
A Libyan militant was convicted Tuesday of terrorism charges stemming from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. But a federal jury found him …
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 2:06 p.m.
Prosecutor calls Benghazi suspect ‘commander’ of 2012 attack
Competing portraits of the accused mastermind of the 2012 attacks on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, again emerged Thursday as prosecutors and defense their final attempts to sway jurors before …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
U.S. captures key Benghazi militant
U.S. special operations forces captured a militant in Libya accused of playing an instrumental role in the Benghazi attacks, officials said Monday, in a high-stakes operation designed to bring the …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 8:47 p.m.
Trial begins for Libyan militia leader accused of planning attacks in Benghazi
The terrorism trial of the man accused of directing the deadly Benghazi attacks opened Monday with federal prosecutors showing dramatic security camera videos and portraying Ahmed Abu Khatallah as an …
Thu., March 2, 2017
Dana Milbank: Key word missing from speech: Russia
You don’t need to be a partisan Democrat to know that, as former president George W. Bush told NBC, “we all need answers” on Trump’s Russia ties. But the congressional …
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 4:49 p.m.
House Republicans are already preparing for ‘years’ of investigations of Clinton
If Republicans retain control of the House, something GOP-friendly maps make possible even in the event of a Trump loss, Clinton will become the first president since George H.W. Bush …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
State: Benghazi emails involving Clinton recovered by FBI
The State Department says about 30 emails involving the 2012 attack on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, are among the thousands of Hillary Clinton emails recovered during the FBI’s recently …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 2:36 p.m.
15 Libyan soldiers killed by suicide attack in Benghazi, medical sources say
A suicide attack targeting Libyan Army troops in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed at least 15 soldiers, medical sources tell dpa.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 12:51 p.m.
Libya militia downs helicopter, killing 2 French troops
BENGHAZI, Libya – Officials in Libya said on Tuesday that an Islamist militia shot down a helicopter outside the eastern city of Benghazi, killing two French special forces troops who …
Sun., July 10, 2016
Hillary haters, get over it
Think of it this way: A President Hillary Clinton is the only thing standing in the way of a President Donald Trump.
Sat., July 2, 2016
Froma Harrop: Benghazi probe always about politics
The report failed to counter the most salient fact in Clinton’s defense. The U.S. military in Europe could not have reached Benghazi in time to save the Americans.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
‘Move on’ from Benghazi? Republicans say it’s unlikely
Hillary Clinton said it’s “time to move on” after a congressional report on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks accused the Obama administration of lethal mistakes, but produced no new evidence …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
Hillary Clinton never personally denied Benghazi security, Democrats say
Democrats on the House Benghazi panel said in a report Monday that security at the Libya facility the night of Sept. 11, 2012 was “woefully inadequate,” but former Secretary of …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
In Benghazi investigation, Democrats say Republican lawyer backs White House
The U.S. military acted properly on the night of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, according to leaked testimony from a retired, three-star Army general who served as chief …
UPDATED: Tue., May 10, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
In Benghazi case, U.S. won’t seek death penalty against suspect
The Justice Department says it won’t seek the death penalty against the suspected Libyan militant charged in the Benghazi attacks that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
Benghazi investigation: House lawmaker fires back at Pentagon critique
The chairman of the House Benghazi panel fired back Friday at the Defense Department for criticizing the Republican-led investigation into the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Senior Pentagon official criticizes House Benghazi probe
A senior Pentagon official criticized the House Republican-led investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, saying the panel has made a “crescendo” of costly, duplicative and unnecessary requests, including …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
CIA expands survivor benefit tied to overseas terror attacks
The CIA is expanding survivor benefits for agency employees and contractors killed in the line of duty overseas in acts of terrorism.
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016
Froma Harrop: Diplomats perform heroically behind the scenes
Combat victories get all the ink, but ambassadors win small battles every day.
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016
Movie review: Michael Bay slips into war movie cliches with ‘13 Hours’
Bay’s latest is a mixed-up blend of truth and distortion. Parts of it deliver a punch, and a jolt, and ripples of earnest (and even complicated) emotion. Then the characters, …
Sat., Oct. 31, 2015
Krauthammer: GOP swings, misses at oversight
Inept questioning allows Clinton, others to elude accountability.
Sun., Oct. 25, 2015
Kathleen Parker: Republicans diminished themselves, not Clinton
WASHINGTON — Who the blast is Sidney Blumenthal? Doubtless many watching Thursday’s House select committee hearing on Benghazi must have wondered the same. This obviously important person’s name was mentioned …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 22, 2015, 2:07 p.m.
Facing GOP queries, Clinton seeks to close book on Benghazi
The latest from the House Benghazi committee’s hearing featuring testimony from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Thu., Oct. 22, 2015
Milbank: Benghazi hearings a farce
After 17 months, $4.5 million, and “Wine Wednesdays,” victims’ families won’t get the truth from partisan committee.
Sat., Oct. 17, 2015
Kathleen Parker: Only a Benghazi blowup can derail Clinton nomination
Hillary looked comfortable, confident in debate performance
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 11:34 a.m.
Republican: Hurting Hillary Clinton was ‘big part’ of Benghazi probe
Rep. Richard Hanna, a moderate, pro-abortion rights Republican from New York, told a radio station Wednesday night that Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was telling the truth when he suggested during …
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 9:45 p.m.
Ex-Benghazi investigator says he was fired for resisting panel’s focus on Hillary Clinton
A former investigator with the Republican-led congressional committee examining the attacks in Benghazi in 2012 says he was fired after resisting pressure to narrowly focus his investigative work on Hillary …
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
Froma Harrop: Republicans spurn national interest in zeal for political warfare
Benghazi hearings, opposition to raising debt ceiling all about that base, not about what’s best for the United States at home or abroad.
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015
Kathleen Parker: Would-be McCarthy reveals true objective of Benghazi hearings
Would-be McCarthy reveals true objective of Benghazi hearings.