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Israeli embassy seizure in Cairo reminds us of U.S. embassy capture in Tehran

students’ seizure of the U.S. embassy in Tehran in 1979.' Basij Commander ... university students’ seizure of the U.S. embassy in Tehran in 1979. Egyptian protesters destroyed a wall ... of the U.S. embassy in Tehran, which was called the Den of Spies. 52 U.S. citizens were taken hostage during ...

Editor's Choice - 13/09/2011 - 15:01 - comment 0

Anti-war activists hold placards during a rally denouncing US' air strike on Syria and Iraq, near the US embassy

Anti-war activists hold placards during a rally denouncing US' air strike on Syria and Iraq, near the US embassy © 2014 Al Bawaba ( www.albawaba.com ) (NEWS, photo of the week, Middle ...

15/09/2014 - 07:08 - comment 0

U.S. pulls staff from Libyan embassy amid violent clashes

The United States (U.S.) has pulled its embassy staff out of Libya after heavy fighting between armed groups ... activities at the embassy – not closing the embassy.” The US diplomats were driven under heavy military ... States) The United States (U.S.) has pulled its embassy staff out of Libya after heavy fighting ...

27/07/2014 - 15:01 - comment 0

U.S. embassy in Iraq will remain open

. embassy in Baghdad will remain open. The U.S. Department of State announced ... substantial majority of the U.S. Embassy presence in Iraq will remain in place," the  embassy  has ... headlines, Iraq, United States) The U.S. Department of State announced Sunday that the American embassy ...

16/06/2014 - 07:40 - comment 0

U.S. Embassy worker arrested in Egypt over links to Muslim Brotherhood

An Egyptian employee with the U.S. Embassy in Cairo ... An Egyptian employee at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo who worked as a liaison to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood ... News, Egypt) An Egyptian employee at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo who worked as a liaison ...

12/02/2014 - 18:40 - comment 0

US embassy in Lebanon in hot water after alleged Hezbollah meetings

US officials have been engaged in talks with Hezbollah . "No official at the embassy has ... contacts are ongoing between Hezbollah and the US embassy in Lebanon. The daily quoted a March 14 MP ... States) The United States embassy in Lebanon denied on Tuesday reports saying US officials have been ...

06/11/2013 - 06:41 - comment 0

US embassy announces Diversity Visa Lottery

The US embassy on Tuesday said that applications for the 2016 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery ... for persons who meet strict eligibility requirements”, an embassy statement said. The US Department ... be accepted.  No fee is charged for entry in the annual DV programme,” the embassy added, noting that the US ...

01/10/2014 - 20:46 - comment 0

Libyan militias take over abandoned U.S. embassy in Tripoli

the abandoned U.S. embassy in Tripoli. A Libyan militia group says it has secured the US Embassy and its residential compound in the capital, Tripoli, since last week. An unnamed ... News, Libya, United States) A Libyan militia group says it has secured the US Embassy and its ...

01/09/2014 - 07:31 - comment 0

U.S. closes its Yemen embassy

The U.S. Embassy in Sanaa will be closed to the public ... The U.S. Embassy in Sanaa will be closed to the public until further notice , the State Department ... the closure of the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki reiterated ...

08/05/2014 - 09:59 - comment 0

U.S. to reopen 18 of 19 shut embassies

U.S. embassies that were shut amid security concerns, according to a statement from the U.S. State ... . embassies shut amid security concerns, according to a statement from the U.S. State Department on Friday.  ... the reopening of 18 out of the 19 U.S. embassies shut amid security concerns, according to a statement from ...

12/08/2013 - 11:45 - comment 0