Despite increasing attacks led by Iran-backed Shia militias in Baghdad, Washington wants to avoid a major escalation of tensions ahead of the crucial US elections. Tehran has its own reasons to de-escalate.
Before Pompeo landed in Greece, he had a conversation on tensions in the eastern Mediterranean with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.
Mevlut Cavusoglu and American counterpart Mike Pompeo discussed matters related to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and the Eastern Mediterranean.
The United States imposed sanctions on several companies, accusing them of enabling the shipment and sale of Iranian petrochemicals, the Treasury Department said in a statement.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slaps sanctions on top prosecutor of International Criminal Court – a decision The Hague-based tribunal called a "serious" attack against the rule of law."
First lady Melania Trump has made a passionate plea for her husband Donald's re-election during a speech at the Republican National Convention.
Mike Pompeo, who flew to Khartoum on the historic "first official non-stop flight" from Tel Aviv, is the first US Secretary of State to visit Sudan since Condoleezza Rice went there in 2005.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit will try to finalise at least one more normalisation deal with an Arab state ahead of the agreement signing between the UAE and Israel.
A meeting will allegedly take place between Israeli PM and UAE's leader before the signing of a normalisation deal between the two countries.
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya had earlier said she was ready to lead Belarus and called for the creation of a legal mechanism to ensure that a new fair presidential election could be held.
There are more than 5,000 American troops in Iraq now. Last month, the top US general for the Middle East said he believed the US will keep a smaller but enduring presence in the country.
The move freezes any US assets of those blacklisted and generally bars Americans from dealing with them.
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