The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has condemned the statements of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in which he described the movement as “anti-Semitic”. “The administration of US President Donald Trump is trying to discredit the movement,” the BDS movement announced in a press release, of which Anadolu[…]
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s expected tour of a winery in the occupied West Bank this week marks the first time a top American diplomat has visited an illegal Israeli settlement. The Psagot winery, established in part on land the Palestinians say was stolen from local residents, is part[…]
A US State Department inquiry into whether the Trump Administration acted illegally in declaring an “emergency” to bypass a congressional freeze on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been facing stiff resistance from the White House. In the latest case of obstruction, Secretary of[…]
The United States has allowed companies from Russia, China and Europe to continue their work at Iranian nuclear facilities without being subject to American sanctions, the US State Department announced on Monday. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signed off on the waiver extensions but couched the decision as one that[…]
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday announced a $1bn cut in American aid to Afghanistan after he failed to convince Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his political foe to end a feud that has helped jeopardise a US-led peace effort. The United States also is prepared to cut[…]
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged India and Pakistan to avoid “further military activity” following a dramatic escalation in tensions between the two South Asian neighbours. His comments on Tuesday came a day after Pakistan said it reserved the right to respond to Indian air raids that struck[…]
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that the United States would continue to cooperate with Israel over Syria and in countering Iran in the Middle East, even as President Donald Trump plans to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said as he met[…]
The UN Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Tuesday at the request of France and Britain after they accused Iran of test-firing a medium-range missile at the weekend, diplomats said. The United States said the missile launch on Saturday was a violation of a UN resolution that endorsed[…]
The Trump administration is set to reimpose all sanctions against Iran that had been lifted as part of the 2015 nuclear agreement, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday. “On November 5th, the United States will reimpose sanctions that were lifted as part of the nuclear deal on Iran’s energy,[…]
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he has certified to Congress that coalition partners Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are acting to reduce risks to civilians from their military operations in Yemen. Pompeo said he delivered the certification on Tuesday to Congress, as required by US[…]
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