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Number of US diplomats doubled in Syria as IS nears defeat: Mattis

Number of US diplomats doubled in Syria as IS nears defeat: Mattis

The number of US diplomats in Syria has doubled as Islamic State fighters near a military defeat, US Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Tuesday.

US delegation flees Bethlehem event as Palestinians protest

US delegation flees Bethlehem event as Palestinians protest

A delegation of US diplomats had to cut short an event in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem on Tuesday, an attendee said, after protesters stormed their meeting.

Cuban investigators say US sonic attack allegations 'science fiction'

Cuban investigators say US sonic attack allegations 'science fiction'

Cuban officials investigating US complaints of attacks that sickened American diplomats in Havana said talk of acoustic strikes was "science fiction" and accused Washington of "slander" while it refused to cooperate fully with Cuba's enquiry.

Russia says two US diplomats expelled in tit-for-tat move

Russia says two US diplomats expelled in tit-for-tat move

Moscow on Saturday said it had expelled two US diplomats in a retaliatory move after Washington turfed out two Russian officials over an attack on an embassy worker last month.