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Photo: Intercepted message triggers embassy closings

Updated 9:47 AM ET, Mon August 5, 2013
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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. Jordan Pix/ Getty Images
The U.S. embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh, was closed August 4 but was scheduled to reopen on Monday, August 5. Rafiqur Rahman/Reuters/Landov
The U.S. Embassy in the Saudi capital of Riyadh will be closed for the week along with the consulates in Dhahran and Jeddah. BILAL QABALAN/AFP/Getty Image
The U.S. Embassy in Muscat, Oman, will remain closed through August 10. Kamran Jebreili/AP
The U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, is closed for the week. MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, was closed on Sunday and reopened Monday. The consulate in the Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif was also closed and reopened. U.S. Dept. of State
The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, shown here under construction in October 2007, reopened August 5. The consulates in Basrah and Erbil, which were closed, also resumed normal business on Monday. AFP/Getty Images
The U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt, shown here during a demonstration on September 11, 2012, will remain closed. Ahmed Jomaa/UPI/LANDOV
The U.S. Embassy in Antananarivo, Madagascar, was one of four embassies added to the list of facilities to remain closed for the week. The others were the embassies in Burundi, Rwanda and Mauritius. U.S. Dept. of State
The U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, is closed until August 10. Hani Mohammed/AP/FILE
The U.S. Embassy in Doha, Qatar, is closed for the week. Osama Faisal/AP
The U.S. Embassy in Algiers, Algeria, closed on August 4 and reopened the next day. U.S. Dept. of State
Officials announced that they would add the U.S. Embassy in Port Louis on the island of Mauritius to the list of facilities that will be closed for the week. MyLoupe/Universal Images Group/Getty Images
The U.S Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda, will remain closed for the week. STEPHANIE AGLIETTI/AFP/Getty Images
The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, will remain closed for the week. U.S. Dept. of State/MCT/Getty Images
The U.S. Embassy in Manama, Bahrain, will remain closed for the week. ADAM JAN/AFP/Getty Images
The U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania, reopened August 5. SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images
The U.S. Embassy in Kuwait City, Kuwait, will remain closed for the week. STEPHANIE MCGEHEE/REUTERS/LANDOV
The U.S. Embassy in Djibouti will remain closed. U.S. Dept. of State
The U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, will remain closed along with the consulate in Dubai. AFP/Getty Images