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Politics

A timeline of events surrounding attacks on US facilities in Mideast

TUESDAY, SEPT. 11

6:17 a.m. Embassy in Cairo releases a statement that read in part: “The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims — as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. . . . Respect for religious beliefs is a cornerstone of American democracy. We firmly reject the actions by those who abuse the universal right of free speech to hurt the religious beliefs of others.”

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