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Rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad, no casualties

A US-led coalition contractor was killed and other civilians were wounded in a rocket attack outside Irbil international airport last Tuesday. On Saturday, rockets wounded personnel working for a US defense company at Balad airbase in Salahaddin province. The US Embassy was a frequent target of rocket attacks during the Trump administration.

Feb 22, 2021, 23:45 PM IST

UK anti-racism protesters clash with mounted police

British anti-racism protesters briefly clashed with mounted police on Saturday after thousands gathered in central London to voice their anger at police brutality after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Jun 07, 2020, 07:52 AM IST

Driver arrested for sexually assaulting minor in US embassy in Delhi

A case was registered under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 4/6 under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act at the Chanakyapuri Police Station.

Feb 05, 2020, 23:29 PM IST

Five rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad; Iraqi PM condemns attack

The rockets hit the high-security `Green Zone` in Baghdad which houses a number of foreign diplomatic missions, Anadolu Agency reported, citing Iraqi authorities.

Jan 27, 2020, 07:25 AM IST

Three rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad's high-security Green Zone: Sources

Three rockets hit near the US embassy in high-security Green Zone of Iraqi capital city of Baghdad, security sources said adding that there were no reports of casualties so far.

Jan 21, 2020, 08:38 AM IST

Iran will 'pay a very big price' if lives are lost at any US facility: Donald Trump

Trump has warned Iran of serious consequences if any US facility is attacked. 

Jan 01, 2020, 12:26 PM IST

Iran denies role in US embassy violence, warns against retaliation

Protesters led by Iranian-backed militias voiced their anger over US air strikes on militia bases in Iraq and Syria, hurled stones and torched a security post at the US Embassy in Baghdad.

Jan 01, 2020, 10:59 AM IST

Amidst anti-CAA protests, US cautions its citizens travelling to India

Informing about the situation in the country, the statement further said that curfew had been imposed and internet, mobile communications were down.

Dec 20, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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 "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'

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 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

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

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

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