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Britain Expels Iran’s Diplomats, Shuts Its Embassy in Tehran

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 10:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain on Wednesday expelled all Iranian diplomats from the country and shut its embassy in Tehran after it was attacked by an angry mob a day earlier. Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague announced the immediate closure of the Iranian embassy in London and gave Iran’s diplomatic staff 48 hours to leave the United Kingdom. Hague […]

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Britain Steps Up Pressure on Iran After Attacks

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain has ordered the immediate closure of the Iranian embassy in London and has closed its embassy in Tehran, following a mob attack Tuesday on British embassy compounds in the Iranian capital. British Foreign Secretary William Hague announced the decision in parliament Wednesday. He said Iran’s diplomatic staff has been ordered to leave the United […]

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Britain Steps Up Pressure on Iran After Attacks

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain has ordered the immediate closure of the Iranian embassy in London and has closed its embassy in Tehran, following a mob attack Tuesday on British embassy compounds in the Iranian capital. British Foreign Secretary William Hague announced the decision in parliament Wednesday. He said Iran’s diplomatic staff has been ordered to leave the United […]

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Britain Expels Iranian Diplomats Following Embassy Attack

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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Britain has ordered the immediate closure of the Iranian embassy in London and has closed its embassy in Tehran, following a mob attack Tuesday on British embassy compounds in the Iranian capital. British Foreign Secretary William Hague announced the decision in parliament Wednesday. He said Iran’s diplomatic staff has been ordered to leave the United […]

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Britain Closes Iranian Embassy Following Mob Attack in Tehran

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Britain says it is expelling Iranian diplomats from the country and has ordered the immediate closure of the Iranian embassy in London. Foreign Secretary William Hague announced the decision on Wednesday, a day after protesters mobbed British embassy compounds in Tehran. On Tuesday, British Prime Minister David Cameron had said Iran faced “serious consequences” for […]

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Britain Withdraws Some Diplomats from Iran After Embassy Assaults

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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Britain is withdrawing some of its diplomatic staff from Iran while Norway has closed its mission in Tehran following Tuesday’s mob assaults on British embassy compounds in the capital. The British foreign office said Wednesday it ordered the partial evacuation because the safety of British embassy personnel and their families is an immediate priority. It […]

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Britain Withdraws Some Diplomats from Iran After Embassy Assaults

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Britain says it is withdrawing some of its embassy staff from Iran following Tuesday’s mob assaults on British diplomatic compounds in the capital, Tehran. In a statement Wednesday, the British foreign office says the safety of British embassy personnel and their families is London’s immediate priority. It did not say how many staff are leaving […]

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Ban, Clinton Condemn Iranian Mob Assault on British Embassy in Tehran

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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Iran has drawn more international criticism for failing to stop a mob assault on the British embassy in Tehran, with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton adding their voices to the condemnations. Mr. Ban’s office said Wednesday he expressed shock and outrage about the previous day’s incident as he […]

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Iranian Protesters Storm British Diplomatic Compounds in Tehran

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 8:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Iranian protesters stormed the British embassy in Tehran Tuesday following new British economic sanctions against Iran over its alleged nuclear weapons program. The protesters pushed their way past security and onto the large embassy compound, chanting, “Death to Britain.” They smashed windows, set fire to a car, and threw documents out of the building. One […]

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Iranian Protesters Storm British Diplomatic Compounds in Tehran

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Iranian protesters have stormed two British diplomatic compounds in Tehran in response to Britain’s new economic sanctions against Iran. The sanctions were imposed over Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons program. Protesters Tuesday broke windows, scattered documents and pulled down a British flag at the embassy in central Tehran. They also looted a portrait of Britain’s Queen […]

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