Chinese police took away a woman who sprayed herself with gasoline on Thursday in what was suspected to be a self-immolation attempt outside the US Embassy, the state-run Global Times reported, amid reports of an explosion.
The US Embassy in London has warned Americans in the British capital to keep a low profile during Donald Trump’s visit later this week in case violent protests break out against the American president.
Both friends and foes of the United States have voiced criticism after Washington relocated its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds, saying the controversial move would ignite tensions across the Middle East region.
Leader of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has left the Gaza Strip for talks with Egyptian authorities ahead of planned protests against the official inauguration of the US embassy in the occupied Palestinians city of Jerusalem al-Quds.
Palestinians reacted with anger to reports that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Al-Quds within months, saying this could destroy the prospect of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
An unknown person threw an explosive device, probably a hand grenade, at the United States embassy building in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, before blowing himself up, the government said on Thursday.
Philippine police conducted a controlled detonation of a home-made bomb found in a trash bin near the US embassy in Manila on Monday and said militants sympathetic to Daesh could have been responsible.
The 13th day of the Iranian calendar month of Aban, which falls on November 3, is known as the Student Day in Iran, marking the National Day of Fight against Global Arrogance. On this day 37 year ago, a group of Iranian university students took over the US embassy in Tehran, which had turned into a center of espionage aimed at overthrowing the Islamic Republic following the country’s Islamic Revolution earlier in 1979.