Appendix A. - A Benghazi Timeline

Arab Spring - Fall of Gaddafi

Tarek Al-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi's self-immolation

12/17/2010

Protests in Egypt

01/25/2011

Protests in Syria

01/26/2011

Hosni Mubarak resigns as President of Egypt

02/11/2011

Protests in Benghazi

02/15/2011

French aircraft attack pro-Gaddafi forces

02/19/2011

UN freezes Gaddafi's assets and restricts travel

02/26/2011

US and British Special Forces arrive in Libya

3/1/2011

NATO assumes command of Libyan response

3/31/2011

Battle of Tripoli

8/19/2011 - 8/28/2011

Gaddafi killed

8/20/2011

UN recognizes Libyan transitional govt

9/16/2011

Protests against Innocence of Muslims in Egypt

9/11/2012

Trouble in Benghazi

Armed robbery at British School in Benghazi

03/18/12

Members of a militia fire weapons near the SMC and attempt to enter

03/22/2012

Benghazi Consulate - bombs thrown over fence

4/1/2012

A UK armored diplomatic vehicle is attacked after driving into a local protest.

04/02/12

An IED thrown at the motorcade of the UN Special Envoy to Libya in Benghazi

04/10/2012

Special Mission officer evacuated fm University after gunfire

04/26/2012

South Africans on US weapons abatement detained at gunpoint

04/27/2012

Al Queda affiliate attacks Benghazi Red Cross

5/1/2012

Benghazi Red Cross (ICRC) building struck by RPGs.

05/22/2012

Omar Abdurrahman claims responsibility for ICRC attack, issues a threat to US

05/28/2012

Assassination attempt on British Ambassador to Libya

6/1/2012

Bomb blows a hole in Benghazi Consulate fence

6/5/2012

IED attack on the SMC.

06/06/2012

British Ambassador’s convoy is attacked with an RPG and possible AK-47s

06/11/2012

UK closes mission in Benghazi

06/12/2012

Tunisian Consulate in Benghazi stormed by Ansar al-Sharia

6/18/2012

An IED is found on grounds of the Tibesti Hotel.

07/29/2012

Sudanese Consul in Benghazi is carjacked and driver beaten.

07/30/2012

Seven Iranian-citizen ICRC workers abducted in Benghazi

07/31/2012

ICRC Misrata office attacked with RPGs.

08/05/2012

ICRC withdraws its representatives from Misrata and Benghazi

08/05/2012

NGO worker is abducted from the Islamic Cultural Center in Benghazi

08/09/2012

Bomb thrown at diplomat’s car outside of the Egyptian consulate in Benghazi

08/20/2012

Attack on the American Consulate

09/11/2012

Fallout at Home

President Obama and Secretary Clinton give remarks on the attack

09/12/2012

White House Press Secretary directly blames attack on Innocence of Muslims film

09/14/2012

Susan Rice appears on TV interview shows

9/16/2012

President speaks of video before UN General Assembly

9/25/2012

CIA "revises" statement on attack motivation

9/28/2012

Susan Rice withdraws from consideration as Secretary of State

12/13/2012

Secretary Clinton testifies on Benghazi

01/23/2013