Timeline of attacks on American diplomatic outposts
A look at actions in Egypt, Libya
- Duration 3:43
- Date Sep 12, 2012
A look at actions in Egypt, Libya
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Monday September 10 11:46 PM a video by Ayman Al zawahiri the Egyptian doctor now believed to be the spiritual leader.
The Amir of al-Qaeda surfaces he mourns the death of Abu Yahya Al will be.
Top al-Qaeda member who was killed in a drone strike in June -- -- uses the eulogy to call fighters to avenge a Levy's death.
A renewed Jihad against the US and and the video cuts to a clip.
Of his younger brother Mohamed Al so here.
Something noted by people who study these tapes early on Tuesday September 11.
The US embassy in Cairo Egypt prepares for expected protests over an anti Islam video made in the US.
AP -- -- US officials saying.
Embassy security had sent most staff home early after learning of the upcoming protest.
Noon Cairo time and the C officials in Cairo issue a statement about the video.
Condemning the quote continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims.
12 noon eastern the statement is seen on line and linked on Twitter twelve.
Wire services alert that Cairo protesters are scaling the walls of the embassy and tearing the American flag replacing it with a black Islamic flag that resembles an al-Qaeda flag witnesses report hearing some chanting.
We are all Osama.
-- when he 9 PM.
Embassy officials -- acknowledges that quote protesters breached or wall and took down flat.
5 PM wires crossed the forty flashes at the consulate in Benghazi Libya and one US official -- believe.
-- to have been killed may be one wounded.
The Cairo embassy tweets this morning's condemnation issued before the protest began still stands.
As does our condemnation of the breach.
The Romney campaign releases a statement from governor Romney on Libya and Egypt embargoed until midnight.
Expressing outrage at the attacks but also saying quote it's disgraceful that the Obama administration's first response.
Was not to condemn attacks on our diplomatic missions but to sympathize with those who wage the attacks.
10:10 PM the Obama administration disavows the Cairo embassy statement.
Released some sixteen hours earlier in the day.
Telling Politico that the statement quote was not cleared by Washington and does not reflect the views of the United States government.
The Romney campaign -- the embargo sometime after midnight.
The original Cairo embassy statement and subsequent tweets are removed from the web site and the Twitter account.
And Obama campaign spokesman emails reporters and the campaign is shocked -- governor Romney would choose to launch a political attack at this time.
5:30 AM Wednesday the twelfth.
Confirmation that the US ambassador to Libya Christopher Stephens and three other staff members were killed in the Ben Ghazi attack.
AM Secretary Clinton speaks at the State Department.
This was an attack.
By -- smaller and savage.
-- 10:16 AM governor Romney addresses the attacks and his criticism in the face of this violence.
America cannot shrink for the responsibility.
10:42 AM -- Obama talks about the Ben Ghazi attack.
From the rose -- the United States condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack.
Intelligence officials confirm.
-- and also we hear his brother was that the protest in congress in Washington -- bear Fox News.