Benghazi

By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Oct 28th, 2013
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By Magharebia By Fathia al-Majbri While a number of Libyan cities commemorated the anniversary of liberating the country from Kadhafi’s 42-year grip, the cradle of revolution refused to celebrate. Benghazi residents and activists said there was nothing to celebrate, so long as citizens were being kil...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 12th, 2013
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PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                             September 12, 2013    U.S. Consulate General Marks 12th Anniversary of 9/11 Emotions of pain, grief and anger were re-enacted at the U.S. Consulate General yesterday as students, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Aug 30th, 2013
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At least two people including a Libyan prosecutor, who was in charge of cases involving ex-regime officials, have been killed in a car bomb explosion in the eastern city of Benghazi, a security source says. According to the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the incident took place on T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Jul 29th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Explosions rocked the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Sunday in what appeared to be attacks on judicial buildings, a security official said, sparking protests a day after more than 1,100 inmates escaped during a prison riot there. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Benghazi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 28th, 2013
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According to a Libyan intelligence document, the Muslim Brotherhood, including Egyptian President Morsi, were involved in the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, where several Americans, including U.S. ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, were killed. On Wednesday, J...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 10th, 2013
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May 2013 was just another humdrum month in Libya. It witnessed more deadly explosions, a prolonged siege of government ministries, the disappearance of a popular militia leader, the closure of the Sebha airport by militiamen as retaliation, a declaration of Cyrenaica’s semi-autonomy by self-styled pr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 23rd, 2013
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France’s embassy in Libya was hit by an apparent car bomb on Tuesday, injuring two French guards and bringing violence to the capital after attacks on foreign missions in the east. It was the first assault on a diplomatic mission in Tripoli, considered safer than the rest of the North African country...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Mar 19th, 2013
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Armed with confidential memos to Hillary Clinton that were stolen from the e-mail account of a former White House aide, a hacker has distributed some of the documents to a wide array of congressional aides, political figures, and journalists worldwide. In a series of weekend e-mail blasts, the hacker...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 13th, 2013
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Remember all the hoopla the Obama administration engaged in after helping Libya’s “freedom fighters” oust (and sodomize and murder) the nation’s former president, Muammar Gaddafi? Remember the rationale used by Obama to justify using the U.S. military to help Libya’s “opposition”? In his March 28, 20...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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The top United Nations official in Libya Tarek Mitri, head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), briefed the UN Security Council on January 29th regarding the situation in that beleaguered country.  He provided a mixed report. He saw some reason for optimism with regard to institut...