Three US State Department officials resigned under pressure on Wednesday following a report that detailed “grossly inadequate” security measures at the United States Mission in Benghazi, Libya, on the night assailants besieged it in September, leaving four Americans dead, The Associated Press reported.
The US State Department suffered from “systemic failures” in its response to the terrorist threat in Benghazi, Libya, and had insufficient numbers of security on the ground, according to an independent panel investigating the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate there.
State oil producer Saudi Aramco said Sunday it has restored all its main internal network services that were impacted by a virus which infected thousands of employee computers in mid-August. “We addressed the threat immediately, and our precautionary procedures, which have
Egypt closed the Rafah crossing with Gaza Strip after a security checkpoint attack left at least 16 Egyptian soldiers dead and seven others injured on Sunday evening. The crossing was closed indefinitely after masked gunmen attacked a checkpoint south of Rafah immediately after sunset prayer
Unidentified gunmen have attacked a checkpoint on the Egyptian-Israeli border, killing at least 13 Egyptian policemen, officials say. Israel said the attackers, who were in two vehicles, then tried to smash their way across the border.