The unnamed suspects, said to be Tunisians, were arrested at Istanbul's Ataturk airport as they tried to enter the country on false passports, the privately run TV station Kanal D reported.
The arrests were made Wednesday night by members of Turkey’s anti-terrorism squad, and the suspects were taken to the Istanbul Police Department in the city’s Fatih district for questioning, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on its website.
An FBI team spent several hours Thursday at the site of the Sept. 11 attack, which killed J. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans, according to Defense Department spokesman George Little.
The team was airlifted to Benghazi by the U.S. military, which provided unspecified security arrangements for them, Mr. Little said.
It was the first time since the attack more than three weeks ago that U.S. investigators had made it to the crime scene.
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Shaun Waterman is an award-winning reporter for The Washington Times, covering foreign affairs, defense and cybersecurity. He was a senior editor and correspondent for United Press International for nearly a decade, and has covered the Department of Homeland Security since 2003. His reporting on the Sept. 11 Commission and the tortuous process by which some of its recommendations finally became ...
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