Anas al-Liby

Type: Person
Name: Anas al-Liby (Anas al-Libi, Anas al-Sabai, Anas Al-Sabai, Nazih al-Raghie)
Date of Birth: 1964
Place of Birth: Tripoli, Libya
Fact Sheet: Biography for Anas al-Libi
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Troops try to oust rebels holed up in Benghazi, 9 killed

BENGHAZI (Libya) At least nine people were killed and 19 wounded, mostly civilians, in heavy clashes overnight in Benghazi as government forces tried to oust militants holed up in Libya’s eastern port city, medical sources said on Thursday.The fighting ... [Published Oman Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Libyan al Qaeda suspect's legal defense financed by foreign government | Reuters

5:21pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) - A foreign government is paying for the criminal defense of alleged senior al Qaeda militant Anas al-Liby, his defense lawyer told a U.S. judge on Wednesday.Al-Liby, whose real name is Nazih al-Ragye, was captured in October ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

NY attorney: Government rushing trial for 'terminally ill' client in embassy bombings case

, EDT. NEW YORK, N.Y. - The government is rushing to bring to trial a terminally ill Libyan man charged with a role in orchestrating al-Qaida's 1998 deadly bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa, his lawyer told a judge Thursday.Attorney Bernard Kleinman ... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 3 reports

Benghazi suspect has 'extensive contacts' with jihadist leaders in Libya

On July 1, the US government filed a motion arguing that the only suspect charged with participating in the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya should be held in pretrial detention. The motion was subsequently granted . The court ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jul 03 2014]
Entities: Benghazi, Al-Qaeda, Libya
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Suspected leader in Benghazi attacks held without bond

By ,A suspected ringleader of the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans was ordered held without bond during a Wednesday hearing in D.C. federal court.Ahmed Abu Khattala, who has pleaded not guilty to ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

America’s Floating Prisons

Right now, a suspected terrorist is sitting in the bowels of a U.S. Navy warship somewhere between the Mediterranean Sea and Washington, D.C. Ahmed Abu Khattala, the alleged leader of the September 2012 attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya, is ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 2 reports

Trial secondary as US interrogates Libyan

WASHINGTON — The Libyan suspected of playing a key role in the deadly attack on the US Mission in Benghazi is talking freely with American interrogators aboard a Navy ship in the Mediterranean Sea, according to senior US officials.Interrogators began ... [Published Boston Globe - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Brother of Benghazi suspect thinks Libyans assisted US capture

The brother of the Benghazi suspect apprehended by U.S. forces last weekend says he suspects the Libyan government assisted in his capture."I am convinced he was taken with the help of Libyans," Abu Bakr told Reuters about his brother Ahmed Abu Khattala, ... [Published The Hill - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Obama scheme derailed capture of Benghazi killer

Text smaller Text biggerTEL AVIV – While U.S. forces on Sunday captured primary Benghazi suspect Ahmed Abu Khattallah, it was not their first attempt at seizing the senior leader of the Benghazi branch of the Ansar al-Sharia terrorist organization.Last ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 3 reports

Keating: Obama's non-Gitmo way to deal with terrorists

By Joshua KeatingSlateWASHINGTON • A White House badly in need of some good news on the international front got some this week with the capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala, a senior leader of the militant group Ansar al-Sharia and one of the primary suspects ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 3 reports

Zawahiri's longtime deputy reportedly arrested in Egypt

Thirwat Salah Shehata, an Egyptian who long served as one Ayman al Zawahiri's top deputies, has been reportedly arrested in a suburb of Cairo. Unnamed Egyptian officials who spoke with Agence France Press (AFP) and the Associated Press (AP) say ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Feb 11 2014 - Updated Feb 11 2014 - 3 reports

Video shows U.S. commandos capturing terror suspect

The Washington Post published video showing American commandos grabbing suspected terrorist Anas al-Libi off the street in Tripoli, Libya, last fall. Al-Libi is currently awaiting trial in New York for playing a role in the 1998 bombings of two American ... [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Feb 11 2014]

