“On Sunday, August 11, the Department of State will re-open 18 of the 19 embassies and consulates that were closed recently,” the State Department said in a statement. The U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen and the U.S. Consulate in Lahore, Pakistan will remain closed.
Private testimony from the assistant of slain Libyan Ambassador Christopher Stevens contradicts assertions from the Obama administration. Gregory Hicks will appear before Congress on Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of State released this transcript of a senior State Department Official’s background briefing on the attack at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.