| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:36 AM
Islamist militants took control of the biggest special forces base in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle that killed 30 people, a special forces officer said.
Soldiers abandoned their base after heavy shelling, according to Saiqa...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:05 PM
CAIRO Libya's interim government Tuesday ordered all army units in the troubled eastern city of Benghazi to cease fire immediately.
The government also called on Islamist militias to lay down their arms, saying that the "tragic situation of the residents...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:16 AM
BENGASI Libia (Reuters) - Fuerzas libias se enfrentaron el martes a militantes islamistas con cohetes y aviones caza para lograr el control de una base militar en la ciudad de Bengasi, luego de que al menos 30 personas murieran en combates nocturnos....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The Laugh Factory has found an edgy new comic force to give it a leg up in the digital age -- Larry King.
In an effort to reach a bigger online audience, the comedy club chain has partnered with Ora TV, the production house and digital video network...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Fouad Ajami, a Lebanese-born scholar, author and commentator who helped shape American discourse on Middle Eastern affairs with lyrical portraits of the troubled region that illuminated Arab consciousness and politics, died of cancer Sunday at his home in...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was being held for questioning Tuesday in connection with allegations that he had a network of informers feeding him information about police investigations into the funding of his 2007 election campaign.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:18 PM
PARIS — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy lashed out at French magistrates Wednesday for pursuing “grotesque” corruption charges against him, accusing the officials who put him under investigation of being politically biased and seeking...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The wildly off-mark first pitch thrown by 50 Cent at a New York Mets baseball game last week will live in hip-hop infamy as one of the great offstage stumbles of all time. It certainly was funny — in a mean-spirited way — to see such a...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:10 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:12 AM
Libya’s weak interim government on Wednesday verbally assailed the U.S. capture of a suspected mastermind of the 2012 attack in Benghazi that killed four Americans and set off a political firestorm in the United States.
At a news conference nearly...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:13 PM
TRIPOLI — What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard at her public university physically and verbally attacked her, trying to bar her from entering her classroom because she...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Two and a half years ago, the U.S. pulled every soldier out of a mostly quiet Iraq. In the void, formerly al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists calling themselves "The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" are now tearing apart the country, leaving medieval...