U.S. embassy

Missile Attack Hits U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

A barrage of rocket fire targeted Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone on Sunday, hitting part of the U.S. embassy complex in that country. Saudi Arabia’s al-Arabiya news agency noted that the American compound “has been regularly hit by rockets in recent months.”

Iraqi counter-terrorism forces stand guard in front of the US embassy in the capital Baghdad on January 2, 2020. - The US embassy siege by pro-Iran protesters in Baghdad lasted just over a day, but analysts warn it could have lasting implications for Iraq's complex security sector and diplomatic ties. …

‘Death to America’: Pro-Iran Mob Attacks U.S. Embassy in Iraq

A mob attacked the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday, prompting some embassy staff to evacuate. The mob was angered by last weekend’s U.S. airstrikes against the Iran-backed Shiite militia Kataib Hezbollah (KH), which killed an American civilian contractor in a rocket attack last week.

Protesters burn property in front of the U.S. embassy compound, in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Dozens of angry Iraqi Shiite militia supporters broke into the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday after smashing a main door and setting fire to a reception area, prompting tear gas and …

Turkey Renames Street of U.S. Embassy After Malcolm X

Officials in the Turkish capital of Ankara have renamed the street where the United States embassy will soon be located after the black nationalist leader Malcolm X, in what appears to be another rebuke of the Trump administration. 

Ankara city council decided last month to change the name to Malcolm X Street

U.S. Pulls Out of Vienna Treaty Following Palestinian Lawsuit Over Embassy Move

TEL AVIV — President Donald Trump has decided that the U.S. will withdraw from the optional protocol and dispute resolution to the Vienna Convention in connection with an attempt by the Palestinians to sue the U.S. government at the International Court of Justice in The Hague over Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. 

In this Feb. 28, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington, with members of congress to discuss school and community safety. A White House official says President Donald Trump plans to announce Thursday whether he'll impose tariffs or …

Explosive Detonated Outside U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Assailant Injured

An explosive device was detonated outside the U.S. embassy in Beijing on Thursday. The suspect arrested by Chinese police, described as a 26-year-old man from the Inner Mongolia region, was the only person injured. In a possibly related incident, a woman was taken into custody for attempting to set herself on fire near the embassy.

Chinese officials work near the site of a reported blast just south of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Thursday, July 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)