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Libya: 3 U.N. staff killed in Benghazi car bomb explosion

Three U.N staff have been killed in a car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. The three U.N. staff were killed alongside two other mission members on Saturday, the United Nations said. The attack came as the United Nations was brokering a truce in the capital Tripoli, where the eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) force launched a… Read More

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said. About 150 personnel, including 80 U.S. Marines, were evacuated early Saturday and were driven across the border into Tunisia, U.S. officials confirm to CNN. U.S. officials stress operations have been “temporarily suspended” until “the security situation… Read More

Libya: ‘Anti-Islam’ film sparks riots at US consulates

Protesters kill US diplomat in Libya; Cairo demonstrators scale embassy walls, burn US flag; US officials condemn violence. CAIRO/BENGHAZI - Protesters in Egypt and Libya attacked US diplomatic missions on Tuesday in a spasm of violence that led to the death of a State Department officer at the consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi after fierce clashes at the... Read More