News Today - Latest Breaking News and Updates - Part 1138

Under Secretary Shannon Travel to Tennessee

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., will travel to Sewanee, Tennessee, October 20-21.On October 20, Under Secretary Shannon will speak to more than 150 students and faculty of the University of the South about major g...Read More

United States Plays Key Role in International Conference Against ...

The United States seeks to strengthen global efforts against trafficking in persons, migrant smuggling, and other pernicious forms of transnational crime at the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC...Read More

Joint Statement From Secretary John Kerry, U.K. Foreign Secretary ...

FOREIGN SECRETARY JOHNSON: Thank you. Good afternoon, everybody. Thank you very much for coming to Lancaster House. As you know, the conflict in Yemen is causing increasing international concern. The fatalities that we're seeing there have become - I t...Read More

Release of Two U.S. Citizens Detained in Yemen

We welcome reports that two U.S. citizens who had been detained in Yemen were released and have arrived safely in Oman. Consular officers from the U.S. Embassy in Muscat stand ready to provide all possible consular assistance.We are deeply grateful to ...Read More

Terrorist Attacks in Iraq

The United States strongly condemns the barbaric terrorist attacks in Iraq today, including one in Baghdad claimed by Daesh that specifically targeted mourners inside a funeral tent. We extend our deepest condolences to the victims' families and friend...Read More