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US embassies to reopen after alert  The US says 18 of the 19 diplomatic missions recently closed due to security threats will reopen on Sunday US extends embassy closures
  US outrage at Iran 'hostages' envoy

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Apr. 2
  The Obama administration says Iran's nomination of Hamid Aboutalebi as its ambassador to the United Nations is 'extremely troubling'

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  The US says it will keep 19 embassies in north Africa and the Middle East closed until Saturday, due to a possible militant threat

  The US will close a number embassies and consulates, mostly in the Middle East, on Sunday in response to an unspecified threat, officials say

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Sep.25 Officials: Libya post had lower security
  The U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi was operating under a lower security standard than a typical consulate, according to State Department Jan.13 US and Burma to resume full relations   US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced that Washington will start the process of exchanging ambassadors with Burma

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Nov.22 Pakistan's U.S. ambassador quits
  Pakistan's prime minister asked the ambassador to resign because an offer to Washington by Pakistan's president to cut down the military leadership
Sep.29   US condemns Syrian envoy attack
  The US secretary of state has condemned an attack on US ambassador after he was pelted with eggs by Syrian president supporters Mar.10 Relation with Libyan embassy suspended Mar.9 Obama names Locke envoy to China Jan.5 Ambassador to Libya may be replaced

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.29 US 'revokes Venezuela envoy visa
Dec.13 U.S. diplomat Holbrooke dies
  Richard C. Holbrooke spearheaded the end of the Bosnian war and served as the Obama administration's point man in the Afghan-Pakistan zone
Dec.11 US envoy Holbrooke in 'critical condition'  Richard Holbrooke, 69, the envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, was admitted to hospital and has undergone surgery to repair a tear in his aor... Apr.19 US summons Syrian envoy over Hezbollah Apr.5 US anger at Peshawar consulate attack  The US has expressed 'great concern' over a deadly assault by militants on the American consulate in the north-western Pakistani city Feb.16 New US ambassador for Syria

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Sep.24 Sex trap tape 'doctored,' smear campaign
Jun.26 US appoints envoy to Muslim world Jun.23 U.S. to send ambassador back to Syria  President Obama has decided to send an ambassador to Syria, a sign of reconciliation between the two countries Mar.18 Former Gen. Gration named Sudan envoy Feb.11 Clinton to appoint envoy for North Korea  Stephen Bosworth, the dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University has been offered the job Jan.22 Obama appoints key hotspot envoys  US President has named his two key envoys - to the Middle East, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Jan.21 Mitchell sought as U.S. Mideast envoy

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Feb.21   Storm over Serbia embassy attacks   Attacks by Serbian protesters against embassies in Belgrade have drawn strong criticism from the US and the UN

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Apr.7 CIA tortured me, says Iran envoy
  Jalal Sharafi, diplomat freed after being abducted in Iraq in February, has said he was tortured by his captors

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Nov.9 Webb promises 'diplomatic solution' in Iraq  Less than an hour after the U.S. Senate was handed to the Democrats, Jim Webb addressed a cheering crowd Sep.12 US thanks Syria over embassy raid  Syria said 3 attackers were killed and a 4th captured as they tried to drive 2 cars at the embassy in Damascus Apr.16 New Iraqi envoy: Political progress near  Samir Sumaidaie: A compromise would replace the interim prime minister with a member of his own party Feb.3 US to expel Venezuelan diplomat  The United States has ordered the expulsion of a Venezuelan envoy in a tit-for-tat move

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May.3 US diplomats launch Bush attack

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May.13 US expels 14 Cuban diplomats  The United States are implying that they had been spying

year 2002 Top ^

Oct.21 Bush to try diplomacy with Iraq again
Sep.27 U.S., UK on diplomatic offensive  Senior U.S. and British diplomats are embarking on negotiations in a bid to win support for a tough U.N. resolution against Iraq Sep.25 U.S. to send senior envoy to North Korea

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Mar.21 Russian diplomats leave U.S.
  6 Russian diplomats accused of direct contact with Hanssen have left U.S. Additional 40 planned to be expelled

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