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

United States (STL.News) – MODERATOR: Thank you. Good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining us for today’s background call to preview Secretary of State Pompeo’s upcoming trip to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City. For your situational awareness only and not for reporting, we are joined today by [Senior State Department Official], who will be referred … Continue reading United States | Previewing Secretary Pompeo’s Trip to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City

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 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

KUWAIT CITY | Kuwait’s highest court sentences lawmakers to prison

KUWAIT CITY — Kuwait’s highest court on Sunday ordered an opposition leader and several lawmakers imprisoned for 3 ½ years over the 2011 storming of parliament during the country’s Arab Spring protests. The case before Kuwait’s Court of Cassation involved dozens of politicians, activists and others. The defendants were initially acquitted in the yearslong case, … Continue reading KUWAIT CITY | Kuwait’s highest court sentences lawmakers to prison

KUWAIT CITY | Kuwait expels Philippines ambassador amid maid abuse dispute

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait on Wednesday expelled the Philippines ambassador and recalled its own envoy from Manila over a growing diplomatic dispute sparked by complaints of the abuse of Filipina housemaids and workers in the country. The highly unusual move came as a surprise in the typically sedate and oil-rich Gulf Arab nation, both … Continue reading KUWAIT CITY | Kuwait expels Philippines ambassador amid maid abuse dispute