Bomb explodes outside Spanish embassy in Libya: Security source

 A bomb exploded outside Spain`s embassy in the Libyan capital on Monday night without causing injuries, a security source told a news agency, an attack later claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group.

US missions in Saudi Arabia extend cancellation of services

A US official says the Embassy in Riyadh and two other diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia will remain closed for consular services due to security concerns.

UAE to resume embassy work in Aden

 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced Friday that it will resume its Yemen embassy`s work the port city of Aden

Turkey police arrest man after bomb threat outside US consulate

The Turkish police on Friday arrested a man who threatened to set off a bomb outside the US consulate in Istanbul, local media reported.

Italy closes embassy in conflict-riven Libya

Italy has closed its embassy in Libya temporarily due to the worsening conflict there, Foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Sunday.

UAE evacuates embassy staff from Yemen capital

 The United Arab Emirates has suspended operations at its embassy in Yemen and evacuated staff over security concerns after a Shiite militia seized power, the foreign ministry said Saturday.

Saudi Arabia, West evacuate embassy staff from Yemen due to security fears

Saudi Arabia has evacuated diplomatic staff from Yemen following a Shi`ite Muslim Houthi militia`s seizure of power there, joining Western countries who have also closed embassies due to fears of worsening violence.

Thousands protest against Houthi rule in Yemen after embassies close

 Yemenis in the central city of Taiz and the capital Sanaa held the largest protests yet against a takeover by a Shi`ite Muslim militia group on Wednesday after the United States, Britain and France shut their embassies in Yemen over security fears. 

US in Cuba: `Imperialist` mission to become embassy

The high-fenced US Interests Section on Havana`s postcard-pretty seafront was a symbol of the Cold War friction that is now finally dissipating as it prepares to become an embassy.

559 Indians died in Kuwait last year: Embassy

 A total of 559 Indians died in Kuwait last year, five per cent more than compared to 2013, according to the Indian Embassy in Kuwait.

PM announces opening of Indian Cultural Centre in Sydney

There used to be another law, which required Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India​ (OCI) card holders to present themselves at police stations while visiting India. We have done away with that law.

China reopens embassy in Mogadishu after 23 years

 China has officially reopened its embassy in Somalia and accredited a new ambassador to the horn of Africa country recovering from years of conflict.

US evacuates Libya embassy over `real risk` from fighting

The United States evacuated its Libyan embassy staff under air cover Saturday as they faced a "real risk" from fierce fighting around Tripoli airport, Secretary of State John Kerry said.

Kidnapped Tunisian embassy workers freed in Libya

A Tunisian diplomat and an embassy worker kidnapped earlier this year by unknown gunmen in Libya arrived at dawn on Monday at a Tunis airport after being freed on Sunday.

33 embassies in Delhi receive threat letters, IB begins probe

Thirty-three embassies in New Delhi have received threat letters, a report said on Monday.

UK to re-open Iran embassy in diplomatic breakthrough

Britain said on Tuesday it would re-open its embassy in Iran "within months," after a hiatus of more than two and a half years, a diplomatic breakthrough that underscores the West`s desire to secure Tehran`s help in Iraq and elsewhere.

Australia cuts embassy staff in Iraq

Australia is following the United States and evacuating embassy staff from strife-torn Iraq, officials said today.

US condemns attack on Russian Embassy in Kiev

The US has criticised the attack on the Russian Embassy in Kiev, and called on Ukraine to provide adequate security for the diplomatic mission.

Lebanon warns refugees against returning to Syria

Lebanon`s interior ministry Saturday warned all Syrian refugees registered in the country not to go back to Syria as of Sunday, threatening that those who leave "will be deprived of their refugee status".

Libya chaos deepens with Benghazi air strike on jihadists

A rogue Libyan ex-general resumed air strikes on jihadists in the city of Benghazi Wednesday, while gunmen attacked an interior ministry team in Tripoli tasked with protecting the outgoing government.