Tag Archives: Consulate

Iraqi forces kill 35 protesters after Iranian consulate torched

11 November, 2019 8:28 pm 8:28 pm

BAGHDAD/NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi security forces shot dead at least 35 protesters on Thursday after demonstrators stormed and torched an Iranian consulate overnight, in what could mark a turning point in the uprising against the Tehran-backed authorities. At least 24 people died when troops opened fire on demonstrators who blocked a bridge in the … Read More

Three, killed, Iraqi, protesters, try, break, Iran, consulate, Kerbala

Three killed as Iraqi protesters try to break into Iran consulate in Karbal...

11 November, 2019 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Three protesters were shot dead by Iraqi security forces who opened fire on a crowd trying to storm the Iranian consulate in the Shi’ite Muslim holy city of Kerbala overnight, security and medical sources said on Monday. The incident was the latest sign of anti-Iranian anger that has emerged during the biggest … Read More

Chinese delegation visits Karachi consulate

11 November, 2018 2:28 pm 2:28 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – A Chinese delegation with the staffers and other people visited the consulate and reviewed the security arrangements taken by law enforcement agencies. The delegation took picture of the site. The police and Rangers briefed the visitors about the attack. The delegation also assessed the losses at the Visa Section due to … Read More

Chinese ambassador thanks Sindh CM for foiling attack on consulate

11 November, 2018 2:54 pm 2:54 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing called on Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah at CM House on Saturday. He thanked the chief minister for taking timely action and foiling the attack on the consulate. On the other hand, the provincial government has decided to install 10,000 CCTV cameras on emergency basis. … Read More

Asian shares struggle as European woes, Saudi concerns dim mood

10 October, 2018 8:06 am 8:06 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged lower on Tuesday as earnings season nerves in the US dented Wall Street, while a cocktail of negative factors from Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic isolation to concerns over Italy’s budget and Brexit talks depressed sentiment. That rolled back some of the previous session’s strong rally led by China stimulus hopes, … Read More

Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate, Trump says Saudi explanati...

10 October, 2018 8:59 am 8:59 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate and said it had fired two senior officials over the incident, giving an account that US President Donald Trump said was credible. Saudi Arabia’s acknowledgement that Khashoggi died came after two weeks of denials and growing demands … Read More

Turkey says will search consulate where Saudi journalist vanished

10 October, 2018 8:25 am 8:25 am

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey said on Tuesday that it would search Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished last week, and close ally Britain called on Riyadh to provide “urgent answers” over his disappearance. Khashoggi was last seen one week ago entering the consulate in Istanbul to get documents related to … Read More

Pakistan shuts down Jalalabad consulate over governor’s interference

08 August, 2018 11:49 pm 11:49 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan shut down its consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on Friday. The Pakistan Consulate spokesperson said that they have informed the Afghan government about its closure. He said that the interference of Governor Hayatullah Hayat in the consulate affairs is deplorable. “The governor’s intervention is violation of the Vienna Convention,” he stated. … Read More