Lebanon received a shipment of military vehicles as part of the United States military assistance program to the Lebanese Armed Forces. According to the US embassy the vehicles are to aid the Lebanese army in its mission to combat terrorist threats, in particular along its eastern border. The U.S. embassy announced via its Twitter account on […]
Vladimir Georgiev and Ashwin Jayaram share first place in Cardinal OpenJan 27, 2015The 38th Cardinal Open Chess Tournament was held on 23-25th January, 2015, at the Embassy Suites Airport Hotel in Columbus, Ohio, USA.The event had five sections: Open (FIDE rated, FIDE rules), U2100, U1800, U1500 and U1200. Show More Summary
US Embassy Staff in Yemen The US Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen released an emergency message today warning ALL US CITIZENS to “depart immediately.” The embassy went on to say US citizens are responsible for making their own travel arrangements. Via … Continue reading ?
The U.S. Embassy in Yemen's capital city has closed to the public amid deepening instability in the country, the U.S. Department of State announced Monday.
CNN | — “The United States struggles to maintain a sense of diplomacy in Yemen during political chaos.” CNN: “U.S. embassy cuts staff in Yemen”
As Julian Assange remains hidden in London’s Ecuadorian embassy to avoid a Swedish extradition charge on much-debated rape allegations, his government-secret revealing website Wikileaks has soldiered on despite the opposition of the United States and some its allies around the world. Show More Summary
38th Cardinal Open in ColumbusThe 38th Cardinal Open Chess Tournament takes place 23-25th January, 2015, at the Embassy Suites Airport Hotel in Columbus, Ohio, USA.The event has five sections: Open (FIDE rated, FIDE rules), U2100, U1800, U1500 and U1200. Show More Summary
Guatemala: Former Guatemalan police chief Pedro Garcia Arredondoz was ordered to pay $1.1 million in compensation to families of six victims massacred at the Spanish Embassy in 1980. Mexico: Human rights group Amnesty International urged...Show More Summary
YEMEN: Sure sign of an Obama foreign-policy success: the evac. Helicopters on the Embassy roof: To some, they’re a fond memory.
U.S. officials say that the embassy won’t be closing
In the wake of the bus attack in Tel Aviv on Wednesday morning and the rising tensions in northern Israel resulting from Israeli airstrike in Syria’s Golan against Hezbollah and Iranian officials, the US Embassy in Tel Aviv issued a travel warning to its personnel, barring them from using public buses in Israel and […]
The U.S. State Department’s Art in Embassies program selects a new class of Medal of Arts recipients, Liz Magic Laser creates a fictional TED talk, and work by ART21-featured artists included in exhibitions throughout the world in this week’s roundup.
It was the culmination of an elaborate lobbying operation. The scene was set, the piper poised and the whisky flowing. As the Haggis was piped in to Boisdale on Bishopgate last… Continue reading The post Will the US Embassy’s haggis virgin be tempted to lift the offal ban? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
From The Spectator, 23 January 1915: The Press Bureau has published, at the request of the Russian Embassy, a narrative of the insults, privations, and assaults suffered by Russian subjects… Continue reading The post The Spectator at war: German hospitality appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
2 US Navy ships moved from Gulf of Aden to Red Sea to assist US Embassy in Yemen if evacuation deemed necessary: http://t.co/4IQd8qJo1Y — ABC News (@ABC) January 21, 2015
Shots were fired at a U.S. Embassy vehicle Tuesday in Sana, Yemen, the embassy reported. The unidentified shooters first fired into the air, then at a vehicle in which U.S. diplomatic personnel rode at a nearby checkpoint, an embassy statement said, adding no one was injured. The incident comes as Yemen, a key U.S. ally […]
Shots Reportedly Fired At U.S. Embassy Vehicle In Yemen, No Injuries http://t.co/JetrruSOsA pic.twitter.com/7VUEvX6lc5 — BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) January 20, 2015
Campaigners urged overseas Pakistanis to join “not just by sending funds, but by going to Pakistani embassies wherever they live” to send a strong message to the government.
High level talks this week aim to result in lifting of travel restrictions on diplomats and reopening of embassies.
Hundreds of outraged Iranians marched outside the French Embassy in Tehran on Monday to protest what participants called anti-Islamic caricatures published in the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.