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Trump to nominate Heather Nauert as next ambassador to U.N.

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 10:52 GMT

US President Donald Trump plans to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the next US ambassador to the United Nations.

U.S. has not determined "genocidal intent" for attacks on Rohingya -State Dept.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 12:17 GMT

The U.S. State Department has not made a determination of "genocidal intent" for attacks on Rohingya in Myanmar for legal reasons.

U.S. in talks with U.S. airlines about expiring Russia overflight deal

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 01:30 GMT

U.S. State Dep met with U.S. carriers ahead of a deadline later to extend an agreement with Russia that would allow for continued overflights by U.S. airlines.

U.S. 'strongly supports' Israel's right to defend itself

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 09:55 GMT

The United States "strongly supports" Israel's right to defend itself, the State Department spokeswoman said on Saturday.

Ken Isaacs – Trump’s controversial nominee for IOM

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 - 07:20 GMT

The American administration has made another controversial move by announcing Ken Isaacs as the U.S. nominee for heading IOM.

Sudan detains Reuters, AFP reporters in Khartoum

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 - 03:20 GMT

Sudanese authorities have detained a Reuters stringer and an AFP reporter who were covering protests in the capital Khartoum

US urges presidential candidates in Honduras to respect results

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 09:21 GMT

US State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert urged the presidential candidates in Honduras to respect the official results once they are available.

U.S. calls for release of Cambodian opposition leader

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 12:30 GMT

The U.S. State Department on Friday called on Cambodia to release an imprisoned opposition leader.

U.S. welcomes China, S. Korea bid to improve ties

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 - 07:33 GMT

The U.S. State Department welcomed a decision by China and South Korea on Tuesday to resume normal ties.

U.S. condemns Venezuelan requirement for swearing in governors

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 02:10 GMT

The United States on Thursday condemned as "anti-democratic" a requirement by Venezuela's government.

US welcomes efforts of PA to assume responsibilities in Gaza

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 08:22 GMT

The US hailed the Palestinian Authority's efforts to assume its full responsibilities in the Gaza Strip after Fatah and Hamas signed a reconciliation in Cairo.

Pyongyang shown no interest in talks - State Department

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 10:30 GMT

North Korea has shown no interest in pursuing talks on its nuclear and missile programs.

US state department welcomes allowing Saudi women to drive

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 05:50 GMT

US' Heather Nauert said Tuesday the US is "happy" with a Saudi move allowing female citizens to drive for the first time in the kingdom.

U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson to visit China Sept. 28-30

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 07:44 GMT

Tillerson will visit China this week for talks that will include the crisis over North Korea and trade, the State Department said on Tuesday.

U.S. 'strongly opposes' Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 10:16 GMT

The US "strongly opposes" the planned independence referendum by Iraqi Kurds and urges Iraqi Kurdish leaders to negotiate with the Baghdad government instead.

US will not recognize Venezuela's constituent assembly

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 09:32 GMT

US will not recognize Venezuela's new national constituent assembly, calling it "the illegitimate product of a flawed process", the State Department said Thursday

US welcomes Syria cease-fire, urges opposition to halt attacks

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 - 07:38 GMT

The United States on Saturday welcomed a 48-hour cease-fire in southern Syria and called on the Syrian government to honor its commitments during that period.