Pompeo Is Warned Against Sidestepping Congress for Conflict With Iran

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left open the possibility on Wednesday of entering a…

Pompeo Refuses to Say What U.S. Would Do if Israel Annexes West Bank

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo refused to tell Congress on Tuesday what the United…

Egypt’s President, Hoping to Be Allowed to Stay in Office Until 2034, Basks in Trump’s Embrace

WASHINGTON — President Trump welcomed Egypt’s president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, to the White House on Tuesday,…

Pompeo Bars 16 Saudis From U.S. in Response to Khashoggi Killing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, facing criticism that the Trump administration has sought to sweep away…

News Analysis: As NATO Envoys Celebrate, Signs of Fracturing From Within

WASHINGTON — To celebrate the 70th anniversary of NATO, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gathered ministers…

News Analysis: The Rapture and the Real World: Mike Pompeo Blends Beliefs and Policy

JERUSALEM — When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down for an interview with the Christian…

As U.S. Tightens Sanctions, Iran’s Network of Allies Feels the Pain

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Syrian militiamen paid by Iran have seen their salaries slashed. Projects Iran promised…

Lawmakers Rough Up Pompeo Over Proposed State Department Cuts

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers from both parties on Wednesday denounced the Trump administration’s proposal to cut the…

U.S. Expands Anti-Abortion Policies With New Overseas Funding Rules

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will withhold funding from foreign nongovernmental organizations that give money to…

Netanyahu Presses Pompeo on Israeli Sovereignty of Golan Heights

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pressed the United States to recognize Israeli governance of most…

U.S. Pressures Iraq Over Embrace of Militias Linked to Iran

ABOARD THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE’S AIRPLANE TO KUWAIT — The United States’ attempts to…

One Dept. Limited Their Protections. Another Singled Out Their Countries for Rights Violations.

WASHINGTON — In announcing the United States’ annual list of the world’s worst human rights violations,…

State Dept. Accuses China of Rights Abuses Not Seen ‘Since the 1930s’

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared on Wednesday that China is “in a league…

Pompeo Accuses Cuba and Russia of Propping Up Venezuelan Ruler

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Cuba and Russia on Monday of propping up…

To Woo a Skeptical Trump, Intelligence Chiefs Talk Economics Instead of Spies

Intelligence officials who brief the president have warned him about Chinese espionage in bottom-line business terms.…