Al Qaeda weapons expert says U.S. ambassador to Libya killed by lethal injection
An al Qaeda terrorist stated in a recent online posting that U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens was killed by lethal injection after plans to kidnap him during the Sept. 11, 2012 terror attack in Benghazi went bad.
The veracity of the claim made by Abdallah Dhu-al-Bajadin, who was identified by U.S. officials as a known weapons experts for al Qaeda, could not be determined. However, U.S. officials have not dismissed the terrorist’s assertion.
Al Qaeda cell found producing poison gas in Iraq
Five Al Qaeda members caught making poison gas for attacks in Iraq as well as Europe and North America has been arrested, according to Iraq’s Defence Ministry.
The cell had allegedly set up two facilities in Baghdad to make sarin and mustard gas. They had been schooled in how to produce it by another Al Qaeda group, according to government spokesman Mohammed al-Askari.
Libya on Verge of Al-Qaeda/Muslim Brotherhood Coup d’Etat: Is This What You Want in Syria?
On Tuesday, April 23, a car bomb destroyed the French Embassy in Tripoli, Libya. Just days before, on Friday, April 19, a threat had been issued against France by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. On Saturday, April 27, another explosion destroyed the police station in Benghazi. Beginning on Sunday, April 28, armed militia blockaded the Foreign Ministry in Tripoli, demanding that the Political Isolation Law be passed by the General National Congress of Libya. They gave a deadline of April 30. They also demanded the resignation of the Foreign Affairs minister. Later on Sunday they also blockaded the Interior Ministry. They also urged the Congress to vote out the government of Prime Minister Ali Zeidan.
Late Benghazi U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens turned down offers of more security — twice: report
The American Ambassador killed last Sept. 11 in a brutal attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi refused offers for more security at the compound, according to a bombshell report.
Christopher Stevens, the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, who was killed along with three other Americans after terrorists stormed the mission, twice turned down offers from senior military officials for additional security at the facility, McClatchy news services reported.