Egypt
Associated Press/Photo by Mohammed Abu Zaid

Globe Trot 09.12

North Korea
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/12/12, 11:45 am

The United States ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, was killed along with three of his staff members in "a fiery and furious attack" on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi on Tuesday night. The violence stemmed from a film that allegedly insults the prophet Muhammad. Details of the Benghazi attack have yet to be released.

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Associated Press/Photo by Ben Curtis, File

U.S. ambassador killed in consulate attack in Libya

Libya
by Wire Reports
Posted 9/12/12, 07:45 am

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three American members of his staff were killed in the attack on the U.S. consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi by protesters angry over a film that ridiculed Islam's Prophet Muhammad, Libyan officials said Wednesday.

They said Ambassador Chris Stevens was killed Tuesday night when he and a group of embassy employees went to the consulate to try to evacuate staff as the building came under attack by a mob guns and rocket propelled grenades.

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