| Nov 2, 2011
| 3:27 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:11 PM
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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:35 PM
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...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:59 PM
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,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:20 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:08 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:41 PM
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?
| Jun 28, 2014
| 9:26 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:21 AM
A Libyan militia leader pleaded not guilty in a U.S. federal court on Saturday to a terrorism charge in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi that killed four Americans.
Ahmed Abu Khatallah was transferred to the U.S. District...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:58 AM
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...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 9:20 PM
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...