Democrats in Congress immediately cried foul, with the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee suggesting that Steve Linick was fired in part in retaliation for opening an unspecified investigation into Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave US President Donald Trump inaccurate information and skillfully "played" with him.
Washington announces sanctions against Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, barring them from entry to US.
The US Department of State spokesperson said she took the decision "in the best interests" of her family.
US President called his former secretary of state Rex Tillerson "dumb as a rock," in a harsh reply to criticism in an interview by the ex-cabinet member.
Does the resignation of the US ambassador to the United Nations mean there might be a change in America's hostile attitude towards the UN?
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says ratification of the pre-agreed roadmap in Syria will be on the top of his agenda during his visit to Washington on June 3-4.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US remains "deeply concerned about Iran's dangerous escalation threats to Israel and the region" and expressed his support for Israel "in this fight" during a visit to Tel Aviv.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is to travel on to the Middle East, visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan, where the future of the Iran nuclear deal and the conflict in Syria will be significant agenda items, officials said.
US President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, narrowly won approval from a Senate committee , and is expected to be confirmed by the full Senate as soon as this week.
The trial of the pastor accused of espionage and conducting activities on behalf of terror organisations continues in Turkey, causing frayed ties between Washington and Ankara even as they continue discussions.
Aiming to quell concerns before what is likely to be a narrow confirmation vote, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo vowed to ramp up efforts against Russia in "each place we confront them."
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