A Taiwanese government employee ended up in hospital in Fiji this month after two Chinese diplomats stormed into a reception trying to gather information on who was attending, Taiwan’s foreign ministry said on Monday. The confrontation broke out on October 8 when the Taiwanese tried to stop the Chinese diplomats[…]
Two Pakistani officials expelled by India over spying allegations have returned home, a Pakistan embassy spokesman said, as the nuclear-armed rivals wrangle over the claims. The two staff members of the Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi, whose names have not been disclosed, returned to Pakistan via the Wagah border[…]
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange fathered two children with a lawyer who was representing him while he was holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London fighting extradition, the lawyer told a British newspaper on Sunday. The Mail on Sunday said 37-year-old South African lawyer Stella Morris has been engaged to[…]
Australia has recognised West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital but an embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said On Saturday, Canberra became one of just a few governments around the world to follow US President Donald Trump’s lead and recognise the city as Israel’s capital.[…]
Guatemala’s foreign minister says her country’s decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is final, urging the international community to “respect” this commitment. “It’s a decision that has been made … It is not going to be reversed,” Sandra Jovel told journalists on Friday, according to a report[…]
Palestine solidarity movements in South Africa have lauded the ANC elective conference’s resolution to immediately downgrade the embassy in Israel to a liaison office. The announcement was made at the ANC elective conference in Nasrec last night. Delegates from the North West, together with branches and regions from other provinces,[…]
With the chorus of global condemnation against US president Donald Trump’ decision to recognise the occupied city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has added its voice, warning the move will ignite conflict in the Middle East. The announcement came after days of speculation from international[…]
US President Trump will encourage Gulf countries to form a Middle East force such as the Atlantic Alliance, during his anticipated visit to Saudi Arabia, a senior administration official said on Wednesday. The official said Trump is not planning to announce the move of the US embassy to Jerusalem on[…]
US president-elect Donald Trump’s choice of ambassador to Israel has said he is looking forward to strenghtening US-Israeli relations “from the US embassy in Israel’s eternal capital, Jerusalem. David Friedman, a bankruptcy lawyer, made the comment hours after he was confirmed as ambassador to Israel on Thursday. He said he[…]
Iran took steps on Monday to try to limit the diplomatic damage from an attack on Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Tehran by an angry mob, laying blame on a top security official and saying some of those who carried out the attack were being interrogated. Iranian officials appear to fear[…]
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