US embassies to remain closed due to terror threat

At least 19 US embassies and consulates in predominantly Muslim countries will remain closed through the week as the State Department stays on guard for potential terrorist attacks.

5th August, 2013
America's National Security Agency headquarters: it said it had intercepted messages from terrorists, officials said.

At least 19 US embassies and consulates in predominantly Muslim countries will remain closed through the week as the State Department stays on guard for potential terrorist attacks.

Yesterday’s initial one-day closing of 22 US outposts followed the State Department’s issuance of a worldwide travel alert warning of planned attacks in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia by al-Qaeda or its affiliates. The decision to extend the selective shutdown through August 10 th “is...

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