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u.s Embassy Closings

Some U.S. Embassies Reopen After Security Concerns

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.11.2013 | World

A number of US diplomatic missions closed on August 4 over an Al-Qaeda security alert reopened Sunday, while others stayed shut for the Muslim holiday...

Broad U.S. Terror Alert Mystifies Experts

McClatchy | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

U.S. officials insisted Tuesday that extraordinary security measures for nearly two dozen diplomatic posts were to thwart an "immediate, specific thre...

MAP: Where Did The U.S. Close Its Embassies?

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 08.06.2013 | World

On Sunday, the U.S. announced it would keep 15 of its embassies and consulates around the world closed for the coming week and will shut down an addit...

U.S. Extends Embassy Closures Amid Terror 'Chatter'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.05.2013 | World

The closings of U.S. embassies in the Middle East and Africa this weekend may be motivated in part by fears that al Qaeda could employ an "ingenious" ...