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Turkey and Israel expel envoys over Gaza violence

Turkey and Israel expel envoys over Gaza violence

Turkey told Israel`s ambassador to leave the country on Tuesday after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians during protests on the Gaza border.

May 16, 2018, 00:49 AM IST
Gazans bury dead after bloodiest day of Israel border protests

Gazans bury dead after bloodiest day of Israel border protests

Palestinians rallied in Gaza on Tuesday for the funerals of scores of people killed by Israeli troops a day earlier, while on the Gaza-Israel border, Israeli forces took up positions to deal with the expected final day of a Palestinian protest campaign.

May 15, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
Gaza toll rises to 59 with more protests against Israel planned

Gaza toll rises to 59 with more protests against Israel planned

Fresh protests were expected today a day after Israeli forces killed 59 Palestinians during clashes and protests along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem in the conflict's bloodiest day in years.

May 15, 2018, 14:49 PM IST
Gaza massacre: Israel defends actions as 55 Palestinians killed

Gaza massacre: Israel defends actions as 55 Palestinians killed

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended his military, saying: "Every country has an obligation to defend its borders. 

May 15, 2018, 10:19 AM IST
55 dead in Gaza protests as Israel fetes US Embassy move

55 dead in Gaza protests as Israel fetes US Embassy move

Throughout the day, Gaza protesters set tires ablaze, sending thick plumes of black smoke into the air, and hurled firebombs and stones toward Israeli troops across the border. 

May 15, 2018, 09:45 AM IST

Photos: US opens new embassy in Jerusalem

The US on Monday opened its embassy in Jerusalem. US President Donald Trump had announced the decision to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in December 2018, when he had formally recognised the holy city as the capital of Israel, breaking away from decades of US neutrality on the sensitive issue.

May 15, 2018, 00:52 AM IST
Israeli soccer club Beitar Jerusalem says it wants to add Donald Trump to its name

Israeli soccer club Beitar Jerusalem says it wants to add Donald Trump to its name

Israeli soccer club Beitar Jerusalem says it wants to add "Trump" to the team's name.

May 14, 2018, 20:11 PM IST
US opens new embassy in Jerusalem, Donald Trump call it 'a great day for Israel'

US opens new embassy in Jerusalem, Donald Trump call it 'a great day for Israel'

President Donald Trump has hailed the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

May 14, 2018, 19:46 PM IST
Al-Qaeda leader urges Muslims to carry out jihad as United States shifts embassy to Jerusalem

Al-Qaeda leader urges Muslims to carry out jihad as United States shifts embassy to Jerusalem

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri today said America's decision to shift its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem was evidence that negotiations and "appeasement" have failed Palestinians as he urged Muslims carry out jihad against the United States.

May 14, 2018, 07:43 AM IST
Israel prepares for opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Israel prepares for opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Dozens of foreign diplomats are expected, though many ambassadors of European nations who oppose the move will skip it.

May 13, 2018, 16:20 PM IST
Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack: 7, including two gunmen, dead, over 100 hostages rescued

Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack: 7, including two gunmen, dead, over 100 hostages rescued

A group of gunmen killed at least five people and wounded eight others in an attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday.

Jan 21, 2018, 10:19 AM IST
After suspending military aid, US warns Pak to act against Haqqani network

After suspending military aid, US warns Pak to act against Haqqani network

Alice Wells, the US ambassador urged the government of Pakistan to address the continuing presence of Haqqani network and other terrorist groups within its territory.

Jan 16, 2018, 21:00 PM IST
Donald Trump cancels UK visit, says will not unveil new US embassy

Donald Trump cancels UK visit, says will not unveil new US embassy

The US president announced the decision in a midnight tweet amid reports in Britain that a Trump visit would be met with protests.

Jan 12, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
Lebanon forces fire tear gas at protestors near US embassy

Lebanon forces fire tear gas at protestors near US embassy

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water cannons on Sunday at demonstrators near the US embassy as they protested Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Dec 10, 2017, 17:14 PM IST
Donald Trump shuns warnings, vows to move embassy to Jerusalem

Donald Trump shuns warnings, vows to move embassy to Jerusalem

US President told Palestinian leader in a phone call Tuesday that he intended to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Dec 05, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
Donald Trump `considering` US embassy Jerusalem move: VP Mike Pence

Donald Trump `considering` US embassy Jerusalem move: VP Mike Pence

Mike Pence made the remarks in a keynote address at an event in New York commemorating the 70th anniversary of the UN vote for partition of Palestine, which led to the creation of the state of Israel.

Nov 28, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
US tells citizens in Zimbabwe to 'shelter' amid uncertainty

US tells citizens in Zimbabwe to 'shelter' amid uncertainty

The US embassy in Zimbabwe today warned its citizens in the country to "shelter in place" due to "ongoing political uncertainty" as the crisis threatening President Robert Mugabe's government deepened.

Nov 15, 2017, 07:40 AM IST

US embassy warns of 'credible' terror threat in Senegal

The US embassy has warned its citizens in Senegal of a "credible threat" of a terror attack in the capital Dakar, advising them to take special care when visiting places and areas popular with Westerners.

Oct 20, 2017, 06:42 AM IST

Cuba could stop 'attacks' against Americans: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump`s chief of staff said on Thursday that Washington believes Havana could put a halt to the mysterious incidents that have sickened nearly two dozen American diplomats and some tourists in Cuba.

Oct 13, 2017, 05:38 AM IST
US halves Cuba diplomatic staff over mysterious 'attacks'

US halves Cuba diplomatic staff over mysterious 'attacks'

Routine visa operations will also be suspended indefinitely, in response to the mysterious health attacks that left several US embassy staff with brain injuries and hearing loss. 

Sep 29, 2017, 22:04 PM IST

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