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We have new information and to Fox News about the attack on the US consulate and Ben Ghazi Libya that.
Killed four Americans including our US ambassador we have learned that the list of suspects.
Now includes a handful of people who may have ties -- Egyptian extremist group.
Chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge live -- Washington what are we learning about this group Katherine.
Well thank you bill good morning a US official tells fox of the gym on network is committed to violence to attain his political ambitions.
Adding that they are hard core violent extremists are trying to develop a big relationship with al-Qaeda.
In late October Egyptian police broke up a terrorist cell linked to the -- network one of the suspects linked to the consulate attack killed himself.
Setting up explosives in his apartment as many as a dozen militants were arrested and weapons confiscated that would include enough hardware from Mumbai style five -- sell.
The gym on network takes its name from Mohammed Jamal Abu Ahmed who was released from Egyptian jail during the -- -- -- It's also alleged that he said -- training camps in eastern Libya and this is where some of the militants trained.
Who took part in the consulate attack on the with the election over on word -- the investigation.
Stand on Capitol Hill.
Well two hearings are expected next week before the house and Senate Intelligence Committees both of these are scheduled to be closed.
And in the two months since the attacks Fox News -- told that there are between two and three dozen suspects actively being investigated.
At any one time the majority -- Libyans.
But the list has expanded to include these Egyptian suspects leaning Republican investigating the -- says this is more evidence of premeditation.
We do know that there are dozens of suspects this flies right in the face of what the administration originally told us that there was just some mob and -- at a video that got out of control I think.
What was very clear from the beginning of this attack that it was very uncoordinated there are terrorist activities that were active there and Ben Ghazi.
In the months leading up to this and of course there are more than dozens.
The other thing to watch and what we've heard consistently from committee staffers is that they believe the State Department has not been forthcoming.
With providing -- documents citing their internal investigation.
Also to know some of the most significant documents we've seen to date like the emails that went to the White House situation room were presented to these committees essentially by whistle blowers -- Interesting all week from today you have two major hearings and there will be headlines from -- thank you.
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