• Iraq Sep 29

    US Warns Iraq of Baghdad Embassy Closure If Attacks Continue

    U.S., Iraqi and other officials say the Trump administration has warned Iraq that it will close its embassy in Baghdad if the government does not take swift and decisive action to end persistent rocket and other attacks by Iranian-backed militias and rogue armed elements on American and allied interests in the country.

  • DONALD TRUMP Jan 3

    Protestors Storm U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

    Dozens of protestors stormed the compound of the American embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday, setting fire to the reception area.

  • Germany May 20, 2019

    Rocket Attack Hits Baghdad's Green Zone

    A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said. The apparent attack, which Iraq’s state-run news agency said did not cause any casualties, came amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf, after the White House ordered warships and bombers to...

  • Italy Jan 9, 2019

    Australia Police Examining Suspicious Packages Left at Consulates

    Several foreign diplomatic missions were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday after they received packages containing suspicious substances. Police, fire crews and ambulances were seen at a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea. Officials at the U.S. and Swiss missions in the city said they...

  • JUDGE Aug 17, 2018

    Judge Finds Conspiracy to Kill Kim with VX, Women to Testify

    Two women accused in the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother were told Thursday to make their defense after a Malaysian judge found evidence they participated in a “well-planned conspiracy” to kill, extending their murder trial until next year. Indonesia’s Siti Aisyah and Vietnam’s Doan Thi Huong are accused of smearing VX nerve agent on Kim Jong...

  • army Mar 19, 2018

    Extremists Stage Deadly Attacks in Burkina Faso Capital

    Islamic extremists struck the French Embassy and army headquarters in simultaneous attacks of gunfire and explosives Friday in Burkina Faso’s capital, killing eight people and wounding more than 80 others. All eight militants were slain by security forces. The violence, which the government called a terrorist attack, marked a further deterioration in former French colony’s perilous security situation. Islamic militants...

  • United States Sep 3, 2017

    US Seizes Control of Russian Posts in San Francisco, DC, NY

    The United States seized control Saturday of three Russian diplomatic posts in the U.S. after confirming the Russians had complied with the Trump administration’s order to get out within two days, officials said. As the Kremlin cried foul, accusing Washington of bullying tactics, the U.S. disputed Moscow’s claims that American officials had threatened to “break down the entrance door” to...

  • law enforcement Aug 15, 2015

    U.S. Flag Raised at Embassy in Havana, 1st Time in 54 Years

    The U.S. flag is flying at the U.S. Embassy in Havana for the first time since 1961. The Stars and Stripes was raised to cheers and the playing of the U.S. National Anthem at the diplomatic mission next to the Florida Straits.

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