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US Embassy in Kinshasa remains closed over active ‘militant threat’

The United States will extend the closure of its embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo into Tuesday because of a possible terrorist threat against U.S. government facilities in the capital Kinshasa. The United States first warned its nationals of the threat on Saturday and closed the embassy on Monday. In a second statement on Monday, […]

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Egypt forces apprehends suspect linked to U.S Embassy explosion.

Egyptian security forces detained a man on Tuesday after an explosive device detonated near the U.S. Embassy in central Cairo. They said no casualties were reported. A witness said she heard a blast and then saw a man with a backpack that had caught on fire close to the Semiramis Hotel, across the road from […]

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Egyptians express displeasure over U.S. embassy plan in Jerusalem.

Egyptians in Cairo expressed anger and defeat over the United States decision to open its embassy in Jerusalem on Monday May 14. The embassy move follows U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision last December to break with decades of U.S. policy and recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “I am angry as a Muslim and […]

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Fake US embassy operating for 10 years in Ghana finally shutdown

Authorities in Ghana have busted a fake U.S. embassy in the capital Accra, run by a criminal network that had issued visas illegally for one decade, the U.S. State Department said in a statement. The statement noted that until its shutdown this summer, the sham embassy was housed in a run-down, pink two-storey building with […]

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