A Libyan man investigating the inside of the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after the September 2012  attack that killed four Americans, including ambassador Chris Stevens. Photograph: Mohammad Hannon/AP

The US Senate intelligence committee said yesterday the deadly attack by militants on US government posts in Benghazi, Libya on September 11th, 2012, (...)

J Christopher Stevens, in Benghazi, Libya, in 2011. Photograph: Bryan Denton/The New York Times

A boyish-looking US diplomat was meeting for the first time with the Islamist leaders of eastern Libya’s most formidable militias. It was September 9t(...)

A damaged car is seen in front of the Russian embassy, a day after it came under attack in Tripoli. Diplomatic sources in Libya said security guards fired shots to disperse a group of about 60 people that had approached the embassy. An attempt to enter the building was repelled and according to the foreign ministry no diplomats were wounded. Photograph: Ismail Zitouny/Reuters

Russia evacuated embassy staff and their families from Libya today after gunmen tried to storm its diplomatic mission in Tripoli.The attackers, who d(...)

Benghazi, Libya's second biggest city,  has seen frequent bouts of violence in recent months. Pictured are protesters demonstrating during a pro-federalism rally in the city earlier this month. Photograph: Reuters

Pro-government militiamen are suspected of having raped three British female activists of Pakistani origin in the eastern city of Benghazi, (...)