Iranian special operatives free diplomat abducted in Yemen

Mar 6, 2015

Iranian special operatives free diplomat abducted in Yemen

Iran said Thursday that a team of special operatives has freed an Iranian diplomat abducted more than 19 months ago in Yemen, a rare acknowledgement by Tehran of an intelligence operation carried out on foreign soil. The official IRNA news agency quoted deputy Foreign ...

Jul 8, 2014

U.S. diplomat who met Shiite group is ordered out of Bahrain

Bahrain ordered a top U.S. diplomat to leave the country Monday after he met with a leading Shiite opposition group. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski is not welcome ...

Dec 2, 2013

Diplomat tied to fire at embassy in Congo

A diplomat who worked at the Japanese Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo was arrested Monday on suspicion of setting a fire at the mission in June, police said. Tokyo police nabbed Shinya Yamada, 30, third secretary at the embassy in Kinshasa, who ...

Mar 16, 2013

India tells airports to prevent Italian ambassador's exit

India’s airports have been put on alert to prevent Italy’s ambassador leaving the country amid a dispute over two Italian marines who skipped bail while on trial in Delhi, a home ministry source said Friday. The source quoted an order faxed to immigration authorities ...