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VOA Reporter: Libyans ‘Shocked, Saddened’ By US Ambassador’s Death

Posted September 13th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A VOA reporter in Libya says many locals are shocked and saddened by the death of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three of his colleagues following an attack on the U.S. consulate late Tuesday. Speaking from the capital, Tripoli, VOA’s Jamie Dettmer says the ambassador was a well-known and popular figure in Libya. “He […]

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US, Libya Pledge Cooperation in Attack Probe

Posted September 13th, 2012 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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The United States and Libya have agreed to cooperate closely in investigating the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi by suspected Islamist militants that killed the American ambassador to Libya and three members of his staff. The White House says U.S. President Barack Obama called the president of Libya’s National Assembly, Mohamed Magarief, […]

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US Officials: Killings of US Diplomats in Benghazi May Have Been Planned

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 10:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials say an assault that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans in the Libyan city of Benghazi may have been planned rather than being a spontaneous outburst of anti-American sentiment. The officials said Tuesday’s attacks by an armed mob on Benghazi’s U.S. consulate and a nearby safe house appeared to […]

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Internet Mourns Death of Embassy Officer

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The Internet gaming community is mourning the death of Sean Smith, the U.S. embassy officer and online gaming impresario killed Tuesday in Libya. Known by the online moniker “Vile Rat,” the 34-year-old Smith was a key participant in the multi-player game “Eve Online.” The game is a role-playing venture in which hundreds of thousands of […]

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US Officials: Killings of US Diplomats in Benghazi May Have Been Planned

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials say an assault that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans in the Libyan city of Benghazi may have been planned rather than being a spontaneous outburst of anti-American sentiment. The officials said Tuesday’s attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi by a mob armed with rocket-propelled grenades appeared to […]

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West Condemns Killing of US Ambassador, Arab Leaders Condemn Film

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Many world leaders are condemning the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, but some in the Arab world are reserving their criticism for the film that appeared to provoke the violence. British Foreign Secretary William Hague said there is no justification for the attack and called the killing of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens […]

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West Condemns Killing of US Ambassador, Arab Leaders Condemn Film

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Many world leaders are condemning the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, but some in the Arab world are reserving their criticism for the film that appeared to provoke the violence. British Foreign Secretary William Hague said there is no justification for the attack. He called the killing of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens […]

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US Ambassador, 3 Staff Killed in Libya Attack

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States ambassador to Libya and three embassy staff were killed after a mob stormed the U.S. consulate in the eastern city Benghazi late Tuesday. Demonstrators reportedly angered over an amateur film allegedly made in the U.S. that mocks Islam’s Prophet Muhammad shot at and set fire to the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Ambassador […]

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US Ambassador, 3 Staff Killed in Libya Attack

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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The United States ambassador to Libya and three embassy staff were killed after a mob stormed the U.S. consulate in the eastern city Benghazi late Tuesday. Demonstrators reportedly angered over an amateur U.S.-made film that mocks Islam’s Prophet Muhammad shot at and set fire to the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens is […]

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Obama on Consulate Attack: ‘Make No Mistake; Justice Will Be Done’

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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President Barack Obama pointed out as Secretary Clinton did minutes earlier that Libyans helped some U.S. diplomats find safety and carried the body of U.S ambassador Chris Stevens to the hospital. He said it is “especially tragic” that Stevens died in Libya because that is “a place he fought to save.” Mr. Obama said Americans […]

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