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  • Capture of Benghazi suspect renews debate over what to do with terrorism suspects

    Capture of Benghazi suspect renews debate over what to do with terrorism suspects
    WASHINGTON — The capture of a suspected ringleader in the fatal 2012 siege of U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, reopened political debate Tuesday over how best to interrogate terrorism suspects. But the seizure appeared to resolve none of the...
  • Meet Ahmed Abu Khattala, an alleged ringleader of the Benghazi attack

    Meet Ahmed Abu Khattala, an alleged ringleader of the Benghazi attack
    Ahmed Abu Khattala is one of the most notorious Islamist commanders in Libya, a leader in the Ansar al-Sharia militia. To most Americans, he is best known for his alleged involvement in one key event: The 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in...
  • Benghazi case offers key test for D.C. prosecutors

    Benghazi case offers key test for D.C. prosecutors
    WASHINGTON — For years, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington has watched as authorities in New York and Virginia handled many of nation's biggest terrorism cases — even ones in which the District of Columbia was the target of planned...
  • Benghazi suspect: Enemy or criminal, or both, or neither?

    The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the alleged ringleader of the 2012 attacks on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has revived an old (and tedious) debate: Are figures such as Abu Khatallah “unlawful enemy combatants” or criminals? The...
  • Benghazi suspect pleads not guilty before judge

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Libyan militant accused of masterminding the deadly Benghazi attacks that have become a flashpoint in U.S. politics appeared briefly for the first time in an American courtroom on Saturday, pleading not guilty to a terrorism-...
  • Benghazi suspect was captured while planning attacks, prosecutors say

    Benghazi suspect was captured while planning attacks, prosecutors say
    Ahmed Abu Khatallah, charged in the 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, was captured with a loaded firearm as he planned future attacks against American interests, federal prosecutors said Tuesday night. Khatallah, the first person...
  • Benghazi suspect to remain in U.S. custody, judge orders

    Benghazi suspect to remain in U.S. custody, judge orders
    The Libyan militant accused of involvement in the 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya will remain in U.S. custody as he awaits trial, a federal judge said on Wednesday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson ordered the...
  • Renegade general in Libya survives assassination attempt, aide says

    Renegade general in Libya survives assassination attempt, aide says
    A rogue former army general in Libya survived an assassination attempt Wednesday as fighting and tension continued to escalate between his forces and Islamist militias loyal to the ruling General National Congress. The Libyan state news agency, LANA,...
  • Fighting escalates between rogue Libyan general, Islamist militias

    Fighting escalates between rogue Libyan general, Islamist militias
    At least 15 people were killed and 42 injured as fighting escalated Monday between the forces of a former Libyan army general, Khalifa Haftar, and Islamist militias in the eastern city of Benghazi, according to the North African country’s official...
  • Militia in Libya attacks parliament; 7 lawmakers reportedly captured

    In a new challenge to the authority of Libya’s weak central government, militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked the parliament building on Sunday, state media reported. Gunfire rang out in streets surrounding the General National...
  • Gunfire, political chaos in Libya with attack on parliament

    Militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked Libya’s parliament building Sunday, state media said, in a new challenge to the authority of the North African nation’s weak central government. The group later reportedly declared it had...
  • Scores of Europe-bound Africa migrants die in recent boat crossings

    Scores of Europe-bound Africa migrants die in recent boat crossings
    Seeking to take advantage of calmer seasonal waters, more migrants from Africa are trying to cross to Europe from Libya in recent weeks — and more than 100 are believed to have drowned when three boats sank in the Mediterranean. Libyan officials...