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A Yemeni soldier searches a car at a checkpoint on a street leading to the US embassy compound in Sanaa on August 4, 2013. Security measures were particularly strict in the Yemeni capital after Washington held urgent talks on an Al-Qaeda threat that prompted two dozen embassies and consulates to temporarily halt their services in many capitals in the region.  (credit: MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Serious Terrorist Threat Prompts Embassy Closures

The terror threat prompting the U.S. government to close nearly two dozen embassies and consulates Sunday is the most specific, credible threat information in years.

08/04/2013

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Viral Video: 11-Year-Old Yemeni Girl Flees Home

A group of Middle Eastern activists post a video from a little girl from Yemen. She’s escaping her parents because they’re trying to marry her off. She’s 11. She says they threatened to kill her, if she ran away. And she has a lot to say about this.

KRLD–07/23/2013

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012