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A Saudi court issued final verdicts on Monday in the case of slain Washington Post columnist and Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi after his son, who still resides in the kingdom, announced pardons that spared five of the convicted individuals from execution.
China ordered the United States on Friday to close its consulate in the western city of Chengdu, ratcheting up a diplomatic conflict at a time when relations have sunk to their lowest level in decades.
Four decades after the U.S. established diplomatic ties with Communist China, the relationship between the two may have reached a turning point.
China said Thursday that “malicious slander” is behind an order by the U.S. government to close its consulate in Houston, Texas, maintaining that its officials never operated outside ordinary diplomatic rules.
The United States said Wednesday that it has ordered China to close its consulate in Houston “to protect American intellectual property" and the private information of Americans.
China’s ruling Communist Party’s newspaper published surveillance videos Thursday which it said prove the guilt and voluntary confession of a former British Consulate employee in Hong Kong who was detained for 15 days on a charge of soliciting prostitution.
Armed separatists stormed the Chinese Consulate in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Friday, triggering an intense hour-long shootout during which two Pakistani civilians, two police officers and all three assailants were killed, including one who was wearing a suicide vest, Pakistani officials said.
The first time Hashim Akeel saw Cheney, he was struck by how small it was. It was 2015 and Akeel, from Saudi Arabia, drove over from the west side to drop off his Saudi friend, who had received a scholarship from his nation’s government to attend Eastern Washington University. Akeel, now a 22-year-old senior psychology major, is one of 411 Saudi students who attend EWU. As a result, Eastern ranks as one of the nation’s top recipients of money from a Saudi government fund that helps students like Akeel study abroad.
Turkey said on Tuesday it will search the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a missing Saudi contributor to the Washington Post, a week after he vanished during a visit there.
Angry protesters stormed the Iranian consulate Friday in the southern city of Basra, setting a fire inside as part of ongoing demonstrations that have turned deadly in the past few days, a security official and eyewitnesses said.
David A. Smith was a lance corporal in the Marine Corps the night 250,000 Soviet solders landed in Czechoslovakia, and a man holding a dog showed up at his door 30 miles away.
U.S. State Department officials have drilled out locks to inspect the former Russian consul general’s Seattle residence, a day after Russian staff vacated the site.
The Trump administration expelled 60 Russian diplomats on Monday and ordered Russia’s consulate in Seattle to close, as the United States and European nations sought to jointly punish Moscow for its alleged role in poisoning an ex-spy in Britain.
Acrid, black smoke was seen pouring from a chimney at the Russian consulate in San Francisco Friday, a day after the Trump administration ordered its closure amid escalating tensions between the United States and Russia.
The United States is retaliating against Russia by forcing closure of its consulate in San Francisco and scaling back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York.
MEXICO CITY – Mexican prosecutors said Sunday that they have detained a U.S. citizen as the main suspect in the shooting of an official at the U.S. consulate in the western city of Guadalajara.
The State Department is ordering family members of employees posted to the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul to leave because of security concerns.
A suicide bomber carried out an attack early on Monday near the U.S. Consulate in the western Saudi Arabian city of Jiddah, according to the Interior Ministry.