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2014-08-04 04:21:02

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenyans will be commemorating the 16th anniversary of the 1998 US Embassy bomb attack in Nairobi that took place on August 7th. The blast killed hundreds, left many more injured and brought down the then US Embassy and nearby city buildings. The attack was claimed by al-Qaeda under the command of infamous late Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden, and brought Kenya's capital to a standstill. The bomb site has since been turned...

2008-10-08 15:00:14

Text of report by Lebanese National News Agency website [The US Embassy: "Search under way for two US nationals who left Beirut on 1 October." NNA Headline] Beirut, 8 October (NNA) - The US Embassy in Beirut has issued the following statement: "The families of Miss Holli Chmela, 27, and Mr Taylor Luck, 23, are asking for the public's help in providing information on the whereabouts of the two US citizens. They have not been heard from since October 1, 2008 when they reportedly departed...

2006-03-08 17:07:17

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Several thousand supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez marched to the U.S. Embassy on Wednesday to protest the Iraq war and Washington's foreign policy. Accompanied by fireworks, samba drums and whistles, the protesters, mostly women and many dressed in red T-shirts, crowded onto a street outside the embassy compound in Caracas, where a small cordon of National Guard soldiers stood watching. Marking International Women's Day,...

2006-02-17 06:06:07

BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambian authorities have arrested two people of Lebanese origin for videotaping sensitive government installations and the U.S. embassy, security sources in the West African country said on Friday. A senior officer in Gambia's National Intelligence Agency told Reuters the Lebanese-born Gambians were arrested on Wednesday for videotaping Gambia's main telecommunications facility, its army barracks and the U.S. embassy in the capital Banjul. The pair's parents were...

2006-01-27 17:07:45

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela said on Friday authorities had concrete evidence that U.S. Embassy staff were involved with a group of Venezuelan military officers accused of passing state secrets to the Pentagon. The charges of U.S. espionage are the latest test to relations between the United States and Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a fierce critic of Washington who says he is bringing socialist revolution to the world's No. 5 oil exporter. "The...

2006-01-27 14:25:30

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela said on Friday authorities had concrete evidence that U.S. Embassy staff were involved with a group of Venezuelan military officers accused of passing state secrets to the Pentagon. The charges of U.S. espionage are the latest test to relations between the United States and President Hugo Chavez, a fierce critic of Washington who says he is bringing socialist revolution to the world's No. 5 oil exporter. "The Venezuelan state has confidential...


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