The US embassy in Doha hosted its National Day celebration, its biggest event of the year, on Tuesday evening.
William Grant, charge d’affaires at the US embassy, has presented the 2018 ‘Trafficking in Persons’ report to Msheireb Museums director Hafiz Ali for inclusion in the museum’s library.
The US embassy’s deputy chief of mission Phillip Nelson has praised Qatar's role in the fight against terrorism and money laundering, while stressing that Qatar is an important partner of the US in this field.
The embassy is closed this week for a public holiday to mark the Eid al-Adha festival.
Several gunshots were fired early Monday morning from a vehicle at the US Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, causing no casualties, police and the embassy spokesperson said.
Bangladesh's government demanded on Wednesday that the US embassy withdraw criticism over its handling of days-long student protests in the capital over a fatal traffic accident.
William Grant is a career diplomat with extensive experience in the region.
A bomb exploded outside the US embassy in Beijing on Thursday, wounding the lone assailant, the embassy said in a statement, although police described the weapon merely as a "firework device".
A Palestinian wounded in May by Israeli fire during deadly clashes on the Gaza border has died of his injuries, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said on Tuesday.
Monday's violence on the border, which took place as the United States opened its new embassy in Jerusalem, was the bloodiest for Palestinians since the 2014 Gaza conflict.