Headed uptown. After taking his TV shows to the unchartered territories of Libya, the DRC, and Brooklyn, Anthony Bourdain is eyeing the Bronx as "a really interesting challenge" for Parts Unknown. Queens gets its fair share of gourmand attention and, ineluctably, "we're looking at the Brooklynization of the world at this point," he tells Gothamist. Show More Summary
(TRIPOLI, Libya) — A Libyan security official says gunmen have assassinated a senior official of the port of Darna, while a bombing hit a polling center elsewhere in the same eastern city known to be a stronghold of an al-Qaida inspired militia. Show More Summary
For the benefit of Democratic Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, (NH-02)… Benghazi is the second largest city in Libya. Libya is that somewhat large country in North Africa between Algeria and Egypt. That particular country, desperate apologists to the contrary, is part of what most people call ‘the Middle East,’ – including, apparently, Ann McLane Kuster. Show More Summary
Since the fall of Moammar Gaddafi, Libya has been ruled by chaos. Only a month ago Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was briefly kidnapped. Zeidan spoke with The Post’s Lally Weymouth on Saturday in Paris. Excerpts: Q. What can you say about the recent shooting of the American teacher in Benghazi? What you will do [...]
The new Libyan Parliament voted, and the foundation of all Libyan law henceforth will be Sharia law: Libya’s national assembly voted on Wednesday to make Islamic law, or sharia, the source of all legislation, in an apparent bid by moderate...Show More Summary
For too many in the Arab World today the most immediate challenges are all-consuming. From the Syria crisis and its spillover effects, the difficult political transitions underway in countries such as Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen,...Show More Summary
Include US teacher shot dead in Libya's Benghazi (via AFP) An American teacher was shot dead in Benghazi on Thursday, 15 months after a deadly attack on the US consulate in Libya's second city, medical and security officials said. The dead man was a US citizen who taught at the city's international school,…
Ronnie Smith was supposed to be headed home to America for the holidays this week. Instead, the 33-year-old chemistry teacher was shot dead while jogging in Libya this morning. Smith, a US citizen, had taught at the International School in Benghazi for a year and a half and was "very...
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Unknown assailants shot an American teacher to death as he was jogging on Thursday in Benghazi, Libyan and U.S. officials said, underlining persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.
An American teacher working at an international school in Benghazi, Libya was shot and killed this morning while jogging. The State...
While hardly as prominent as a killed ambassador and a storming of a US consulate, things in Libya continue to disintegrate with the latest news that a 33-year old US citizen who was a teacher in an English-language school and who described himself online as "Libya's best friend", was shot and killed by gunmen in Benghazi. Show More Summary
Soon after reports broke confirming the murder of an American teacher in Benghazi, Libya, Fox News exploited reports on that crime to push the phony scandal the network has attempted to create surrounding the September 12, 2012 attacks...Show More Summary
In Benghazi, Libya, an American teacher was shot and killed on Thursday. This shooting comes some 15 months after the deadly attack on the US consulate in the same city. A spokesman for the security services, Ibrahim al-Sharaa, said that the dead man was Ronnie Smith a 33-year-old US citizen, who had been a teacher... Show More Summary
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead an American chemistry teacher working at an international school in the Libyan city of Benghazi, medical and security sources said on Thursday.
CNN reported on Thursday that an American teacher in Benghazi, Libya, was shot and killed just days after a regional Al Qaeda group put out a call for attacks on Western targets. While no group has claimed responsibility for the killing and they caution that this could be a random event, CNN noted that this could be the work of a militant cell.
Shooting comes 15 months after an attack on US consulate that killed the ambassador to Libya and three others.
WASHINGTON – An American citizen, who worked at an international school in Benghazi, Libya, was murdered as he was exercising in the morning. Reuters reported that no one claimed responsibility for the murder, which came in the same city where the American consulate was attacked and four Americans were killed. We at AIM continue to investigate the truth […]
Benghazi (Libya) (AFP) - An American teacher was shot dead in Benghazi on Thursday, 15 months after a deadly attack on the US consulate in Libya's second city, medical and security officials said. The dead man was a US citizen who taught at the city's international school, security services spokesman Ibrahim al-Sharaa said. Show More Summary
An American chemistry teacher at the International School in Libya was shot and killed in Benghazi on Thursday. A security official told the Associated Press that the man was jogging when he was shot near the U.S. consulate, the same site where the U.S. Show More Summary
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Unknown assailants shot an American teacher to death as he was jogging on Thursday in Benghazi, a hospital official said, underlining persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.