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Terrorism / Worldwide Alert / Al Qaeda in Yemen #1049300

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 04, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The worldwide travel alert for US citizens overseas due to the threat of a terrorism attack by Al Qaeda re-introduced.

(White House: Kristen Welker) The State Department's extension of the closing of embassies in the Middle East and north Africa due to intelligence reports about Al Qaeda in the Arabian peninsula featured; details given about NSA intelligence and a terror threat in Pakistan. [Senator Saxby CHAMBLISS†- comments on the chatter.] [NBC's Atia ABAWI - says the Kabul compound will remain closed.] [Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael CHERTOFF - talks about the plot.] [Two TRAVELLERS - comment.] [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM†, Representative Adam SCHIFF†- offer views on Al Qaeda and the NSA.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Cairo: Richard Engel) The link of the threat to Al Qaeda in Yemen led by Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden††'s former secretary examined; scenes shown from downtown Cairo of the embassy behind a concrete barrier.

(Studio: Lester Holt; Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The day-by-day plan for dealing with the unspecified terrorism at a time of a danger plot discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Welker, Kristen;
Engel, Richard;
Mitchell, Andrea

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