US ambassador, 3 others killed in attacks on Libya mission

(Photo: U.S. Embassy in Tripoli)

Updated at 10:25 a.m. ET: The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed after protesters angry over a film that ridiculed Islam’s Prophet Muhammad stormed the U.S. consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi.

President Barack Obama said in Washington that the United States condemned the attack “in the strongest terms” and pledged that the United States would work with the Libyan authorities to bring the killers to justice.

Read the complete story.

Syrian violence spills into neighboring Lebanon

(Photo: Stringer / Reuters)

A Sunni Muslim gunman takes position behind sandbags in the Sunni Muslim dominant Bab al-Tebbaneh neighborhood in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, during clashes with Alawites, Aug. 21, 2012. The fighting between Sunni Muslims and Alawites in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli are another spillover from the war in neighboring Syria, security and medical sources said on Tuesday.

Read the complete story.

Deadly car bombs rock Tripoli on first day of Eid

(Photo: Mahmud Turkia / AFP - Getty Images)

At least two people were killed when three car bombs exploded near interior ministry and security buildings in the Libyan capital on Sunday, the first lethal attack of its kind since Moammar Gadhafi’s fall last year, according to reports.

One of the victims was killed by a blast near a police academy on one of Tripoli’s main streets, Omar al-Mukhtar, regional news channel Al Arabiya reported.

Read the complete story.

"That is celebratory gunfire." Richard Engel live on MSNBC reporting on the breach of the western gate of Khaddafy’s compound in Tripoli, Libya. VIDEO