U.S. officials are concerned about a new attack to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks after nearly a dozen commercial jetliners went missing from a Libyan airport, the Washington Free Beacon reported Wednesday. Militants reportedly took control of the planes after taking control of Tripoli's main airport.
The administration is preparing for possible evacuation of Americans from Tripoli, Libya as violence escalates in the area.
Some dramatic video obtained by the Washington Post shows U.S. Special Forces capturing a suspected terrorist in Tripoli, Libya. The capture occurred last October as Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, a suspected member of al Qaeda, returned home from dawn prayers.
There’s a developing security situation in Libya. The United States has confirmed that the military stands ready to help if called in.