Aug. 7, 1998 Simultaneous truck-bomb explosions outside the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania killed 224 people. More than 5,000 people were injured. Among those indicted for the attacks was Osama bin Laden, who remains at large.
June 14, 2002 A fertilizer bomb in a truck driven by a suicide bomber exploded outside the U.S. consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, killing 12 and injuring more than 50.
Dec. 6, 2004 Gunmen attempted to storm the U.S. consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. They succeeded in entering the grounds but were unable to force their way into the building. Five staffers died. Watch video of the assault here.
Sept. 13, 2006 Four armed men are killed in a failed assault on the U.S. embassy in Damascus, Syria. Watch video of the attack here.
Jan. 12, 2007 Unknown assailants fired an antitank grenade into the U.S. embassy in Athens, Greece before 6 a.m. The building was empty and on one was hurt. The antitank round hit a bathroom on the embassy's third floor.
Sept. 16, 2008 Just after 9 a.m., attackers hit the U.S. embassy in Sana'a, Yemen with a car bomb, RPGs, grenades and rifles. Nineteen people, including one American, died.