# benghazi - Thursday 24 January, 2013
The call was made in response to what was described as an imminent threat against Westerners.
# benghazi - Wednesday 23 January, 2013
Emotional at times, Clinton said the events in Benghazi were highly personal to her.
# benghazi - Thursday 20 December, 2012
The report into the attack on the US consulate in Libya on 11 September was scathing, finding evidence of major security failures and mismanagement.
# benghazi - Sunday 14 October, 2012
Lindsey Graham says Obama’s administration is either misleading the US public, or it’s “incredibly incompetent”.
# benghazi - Sunday 23 September, 2012
Armed forces dislodged a militia from a military complex near Tripoli this morning as the crackdown spreads to the capital.
# benghazi - Saturday 22 September, 2012
The deaths come as protests against the power of militias gather pace.
# benghazi - Saturday 15 September, 2012
Meanwhile, Al Qaeda has called for more attacks on US embassies.
# benghazi - Thursday 13 September, 2012
A film which lampoons the Prophet Mohammed and was broadcast on TV in the Arab world has sparked protests in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and other Arab countries.
The attacks that led to the death of the US Ambassador to Libya may have been a plot to coincide with the September 11 anniversary.
# benghazi - Wednesday 12 September, 2012
Most of diplomatic staff have been evacuated following the killing of the US ambassador to Libya and other consul officials in Benghazi.
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An armed mob attacked the US consulate in Benghazi over a controversial film which describes Islam as a “cancer”.
Islamists stormed the embassies to protest a film deemed offensive to Islam.
# benghazi - Saturday 7 July, 2012
The elections are the first to be held since the ousting of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi but there are fears that violence could disrupt the voting.
# benghazi - Tuesday 6 March, 2012
Local leaders said they want their region to remain part of a united Libya but insisted the move was needed to stop decades of discrimination against the east.
# benghazi - Sunday 23 October, 2011
A historic day for Libya…the formal declaration has been made in Benghazi in front of tens of thousands of people today.
Meanwhile, it is being reported that the former dictator’s body will be handed back to his extended family following a deal with Libya’s interim government.
# benghazi - Saturday 22 October, 2011
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril has said that elections will be held within eight months.
# benghazi - Thursday 20 October, 2011
A video has emerged which claims to show Gaddafi’s corpse (not main picture here) as National Transitional Council in Libya confirms the ousted leader was captured and died of his wounds.
With the announcement of the former Libyan leader’s death in his home town of Sirte today we look back at the events which shaped him and his country…
# benghazi - Thursday 15 September, 2011
The leaders of France and Britain are travelling to Libya today to welcome country’s new rulers – however fighting is still continuing between NTC forces and Gaddafi loyalists.
# benghazi - Saturday 3 September, 2011
# benghazi - Wednesday 20 July, 2011
France has suggested it may be possible.
# benghazi - Saturday 25 June, 2011
Libyan state media says a NATO airstrike has killed 15 people after hitting a restaurant and a bakery.
# benghazi - Saturday 28 May, 2011
In one of the hundreds of reported cases a woman was raped by militiamen loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in front of her husband who was tied up and then shot dead afterwards.
# benghazi - Tuesday 24 May, 2011
A government spokesman said NATO had targeted buildings used by volunteers in the Libyan army but the alliance said it targeted a storage facility supplying those who carry out attacks on civilians.
# benghazi - Sunday 22 May, 2011
All the news of the day you might have missed…
The EU has established formal diplomatic contact with the Libyan rebels seeking to topple Muammar Gaddafi by opening an office in the eastern rebel stronghold of Benghazi.
# benghazi - Monday 16 May, 2011
Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo has asked that judges order the arrest of Gaddafi, his son and his intelligence chief as rebels say they have made gains in the western city of Misrata.
# benghazi - Saturday 30 April, 2011
Appearing on state television, the Libyan leader was more conciliatory than usual but NATO’s airstrikes continued in the capital of Tripoli as pro-Gaddafi forces continued to shell the besieged city of Misrata.
# benghazi - Friday 22 April, 2011
The US’ most senior army official made the comments even as he said that 30-40 per cent of pro-Gaddafi ground forces in Libya had been destroyed.
# benghazi - Thursday 21 April, 2011
As yet more civilian die at the hands of government forces in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore says Ireland has “a responsibility to act”.
# benghazi - Tuesday 19 April, 2011
An aid ship sent to rescue desperate civilians from the conflict-torn city of Misrata was forced to leave thousands of injured women and children behind yesterday – amongst heavy bombardment and sniper fire.
# benghazi - Monday 11 April, 2011
Rebel groups claim African Union proposals to end Libyan conflict do not insist Gaddafi should step down.
# benghazi - Sunday 10 April, 2011
Recapturing the town of Ajdabiya, where fighting is ongoing, would give Gaddafi forces a key staging ground for an assault on Benghazi that could crush the uprising.
# benghazi - Monday 4 April, 2011
A Turkish vessel has rescued 250 wounded from a hospital in the besieged city of Misrata – while Médecins San Frontieres evacuated a further 71 injured patients for treatment.
# benghazi - Sunday 3 April, 2011
The see-saw desert battle for Libya continues – with rebels making modest gains with the help of international air strikes after skirmishes around the strategic oil town of Brega.
# benghazi - Thursday 24 March, 2011
Meanwhile, a fifth night of coalition airstrikes hasn’t deterred pro-Gaddafi forces from shelling rebel-held areas.