Showing posts with label embassy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label embassy. Show all posts

Friday, January 6, 2017

Trump’s US Embassy move to Jerusalem will be 'gift to extremists,' Jordan warns

Moving the US Embassy in Israel to contested Jerusalem will inflame “the Islamic and Arab streets,” and will serve as a gift to extremists, warned a top official from Jordan, one of Washington’s closest allies in the volatile region.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Manila on high terror alert after two attempted terror attacks in two days

Officials in the Philippines raised the terror alert level to its highest point there in 16 years following an attempted bombing at the U.S. embassy on Monday and successful bombing of President Rodrigo Duterte's advance team on Tuesday.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

Russia sends complaint to UK over mannequin protest outside its London embassy

Russia’s embassy in London has sent a letter to the UK Foreign Office to complain about demonstrators who dumped around 800 mannequin limbs outside the building in protest of Russia’s actions in Syria.

India recalls 8 diplomats accused of spying in Pakistan

India Thursday said that it has recalled eight of its diplomats from Pakistan after they were accused of running an espionage ring by Islamabad and their names and photos were also leaked to the media.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

U.S. blocks UN Security Council statement on Russian embassy shelling in Syria

The United States virtually blocked the United Nations Security Council’s statement that condemned the mortaring of Russia’s embassy in Damascus, Russia’s Permanent Mission to the global organization said.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Russian embassy in Damascus shelled from terrorist-controlled area of Syria

The Russian embassy in Damascus came under fire on Tuesday from a neighborhood controlled by militant groups, including Al-Nusra Front, the Russian Foreign Ministry reports.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Lavrov, Kerry lay flowers at French Embassy in Moscow

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry have visited the French Embassy in Moscow to express condolences on the terrorist attack in Nice, a TASS correspondent reported from the scene.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

US Sends 40 Soldiers to Protect Embassy, Personnel in South Sudan

The U.S. military has deployed about 40 soldiers to South Sudan’s capital following days of clashes that left hundreds dead and raised fears of renewed civil war.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Saudi cuts ties with Iran, expels Tehran envoys

Saudi Arabia announced late Sunday that it would officially sever ties with Iran after having two of its diplomatic posts attacked in the Islamic republic.

Iran Vows 'Divine Vengeance' on Saudi Arabia for Execution of Shi'ite Cleric

Iran's supreme leader said Sunday that Saudi Arabia will face "divine vengeance" for its execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, a prominent Shi'ite critic of Saudi Arabia’s ruling royal family.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Protesters Storm Saudi Embassy Building in Tehran

Protesters have stormed the Saudi embassy building in the Iranian capital of Tehran early Sunday amid backlash over the execution of a prominent Shiite cleric.

Saudi summons Iran envoy over execution remarks

Saudi Arabia summoned Iran's ambassador on Saturday over what it described as Tehran’s “hostile” reaction to executions carried out by the kingdom against terrorism convicts, the state news agency SPA reported.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Monday, September 21, 2015

Russian embassy in Damascus came under mortar fire on Sunday (foreign ministry)

The Russian embassy in Damascus came under mortar fire on Sunday, September 20, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday.

The ministry said Moscow condemns the "criminal attack" on the Russian diplomatic mission.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

British foreign secretary re-opens Tehran embassy

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Sunday reopened Britain's embassy in Tehran, marking a major step in ending the Islamic Republic's isolation from Western powers.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Tourists in Cuba Take Photos Near US Embassy, Welcome Relations Restoration

 On Friday, US Secretary of State John Kerry will preside over the flag-raising ceremony. The event will see officials from the Cuban Government, various US Government agencies, Congress members, as well as some US and Cuban private citizens.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Obama indicates the US will lift Cuba 'terror' status

Barack Obama, the US president, has signalled he will soon remove Cuba from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism, boosting hopes for improved ties as he prepares for what's billed as an historic encounter with Raul Castro, his Cuban counterpart.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

US in ‘final stages’ of Cuba's terror sponsor review

The review of Cuba’s state sponsor of terrorism designation is in its “final stages” as President Barack Obama prepares to meet his Cuban counterpart later this week, the U.S. said Tuesday.

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