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Terrorists attack Tunisia's Consulate in Tripoli, Libya, taking 10 workers hostage.
Libyan commander says 40-50 ISIS terrorists were killed.
Jabeth Al-Nusra took credit for the attack.
In Lebanon, silence after two days of heavy fighting between ISIS-linked gunmen and the army.
Severe birth pains have accompanied Libya's lurch towards democracy.
American authorities said Monday they will question an Al Qaeda terrorist, re-captured in Tripoli over the weekend, while he is on a Navy ship...
The Syrian civil war continued to spill over inside Lebanon Sunday when Hezbollah forces killed at least four Lebanese soldiers and two others after...
Instead of sticking with our commitment to a new Libya, one in which Americans have friendship and influence – one in which we can walk free, and so can Libyans – we have closed our post in Benghazi and drawn down our embassy staff in Tripoli to “essential” personnel only. It will be of some interest to see how long it takes al Qaeda or other terrorist savages to attack us in Tripoli.
John Hudson has put together an interactive Google Map of sites around the work where Moslems are rioting. Click here for photos of the protests...
Unlike Iraq, Libya is a back-burner issue, even if the oil-rich country is beginning to look a lot like Iraq. In defending U.S. military force there, President Barack Obama said that "To brush aside America's responsibility as a leader and -– more profoundly -– our responsibilities to our fellow human beings under such circumstances would have been a betrayal of who we are." But with armed militias, car bombs going off, destruction of religious shrines, and Salafi violence, what does the current state of Libya say about who we are?
From the tragedy of Tripoli and Lebanon we can draw several conclusions: in the Middle East it is not possible to establish a state with an Arab society and Western political characteristics; Iranian involvement - even the economic and cultural – will ultimately undermine Western cultural and political influence in the Middle East; and whoever legitimizes jihad against Israel receives terror in his own streets in return.