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Ahmed Khattalah first charged in Benghazi embassy attack

Ahmed Khattalah, a Libyan militia leader who admitted to being in Benghazi last Sept. 11, has become the first person charged in connection with the deadly attack on the US consulate. CNN reported Tuesday that the Justice Department and FBI had charged Khattalah, although few details have emerged beyond that. The case remains sealed.

Benghazi hearings: John Kerry blames State Dept., and Congress

Kerry, in the running to replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, said "clearly mistakes were made" at the State Department, following the release of a report on the attacks conducted by an independent body.

The Benghazi report: What you need to know

GlobalPost took a closer look at the key points made in the Accountability Review Board's report on Benghazi.

Chatter: Benghazi investigation slams US State Department

The US State Department is accused of failing to protect its staff in Benghazi, more polio workers are killed in Pakistan, and Rudolph has a very good reason for a red nose.
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The US State Department is accused of failing to protect its staff in Benghazi, more polio workers are killed in Pakistan, and Rudolph has a very good reason for a red nose.
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Libya security: Rep. Jason Chaffetz admits voting to cut funding for embassy security (VIDEO)

Chaffetz, the chairman of the House Oversight subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations, accused the White House of lying about details of the Sept. 11 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi.

Benghazi security requests ignored ahead of embassy attack, leaked memo says: Report

Memo also says State Department official wanted to keep security “artificially low” in Libya because of a nearby “residential safe haven."

Suspects in Libya ambassador killings held in Turkey, reports say

Two suspects in the killings of Libya's US ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other officials have been detained in Turkey.

Libya request for increased security was denied by Washington, Republican leaders say

A letter addressed to Clinton said: "...Prior to the September 11 attack, the US mission in Libya made repeated requests for increased security in Benghazi. The mission in Libya, however, was denied these resources by officials in Washington."
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