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Libya: Islamist fighters are pushed back in Benghazi

Relieved residents have been celebrating in Benghazi after Islamist militants were forced out of parts of the eastern Libyan city by forces loyal to

Relieved residents have been celebrating in Benghazi after Islamist militants were forced out of parts of the eastern Libyan city by forces loyal to

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Analysis: Clinton survives hours of questioning over Benghazi attack

In an act of a highly anticipated political drama that even a city like Washington has rarely seen, former US Secretary of State and the leading

In an act of a highly anticipated political drama that even a city like Washington has rarely seen, former US Secretary of State and the leading

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Libya fuel depot fire rages out of control

Giant flames lit up the night sky in Tripoli. After struggling to control the blaze at Libya’s largest fuel storage facility, shrapnel from rival

Giant flames lit up the night sky in Tripoli. After struggling to control the blaze at Libya’s largest fuel storage facility, shrapnel from rival

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US special forces snatch 2012 Benghazi raid 'leader'

The United States says it has captured the suspected ringleader of the 2012 raid on a US diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. According to the

The United States says it has captured the suspected ringleader of the 2012 raid on a US diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. According to the

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Death toll rises with clashes in Libyan city of Benghazi

In the city of Benghazi at least nine people have been killed and almost fifty wounded in clashes between Libyan troops and militants, according to

In the city of Benghazi at least nine people have been killed and almost fifty wounded in clashes between Libyan troops and militants, according to

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Blast damages Libyan foreign ministry in Benghazi

A car bomb has damaged the Libyan foreign ministry in Benghazi. There are no reports of any injuries. Officials say the device went off at dawn

A car bomb has damaged the Libyan foreign ministry in Benghazi. There are no reports of any injuries. Officials say the device went off at dawn

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Clashes with Libyan special forces leave six dead

Six soldiers have been killed after violence broke out between armed protesters and Libyan special forces. The violence happened outside a special

Six soldiers have been killed after violence broke out between armed protesters and Libyan special forces. The violence happened outside a special

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Deadly clashes in Benghazi

Death has returned to the streets of Benghazi. According to one medical source at least 25 have been killed and around 70 wounded in clashes in the

Death has returned to the streets of Benghazi. According to one medical source at least 25 have been killed and around 70 wounded in clashes in the

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Scandals could clip Obama’s wings in his second term

A collection of scandals is threatening to cloud the nascent second term of US president Barack Obama. His administration faces allegations over the

A collection of scandals is threatening to cloud the nascent second term of US president Barack Obama. His administration faces allegations over the

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Security concerns grow in Libya after deadly Benghazi attack

A car bomb has exploded outside a hospital in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi. Reports on the number killed vary between three to 15 people

A car bomb has exploded outside a hospital in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi. Reports on the number killed vary between three to 15 people

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Car bomb explodes outside Benghazi hospital in Libya

A car bomb has exploded outside a hospital in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi. Reports on the number killed by the blast vary between 3 to 15

A car bomb has exploded outside a hospital in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi. Reports on the number killed by the blast vary between 3 to 15

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Italian consul in Benghazi unhurt after car attack

The Italian consul in Benghazi Guido De Sanctis has been shot at in his car in the eastern Libyan city, but has not been injured. It is unclear who

The Italian consul in Benghazi Guido De Sanctis has been shot at in his car in the eastern Libyan city, but has not been injured. It is unclear who

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US State Department criticised over Benghazi

The US state department has been heavily criticised in an official report into the deadly attack on a US consulate in Libya. The report says

The US state department has been heavily criticised in an official report into the deadly attack on a US consulate in Libya. The report says

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Libya: Benghazi protesters demand autonomy

About a thousand protesters demonstrated in Libya’s second city Benghazi, calling for more autonomy for the eastern part of the country and the

About a thousand protesters demonstrated in Libya’s second city Benghazi, calling for more autonomy for the eastern part of the country and the

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Libyan official pledges to dissolve militias after mass protests

The head of Libya’s national congress has vowed to dissolve the country’s militias, in the wake of demonstrations against them. Mohammed Magarief

The head of Libya’s national congress has vowed to dissolve the country’s militias, in the wake of demonstrations against them. Mohammed Magarief

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Libya security may have been 'executed' by militias

There may have been retribution from the militias driven out of this Benghazi compound, with a doctor claiming six members of Libya’s security forces

There may have been retribution from the militias driven out of this Benghazi compound, with a doctor claiming six members of Libya’s security forces

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Islamist militia forced out of Benghazi base

An Islamist militia has been swept out of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. At least one person was killed and 20 wounded as fighters at the Ansar

An Islamist militia has been swept out of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. At least one person was killed and 20 wounded as fighters at the Ansar

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Video shows efforts to save US ambassador killed in Libya

Amateur video has emerged showing the US ambassador to Libya in the moments just after the attack that killed him. In the footage, a still-alive

Amateur video has emerged showing the US ambassador to Libya in the moments just after the attack that killed him. In the footage, a still-alive

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US consulate attack 'was pre-planned'

Officials in Washington believe the attack that killed the US ambassador and three other diplomats in Benghazi may have been planned in advance.  

Officials in Washington believe the attack that killed the US ambassador and three other diplomats in Benghazi may have been planned in advance.  

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US ambassador to Libya killed in attack

The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other embassy staff were killed in a rocket attack on Tuesday night that targeted his car in the eastern

The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other embassy staff were killed in a rocket attack on Tuesday night that targeted his car in the eastern

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Bomb damages Libyan military site in Benghazi

A huge blast at the Libyan military intelligence headquarters in Benghazi has highlighted the continuining instability in the country. No one was

A huge blast at the Libyan military intelligence headquarters in Benghazi has highlighted the continuining instability in the country. No one was

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Mixed emotions after Libya vote

There were mixed emotions in Libya on Saturday as the country went to the polls in its first free elections in over half a century. In the capital

There were mixed emotions in Libya on Saturday as the country went to the polls in its first free elections in over half a century. In the capital

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Libyan election: Islamists storm Benghazi polling stations

Libya’s first free national elections in 60 years have been marred by violence in the oil-rich east of the country. A group of radical Islamists

Libya’s first free national elections in 60 years have been marred by violence in the oil-rich east of the country. A group of radical Islamists

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Security fears around Libyan election

The main storage centre for election materials in Libya has fallen victim to a suspected arson attack, raising security fears ahead of Saturday’s

The main storage centre for election materials in Libya has fallen victim to a suspected arson attack, raising security fears ahead of Saturday’s

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Tripoli warns east over autonomy bid

Protesters in Tripoli delivered a firm ‘no’ to a breakaway region in eastern Libya, echoing the reaction of the country’s leadership. The

Protesters in Tripoli delivered a firm ‘no’ to a breakaway region in eastern Libya, echoing the reaction of the country’s leadership. The