A staunch ally of pro-democracy Russians, McFaul is only the second U.S. ambassador to be declared persona non grata by the Russian government.
The White House has been considering how to respond to the weekend's attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure, which both Washington and Riyadh are blaming on Iran.
The political fallout from the British ambassador cable leaks was bad enough. But what does it mean for people supplying embassies with confidential information?
Experts say that the British ambassador's resignation will have a longstanding impact on the diplomatic corps.
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Ali Khamenei said those leading the U.S. government toward conflict "are not decent humans, they don't stand by anything."
Ankara has previously renamed streets in order to make a political point against its rivals.
It would be the first direct correspondence between the two since President Donald Trump canceled a high-level visit to North Korea, but they have exchanged praise.
South Korea appears to be outpacing its U.S. ally in trying to make peace with their longtime foe North Korea.
The White House said that "Trump looks forward to having President Putin to Washington after the first of the year."
With decades of experience in the KGB and at the helm of the Russian ship of state, Putin should prove more than a match for the U.S. president.
South Korea is working to ensure that peace negotiations with its neighbor continue.
Richard Grenell broke with diplomatic norms to say he wants to "empower" conservatives across Europe.
The secretary of state's entreaties will likely be ignored.
The French ambassador denounced the critics as "trolls."
Trump believes that getting tough with North Korea will get him a better deal, but Beijing might not play along.
The liberal media is determined to cast Trump foreign policy success in a negative light, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said.
Marines trained specifically to protect embassies were sent to U.S. diplomatic facilities in countries like Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt.
Turkey uses anonymous witnesses for high-profile political cases when the government doesn't have enough evidence for a guilty verdict, experts told Newsweek.
President Donald Trump was famously at loggerheads with his former Secretary of State.
A number of controversial organizations already have offices in Washington. Can fighters in Syria get one too?