U.S. expands commitment to Tunisian democracy and economic growth

The U.S. is offering $500 million in loan guarantees to support Tunisia’s economic reforms and seeks to designate Tunisia as a major non-NATO ally.
A shirtless child wearing a surgical mask and a slingshot around his neck making peace signs (© Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)

In photos: Protesters around the world demand their rights

See photographs of protests from Venezuela, Iran and Iraq as citizens around the world demand their rights and fundamental freedoms.
Crowd seen through bars (© File/AP Images)

Shareable graphics on Iran’s instability

Download these shareable graphics from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about factors spurring instability in Iran.
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Asked and answered: Pompeo responds to Iranians [video]

Practicing a bit of digital diplomacy, Secretary Pompeo answered questions from the people of Iran over social media.
Woman playing the violin with dancers in Ukrainian dress behind her (Christine Syzonenko)

In photos: Americans celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day

Ukrainian American communities throughout the United States celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day in festivals every August.
Illustration of open vault with gold bars showing (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Maduro loots Venezuela’s gold to prop up former regime

The former Maduro regime is liquidating Venezuela's gold reserves — assets belonging to the Venezuelan people — in a desperate attempt to remain in power.

What is an executive order?

On his third day in office, President Obama issued an executive order banning certain interrogation techniques used by the CIA after the 9/11 attacks....
U.S. and Indian flags (© Shutterstock)

U.S. and India’s complementary visions for Indo-Pacific

India and the U.S. reinvigorated their commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific as Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan visited the region.
Bearded man leaning his head on his hand (© Anton Novoderezhkin/TASS/Getty Images)

U.S. tightens sanctions on Nicaragua in runup to anniversary of protests

The United States is continuing to exert economic and diplomatic pressure on the repressive and corrupt regime of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega.