Top US diplomat Antony Blinken promises to encourage more Arab countries to recognise Israel as he meets with diplomats from Israel and from three Arab countries, a year after they began formal ties with Tel Aviv.
Senators from both Democrats and Republicans criticised harshly the Biden administration's pullout plan from Afghanistan during US top diplomat Antony Blinken's congressional hearing.
In the first public hearing in Congress about Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Pakistan has a "multiplicity of interests some that are in conflict with ours."
The Taliban have given assurances of safe passage for all seeking to leave Afghanistan with proper travel documents, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said at a joint news conference with Qatar’s top diplomats and defense officials.
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani and the visiting US secretaries of state and defence discussed developments in Afghanistan and efforts to enhance security in the country, the emir's court said.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he will travel to Qatar to meet with the country's leaders and thank them for their help with evacuees from Afghanistan, and later go to Germany for a ministerial meeting.
General Frank McKenzie, the head of US Central Command, said the attacks that have killed at least 80 people including 12 American soldiers were believed to have been carried out by fighters associated with Daesh’s Afghanistan affiliate.
The bloc said it is ready to impose sanctions on Lebanon's ruling elite, including a travel ban and asset freeze, for obstructing the process of forming a functioning government.
US wants to see what Iran is willing to do and remains "fully prepared" to return to Vienna to continue negotiations, says top US diplomat Antony Blinken in Kuwait.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says “atrocities” committed by the insurgents in Afghanistan “certainly do not speak well to the Taliban’s intentions for the country as a whole”.
Indian rights groups say civil liberties and the space for dissent are under increasing attack in the world's biggest democracy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.
Top US diplomat Antony Blinken is billed to discuss Afghanistan turmoil, strengthening Indo-Pacific engagement, as well as New Delhi's recent human rights record, with Indian officials.
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