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US Embassies remain closed due to threat chatter
The threat of a possible terrorist attack will keep 19 US embassies closed, this week.
The embassies shut their doors amid concerns over major prison breaks and an intercepted message among senior Al-Qaeda operatives.
The CIA and the National Security Agency had been secretly monitoring intelligence tips for weeks.
They intercepted communications from known terrorists who talked about an attack that is quote "going to be big" and "strategically significant"
"This is a wake-up call. Al Qaeda is in many ways stronger than it was before 9/11."
"What we have heard is some specifics on what's intended to be done and some individuals who are making plans.
A top concern for US officials is surgically implanted device bombs placed inside terrorists bodies.
That method has been used by Al Qaeda in the Arabian peninsula.