September 11th, 2014
11:39 PM ET

Two years after the Benghazi attack, chaos in Libya

Thirteen years ago today, four planes hijacked by terrorists took their suicide mission across the northeast, striking landmarks at the heart of the country. It was the worst terror attack on the homeland in our history.

Years later, on another 9/11, another attack left four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens dead when militants stormed the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi.

CNN's Erin Burnett has more.

Filed under: Benghazi • International • Libya • News • Terror Attack
December 30th, 2013
09:17 PM ET

Report: Al Qaeda not behind Benghazi attack

More than a year after four Americans were killed in a terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, no one has been brought to justice.

Now a new investigation by the New York Times is raising even more questions.

According to the report, there is "no evidence that al Qaeda or other international terrorist groups had any role in the assault…" and it “…was fueled in large part by anger at an American-made video denigrating Islam."

This contradicts what many critics of the administration have been saying for months.

Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz is one of those critics.

Filed under: al Qaeda • Benghazi • International • Libya • News • Terrorism
October 14th, 2013
08:48 PM ET

Al Qaeda suspect Al Libi brought to New York

Abu Anas al Libi has arrived in New York. The alleged al Qaeda operative captured by the United States in Libya just over a week ago and held on a Navy ship for days of interrogation.

Alleged al Qaeda operative Al Libi taken to New York week after capture in Libya

Al Libi is accused of playing a role in the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.

Susan Candiotti is OutFront with the latest.

Filed under: al Qaeda • International • Libya • News
October 9th, 2013
09:13 PM ET

U.S. still looking for Benghazi attackers

The U.S. military may have had plans to seize two high-profile al Qaeda targets, including the militia leader behind the attacks on the U.S. consulate that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens in Benghazi, but it didn't happen.

The raid in Tripoli that captured Abu Anas al Libi was supposed to remain secret for several days and now, a prime suspect, Ahmed Abu Khattala, may have gone into hiding.

OutFront: Nic Robertson is in Tripoli with the latest.

Filed under: Benghazi • Libya • News
October 7th, 2013
08:49 PM ET

U.S. captures high-level Al Qaeda operative in Libya

The U.S. launched two high-stakes raids this weekend on major terror suspects in Africa.

The first took place in Somalia, where the Navy's SEAL Team Six was forced to abandon its mission after becoming involved in a fire fight while trying to capture the leader of al Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab.

Official: Navy SEAL team pulled out when it couldn't capture suspect alive

The second – executed in Libya, where an Army Delta force ambushed and captured an al Qaeda operative wanted in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people.
National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto is Outfront with the story of his capture.

Filed under: al Qaeda • Libya • News
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