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Feb 24, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Relatives of seven Egyptians killed in a beach react outside the morgue in Benghazi February 24, 2014. (Reuters) - Libyan police have found seven Egyptian Christians shot dead on a beach in eastern Libya, security officials and local residents said on Monday, in the second such execution-style killing since the start of the year. A ...

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Feb 14, 2014 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Associated Press: A top general on Friday called for Libya's parliament and Cabinet to be dissolved to "rescue" the country from turmoil, prompting accusations that he was fomenting a coup — and bringing derision from many at the presumption that the deeply weakened military could impose control in a country dominated by rival armed ...

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Feb 4, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: CIA director John Brennan told a congressional hearing Tuesday that security operators involved in Benghazi rescue efforts were required to re-sign non-disclosure agreements because the documents were being updated. Brennan was pressed by Rep. Devin Nunes, R.-Calif., of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence about the 2012 Benghazi attack and why ...

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Feb 3, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) on Monday said President Obama lied about the terrorist attack in Benghazi during an interview that aired before the Super Bowl. Inhofe said the 2012 terrorist attack in Libya will “go down in history as the greatest cover-up,” and slammed Obama for claiming it was thoroughly investigated. “It’s just ...

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Jan 28, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WND: The CIA annex in Benghazi was set up so that the movements of U.S. personnel were hidden from locals, according to the Senate’s 88-page report on the Sept. 11, 2012, attack. The report further states the nearby U.S. special mission, the site of the initial assault, did not store classified information. The new details ...

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Jan 25, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BIG JOURNALISM: Friday, the venerable New York Times Magazine published a mammoth 5500-plus word profile of Hillary Clinton and the world around her. It is titled "Planet Hillary," and two words you will not find on this mammoth planet are "Libya" and "Benghazi." The Times' exhaustive look at Hillary -- her past, present, future, ...

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Jan 22, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from CNS News: When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a brief self-congratulatory trip to Tripoli, Libya, in October 2011 — with U.S. military assets lurking offshore in case they needed to rescue her — she joked, in the presence of then-Ambassador Gene Cretz and Assistant Secretary of State Jeffrey Feltman, that they had ...

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Jan 22, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WND: The Senate’s 88-page report on the Benghazi assault provides a new detail about the role of an al-Qaida-linked organization that provided external security to the fated U.S. special mission. According to the report, the Libyan 17th of February Brigade militia refused to “provide cover” for the U.S. security team that was trapped inside ...

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Jan 21, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Aaron Klein: The extensive Senate report on the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attack dropped a major, unreported bombshell: The commander of U.S. forces in Africa was not aware of the existence of the besieged CIA annex. The staggering detail raises the question of what was transpiring at the fated annex and nearby U.S. special ...

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Jan 20, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The militants who gathered on the night of Sept. 11, 2012, to torch and kill inside the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, were a who’s who of the modern al Qaeda movement, newly declassified documents show. Since its attacks on the U.S. in 2001, al Qaeda has worked to establish partners ...

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Jan 15, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Jan 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Jan 13, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Catherine Herridge The FBI interviewed the Benghazi survivors over a three-day period shortly after the attack, and none of them reported a protest or demonstration, according to a Republican senator who says the timeline was confirmed by an FBI deputy director. The account again raises questions about why the administration claimed initially after ...

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Jan 10, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WEEKLY STANDARD: The State Department today designated three Ansar al Sharia organizations, as well as three of their leaders, as terrorist entities. The State Department reports that Ansar al Sharia in Derna was “involved” in the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi. Former Guantanamo detainee Sufian Ben Qumu, who long served al ...

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Jan 10, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WEEKLY STANDARD: The State Department today publicly announced a $10 million reward "for information leading to the arrest or conviction of any individual responsible for the September 11, 2012 Benghazi attacks." The announcement for the reward is posted on rewardsforjustice.net. Seeking Information Against International Terrorism Wanted ...

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Jan 7, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Washington Post: U.S. officials suspect that a former Guantanamo Bay detainee played a role in the attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and are planning to designate the group he leads as a foreign terrorist organization, according to officials familiar with the plans. Militiamen under the command of Abu Sufian bin ...

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Jan 3, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON: The U.S. government is trying to apprehend an al Qaeda terrorist wanted for his role in the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack that killed four Americans. The suspect, Muhammad Jamal, was imprisoned in Egypt last fall and in September was being held by the Egyptian government. His current whereabouts could not be ...

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Jan 2, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Two Americans were being held by the Libyan army at its headquarters in the city of Benghazi, a local security source and army sources told Reuters. The identity of the two Americans was not immediately clear nor why they were detained. The U.S. embassy in Libya could not be reached for comment. Last week, four American ...

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Dec 31, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

TEL AVIV – The New York Times reporter who authored the paper’s investigation into the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attack contradicted his own reporting about the security situation leading up to the assault at the U.S. special mission, WND has learned. The extensive Times piece published Saturday, titled “A Deadly Mix in Benghazi,” was authored from ...

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Dec 29, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 28, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: A New York Times investigation of the attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, concluded that al Qaeda did not play a role, but an anti-Muslim video was a factor. Based on interviews with witnesses, the report found that local militia leader Ahmed Abu Khattala was the central figure behind ...

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Dec 27, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

U.S. Embassy in Tripoli Washington (CNN) -- The four U.S. military personnel being held in Libyan government custody have been released, a U.S. Defense Department official said late Friday. The four were believed to be held by the ministry of the interior, the official, with knowledge of the situation, said on condition of anonymity. It was not immediately ...

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Dec 27, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON — Four American military personnel have been detained in Libya and were in the Libyan government’s custody, an American official said on Friday. The circumstances of their detention were not clear. Photographs of two American passports and embassy identity cards were later disseminated on Twitter. The State Department had no immediate comment. The episode appears ...

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Dec 20, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

TRIPOLI, Libya – Gunmen shot and killed a top Libyan military intelligence official Friday outside his home in an eastern city known as a stronghold for an Islamic extremist militia, the latest in a string of assassinations targeting government officials and others. Col. Fatallah Abdel-Rahim al-Qazeri died outside his home in Darna following a relative's ...

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Dec 17, 2013 Comments Off spratico

LibyaHerald-Benghazi, 16 December 2013: The homes of a number of suspected Ansar Al-Sharia members in central Benghazi’s Ard Zwawa district came under attack today following the murder of a Saiqa brigade member. No one was reported injured. Mahmoud Al-Fituri died after a bomb blew up under his car. He was rushed to Benghazi’s Jalaa Hospital where his ...

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