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  • US orders closure of Russia’s San Francisco consulate in retaliation

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday ordered Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco as well as two annexes in Washington and New York in two days, in a tit-for-tat response to Moscow’s drastic reduction of US diplomatic staff in their country...

    Along with the San Francisco consulate, the installations ordered closed were a chancery annex in Washington, where Moscow has a giant embassy complex, and a consular annex in New...

  • Liberal San Francisco claims win after right-wing group shut out

    SAN FRANCISCO: Protesters opposing a right-wing gathering in liberal San Francisco claimed victory on Sunday when the event was cancelled after city officials walled off a city park a move that the event’s organiser said was more about silencing his group’s message than preventing a violent clash...

    Civic leaders in San Francisco, a cradle of the free speech movement that prides itself on its tolerance, repeatedly voiced concerns that...

  • Four shot outside San Francisco schools: police

    Four teenage students were shot in the shared parking lot of two San Francisco high schools Tuesday and one of the students is in critical condition, authorities said...

    "The shooting occurred as students were being let out of school for the day from the June Jordan School for Equity and City Arts and Technology High School, which share a campus," San Francisco Police Officer Carlos Manfredi said...

  • San Francisco chokes on toxic air as wildfires rage

    PARADISE: Schools and tourist attractions across the San Francisco Bay Area were shut on Friday as smoke from California’s deadliest ever wildfire a three hour drive away produced air quality levels worse than in polluted megacities in South Asia...

    Some 180 miles (290 kilometres) to the southwest, San Francisco ordered all public schools shut and its iconic cable cars returned to their stations as the Air Quality Index soared to 213,...

  • Two shot, two others hurt in San Francisco-area shopping mall

    Two people were shot and two others were hurt on Tuesday when at least one gunman opened fire at a mall in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno before apparently fleeing on a nearby train, police said...

    Two people were taken to San Francisco General Hospital with gunshot wounds to their lower bodies in stable condition, San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini told reporters at a late-afternoon news conference...

  • Twenty-one people test positive for coronavirus aboard cruise ship off San Francisco

    Twenty-one people tested positive for coronavirus on Friday aboard a ship that was denied entry to San Francisco Bay after a number of passengers and crew developed flu-like symptoms on the vessel, which had been linked to infections from an earlier voyage...

    US health officials are also seeking to contact some 2,500 passengers who disembarked the Grand Princess in San Francisco on Feb...

  • PIA starts direct flights to Najaf

    KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is starting direct flights between Karachi and Najaf in Iraq, said PIA chief Nayyar Hayat on Thursday...

    Briefing reporters at the soft launch of the flight operation, he said the national flag carrier would be operating three flights a week and the first flight was scheduled for departure from the metropolis on Sept 14...

  • Nine killed, 17 injured as IS attacks Iraqi police near Najaf

    MOSUL: The militant Islamic State group attacked an Iraqi police checkpoint near the southern city of Najaf on Sunday, killing seven policemen as government forces in the north made more gains against the militants in Mosul, their last major stronghold in the country...

    The attack near Najaf, 500 km south of Mosul, happened when two vehicles travelling through the desert were stopped at a police checkpoint around al-Qadisiya town,...

  • Protesters torch Iran’s consulate in Najaf

    BAGHDAD: Anti-govern­ment protesters burned down the Iranian consulate building in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf on Wednesday...

    Iranian staff were not harmed and escaped the building from the back door and authorities imposed a curfew in Najaf...

  • Former Najaf governor named Iraqi PM

    BAGHDAD: Iraq’s president on Tuesday named pro-Western lawmaker Adnan Zurfi, a former Najaf city governor, as the next prime minister, tasked with ruling a country hit by military unrest, street protests and the coronavirus outbreak...

    Lawmaker Zurfi, 54, is the former governor of Najaf and once belonged to the Dawa party, an opposition force to ex-dictator Saddam Hussein who was ousted in the 2003 US-led invasion...

  • 8 people found dead in tractor-trailer in San Antonio

    Eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store in San Antonio in the stifling summer heat...

    According to police in San Antonio, a person from the truck approached a Walmart employee in a parking lot and asked for water late Saturday night...

  • San Diego schools launches effort against Islamophobia

    The San Diego Unified School District's multiyear plan includes a letter addressing Islamophobia to staff and parents of its 132,000 students...

    “We believe this is a great first step in the direction of protecting Muslim students from the bullying that is a direct result of the growing Islamophobia in our state and nation,” Hanif Mohebi, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations' San Diego chapter, said after...

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