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  • Assad's killing fields

    Assad's killing fields
    The announcement Sunday that the U.S. will join Turkey in providing "nonlethal" humanitarian aid to Syrian opposition groups is a clear sign of the Obama administration's growing frustration with the failure of diplomatic efforts to halt Syrian...
  • Romney's Russia remarks and the dangers of dumbing down

    Romney's Russia remarks and the dangers of dumbing down
    Last week, Mitt Romney described Russia as America's "No. 1 geopolitical foe," prompting Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to respond: "I think it's somewhat dated to be looking backwards instead of being realistic about where we agree, where we don't...
  • Obama's Foreign Policy Needs Firmer Hand

    In President Barack Obama's sometimes maddeningly cautious foreign policy, you can see him struggling to answer what may be the hardest question of his presidency: How should the United States project power in a disorderly world without making the same...
  • Libya prepares to move parliament to Benghazi

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libyan authorities signaled on Thursday they would press ahead with plans to move the country's parliament to the eastern port city of Benghazi despite a collapse in law and order there. The plan to move the newly elected...
  • U.N. evacuates dozens of foreign staff from Libya

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The United Nations has evacuated dozens of foreign staff from its mission in Libya due to a deteriorating security situation in the North African country, a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday. "They will return if the security...
  • Libya's El Sharara oilfield restart another breakthrough for Tripoli

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's oil sector took another big step back to normality with the restarting of an oilfield that could double its current meager crude output, a week after blockades ended at major ports. The 340,000 barrels per day El Sharara...
  • Total CEO keeps costly drilling strategy to end: 2014

    PARIS (Reuters) - The chief executive of French oil major Total is giving himself until the end of the year to strike oil at a big new field somewhere in the world before considering whether to change direction and cut the exploration budget. The Paris-...
  • Libya to announce elections results on July 20

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya will announce results of last month's parliamentary elections on July 20, the head of the elections commission said on Sunday, pushing back the results another week. Fewer than half of registered Libyans voted, reflecting...
  • Three European engineers believed kidnapped in Libya: officials

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Three Europeans working for an Italian construction company have probably been kidnapped in Libya, officials from the Libyan and Italian governments said on Sunday. Libya has seen a rise in kidnappings of diplomats, foreigners and...
  • 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...
  • 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-...