GRAPHIC: Map of U.S. Embassies Closed On Sunday

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(Image courtesy of Twitter)

Reuters has released a U.S. Embassies-sourced image indicating which embassies will be closed this Sunday due to terrorist threats abroad. Although the map appears to be detailed, outlining both embassy and consulate closure, it seems to omit a couple details. First, it has been confirmed that the embassy in Israel is also closing on Sunday. Second, the State Department also mentioned embassies in South Asia, which presumably would include Pakistan. Neither of these is indicated on the graphic.

‘Al-Qaeda-Related Threat’ Forces Closure of U.S. Embassies

The State Department issued a statement today that an unspecified number of U.S. embassies will be closed Sunday, August 4, amid security concerns.

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The US State Department announced a travel warning for US citizens abroad, citing the same terrorist threat.

Al-Qaeda Threat: State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert for Americans

The State Department has issued a worldwide travel alert for Americans outside the country, just a day after it announced the shutdown of U.S. embassies this Sunday.

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