U.S. EMBASSIES CLOSE: Terrorist "Chatter" Linked to Al Qaeda Prompts 17 Embassies to Close

August 02, 2013 AT 10:41 AM
CNN reports "more than the usual chatter" from terror groups prompts the State Department to close U.S. embassies across the Middle East. NBC says the threat has links to Al Qaeda and the end of the Muslim holy month Ramadan. According to CBS, at least 17 embassies could remain closed for some time.