Christopher Stevens

  • Clinton to testify on Benghazi attack on Jan 23 January 16, 2013

    Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to testify before Congress on the attack on their consulate in Benghazi, Libya which left its ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans dead on September 11, 2012. She is also expected to appear before the House foreign affairs committee on...
  • US State Dept made mistake over Benghazi: Senate report January 1, 2013

    Washington: The State Department made a "grievous mistake" in keeping the US mission in Benghazi open despite inadequate security and increasingly alarming threat assessments in the weeks before a deadly attack by militants, a Senate committee said on December 31. A report from the Senate Homeland Security Committee on the...
  • 'Libyan attacks organised 2part militant assault' September 14, 2012

    Benghazi: The attack that killed four Americans in Libya, including the US ambassador, was an organised twopart operation by heavily armed militants that included a precisely timed raid on a supposedly secret safe house just as Libyan and US security forces were arriving to rescue evacuated consulate staff, a senior...
  • US initiates massive probe into Benghazi attack September 14, 2012

    Washington: The US has launched a massive probe, involving several agencies including the FBI, to find out who was behind the attack on its Consulate in Benghazi that resulted in the killing of the US Ambassador to Libya. State Department spokesperson, Victoria Nuland said on Thursday that investigation had begun and...
  • The lowbudget film that sparked Libyan violence September 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Probably just the title of the film by Sam Bacile was competent enough to make people angry in Libya, because its a bad film by any standard. The badly made film tries to describe the Prophet Mohammad as a womaniser and as someone who approved of child sexual...
  • Libya attack may have been planned, organised: US September 13, 2012

    Washington: The attack that killed the US ambassador and three other American diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, may have been planned and organised in advance, US government officials said on Wednesday. The officials said there were indications that members of a militant faction calling itself Ansar al Sharia which translates as...
  • Obama condemns killing of US envoy in Libya September 12, 2012

    Beirut: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday condemned the killing of American Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other embassy staff in a rocket attack in Benghazi in Libya. Confirming that the envoy was killed in the attack in Libya, Obama said, "US opposes senseless violence that killed that US diplomat." Reacting to...
  • US ambassador to Libya, three others killed September 12, 2012

    Beirut: The US ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other embassy staff were killed in a rocket attack on Tuesday night that targeted his car in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, a Libyan official said on Wednesday. "The American ambassador and three staff members were killed when gunmen fired...