Apr 3, 2013 — The embassy tweeted a link to Stewart's monologue mocking Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. The tweet offended the Egyptians, so the embassy deleted its entire Twitter account. It then restored the feed without the offending tweet.
Feb 26, 2013 — Beauty vs. security. Some say the two can exist in the same space when it comes to America's embassies.
Dec 18, 2012 — An independent panel said systematic management failures at the State Department led to inadequate security that left the diplomatic mission vulnerable. Despite those failures, the board found no cause for any disciplinary action.
Dec 10, 2012 — The decision to add Jabhat al-Nusra to the list of foreign terrorist organizations is meant to marginalize extremists who are among the groups working to oust President Bashar Assad. A State Department spokeswoman said the group was an al-Qaida front.
Sep 24, 2012 — In a back-and-forth about CNN's decision to report details from slain Ambassador Chris Stevens' journal, State spokesman Philippe Reines and reporter Michael Hastings let loose with some blue words.
Mar 28, 2011 — In an interview with the BBC, Crowley said that the U.S. is not torturing Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, but felt his treatment undermines U.S. credibility.
Feb 4, 2011 — The ex-ambassador helped create a very unhappy atmosphere at the U.S. embassy in Luxembourg. A State Department inspector general's report also cited financial irregularities at the embassy.
Dec 15, 2010 — Reports that he said "you've got to stop this war in Afghanistan" didn't reflect the fact that he was joking with doctors, the State Department says. But they do reflect that he was "singularly focused" on his work.
Aug 27, 2010 — The State Department has banned its personnel posted to Monterrey from bringing their children. The move came after a shooting at the American Foundation School in Monterrey last week.
Aug 5, 2010 — Pakistan Official's Killing Underscores U.S. Terror Report