When Muhammad bin Halim stepped out of his front door in Benghazi one September morning, he waved at his neighbor before walking toward his candy-apple-red Hyundai. When the head of the financial-crimes unit in the Libyan …
Ahmad Abu Khattallah has been linked to the incident again and again. But more than two months after, he has yet to be officially interrogated. TIME conducts several interviews with one of Benghazi’s most intriguing people
Based on interviews with Libyan guards and militia, TIME reconstructs what happened on the night the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was attacked, burned and looted.
Even as the FBI prepares to investigate the incident that led to the death of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, the consulate grounds may have been left unguarded for too long
The country puts up a good show of collecting arms that have circulated since the fall of Gaddafi. But the groups that hold the most weapons aren’t joining in
Is Ansar al-Shari’a retaliating for the popular uprising that ransacked its bases? Will the violent tit-for-tat continue in the aftermath of the death of the American ambassador?
Furious about the assault on the U.S. consulate and the death of the American ambassador, the city rises against the local militias.
The birthplace of the Libyan revolution has become the scene of an American diplomatic tragedy. Who might be behind it?
Considered heretics by many mainstream Sunnis, the Alawites have long been perceived as a solid bloc of support for their co-religionists in the Assad dynasty. Not so now
Even as the regime’s Alawite support erodes, the President of Syria finds vocal support among his co-religionists in Turkey