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 Christopher Bodeen, 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 Josh Lederman, Matthew Lee, 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.
By Fares Akram, Karin Laub, Associated Press
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
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.
The U.S. Embassy opens its doors for the first time in Jerusalem on Monday, nearly six months after President Donald Trump's controversial decision to move it. We asked experts what comes next.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Two Trump administration officials say the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem will open in May 2018 to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel declaring independence. The officials say Congress is being notified of the impending move on Friday.
During a speech to the Israeli Knesset, Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. would be speeding up the move of its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. What effect does that announcement have on the chance of jump-starting peace…
By PBS NewsHour, Nick Schifrin
When President Trump declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel and promised to move the U.S. embassy, the immediate response was relatively muted. What are the long-term, strategic consequences? Nick Schifrin talks to former U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker and Paul Salem…
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