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Pentagon releases Benghazi timeline, defends response




More al Qaeda links to Cairo terror cell reportedly found

Egyptian authorities continue to investigate the Nasr City terrorist cell, which they say has ties to al Qaeda and the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.


Americans tour base to recruit for Libya army




Egypt closed its consulate in Benghazi due to security concerns; embassies in Tripoli are also worried about rising instability. In Benghazi, two security officials' cars were bombed, and a retired colonel was murdered. Former political leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil is being questioned about the death of Libyan insurgent commander General Abdel Fattah Younes.




NATO members need to step up, says UK defense minister




Missing clip of 60 Minutes shows Obama did NOT call attack on embassy in Libya terrorism




Libya the main funder of the Syrian opposition




A bomb attached to a police car exploded in front of a police station in Benghazi, injuring three policemen and damaging the building; police arrested several suspects. Rival armed militias battled in Tripoli, destroying the headquarters of the SSC, an umbrella group. At least 11 people were killed in the clash, and 12 suspects have been arrested, including militia commander Mohamed Al-Warfali.




CIA Takes Heat for Role in Libya




Egypt arrests pro-al Qaeda jihadist tied to Benghazi suspect

Shehato-MEMRI.jpgSheikh 'Adel Shehato, a senior Egyptian jihadist who helped instigate the Sept. 11 protest in Cairo, has been arrested in Egypt. Authorities allege that he was the founder of the Nasr City terrorist cell. Members of the cell are reportedly connected to the terrorist attack on the US consulate in Benghazi.


Parliament was suspended as armed protesters occupied an area near Libya's parliament building, blocking roads and beating up journalists. The protesters demanded the removal of any government minister who had held a position under the Qaddafi regime.




Old school Egyptian jihadists linked to 9/11 Cairo protest, Benghazi suspect

Muhammad Jamal al Kashef, who is suspected of playing a role in the terrorist attack on the US consulate in Benghazi on Sept. 11, has longstanding ties to a group of al Qaeda-linked jihadists who helped incite a protest in Cairo that same day.


Video reportedly shows key suspect from Benghazi attack

Muhammad-Jamal-al-Kashef.jpgAn Egyptian media organization has posted a video purportedly showing Muhammad Jamal al Kashef, who is one of the main suspects in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. Jamal has longstanding ties to Ayman al Zawahiri and his younger brother, Mohammed al Zawahiri.


Protesters storm Libya's national assembly




After Benghazi attacks, extremists akin to al-Qaeda stir fear in eastern Libya




EXCLUSIVE: CIA operators were denied request for help during Benghazi attack, sources say




Foreign fighters worry - and boost - Syrian rebels




After a week of fighting, government forces took control of the last pro-Qaddafi stronghold of Bani Walid. More than 100 wanted persons, including former members of Khamis Qaddafi's 32nd brigade, were captured.




White House told of militant claim two hours after Libya attack: emails




Instability grips Libya a year after Gaddafi's fall