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SPEAK OUT: Will Middle East Turmoil Affect Suwanee Gas Prices?

The U.S. Embassy in Yemen is stormed two days after an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Libya. There are reports of turmoil in Egypt, too. Share your thoughts.

SPEAK OUT: Will Middle East Turmoil Affect Suwanee Gas Prices?

Right after the latest observance of the September 11 terrorist attacks, the United States is beseiged by turmoil in the Middle East.

Media reports Thursday, Sept. 14, note that protesters have stormed the U.S. Embassy in Yemen, chanting "death to America" and burning the American flag. This comes recently after the U.S. ambassador to Lybia and three others were killed.

-- Do you think gas prices will spike in Suwanee because of the Mideast turmoil? Tell us in the comments below.

And early Thursday, there also were reports of violence near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt.

All nonessential diplomatic U.S. workers have been ordered to leave Libya, according to reports, and U.S. warships are poised off the coast.

Of course, this raises fears of spikes in gasoline prices in the U.S. The Middle East contains most of the world's top oil-producing countries.

A check with georgiagasprices.com on Thursday showed the low price in Suwanee was $3.75 at several stations.

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