Jan 18, 2016

Uniformed men abduct at least three Americans in Baghdad

U.S.. and local authorities are searching for three American citizens who were reportedly kidnapped in Baghdad, officials from the two countries said on Sunday. Kidnappings are a major problem in Baghdad and other parts of the country and most frequently target Iraqis, but Qatari ...

U.S. Embassy issues warning of 'imminent' attack in Kabul

Dec 1, 2015

U.S. Embassy issues warning of 'imminent' attack in Kabul

The U.S. Embassy says it has received “credible reports of an imminent attack” in the Afghan capital. A statement on the embassy’s website Monday urges U.S. citizens to exercise “extreme caution” if moving around in Kabul during the next 48 hours. The statement says ...

Unidentified drones reappear over Paris at night

Feb 26, 2015

Unidentified drones reappear over Paris at night

Unidentified drones flew over Paris for a second night in a row, police said Wednesday, in the latest mystery appearance of unmanned aircraft over the French capital at a time of high security. The sightings follow a series of drone spottings at French atomic ...

Officials: U.S. closing embassy in Yemen amid continued unrest

Feb 11, 2015

Officials: U.S. closing embassy in Yemen amid continued unrest

The United States is closing its embassy in Yemen amid political deadlock and deteriorating security conditions after the takeover of the country by Shiite rebels, two U.S. officials said. The officials said that diplomats were being evacuated from the country on Tuesday and that ...

Thousands protest at U.S. Embassy in London over Ferguson case

Nov 27, 2014

Thousands protest at U.S. Embassy in London over Ferguson case

Thousands protested in London on Wednesday in sympathy with demonstrations across the U.S. over the killing of a black teenager by a white police officer. The decision not to prosecute the officer for shooting dead unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked anger ...

Taliban suicide bomber kills three foreign troops in Kabul

Sep 17, 2014

Taliban suicide bomber kills three foreign troops in Kabul

A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three members of the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said. Security forces in full battle gear administered CPR to wounded comrades shortly after ...