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Turkey detains Iraqis plotting US embassy attack

Turkey detains Iraqis plotting US embassy attack

Turkish police on Monday detained four Iraqis suspected of planning an attack on the US embassy in Ankara, media reported.

Turkey detains 12 in anti-IS raids after US embassy closure

Turkey detains 12 in anti-IS raids after US embassy closure

Turkey on Monday launched a crackdown on the Islamic State extremist group and boosted security in Ankara after the US embassy said it would be closed for a day.

Explosive device thrown into US embassy compound in Montenegro

Explosive device thrown into US embassy compound in Montenegro

Authorities in Podgorica have not released any theories as to the motive for the attack in the country which recently joined Nato despite opposition from some of the population.

Turkey to name street by US Embassy after Syrian offensive

Turkey to name street by US Embassy after Syrian offensive

The mayor of the Turkish capital of Ankara said on Monday he had approved re-naming a street outside the US Embassy as "Olive Branch", the name Turkey uses for its ongoing military campaign in Syria.

UK blames protests as Trump cancels London trip

UK blames protests as Trump cancels London trip

Donald Trump said he was abandoning next month's trip because he did not like the location and cost of the new embassy building.

US, Turkey mutually lift visa restrictions, ending months-long row

US, Turkey mutually lift visa restrictions, ending months-long row

The United States and Turkey on Thursday turned the page on a visa crisis triggered nearly three months ago by the arrest of a staff member at the American mission in Ankara, but relations between the NATO allies remain tense.

Lebanese security forces fire tear gas in protest near US embassy

Lebanese security forces fire tear gas in protest near US embassy

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water canons at protesters near the US Embassy in Lebanon on Sunday during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, TV footage showed.

US-Qatar ties strong, resilient: outgoing envoy

US-Qatar ties strong, resilient: outgoing envoy

The US-Qatar relationship is strong and resilient, William Grant, outgoing Chargé d’Affaires at the US embassy in Qatar has said in his farewell message.

US 'deeply committed' to ties with Qatar

US 'deeply committed' to ties with Qatar

The United States remains deeply committed to its bilateral relationship with Qatar on a range of issues, says the US embassy’s charge d’affaires.

US orders 60 percent of staff out of embassy in Cuba

US orders 60 percent of staff out of embassy in Cuba

The United States has ordered 60 percent of its staff to leave the US Embassy in Havana because of "specific attacks" on diplomats and will warn American tourists that some attacks have occurred in Cuban hotels, the Associated Press reported on Friday, citing unidentified senior officials.

Suicide bomber kills four near US embassy in Kabul

Suicide bomber kills four near US embassy in Kabul

An explosion occurred on a busy shopping street near the heavily-fortified US embassy in central Kabul Tuesday, officials said, killing at least one and injuring eight.

Car ploughs into police van in Champs-Elysees 'attack'

Car ploughs into police van in Champs-Elysees 'attack'

A car loaded with gas canisters rammed into a police van on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on Monday, leaving the driver dead in what the interior minister said was an "attempted attack".