us embassy closings

Washington closed of its 19 missions in the Middle East and Africa last week following a security alert. In Bahrain and Kuwait
U.S. officials insisted Tuesday that extraordinary security measures for nearly two dozen diplomatic posts were to thwart
Two officials say a secret message that was intercepted between al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri and his deputy in Yemen led to the shutdown of U.S. embassies.
On Sunday, the U.S. announced it would keep 15 of its embassies and consulates around the world closed for the coming week
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