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United States | Under Secretary Hale Travel to Tampa

United States (STL.News) – Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale will travel to Tampa, March 18–19, to deliver remarks at the U.S. Central Command GCC+2 Chiefs of Defense Conference. The Under Secretary will address military leaders from the GCC member states, Egypt, and Jordan, highlighting U.S. policy objectives in the Middle East. … Continue reading United States | Under Secretary Hale Travel to Tampa

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City

United States (STL.News) – Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City March 19-23. In Beirut, the Secretary will meet with Lebanese leaders to discuss the political, security, economic, and humanitarian challenges facing Lebanon. The Secretary’s visit will underscore U.S. support for the Lebanese people and Lebanon’s legitimate state … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Visit to the Gulf: Advancing Partnerships, Support for the Iran Pressure Campaign, and new Solutions to Regional Challenges

ADVANCING STRONG PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN AMERICA AND THE GULF United States – The United States is committed to its partnerships with Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. These Gulf partnerships are critical to achieving shared regional objectives: defeating ISIS, countering radical Islamic terrorism, protecting global energy supplies, and rolling back Iranian … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Visit to the Gulf: Advancing Partnerships, Support for the Iran Pressure Campaign, and new Solutions to Regional Challenges

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Amman, Cairo, Manama, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Riyadh, Muscat, and Kuwait City

United States – Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Amman, Jordan; Cairo, Egypt; Manama, Bahrain; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Doha, Qatar; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Muscat, Oman; and Kuwait City, Kuwait January 8-15. The Secretary will begin his trip in Amman, where he will meet with Jordanian leaders to discuss areas of … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Amman, Cairo, Manama, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Riyadh, Muscat, and Kuwait City

UAE, Saudi Arabia forming new group, separate from GCC

KUWAIT CITY /December 4, 2017 (AP) (STL.News) —   The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday announced it has formed a new economic and partnership group with Saudi Arabia, separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council — a move that could undermine the council amid a diplomatic crisis with member state Qatar. The Emirati Foreign Ministry announcement, … Continue reading UAE, Saudi Arabia forming new group, separate from GCC