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Yemeni soldiers on top of a truck patrol the road in front of the main entrance of the U.S. Embassy in the capital San'a, Yemen in this Sept. 18, 2008 file photo.
ATHENS, Greece - The U.S. Embassy in Athens came under fire early Friday from a rocket that exploded inside the modern glass-front building but caused no casualties in an attack police suspect was the work of Greek leftists.
ATHENS, Greece - Police cordoned off streets around the U.S. Embassy in Athens early Friday after an explosion inside the embassy compound that a senior police official said was an "act of terrorism." The blast smashed glass in the front of the building near the U.S. emblem of the embassy.
A broken window, upper left, is seen behind the banner of the U.S. Embassy in Athens early Friday.
A broken window is seen behind the banner of the U.S. Embassy in Athens early Friday, Jan. 12, 2007.
U.S. security personnel stand atop the U.S. embassy in Damascus, Tuesday.
Why are the American people being fed nothing but lies about the Benghazi, Libya Embassy Attack and the murder of Ambassador Chris Stevens? Obama’s UN Ambassador Susan Rice was all over the news programs spouting the Administration’s lie about the Benghazi Embassy attack being “spontaneous,” brought about “solely” to protest the latest anti-Islam “home movie.”
SAN'A, Yemen -- The U.S. and Britain locked up their embassies in Yemen on Sunday after fresh threats from al-Qaida, and the White House expressed alarm at the terror group's expanded reach in the poor Arab nation where an offshoot apparently ordered the Christmas Day plot against a U.S. airliner.
KABUL -- Eight security guards at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan have been fired following allegations of lewd behavior and sexual misconduct at their living quarters, the embassy said Friday.
DAMASCUS, Syria - Islamic militants attempted to storm the U.S. Embassy in Damascus on Tuesday using automatic rifles, hand grenades and at least one van rigged with explosives, the government said.
KABUL, Afghanistan - A rocket exploded in a field near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Thursday about two hours after Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld met with Afghanistan's leader in another part of the capital.
WASHINGTON - The United States closed its embassy in Kenya on Friday after the Pentagon issued a terrorism alert to all U.S. interests there and raised the threat level to "high," officials said.
BAGHDAD, Iraq - A group linked to Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida terror network, Ansar al-Islam, may have been behind the car bombing of Jordan's embassy in Baghdad, which killed 19 people, U.S. officials said Friday.
Serb rioters broke into the U.S. Embassy Thursday and set fire to an office after a large protest against Kosovo's independence that drew an estimated 150,000 people.
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has ordered an overhaul of U.S. Embassy security practices in Iraq, tightening government oversight of diplomatic convoys escorted by private security contractors following the Blackwater USA shooting incident in which 13 Iraqis were killed in Baghdad.
An unidentified journalist ducks for cover in front of U.S. marines, who arrived to protect the U.S. embassy in Monrovia Monday.
U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the U.S. Embassy in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq, in this May 2006 file photo.
Smoke rises behind the French Embassy in central Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, March 15, 2007, after a suicide car bomber apparently targeted a convoy carrying the head of the city council, Sabir al-Issawi, wounding three of his bodyguards.
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, right, talks with the head of US Central Command General John Abizaid, center, and senior U.S. embassy official David Satterfield, left, in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, March 4, 2006.
WASHINGTON -- The United States put its subways, buses and commuter trains on high alert after the rush-hour London bombings, moving to code orange for mass transit amid concern about a possible "copycat attack" by terrorists.