U.S. Ambassador and Staff Killed in Libyan Attack

The U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, was killed along with three embassy aides as angry and armed mobs this week attacked the American Consulate in Benghazi. The mobs were allegedly protesting a film made in the U.S. that ridiculed Islam.

Also this week in Israel in the News:

• Anti-American protests and violence also erupted in Egypt, Morocco, Gaza, Tunisia, Yemen and Iran.
• Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu continued to call for strong international opposition to Iran’s nuclear program.
• Meanwhile, there are claims suggesting Iran is getting nearer to building a nuclear weapon.

This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Jonathan Greenberg on the embassy attacks this week in Libya and Egypt.


Author: Stand For Israel | September 13, 2012
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