US fails to halt Iran bid to free frozen billions
An international court Wednesday ruled Iran can proceed with a bid to unfreeze assets in the United States, rejecting Washington's claims the case must...
Pompeo demands that Venezuela let in US aid
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday demanded that Venezuela's military let in US-backed humanitarian aid, which President Nicolas Maduro has alleged is a pretext to invasion. "The Venezuelan people desperately need humanitarian aid. The US and other countries are trying to help, but Venezuela's military under Maduro's orders is blocking aid with trucks…
Venezuela: five days of turmoil
Here are key developments in Venezuela since a band of soldiers briefly rose up against President Nicolas Maduro on January 21, with an opposition leader declaring himself "acting president" days later. - January 21: Brief uprising - A group of soldiers take control of a command post north of Caracas in the early hours. In…
Pompeo on diplomatic tightrope in Saudi talks over Khashoggi
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo faces a tough balancing act on Monday as he presses Saudi Arabia's crown prince over critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder while shoring up strategic ties with Riyadh.
Pompeo to press Saudi prince to hold Khashoggi killers 'accountable'
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday arrived in Riyadh, where he is set to ask Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to ensure the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are held accountable.
Saudi Arabia must hold Khashoggi's killers 'accountable': Pompeo
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he will ask Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to ensure the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are held accountable for their crime.
Pompeo 'optimistic' Syria Kurds, Turkey can be protected
Washington's top diplomat said Saturday he was "optimistic" a way could be found to protect Syrian Kurds while allowing Turks to "defend their country from terrorists" despite a US pullout from Syria.
US vows to pressure Venezuela's 'illegitimate' Maduro
The United States on Thursday refused to recognize Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's legitimacy as he started a controversial new term and urged...