Mike Pompeo talking with Sultan Qaboos (© Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AP Images)

Secretary Pompeo in the Middle East

Secretary of State is on a nine-nation Middle East trip, assuring allies of the U.S. commitment to stopping terrorism and countering Iran.
Secretary Tillerson receiving coffee from an Ethiopian woman (© Jonathan Ernst/AP Images)

In Ethiopia and Djibouti, Tillerson stresses democracy, security efforts

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lauded the voluntary transfer of power in Ethiopia and thanked the people of Djibouti for hosting U.S. troops.

U.S. and global coalition partners remain committed to destroying Daesh

A Pentagon official said February 3 that Daesh is at war with an international coalition dedicated to degrading and destroying the terror group’s capabilities...
Donald Trump holding up a proclamation (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

President Trump leaves flawed Iran nuclear deal

President Trump said he was ending U.S. participation in the Iran nuclear deal and reimposing sanctions because it did not put a permanent stop on Iran's nuclear ambitions and end other hostile activities.
Illustration of oil barrels (State Dept.)

U.S. hits Russian-Iranian oil network with sanctions

The latest U.S. sanctions show the consequences for anyone shipping oil to Syria, or trying to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran and its terrorist activities.
Two men sitting talking over a small table (© Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images)

Making room for peace in the Middle East

Jason Greenblatt, assistant to the president and special representative for international negotiations, recently identified “an opportunity for peace at hand” in the Middle East. Find out what he means.

U.S. honors its enduring partnership with Australia and New Zealand

The U.S., Australia and New Zealand may be separated by the world’s largest ocean, but it doesn’t stop them from partnering on global peace and security.

Empowering communities to counter violent extremism goal of Washington summit

Representatives from 60 countries are meeting in Washington February 17-19 with the shared goal of defeating violent extremism. The White House Summit to Counter Violent...

Terror victims speak out in ‘Hear Our Voices’

This powerful short film focuses on the stories of terror victims from around the world told in their own words.