Angry demonstrators rip the American flag from the United States Embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus, on August 19, 1974, during a demonstration against American policy on Cyprus. Rodger Davies, the U.S. ambassador to Cyprus, was killed by gunfire during the incident.
A truck loaded with explosives was rammed into the entrance of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, in April 1983. While 44 people inside the embassy survived the blast, including U.S. ambassador Robert Dillon, several dozen did not.
Rescue workers carry Susan Francisca Murianki, a U.S. Embassy office worker, over the rubble of a collapsed building next to the embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, on August 7, 1998. A huge explosion tore through the embassy around the exact same time a bomb went off at the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.