French ambassador says 27 killed in Burkina hotel attack

Jan 16, 2016

French ambassador says 27 killed in Burkina hotel attack

France’s ambassador to Burkina Faso said Saturday 27 people had been killed in a hotel attack by militant Islamists in the capital Ouagadougou, slightly higher than a death toll of 23 given earlier by the West African nation’s president. Ambassador Gilles Thibault also tweeted ...

Iran complains to U.N. about Saudi 'provocations'

Jan 9, 2016

Iran complains to U.N. about Saudi "provocations"

Iran’s foreign minister has complained to the United Nations about Saudi Arabia’s “provocations” towards Tehran, as a diplomatic crisis between the region’s two major powers entered its second week. In a letter to the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon published by Iranian news agencies on ...

Jan 7, 2016

Saudi-led coalition says investigating Iran embassy attack claim

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen will investigate an accusation by Iran that coalition jets targeted the Islamic republic’s embassy in Sanaa on Wednesday night, coalition spokesman Brig. Gen. Ahmed Asseri said. Coalition jets carried out heavy strikes in Sanaa on Wednesday night to ...