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Twin car bombs kill more than 30 in Libya’s Benghazi

BENGHAZI: A double car bombing in the east Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday left at least 33 people dead and dozens more wounded,...

Car bomb targeting security forces in Libya kills 22: forces’ spokesman

BENGHAZI: A car bomb targeting security forces on Tuesday in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed 22 people and wounded 20, a spokesman for the forces and medical officials said.

Clinton deflects Republican criticism in marathon Benghazi hearing

WASHINGTON: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton passed a tough political test on Thursday, calmly deflecting harsh Republican criticism of her handling of the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, during a testy 11-hour hearing in Congress.

Hillary Clinton emails reveal Benghazi militant fears

WASHINGTON: Emails from Hillary Clinton obtained Thursday by a US daily revealed her own sources provided intelligence on a deadly 2012 attack in Libya that conflicted with White House statements.

Almost 30 Libyan soldiers killed in Benghazi attacks

BENGHAZI, Libya: Almost 30 Libyan soldiers were killed and 70 wounded in a double suicide bombing and clashes in the port city of Benghazi on Thursday, medics said.

Tunisia, Cairo airport cancel Libya flights over security fears

CAIRO/TUNIS: Tunisia and Egypt's Cairo airport cancelled most flights to and from Libya on Thursday, officials said, days after the Libyan government said unidentified war planes had attacked positions of armed groups in Tripoli.

More than 50 killed in Benghazi, Tripoli clashes

BENGHAZI: At least 36 people were killed in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, many of them civilian, where Libyan Special Forces and Islamist militants clashed on Saturday night and Sunday morning, medical and security sources said.

U.N. pulls staff out of Libya as clashes kill 13

TRIPOLI: The United Nations on Monday pulled its staff out of Libya where at least 13 people have been killed in fighting in the eastern city of Benghazi and in Tripoli, forcing the closure of the international airport.

Benghazi suspect fighting anti-Islamist general before U.S. raid

BENGHAZI: The suspected ringleader of a 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, snatched this week by U.S. forces, had been fighting a...