U.S. to Clamp Down on Iranian Oil Sales, Risking Rise in Gasoline Prices

NEW ORLEANS — The Trump administration is poised to end a program that has allowed five…

Taiwan’s President Welcomes U.S. Officials as Tensions With China Escalate

TAIPEI, Taiwan — President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan welcomed American dignitaries on Wednesday in the face…

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…

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: 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…

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…

Pompeo Denounces Hezbollah in Lebanon, With an Israeli Audience in Mind

BEIRUT, Lebanon — In tense meetings on Friday, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pressed…

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,…

Afghan Leaders Focus Anger Over U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks on a Diplomat

WASHINGTON — Afghanistan’s leaders are angered on many levels by the Trump administration’s peace negotiations with…

Trump Administration Warns Venezuela Not to Arrest Opposition Leader

WASHINGTON — After pulling all remaining American diplomats from Venezuela on Thursday, the Trump administration warned…

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…

Space Launch Would Violate North Korean Commitments to U.S., Official Warns

WASHINGTON — President Trump declared himself a “little disappointed” on Thursday by new evidence that North…