| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:53 PM
A top Lebanese intelligence official was among the eight people killed by a car-bomb that exploded Friday in a bustling central district of the Lebanese capital— igniting fears that spillover violence from neighboring Syria may inflame sectarian...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:24 AM
The Lehigh County Open Gate Farm Tour will be held 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, with 19 sites offering tours, demonstrations and products. The event is sponsored by Penn State Cooperative Extension, 610-391-9840. Look for the number on the sign that...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Libyan lawmakers selected Ali Zidan as prime minister on Sunday night, giving the former human rights lawyer and diplomat responsibility for forming the volatile nation’s first government since the revolution that toppled Moammar Kadafi....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:43 AM
The Lebanese army moved Monday to quell unrest following an outbreak of clashes in the aftermath of the politically charged funeral of a police official assassinated in a car bomb attack. The army vowed to use “decisive measures’ to insure...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The State Department is probably very pleased with the outcome of last week's hostage crisis in Algeria, although given the loss of innocent lives it would be impolitic for officials to say so.
In case you missed it, Islamic militants had held an...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:59 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans and Democrats are waging a political battle over attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi in September that killed Washington's ambassador to Libya and three other Americans.
Republicans say the attacks...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:55 PM
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A team of U.S. investigators travelled for the first time to the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday to analyze the crime scene where the U.S. ambassador was killed in an attack last month, Libyan and U.S. sources said....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:05 AM
The State Department's top security official in Libya asked for extra security for the consulate in Benghazi in the months before the diplomatic post was overrun in a deadly attack but received no response from superiors, according to documents obtained...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Despite this season's election-year politics, the Obama administration needs to acknowledge mistakes at the U.S. consulate in Libya, where four Americans were killed last month in an apparent terrorist attack, and to learn from them. That's the only way...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:19 PM
The United States on Wednesday vowed to avenge the killings of its ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, moving warships toward the Libyan coast and preparing to track the suspected perpetrators with surveillance drones, officials said.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:41 PM
The Tunisian government on Wednesday confirmed it has arrested a 28-year-old Tunisian reportedly linked to the U.S. Consulate attack in Libya, according to the AP.
Tunisian Interior Ministry spokesman Tarrouch Khaled said Ali Harzi was in custody in...