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  • Weapons are spreading from Libya at an "alarming rate," fueling conflicts in Mali, Syria and elsewhere and boosting the arsenals of extremists and criminals in the region, according to a U.N. report published on Tuesday.

     

  • Gunmen attacked an Egyptian Coptic church in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, assaulting two priests, the official LANA news agency "ed the foreign ministry as saying on Sunday.

     

  • A police investigator was missing after being abducted in the militia-ridden Libyan city of Benghazi, police said on Thursday, but tests on a charred body showed it was not his.

     

  • CLINTON SUFFERS CLOT BEHIND RIGHT EAR, FULL RECOVERY SEEN

    CLINTON SUFFERS CLOT BEHIND RIGHT EAR, FULL RECOVERY SEEN

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suffered a blood clot in a vein between her brain and skull behind her right ear but is expected to make a full recovery, her doctors said on Monday in a statement released by the State Department.

     

  • US STATE DEPT MADE 'GRIEVOUS MISTAKE' OVER BENGHAZI-SENATE REPORT

    US STATE DEPT MADE 'GRIEVOUS MISTAKE' OVER BENGHAZI-SENATE REPORT

    The State Department made a "grievous mistake" in keeping the U.S. mission in Benghazi open despite inadequate security and increasingly alarming threat assessments in the weeks before a deadly attack by militants, a Senate committee said on Monday.

     

  • U.S. SENATE REPORT FAULTS STATE DEPT, INTELLIGENCE ON BENGHAZI

    U.S. SENATE REPORT FAULTS STATE DEPT, INTELLIGENCE ON BENGHAZI

    The State Department's decision to keep the U.S. mission in Benghazi open despite inadequate security and increasingly dangerous threat assessments before it was attacked in September was a "grievous mistake," a Senate report said on Monday.

     

  • An explosion on Sunday at a building belonging to a Coptic church in western Libya killed two Egyptian men and wounded two others, a military spokesman said.

     

  • President Barack Obama offered strong support for former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as the potential next U.S. defense secretary but said in remarks aired on Sunday that he had not yet decided on a nominee for the Pentagon post.

     

  • OBAMA: U.S. HAS GOOD LEADS ON WHO CARRIED OUT BENGHAZI ATTACKS

    OBAMA: U.S. HAS GOOD LEADS ON WHO CARRIED OUT BENGHAZI ATTACKS

    The United States has some "very good leads" about who carried out the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans including the U.S. ambassador in September, President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.

     

  • President Obama has officially nominated Hillary Clinton's successor.

     

  • John Kerry gave up his presidential dreams after a narrow loss to Republican George W. Bush in the 2004 U.S. election, but forged a new identity as a congressional leader on foreign policy - and dutiful supporter of President Barack Obama.

     

  • The U.S. Congress approved the final version of the annual defense policy bill on Friday, authorizing $633 billion in defense spending for 2013, tightening sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program and beefing up security at U.S. embassies.

     

  • President Obama has officially nominated Hillary Clinton's successor.

     

  • UPDATE 4-OBAMA NOMINATES JOHN KERRY AS NEXT SECRETARY OF STATE

    UPDATE 4-OBAMA NOMINATES JOHN KERRY AS NEXT SECRETARY OF STATE

    President Barack Obama on Friday nominated John Kerry to replace Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, calling the veteran U.S. senator the "perfect choice" for America's top diplomat as he began reshaping his national security team for a second term.

     

  • The White House on Thursday came to the defense of former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel against critics who have attacked his record on Israel and Iran in a bid to head off his possible nomination as President Barack Obama's next Pentagon chief.

     

  • AS U.S. GRAPPLES WITH BENGHAZI REPORT, CLINTON ABSENT

    AS U.S. GRAPPLES WITH BENGHAZI REPORT, CLINTON ABSENT

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is not known for avoiding controversy.

     

  • FOUR KILLED IN CLASH IN LIBYA'S BENGHAZI: OFFICIALS

    FOUR KILLED IN CLASH IN LIBYA'S BENGHAZI: OFFICIALS

    Four people were killed when security forces clashed with armed demonstrators outside a police station in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday, security sources said.

     

  • FOUR KILLED IN CLASH IN LIBYA'S BENGHAZI-OFFICIALS

    FOUR KILLED IN CLASH IN LIBYA'S BENGHAZI-OFFICIALS

    Four people were killed when security forces clashed with armed demonstrators outside a police station in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday, security sources said.

     

  • US STATE DEPT SEEKS MORE MONEY, VOWS REFORMS AFTER BENGHAZI

    US STATE DEPT SEEKS MORE MONEY, VOWS REFORMS AFTER BENGHAZI

    The U.S. State Department will seek billions of dollars in new funds and revamp security procedures around the globe in response to criticism by an independent investigation of the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, senior officials said on Thursday.

     

  • There is currently just one name making the rounds as the likely successor to Hillary Clinton.

     

  • U.S. STATE DEPT SEEKS MORE MONEY, VOWS REFORMS AFTER BENGHAZI

    U.S. STATE DEPT SEEKS MORE MONEY, VOWS REFORMS AFTER BENGHAZI

    The U.S. State Department will seek billions of dollars in new funds and revamp security procedures around the globe in response to a critical independent probe into the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, senior State Department officials said on Thursday.

     

  • U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT SECURITY CHIEF LEAVES POST OVER BENGHAZI

    U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT SECURITY CHIEF LEAVES POST OVER BENGHAZI

    The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday its security chief had resigned from his post and three other officials had been relieved of their duties following a scathing official inquiry into the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi.

     

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