Officials said Wednesday that U.S. diplomatic posts have been instructed to convene “emergency action committees” to determine the potential for protests over the congregation’s plans to burn the Quran to commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The posts are to warn American citizens in countries where protests may occur…

It was not immediately clear how many embassies had completed the security review, but the U.S. Embassy in Algiers issued an alert to Americans in Algeria on Wednesday saying that “media reports of the upcoming threatened Quran burning by a small Gainesville, Florida, group could affect the security of U.S. citizens overseas.”