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Read The Original "Innocence Of Muslims" Casting Notice

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

A posting in the online archives of Backstage offers strong evidence that the actors cast in "The Innocence of Muslims" were misled by the film's prod...

Spy Planes Fly Over Benghazi

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

By Hadeel Al Shalchi BENGHAZI, Libya, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Libya closed its air space over Benghazi airport temporarily because of heav...

Jaweed Kaleem

Anti-Muslim Film May Jeopardize Relations Between Major Religions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.14.2012 | Religion

Most acts of religiously motivated violence pit one faith against the other, but the uproar across the Middle East over clips of an anti-Islam film th...

David Wood

Pentagon Briefing On Libya, Egypt Says Little

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- With expectations rising that the Obama administration might order a retaliatory strike against the Islamist extremists who attacked and...

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Clarifies Eyebrow-Raising Egypt Statement

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's statement in an interview Wednesday night that the Egyptian government was neither an ally nor an enemy to the ...

Andrea Stone

Former Navy SEAL Killed In Libya Attack Fought Proselytizing In The Ranks

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

One of the security guards killed during an attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that may have been related to an incendiary anti-Musl...

NY Times Wipes Romney Article

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim & Michael Calderone | Posted 09.14.2012 | Media

On Wednesday, the New York Times published a provocative story bylined by David E. Sanger and Ashley Parker, leading with the news that Mitt Romney ha...

Jaweed Kaleem

A Religious Motivation Behind Film That Lead To Middle Eastern Protests?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.13.2012 | Religion

UPDATE: Sept. 13, 11:34 a.m. -- The Associated Press has identified Californian Nakoula Basseley Nakoula as the man behind the anti-Muslim film that's...

Jennifer Bendery

House Appropriations Chairman 'Open' To Cutting Off Libya Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee says he won't bow to requests by conservative lawmakers to cut off U.S. aid to Libya ...

Joshua Hersh

Battle For Libya Consulate Raged For 4 Hours

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The battle over the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where four American diplomats lost their lives Tuesday night, lasted for approxim...

New Details Emerge In Attack That Killed U.S. Ambassador

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

By Andrew Quinn and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Security personnel were separated from the U.S. ambassador to Libya d...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama: Romney Tends 'To Shoot First And Aim Later'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama responded to Mitt Romney's charge that the White House mishandled its response to the embassy attacks in Egypt and Libya by acc...

Jon Ward

Republicans Push Back Against Notion Of A 'Lehman Moment' For Mitt Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Influential Republicans on Wednesday pushed back against the overwhelming perception in the press that Mitt Romney made a significant err...

Libya Picks New PM

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

(Adds details, background) TRIPOLI, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Libya's national congress has picked Mustafa Abu Shagour, the current deputy p...

Amanda Terkel

Tony Perkins Pushes Back On Romney's Libya Claim

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins disagreed on Wednesday with assessments by GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and Repub...

Top General Asks Terry Jones To Withdraw Support For Film

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke with Pastor Terry Jones by ...

U.S. Officials: Libya Attack May Have Been Planned

Reuters | Mark Hosenball | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The attack that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other American diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, may have been plan...

Lucas Kavner

Does Sam Bacile Actually Exist?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.13.2012 | Arts

After YouTube clips of his amateurish, green-screen-heavy film "The Innocence of Muslims" or "Muslim Innocence" were translated into Arabic and led to...

Political World Weighs In After Killing Of U.S. Ambassador

Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

Mobs of angry protesters stormed the U.S. embassy in Egypt and a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya on Tuesday. Attackers in the assault on the U.S. co...

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Biden Honors Americans Killed In Libya, Vows To 'Bring Justice To Their Killers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden condemned the Tuesday attacks in Libya that left four American foreign officials dead and vowed to "bring to ju...

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney's Accusation Of Obama 'Sympathy' With Benghazi Attackers Makes No Sense

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

In 2006, the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published a series of satiric editorial cartoons that lampooned the prophet Muhammed, touching off demon...

Michael McAuliff

Rep. Allen West Blames Obama For Libya Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) piled onto a right-wing push Wednesday to blame President Barack Obama for attacks on U.S. diplomatic posts in ...

Christopher Stevens, U.S. Ambassador To Libya, Slain

Reuters | Arshad Mohammed and Samuel P. Jacobs | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - As a mid-level U.S. diplomat, Chris Stevens dreamed up the idea of building bridges with Iran by having the United S...

Ryan Grim

Romney Attacks Obama Over Libya Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday morning, hours after the deaths of four U.S. diplomats, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, Mitt Romney put his campaig...

Ambassador Killed In Libya Was A Bay Area Man

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.13.2012 | San Francisco

U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, a Bay Area man, was killed in an attack on the U.S. Consulate along with three American security guards ...