Skip to main content
Black Listed News

US evacuating diplomatic staff in Beirut, Adana

Published: September 6, 2013
Share | Print This


Source: World Bulletin

 U.S. officials tightened security at diplomatic missions in Lebanon and Turkey on Friday, ordering personnel out of Lebanon and offering to evacuate those in Adana in southeastern Turkey, amid security threats against Americans.

The U.S. State Department also warned U.S. citizens against traveling in Lebanon and southeastern Turkey, and urged those is the rest of Turkey “to be alert to the potential for violence.”

Officials did not offer any specifics about the possible threats.

“Given the current tensions the region, as well as potential threats to U.S. government facilities and personnel, we are taking these steps out of an abundance of caution to protect our employees and their families, and local employees and visitors to our facilities,” said State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf, adding that officials are continuing to “assess the situation.”

Full story here.

Share This Article...



Subscribe To Updates
Blacklisted Newsletter
Blacklisted Radio
Blacklisted Nation
On Twitter
On Facebook
The DoomCast
Podcasts on Demand
Podcasts on Spreaker
Podcasts on Youtube
Podcasts on iTunes
Podcasts on Stitcher
Podcasts on Tunein
Podcasts on Roku

Support Us
Donate Today!

Affiliates
Shop Amazon
Golden Eagle Coins
6 Dollar T-Shirts
DHGATE.COM
The Ready Store
Onnit Labs
Audible Audio Books
Blue Host




BlackListed News 2006-2014