Al-Qaeda 'Chatter' Led to U.S. Embassy Closures

The current terror alert which has prompted the closure of several US embassies is due to intercepted conversations between two senior al-Qaeda figures. The U.S. government ordered the closure of more than 20 of its embassies and consulates in North Africa and the Middle East.




Cars parked around the U.S. embassy were set ablaze during a protest in Tunis (file photo).

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