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US issues worldwide travel alert due to al Qaeda threat

  • Published by Vedat
U.S. State Department has issued a worldwide alert for all U.S. citizens traveling abroad due to an unspecified al Qaeda threat.

us-flagThe statement from the department said that the terror group and their affiliated organizations may focus efforts to conduct attacks in the period between now and the end of August.

The Department of State alerted U.S. citizens to the continued potential for terrorist attacks, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa, and possibly occurring in or emanating from the Arabian Peninsula.

The travel alert expires on August 31.

The 22 embassies and consulates that normally open on Sundays were closed this weekend because of the potential threat. The embassies and consulates due to close Sunday include: Algiers, Algeria; Sana'a, Yemen; Tel Aviv, Israel; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Dhaka, Bangladesh; Kuwait City, Kuwait; Ankara, Turkey; Muscat, Oman; Doha, Qatar; Khartoum, Sudan; Cairo, Egypt; Kabul, Afghanistan; Baghdad, Iraq; Amman, Jordan; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Manama, Bahrain; Tripoli, Libya; Nouakchott, Mauritania; and Doha, Qatar.
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