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List of U.S. embassies and consulates closed this week

By The CNN Staff
updated 3:32 AM EDT, Mon August 5, 2013
A recently intercepted message among senior al Qaeda operatives alarmed the U.S. State Department and led to the <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/04/politics/us-embassies-close/index.html'>closing of 22 embassies and consulates</a> Sunday, August 4, across the Middle East and North Africa. On Sunday afternoon, the State Department said it had extended the closures in 15 of the locations until Saturday, August 10, and added four other posts to the list. Click through to see which facilities are affected, beginning with the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan, which is closed for the week. A recently intercepted message among senior al Qaeda operatives alarmed the U.S. State Department and led to the closing of 22 embassies and consulates Sunday, August 4, across the Middle East and North Africa. On Sunday afternoon, the State Department said it had extended the closures in 15 of the locations until Saturday, August 10, and added four other posts to the list. Click through to see which facilities are affected, beginning with the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan, which is closed for the week.
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Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
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Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message triggers embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
Intercepted message spurs embassy closings
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(CNN) -- A total of 19 U.S. embassies and consulates will be closed Monday through Saturday, according to the State Department.

The following 15 were part of the original list:

U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

U.S. Embassy Amman, Jordan

U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt

U.S. Consulate Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

U.S. Embassy Djibouti, Djibouti

U.S. Embassy Doha, Qatar

U.S. Consulate Dubai, United Arab Emirates

U.S. Consulate Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

U.S. Embassy Kuwait City, Kuwait

U.S. Embassy Manama, Bahrain

U.S. Embassy Muscat, Oman

U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

U.S. Embassy Sanaa, Yemen

U.S. Embassy Tripoli, Libya

The following four embassies have been added:

U.S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

U.S. Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi

U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

U.S. Embassy Port Louis, Mauritius

U.S. extends embassy closures after intercepted al Qaeda message

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