• al qaeda chief s message led to embassy closures

    Al-Qaeda chief's message led to embassy closures

    World | August 06, 2013 7:12 IST

    Washington, Aug 6: An intercepted secret message between al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahri and his deputy in Yemen about plans for a major terror attack was the trigger that set off the current shutdown of many

  • us posts in muslim world will remain closed

    US posts in Muslim world will remain closed

    World | August 05, 2013 9:11 IST

    Washington, Aug 5: U.S. diplomatic posts in 19 cities in the Muslim world will be closed at least through the end of this week, the State Department said on Sunday, citing “an abundance of caution.”State