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US military evacuates embassy personnel from Yemen

August 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The U.S. military evacuated non-essential U.S. government personnel from Yemen on Tuesday due to the high risk of attack by al-Qaida that has triggered temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across the Middle East and Africa. Continue Reading

U.S. announces it is closing American embassy in Syria

February 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

BEIRUT The U.S. closed its embassy in the Syrian capital of Damascus on today in a dramatic escalation of pressure on President Bashar Assad to give up power, just days after diplomatic efforts to end nearly 11 months of bloodshed collapsed at the United Nations.
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