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  • Mob attacks Russian Embassy in Tripoli; revenge suspected

    Mob attacks Russian Embassy in Tripoli; revenge suspected
    Gunmen stormed the Russian Embassy in Tripoli, the Libyan capital,  on Wednesday night, scrambling over the walls of the compound, tearing down the Russian flag and opening fire on cars and buildings, Russian and Libyan news agencies reported. The...
  • Russia evacuates personnel from Libya in wake of embassy attack

    Russia evacuates personnel from Libya in wake of embassy attack
    MOSCOW — Russia evacuated its diplomatic community from Libya on Thursday following an attack on its embassy in Tripoli, and said it was relocating its Libyan mission to Tunisia until conditions were safe. “On Oct. 3, all the employees of...
  • Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat

    In less than a week, more than 2,000 prisoners, many of them Islamic militants trained by Al Qaeda, have been broken out of detention in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan in spectacularly violent raids. The spree of suicide bombings and rocket fire that has...
  • Turmoil in Muslim world, summer travel peak behind U.S. terror alert

    Turmoil in Muslim world, summer travel peak behind U.S. terror alert
    As Americans pack their bags and hoist their backpacks for an end-of-summer foreign adventure, a U.S. government travel alert is urging them to be vigilant amid indications that Islamic militants are plotting terrorist strikes. The State Department's...
  • U.S. issues global travel alert, closes embassies over Al Qaeda threat

    U.S. issues global travel alert, closes embassies over Al Qaeda threat
    WASHINGTON -- The State Department issued a worldwide travel alert Friday because of an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist threat that had already prompted plans to close U.S. embassies in key Middle Eastern countries. U.S. officials have noticed an increase...
  • Federal charges filed in attack on U.S. mission in Benghazi

    Federal charges filed in attack on U.S. mission in Benghazi
    WASHINGTON -- Federal criminal charges have been filed against one or more assailants in the attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, two law enforcement sources said Tuesday. They declined to discuss details because the case is filed under...
  • 'Innocence of Muslims' wrongly blamed for attacks, filmmaker says

    'Innocence of Muslims' wrongly blamed for attacks, filmmaker says
    The filmmaker behind “Innocence of Muslims,” which sparked rioting across the Muslim world, said the movie was wrongly blamed for leading to a lethal attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, in an...
  • McManus: The second-term scandal plague

    What is it about presidents' second terms that makes them seem so scandal-ridden? Simple: The iron law of longevity. All governments make mistakes, and all governments try to hide those mistakes. But the longer an administration is in office, the more...
  • Have the terrorists won?

    Have the terrorists won?
    Last year, in the heat of his campaign, President Obama boasted that he had put Al Qaeda "on the path to defeat." This year, with 19 U.S. consulates and embassies closed and the State Department issuing vague warnings against travel anywhere in the world,...
  • 100 turn out to mark Patriot Day

    100 turn out to mark Patriot Day
    With the sound of shorebreak thumping on sand behind them, a group of more than 100 observed Patriot Day in Newport Beach by forming the numbers "911" and holding up American flags in solidarity. Wednesday's event, headed by Anita Boyd on the sand...
  • Family of slain U.S. ambassador to Libya announces UC Berkeley fund

    The family of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, who died in an attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has established a fund honoring him at UC Berkeley, the university announced Wednesday, the one-year anniversary of his death....
  • UC Berkeley establishes fund honoring slain ambassador

    The family of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens -- who died in an attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya -- has established a fund honoring him at UC Berkeley, the university announced Wednesday, the one-year anniversary of his death....