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State Department Will Reopen 18 Diplomatic Posts That Had Been Closed Due To Terror Threat

"On Sunday, August 11, the Department of State will re-open 18 of the 19 embassies and consulates that were closed recently," the State Department said in a statement. The U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen and the U.S. Consulate in Lahore, Pakistan will remain closed.

Posted on August 9, 2013, at 7:18 p.m. ET

The compound of the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen.
Mohamed Al-Sayaghi / Reuters

The compound of the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen.

Statement from U.S. State Department:

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