US issues global travel alert over unspecified al-Qaida threat

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US issues global travel alert over unspecified al-Qaida threat

+The Associated Press: The U.S. State Department has issued a global travel alert because of an unspecified al-Qaida terrorist threat.

The alert comes a day after the U.S. announced that it would close its embassies and consulates throughout the Middle East on Sunday, and possibly longer.

The State Department says the potential for terrorism is particularly strong in the Middle East and North Africa.

Read more: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/some-us-embassies-close-sunday-over-security

Follow updates: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/multiple-us-embassies-ordered-closed-on-aug-4-2013

Photo: Photo: The Chancellery building inside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad. (Lucas Jackson / +Reuters  file via +NBC News)

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