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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:12 PM

Tunisia: Reported consulate suspect arrested

Source: AP

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) The Tunisian government has confirmed it has arrested a 28-year-old Tunisian reportedly linked to the U.S. consulate attack in Libya.

Tunisian Interior Ministry spokesman Tarrouch Khaled said Wednesday that Ali Harzi was in custody in Tunis. Khaled tells The Associated Press "his case is in the hands of justice." He did not elaborate.

In Washington, the State Department had no comment. Earlier this month, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the U.S. has been looking into the arrests of two Tunisian men being detained in Turkey reportedly in connection with attacks on a consulate in Libya last month.

Read more: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/tunisia-reported-consulate-suspect-arrested

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Bosonic Oct 2012 OP
dipsydoodle Oct 2012 #1
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libguard Oct 2012 #2
-LOKI -BAD FOR YA Oct 2012 #5

Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:18 PM

1. That happened yesterday morning - 23rd.



Social Media Led Authorities to a Benghazi Terror Suspect
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/global/2012/10/social-media-helped-track-down-benghazi-terrorist-suspect/58235/#

They had previously named Ahmed Abu Khattala

BENGHAZI, LIBYA - Just days after President Obama vowed to hunt down and bring to justice those responsible for the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound here, Ahmed Abu Khattala -- one of those considered a ringleader -- spent two leisurely hours Thursday evening at a luxury hotel full of journalists, scoffing at the threats coming from both the American and Libyan governments.

http://www.startribune.com/world/174872171.html?refer=y

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Response to dipsydoodle (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:30 PM

3. Hmmm

The AP article is current, but the info does appear to be from yesterday.

Did you post this yesterday? If so, I will delete this OP.

If not, I'll leave it to one of the people with locking privileges to make the call...

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Response to Bosonic (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 04:03 PM

4. Nope

First mention I saw was yours. I only noticed it was yesterday while searching for the other name.

Locking privileges

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:18 PM

2. Dang, just in time.

 

This will go over well.

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:05 PM

5. october surprise

the president he would find out who did this crime.our president he uses soft power its cheaper and more effective.other foreign leaders him people help those they like

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