Stevens, who spoke Arabic, took up his appointment as Ambassador to Libya in the Spring of this year.
The 65-year-old general, a former top Gaddafi-era military commander, has pledged to rid Libya of Islamist hard-liners.
Aisha Gaddafi fled Libya in August as opposition forces closed in on Tripoli.
Questions still persist about the attack of the American outpost in Benghazi, Libya, that took the lives of four Americans.
As Libya gears up for its parliamentary election in July, a battle roars on in an unexpected place—the schoolyard.
There is also a gymnasium named after Hadrian; it too has one hundred columns from the quarries of Libya.
Over yonder, in some distant region of Libya, they had been fledged in masses.
Diodorus Siculus attributes the discovery of the use of the globe to Atlas of Libya.
Thence we came to the great river Lixus, which flows from Libya.
According to Herodotus, Egypt and Libya were the two healthiest countries under the sun.
north African nation, an ancient name, attested in heiroglyphics from 2000 B.C.E., of unknown origin. In Greek use, sometimes meaning all of Africa. Related: Libyan.
Nation in northern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea, bordered by Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west. Its capital and largest city is Tripoli.