Diplomatic posts scheduled to stay closed, reopen

The State Department released the following list announcing some U.S. consulates and embassies that are scheduled to be closed through Saturday, Aug. 10, and some that were closed Sunday, Aug. 4, and scheduled to reopen Monday, Aug. 5:

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The following posts are instructed to be closed for normal operations Monday, Aug. 5, through Saturday, Aug. 10:

— Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

— Amman, Jordan

— Cairo, Egypt

— Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

— Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

— Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

— Doha, Qatar

— Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— Kuwait City, Kuwait

— Manama, Bahrain

— Muscat, Oman

— Sana’a, Yemen

— Tripoli, Libya

— Antananarivo, Madagascar

— Bujumbura, Burundi

— Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti

— Khartoum, Sudan

— Kigali, Rwanda

— Port Louis, Mauritius

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The following posts, normally open Sunday, were closed Sunday, Aug. 4, and are authorized to reopen for normal operations Monday, Aug. 5:

— Dhaka, Bangladesh

— Algiers, Algeria

— Nouakchott, Mauritania

— Baghdad, Iraq

— Basra, Iraq

— Erbil, Iraq

— Kabul, Afghanistan

— Herat, Afghanistan

— Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan

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Source: U.S. State Department

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