Egypt arrests suspect in Benghazi US consulate attack

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sat Dec 8 2012, 03:04:05

US officials have confirmed the arrest of a suspect in the deadly September attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, media reports said Friday. Egyptian authorities detained the former member of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad in the past week.

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