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Blast rocks Benghazi
September 11th, 2013
03:57 PM ET

Benghazi rocked by bomb on anniversary of U.S. Consulate attack

A car bomb exploded outside a Foreign Ministry building in the Libyan city of Benghazi Wednesday, state media said, on the anniversary of an assault on the U.S. Consulate there that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

The blast did not cause any casualties but blew away large parts of the building's facade, said Col. Abdullah Al Zaydi, spokesman for the Joint Security Task Force in Benghazi, according to Libya's state news agency, LANA.

Benghazi hit by blast on anniversary of U.S. Consulate attack

The blast comes on the anniversary of the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, CNN’s Erin Burnett looked back at the night that took the lives of four Americans including Ambassador Chris Stevens in a CNN documentary, "The Truth About Benghazi". Burnett revisited the night of the attack, the U.S. military response, the latest on the investigation, and the political firestorm in Washington D.C.

Here are a few clips from the CNN documentary, "The Truth About Benghazi":

Benghazi timeline: "We are under attack"

Paying the political price for Benghazi

Political fallout from Benghazi attack

CNN returns to Benghazi

Military response to Benghazi Attacks

Benghazi suspect denies involvement

Expert: U.S. underestimated the threat

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Filed under: "The Truth about Benghazi" • Benghazi • Libya • News
August 7th, 2013
06:00 PM ET

"The Truth about Benghazi": An Erin Burnett OutFront Special Investigation

Nearly a year after the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, CNN’s Erin Burnett looks back at the night that took the lives of four Americans including Ambassador Chris Stevens. With special reports from CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon and chief national correspondent John King, Burnett revisits the night of the attack, the U.S. military response, the latest on the investigation, and the political firestorm in Washington D.C.

Exclusive: Dozens of CIA operatives on the ground during Benghazi attack

In the special, Arwa Damon returns to Benghazi and interviews one of the suspects in the attack – Ahmed Abu Khattala – who has yet to be interviewed by the U.S. government. Damon’s reporting has caused outrage among many GOP lawmakers who asked in a letter sent to FBI Director James Comey "How come the FBI isn't doing this and yet CNN is?"

Return to Benghazi: Questions unanswered

In addition to Damon’s interview, Burnett speaks to the families of Tyrone Woods, Glen Doherty, Sean Smith and Ambassador Stevens.

Ex-SEALs, online gaming maven among Benghazi dead

 

August 7th, 2013
01:27 PM ET

Who is behind the attack in Benghazi?

Federal agents and prosecutors investigating the attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi have filed charges against Ahmed Khattalah, leader of a Libyan militia that officials believe was involved in the assault, people briefed on the investigation said.

Reporter's Notebook: Arwa Damon returns to Benghazi

The charges under seal are the first criminal counts to emerge from the probe.

First criminal charges filed in Benghazi attack probe

CNN's Arwa Damon returned to Libya recently and spoke to Khattalah.


Filed under: "The Truth about Benghazi" • Benghazi • Libya
August 6th, 2013
08:11 PM ET

U.S. files first charges in Benghazi attack

The Justice Department has filed its first criminal charges in the deadly attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi.

Federal authorities have charged several people, including militia leader Ahmed Abu Khattalah. It's important to note the suspects have been charged but they have not been arrested.

In fact, CNN's Arwa Damon sat down with Khattalah a few months ago and interviewed him about his potential involvement and he told CNN he had not even been questioned by the FBI.

CNN's justice reporter, Evan Perez broke this story and he is Outfront tonight.


Filed under: Benghazi • Libya
August 6th, 2013
01:23 PM ET

The Truth about Benghazi: An OutFront Special Investigation (LIVE BLOG)

“The truth about Benghazi: An Erin Burnett Outfront Special Investigation” will air on CNN Tuesday, August 6th at 10 pm ET and 7 pm PT.

Welcome to the CNN Live Blog: "The Truth About Benghazi: An OutFront Special Investigation" Digital Producer Leinz Vales will moderate. Follow the conversation, share your comments, pose your questions, and check back often for updates.

We encourage you to share your comments, ask questions, and maybe even record a webcam response to post to the feed.

A few ground rules:

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