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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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US Embassy overcome in Yemen, military destroys weapons and diplomats vacate

photo/Jennifer Parr Despite efforts by the U.S., Yemen has fallen into chaos with America evacuating the embassy and the State Department ordering the Marines to destroy issued weapons on their way out. The British More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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US Embassy in Libya shut down, staff evacuated as violence grows

The US embassy in Libya has shut down and all diplomatic staff have been evacuated to neighboring Tunisia by military escort because of ongoing clashes and violence between rival militias sweeping the country. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Protesters storm Israel embassy in Istanbul, claim ‘Israel is killing again’

Turkish police  fired tear gas at protesters Friday outside the Israeli consulate in Istanbul as demonstrators surrounded the building, throwing stones in condemnation of Israel’s ground offensive on Gaza. Protesters More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 3rd, 2013
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State Department issues ‘worldwide travel alert’ and closes 21 embassies due to ‘terror’ threat

The US Department of State issued a “worldwide” travel alert Friday over unspecified terror threats by al-Qa’ida and affiliated organizations. The travel alert is in effect until Aug. 31. “Current More...


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