U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Baghdad

WASHINGTON — The State Department ordered a partial evacuation of the United States Embassy in Baghdad…

Skeptical U.S. Allies Resist Trump’s New Claims of Threats From Iran

WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration draws up war plans against Iran over what it says…

White House May Lift Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials Who Reject Maduro

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration would consider lifting sanctions on Venezuelan officials who abandoned the government…

News Analysis: With Maduro Still in Power, Questions About the U.S. Role in Venezuela

WASHINGTON — Nobody said regime change was going to be easy. President Trump’s top advisers woke…

Ellen Tauscher, Congresswoman and Diplomat, Is Dead at 67

Ellen Tauscher, a centrist Democrat from California who served in Congress for 13 years before becoming…

North Korea Demanded $2 Million Before Releasing Comatose U.S. Student

WASHINGTON — North Korea gave the Trump administration a bill for $2 million for the medical…

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…

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…

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…