Iran or its proxy forces may be planning further strikes on American interests in the Middle East, and the U.S. is prepared to take preemptive military action if it gets sufficient warning, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Thursday.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Dozens of Iraqi Shiite militiamen and their supporters broke into the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday, smashing a main door and setting fire to a reception area, prompting tear gas and sounds of gunfire, angered over deadly U.S.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
A rocket crashed Sunday night in the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn on Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies.
By Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
Photos on social media showed a large amount of smoke and police vehicles surrounding the embassy shortly after the incident. Apart from a heightened security presence, the scene outside appeared to be normal by early afternoon.
By Josh Lederman, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, the State Department said, bringing the total number to 25.
By Fares Akram, Karin Laub, Associated Press
Thousands joined funeral processions Tuesday for some of the dozens of Palestinians killed by Israeli troops in a mass march on the Gaza border, as Israelis faced growing diplomatic fallout from the use of lethal force against unarmed protesters.
White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah is expected to hold a briefing at 2:00 p.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
By Associated Press
As Israel marks Jerusalem Day, it is also preparing for the opening and protests of the new location of the U.S. embassy there.
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