Benghazi

British Women Travelling With Aid Convoy Raped In Libya

PA | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

A number of British women travelling with an aid convoy are believed to have been raped in Libya. Pro-government militiamen are suspected of attack...

Brits Urged To Leave Libyan City Due To 'Specific Threat To Westerners'

PA | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK

All Britons have been urged by the Government to leave the Libyan city of Benghazi in response to a "specific and imminent threat" against westerners....

'I Put My Arms Around Their Mothers And Fathers'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK

The memory of the flag-draped caskets of the Americans killed in the attack on the US consulate in Libya caused an emotional Hillary Clinton to well u...

Christians 'Sentenced To Death' In Egypt For Anti-Muslim Film

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

A court in Egypt has reportedly sentenced to death seven Christians for taking part in an anti-Islam film Innocence of Muslims, which caused internati...

WATCH: 3,500 Anti-Islam Film Protesters Target Google's London HQ

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Around 3,500 Muslims have held a protest outside Google's London HQ demanding the removal of anti-Islam film, Innocence Of Muslims, from YouTube. B...

Pakistan Government Minister Offers $100,000 For Murder Of Film-Maker

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK

A government minister in Pakistan has offered $100,000 bounty for the death of the maker of the 'Innocence of Muhammad' film, which has sparked riots ...

Anti-Militia Protest Sweeps Islamist Militia Out Of Benghazi

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK

The militia responsible for the attack on the US Embassy in Benghazi on 11 September has been driven out of the city by a popular protest. Ansar al...

Nineteen Dead In Pakistan As Anti-Islam Protests Continue

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York and Paul Vale | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK

Nineteen people are reported to have died and at least 195 have been injured in clashes in Pakistan, according to officials, as anger over an American...

The Virus of Hatred

Ian Linden | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK
Ian Linden

The Benghazi killings are a call to action both to religious leaders and to organisations like the Tony Blair Faith Foundation who believe there is another potent message and that what young people learn about faith and religion matters, and that we walk away from this challenge at our peril.

Libya Attack Shows Renewed Danger From Jihadist Networks

Justin Crump | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Politics
Justin Crump

Tuesday's attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in which the US Ambassador was killed, serves as a reminder of the renewed danger from jihadist networks in the Middle East and North Africa, which are rapidly growing in confidence and ability.

'This Madness Must Stop'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

An Islamic scholar has called for Muslims to "ignore material" offensive or insulting to Islam, in the wake of protests in Cairo, Benghazi and Yemen a...

Who Is Master George?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

The director of an anti-Islam film that reportedly sparked deadly protests in Libya and Egypt is said to have duped actors into believing they were ma...

Libyans Demonstrate Against Attack On US Embassy In Benghazi

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

Libyans took to the streets of Benghazi on Wednesday to protest against the US embassy attacks that led to the death of four US officials, including t...

Afghanistan Bans YouTube Over Anti-Islam Film

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK

YouTube has been banned in Afghanistan to prevent the viewing of a US-made film that sparked an attack on the US Embassy in Benghazi, which left the U...

US Ambassador Killed In Benghazi Rocket Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK

The US ambassador to Libya and three other embassy staff have been killed in a rocket attack in the eastern city of Benghazi, the White House has conf...

Libyan And Egyptian Embassies Attacked Over US 'Film'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK

UPDATE: According to Reuters, four officials have died in the violence in Benghazi, including the US ambassador to Libya. Egyptian demonstrators ...

Libya Stages First Free Elections In 50 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 07.07.2012 | UK

The citizens of Libya are voting this weekend in the country's first free elections in half a century, following the fall of Muammar Gaddafi last year...

The 'Cleaver' Who Fought Gaddafi With Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home

He is called Alsature, which in his native Arabic means ‘The Cleaver’. “A cleaver, it cuts meat and exposes. When you look at it you see the ...

Bodyguards Hurt After Attack On British Ambassador's Convoy In Benghazi

PA | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

Two close protection officers were injured in an attack on a convoy carrying the British ambassador to Libya in Benghazi on Monday. The Foreign Off...

British Embassy Convoy Attacked In Libya

PA | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

A British embassy convoy has been attacked in the east Libyan city of Benghazi. The Foreign Office said all staff were accounted for after the inci...

Libyan Rebels Filmed Desecrating British War Graves (VIDEO)

PA | Posted 04.03.2012 | UK

The Libyan government has been "extremely apologetic" about the desecration of British war graves in the eastern city of Benghazi, a Foreign Office Mi...

Priceless Libyan Treasures Including 7,000 Ancient Coins Stolen From Bank Vault

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK

A priceless collection of more than 7,000 ancient coins and other irreplaceable artefacts have been found missing from a bank vault in the eastern Lib...

Libya: Building Democracy

Ranj Alaaldin | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK
Ranj Alaaldin

On Sunday Libya was finally announced as liberated and free from the shackles of dictatorship. Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and his tyrannical 42-year old ...

Hertfordshire Town Hopes To Be Twinned With Benghazi

Olivia Williams | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK

The town of Royston in Hertfordshire may not have any immediate similarities with Benghazi in Libya, but last week the town council suggested pairing ...

Cameron's Statement On Libya: Full Text

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron has told MPs that the NATO mission in Libya will continue "for as long as it takes", and insisted that the hunt for Gaddafi needed to co...