A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Monday, May 13, 2013

Today's Benghazi Bombing

The US Congress May be focused on events in Benghazi several months ago, but Libyans are much more focused on what happened in Benghazi today. A car bombing outside a hospital killed at least three, possibly more, and wounded many, and across the country this latest act of violence seems to have awakened a sense of unity transcending regional rivalries and partisan quarreling, as people deplore the instability that still plagues the country and the lack of security. More here and here.

Some of the English language commentary:

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