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Iranian officials welcome UK embassy opening in Tehran

The UK closed its embassy in Tehran in late 2011 after Iranian protesters stormed the embassy , taking ... to reopen an embassy in Tehran in a move seen to improve ties between both countries. Iranians have welcomed the news that Britain is set to re-open its embassy in Tehran in the coming months ...

18/06/2014 - 11:32 - comment 0

Iran says decision to close London embassy "hasty"

hours. He told the UK parliament that he also required Iranian diplomats to close the Iranian Embassy in London. The UK withdrew its diplomatic mission from Iran after Iranian students raided the British embassy ... the Iranian Embassy in London. The UK withdrew its diplomatic mission from Iran after Iranian students raided ...

04/12/2011 - 09:05 - comment 0

Blast near UK, Canada embassies rattles Tripoli

embassies and offices. TRIPOLI, Libya -- A possible car bomb went off in front of the Tripoli Towers in Libya, Tuesday near the British and Canadian embassies, officials said. A car ... at the building, which houses the embassies and a host of company offices in the heart of the city's downtown ...

24/07/2013 - 08:06 - comment 0

UK withdraws all Yemen Embassy staff

Britain withdraw all its embassy staff in Yemen ... withdrew all its embassy staff in Yemen , and the U.S. Air Force flew some American personnel out ... concerns, all staff in our Yemen embassy have been temporarily withdrawn, and the embassy will remain closed ...

06/08/2013 - 16:46 - comment 0

Last UK embassy employee released on bail

embassy employee arrested on charges of inciting violence in last month’s post-election demonstratio Iran has released on bail Sunday the last British embassy employee arrested on charges of inciting ... British embassy staff arrested on June 27 following pro-democracy demonstrations in response ...

16/05/2010 - 17:47 - comment 0

UK envoy visits Iran

A newly appointed envoy from the UK made a historic visit to Tehran on Tuesday breaking the two year lapse in connection. UK’s ... embassy in Tehran was stormed more than two years ago. “I had a good first visit back to Tehran today,” ...

04/12/2013 - 05:23 - comment 0

Yemeni President Says Islamic Jihad behind UK Embassy Attack

Yemeni President Says Islamic Jihad behind UK Embassy Attack  Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh ... the “criminal” attack last week on the British embassy in Sanaa.  "A member of the Islamic Jihad was responsible for the attack on the British embassy in Sanaa and he has been arrested," he said, during ...

19/05/2010 - 10:29 - comment 0

Tehran: No injuries or damage as demonstrators attack UK embassy

Petrol bombs were thrown Sunday at the British embassy ... were thrown Sunday at the British embassy in Tehran as the row over 15 captured sailors and marines ... in the compound.   Between 150 and 200 people massed at the embassy, with some throwing rocks as well ...

17/05/2010 - 23:30 - comment 0

UK embassy in Yemen closed for security reasons

embassy in Yemen. A Foreign Office spokesman said the embassy, closed for Friday, would not open on A security alert forced the closure of the British embassy in Yemen. A Foreign Office spokesman said the embassy, closed for Friday, would not open on Saturday. The spokesman said: "We are continuing ...

18/05/2010 - 13:54 - comment 1

In Iran: Shots fired at UK embassy residential compound

A British embassy residential compound in the Iranian ... A British embassy residential compound in the Iranian capital of Tehran has been fired at in the third such shooting incident outside a British diplomatic facility this month, an embassy spokesman said on Monday.  ...

18/05/2010 - 14:29 - comment 0