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Aug 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Bullet shells litter the ground as a member of the Islamist-linked militia of Misrata walks past following battles in the area of Tripoli's International airport, on August 21, 2014 (AFP Photo/Mahmud Turkia) Tripoli (AFP) - Islamist fighters in the Fajr Libya (Libyan Dawn) coalition said on Saturday they have captured Tripoli's battered international airport after many ...

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Aug 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Judicial Watch: Less than two years after four Americans got massacred in a terrorist attack on the U.S. Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya the Obama administration is disregarding congressional opposition to lift a decades-old ban on Libyans attending flight schools and training as nuclear scientists in the United States. The ban was implemented in ...

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Aug 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A day of militia fighting over control of the international airport in Libya's capital killed 22 people, the country's interim government said Sunday, part of the worsening chaos gripping the country. Libya is seeing its worst violence since the 2011 civil war that toppled dictator Moammar Gadhafi, as militias made up of ...

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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Black plumes of smoke is seen in the vicinity of Camp Thunderbolt, after clashes between militants, former rebel fighters and government forces in Benghazi July 27, 2014. . CREDIT: REUTERS/ESAM OMRAN AL-FETORI (Reuters) - Militant fighters overran a Libyan special forces base in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle involving rockets and warplanes ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Obama doesn't want the blame for making Libya worse than it was under Qadaffi, so instead of blaming his own decision to topple him and whatever else we've done to set up and support the current government, he's blaming Qaddafi. (CNSNews.com) - The U.S. evacuated its embassy in Tripoli, Libya on Saturday -- removing even the ...

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Jul 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

ABC News | More ABC News Videos Excerpted from ABC News: The U.S. State Department was forced to suspend operations at its embassy in Tripoli, Libya, because of "freewheeling militia violence" there, Secretary of State John Kerry said today. Kerry, who spoke to reporters before a meeting with the Turkish and Qatari foreign ministers about Gaza, ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS INSIDER: Multiple sources tell Fox News that less than a year before the Benghazi attack, the United States consulate warned the State Department that a militia group rented a space next door. Four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, were killed duirng the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in ...

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Jun 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Catherine Herridge: A targeting memo sent to the State Department by the Defense Department’s Africa Command two days after the Benghazi attack listed 11 suspects with ties to Al Qaeda and other groups, counter-terrorism and congressional sources confirmed to Fox News. This is significant because it arrived two days before then-UN ambassador Susan Rice ...

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Jun 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Bret Baier, James Rosen The terrorists who attacked the U.S. consulate and CIA annex in Benghazi on September 11, 2012 used cell phones, seized from State Department personnel during the attacks, and U.S. spy agencies overheard them contacting more senior terrorist leaders to report on the success of the operation, multiple sources confirmed ...

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May 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – The State Department on Tuesday warned American citizens not to travel to Libya and urged those there to leave immediately. The embassy in Tripoli has not been evacuated, although the administration began positioning military assets in Sicily last week to carry out a potential emergency extraction if deemed necessary. The amphibious assault ship USS ...

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May 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The USS Bataan, with about 1,000 Marines aboard, has sailed into the Mediterranean Sea to assist in evacuating Americans if deadly fighting in Libya worsens, U.S. military officials said Tuesday. Officials said the Navy amphibious assault ship sailed from the Arabian Sea and was already scheduled to go to the Mediterranean to ...

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May 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Washington (AFP) - The United States is deploying an amphibious assault ship with about 1,000 marines off the coast of Libya in case the US embassy must be evacuated, a US defense official said Tuesday. The USS Bataan was to be in the area "in a matter of days," said the official, who spoke on condition ...

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May 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

TRIPOLI, Libya — An al Qaeda-inspired group on Tuesday vowed to fight a Libyan renegade general who is waging an offensive against Islamists, accusing him of being an “American agent” who wants to replicate last year’s military overthrow of an elected government in neighboring Egypt. Mohammed al-Zahawi, the leader of Ansar al-Shariah, said in a televised ...

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May 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from ABC NEWS: A still-classified State Department e-mail says that one of the first responses from the White House to the Benghazi attack was to contact YouTube to warn of the “ramifications” of allowing the posting of an anti-Islamic video, according to Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government ...

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May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNN) -- The U.S. military doubled the number of aircraft standing by in Italy if needed to evacuate Americans from the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, CNN has learned. A decision to evacuate as violence in the Libyan capital grows is "minute by minute, hour by hour," a defense official told CNN. Fierce fighting swept across the ...

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May 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excepted from Washington Free Beacon: Additionally, Herridge said new information is surfacing about a 7 page email chain circulated at the highest levels of the Obama administration in the aftermath of a September 27, 2012 Fox News report indicating the intelligence community knew Benghazi was a terrorist attack within 24 hours. The email concerned the ...

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Apr 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: A U.S. businesswoman and paid CIA and FBI informant in Libya who said she was a good friend of Ambassador Christopher Stevens’ told TheBlaze the Obama administration knew that weapons and aid were ending up in the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated militants in the country before the deadly Benghazi attacks. The informant, ...

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Apr 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE DAILY BEAST: A camp on the Libyan coastline meant to train terror-hunters has instead become a haven for terrorists and al Qaeda. A key jihadist leader and longtime member of al Qaeda has taken control of a secretive training facility set up by U.S. special operations forces on the Libyan coastline to help ...

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Apr 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

TRIPOLI (AFP) - Libya's interim prime minister Abdullah al-Thani stepped down on Sunday, saying that he and his family had been the victims of an armed attack the previous day, a statement said. Mr Thani quit less than a week after Parliament tasked him on Tuesday with forming a new Cabinet, just weeks after it ousted ...

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Apr 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from TIME: The retiring House Intelligence Committee chief tells TIME that Obama is leaving terrorists "on the battlefield," and explains his charge that Edward Snowden is "under the influence" of Russia's security service. When you think of spring break, you probably don’t envision a congressional hearing on Benghazi. But politics runs deep in the home ...

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Apr 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Apr 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Michael J. Morell Related: David Petraeus Endorses Hillary Clinton As President, Says Benghazi Showcased Her ‘Most Impressive Qualities’ Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: Before the Obama administration gave an inaccurate narrative on national television that the Benghazi attacks grew from an anti-American protest, the CIA’s station chief in Libya pointedly told his superiors in Washington that no ...

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Mar 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

The U.S.S. Roosevelt, a guided missile destroyer, transits the Strait of Gibraltar in February. The ship launched the Navy SEAL operation to seize a hijacked oil tanker late Sunday, the Pentagon said (U.S. Navy) (Reuters) - U.S. special forces have seized a commercial tanker that fled with a cargo of oil from a Libyan port controlled ...

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Mar 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNN) -- At least two members of Libya's General National Congress were shot and wounded after protesters stormed its headquarters in Tripoli on Sunday evening, according to congress members. One of the congressmen, Abdul Rahman Sweihli, was shot in the leg after protesters opened fire on him inside the building. As his security detail rushed him out, ...

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Mar 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Israel National News: Libyan officials recently caught several members of a Muslim extremist group as they attempted to send deadly chemical weapons to Syria, Channel 2 reports. The report quoted Colonel Mansour al-Mazini as saying that the extremists had been caught with a container of mustard ...

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