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Kleinman said al-Libi at the time was suffering from an "extreme medical condition that could have led to his imminent death." Authorities said at the time that al-Libi had longstanding health issues

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Troops try to oust rebels holed up in Benghazi,... [Published Oman Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
Libyan al Qaeda suspect's legal defense finance... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
Libyan al Qaeda suspect's legal defense finance... [Published Reuters: U.S. - Jul 23 2014]
Questions surround source of terrorism suspect’... [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 19 2014]
NY attorney: Government rushing trial for 'term... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - Jul 18 2014]
Abu Khattala: The Career and Arrest of the Jiha... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 15 2014]
Benghazi Suspect Has ‘Extensive Contacts’ With ... [Published Foundation for Defense of Democracies - Jul 12 2014]
Benghazi suspect has 'extensive contacts' with ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jul 03 2014]
Benghazi suspect has ‘extensive contacts’ with ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 03 2014]
Benghazi suspect has 'extensive contacts' with ... [Published The Long War Journal - Jul 03 2014]
Suspected leader in Benghazi attacks held witho... [Published Washington Post - Jul 02 2014]
Benghazi suspect organized attack out of ideolo... [Published Washington Post - Jul 02 2014]
Obama’s 'Yeminization' of the Mideast [Published Press tv - Jul 01 2014]
America’s Floating Prisons [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 27 2014]
Libyans prepare for polls [Published Al Ahram - Jun 27 2014]
David Wise: The Benghazi episode [Published The Gulf Today - Jun 25 2014]
Government of Nigeria has no intention to #Brin... [Published News24 - Jun 23 2014]
Terror Created by British Intelligence Will Be ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jun 23 2014]
Libyans need to find political consensus [Published Gulf News - Jun 22 2014]
The capture of Khatallah: How things went down ... [Published Reuters - Jun 20 2014]
Brother of Benghazi suspect thinks Libyans assi... [Published The Hill - Jun 20 2014]
How Obama is keeping a Benghazi suspect from he... [Published Washington Examiner - Jun 20 2014]
Trial secondary as US interrogates Libyan [Published Boston Globe - Jun 20 2014]
Libya suspect talking freely [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jun 20 2014]
US Special Forces captures Libyan suspect of 20... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Jun 19 2014]
Libyans welcome Boukhtala arrest [Published Magharebia - Jun 19 2014]
Sorry, Lindsey Graham: Obama's Trials for Terro... [Published The New Republic Online - Jun 18 2014]
Analysts: Capture, civilian trial of Benghazi s... [Published Stars and Stripes - Jun 18 2014]
Keating: Obama's non-Gitmo way to deal with ter... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jun 18 2014]
Obama scheme derailed capture of Benghazi killer [Published WorldNetDaily - Jun 18 2014]
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Benghazi suspect has 'extensive contacts' with ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jul 03 2014]
On July 1, the US government filed a motion arguing that the only suspect charged with participating in the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya should be held in pretrial detention. The motion was subsequently granted . The court ...
Benghazi suspect has ‘extensive contacts’ with ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 03 2014]
On July 1, the US government filed a motion arguing that the only suspect charged with participating in the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya should be held in pretrial detention. The motion was subsequently granted . The court ...
Benghazi suspect has 'extensive contacts' with ... [Published The Long War Journal - Jul 03 2014]
On July 1, the US government filed a motion arguing that the only suspect charged with participating in the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya should be held in pretrial detention. The motion was subsequently granted . The court ...
U.S. Captures Suspect In Benghazi Attack [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jun 17 2014]
After nearly two years, the United States has taken a suspect in the September 11, 2012 attack on the American diplomatic outpost in Benghazi into custody: CAIRO — United States commandos have captured the suspected ringleader of the attack on ...
U.S. deploys additional aircraft to Italy for p... [Published The Aviationist - May 22 2014]
In anticipation of possible evacuation of American officials from Libya, more Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft and KC-130 tankers have been deployed to Sigonella. With tension raising in Libya, a U.S. crisis-response team deployed to Sigonella, in southeastern ...
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