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  • Baltimore man imprisoned in Libya to arrive at BWI Saturday

    Matthew VanDyke — the Baltimore writer and filmmaker who was jailed in Libya for nearly six months and then remained to aid rebels seeking to overthrow dictator Moammar Gadhafi — is scheduled to return home Saturday. VanDyke, 32, is set to...
  • 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...
  • Prosecutor expects to file new charges against suspect in Benghazi attacks

    WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they expect to file new charges against a suspected ringleader of the 2012 deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Ahmed Abu Khattala, who has pleaded not guilty to a conspiracy charge, appeared in...
  • The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal

    The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal
    Pat Summitt may be on the way to receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, but Sally Ride has a way to go. Many are recommended for Congress' highest civilian honor, but only a handful receive it. Still, it's been awarded to a heart surgeon, a comedian,...
  • Alleged ringleader in 2012 Benghazi terror strike denied bail

    The alleged ringleader of the 2012 attack against a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, was denied bail Wednesday as his court-appointed attorney complained that prosecutors had failed to provide concrete evidence of his direct involvement in the raid that...
  • 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 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...
  • Dana Milbank: "Fact-finding" Benghazi panel quickly becomes ugly

    WASHINGTON — Representatives of prominent conservative groups converged on the Heritage Foundation on Monday afternoon for the umpteenth in a series of gatherings to draw attention to the Benghazi controversy. But this one took an unexpected turn....
  • Details of complaint against captured Benghazi suspect mostly secret

    WASHINGTON The elite U.S. commandos who snatched an alleged plotter of the Benghazi consulate attack were acting on a bare-bones criminal complaint whose crucial details remain secret. While some operational color and background are coming to light,...
  • 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's court case in U.S. likely to revive political furor

    Benghazi suspect's court case in U.S. likely to revive political furor
    The federal arraignment Saturday of the suspected ringleader of the 2012 Benghazi attacks is likely to revive the political firestorm over prosecuting terrorism suspects on American soil. Libyan militant Ahmed Abu Khatallah, his long, graying hair and...
  • Libyans vote in parliamentary elections amid ongoing violence

    Libyans vote in parliamentary elections amid ongoing violence
    Libyans went to the polls Wednesday in parliamentary elections meant to bring a measure of stability that has been elusive in the turmoil-weary North African nation. Libya in recent weeks has been roiled by some of its worst fighting since the 2011...