Peace Road Map for Afghanistan Will Let Taliban Negotiate Women’s Rights

WASHINGTON — Roya Rahmani is neither royalty nor from a powerful family, so she was initially…

Trump Administration Approves F-16 Fighter Jet Sales to Taiwan

The Trump administration is moving forward with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to…

Trump’s Hong Kong Caution Isolates Him From Congress, Allies and Advisers

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s cautious distance from Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement has left him politically isolated…

The U.S. Has Joined Secret Talks With Israel and the U.A.E. The Topic? Iran.

WASHINGTON — The United States is participating in secret talks between the United Arab Emirates and…

U.S. Issues Travel Warning for Hong Kong Due to ‘Confrontational’ Protests

HONG KONG — The United States on Wednesday issued an advisory warning people about traveling to…

Top State Dept. Official Steps Down From Post Overseeing Western Hemisphere

WASHINGTON — The senior State Department official who oversees diplomacy from South America to Canada is…

U.S. Orders Freeze of Foreign Aid, Bypassing Congress

The Trump administration has ordered the State Department and the United States Agency for International Development…

Trump Officials Argued Over Asylum Deal With Guatemala. Now Both Countries Must Make It Work.

WASHINGTON — President Trump struck an agreement last week to require thousands of Central American migrants…

State Department’s Top Policy Planner Forced Out

WASHINGTON — Kiron Skinner, the State Department’s director of policy planning and the highest-ranking African-American woman…

Trump Adds to Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals

President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order imposing new sanctions on Russia, responding to growing…

U.S. Gives Chevron Three-Month Extension to Stay in Venezuela

HOUSTON — The Trump administration on Friday granted Chevron, the last major American oil company operating…

U.S. Punishes Chinese Company Over Iranian Oil

The Trump administration is imposing economic sanctions on a Chinese state-owned oil trading company and its…

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Iran appeared willing to negotiate…

State Dept. Intelligence Analyst Quits to Protest Blocked House Testimony

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‘It Could Have Been Any of Us’: Disdain for Trump Runs Among Ambassadors

WASHINGTON — Ask members of the Washington diplomatic corps about the cables that Sir Kim Darroch,…