US Secretary of State John Kerry yachting all day during Egypt Coup

Many have been wondering U.S. State Secretary John Kerry's whereabouts when the popular coup in Egypt broke out and ousted former President Mohamed Morsi. Apparently, he was having a pre-Independence Day vacation and yachting all day while the President of the United States, Barack Obama has been scrambling with his National Security advisors of what to do.

US orders diplomats to leave Egypt: US official

A U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity because the official wasn't authorized to discuss it publicly, says the State Department is ordering nonessential U.S. diplomats and the families of all American embassy personnel to leave Egypt after the Egyptian military removed Morsi and in anticipation of potential violence.

Ecuador embassy in London bugged

A hidden microphone has been found in the office of Ecuadorian ambassador to Britain Ana Alban as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains holed up in the building for fear of arrest by the British police. The Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said they have yet no clues as to who planted the bug, found last month.

Taliban officially opens Political Embassy in Qatar

The Afghan militant group Taliban with Qatar's foreign minister announced in a Doha televised joint press conference on Tuesday that its political office has been opened, which came within hours of NATO handing full control of Afghanistan?s security to Karzai government's local forces.

The UK laws that allow intelligence agencies to spy on foreign diplomats

The UK Intelligence Services Act and Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act are broad enough to allow all manner of operations. One of the techniques is having intelligence agencies helped set up fake internet cafes to secure information on diplomats and officials.

Egypt’s President Morsi severs ties with Syria

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi announced severing ties with Syria, shutting down the Syrian embassy in Cairo and withdrawing the Egyptian charge d' affaires from Damascus. Morsi, whose Muslim Brotherhood is bank-rolled by the U.S. government and Qatar, also urged world powers not to hesitate to enforce a no-fly zone over Syria.

Saudi diplomat seeks political asylum in US

A Saudi diplomat has taken refuge to the United States in protest to the Kingdom’s crackdown on public demonstrations.

Ecuador to open diplomatic mission in Occupied Palestinian Territories

Ecuador is going to open a diplomatic mission in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, more than two years after the South American country recognized Palestinian an independent state.

Syria: Assad Delegation will attend Geneva June Conference in good faith

by Staff Reporter May 27, 2013 (TSR) - Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem said the international conference on Syria due to be held in Geneva next June constitutes...

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Saudi Arabia FM Prince Saud al-Faisal

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal in Beijing on Friday and called on the two sides to enhance exchanges no matter how international situation changes. He also urged the Saudi Prince to strengthen mutual trust and push forward cooperation between China and the Gulf Cooperation Council, in order to build more mature, stable and sustainable strategic friendly relations.

Jordan expels Israel Ambassador, MPs Call to Annul Peace Treaty with Israel

The Government of Jordan officially confirmed that Israeli Ambassador to Jordan Daniel Nevo has been expelled due to Israeli violations and aggression committed against Al Aqsa Mosque and in the occupied territories. Several MPs are now calling for annulling the 1994 "Wadi Araba" peace treaty between Jordan and Israel.

Spy on Iran? Israel sets up ‘secret’ diplomatic mission in Persian Gulf

Israel established 11 new diplomatic missions worldwide between 2010 and 2012, the country’s Finance Ministry reported. Among them is a diplomatic mission in the Persian Gulf, but officials refuse to disclose its location. To date, Israel has no formal diplomatic relations with the Arab Gulf States, comprised of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.