Keeping weapons away from terrorists in Africa
From securing pathogens in research hospitals to eliminating small arms in conflict zones, the U.S. is helping African governments protect their people.
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.
A Nobel winner’s fight for religious freedom [video]
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad survived torture and rape by ISIS. She is an outspoken advocate for the Yazidis of northern Iraq.
Helping communities preserve their heritage
The U.S. helps to repair and preserve sites that are important to communities around the world, including locations in Iraq, Egypt, Syria and Sri Lanka.
Dogs lend their noses to Iraq’s de-mining effort
Vivi the 3-year-old Dutch shepherd is one of five specially trained dogs using their incredible noses to help U.S. and Iraqi partners clear the country of explosive devices that ISIS left in its retreat.
Jordan, U.S. partner on counterterrorism training hub
The new Jordanian Gendarmerie Training Academy, built with U.S. assistance, is training law enforcement officers throughout the Middle East and beyond on state-of-the art counterterrorism tactical skills.
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.
ISIS is losing on the battlefield and online
Once ISIS could spread its hate-filled messages online almost with impunity, brainwashing followers on social media. Now its propaganda machine is muzzled.
We are united against ISIS [video]
Defeating ISIS remains the United States’ top priority in the Middle East. See what the world is doing to defeat this terrorist group.