Reuters: Kerry to Visit Gulf Arab States, Vows to 'Push Back' Against Iran
Reuters: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will seek to reassure Gulf Arab officials at a meeting in Qatar soon that Washington will work with them to "push back" against Iranian influence in the region, he told the pan-Arab newspaper al-Sharq al-Awsat.
US Ambassador to UN: Convicting Sheikh Ali Salman is a Blow to Freedom of Expression
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Ambassador of the United States to the United Nations, Samantha Power, stated that the “Conviction of Sheikh Ali Salman in Bahrain is a blow to the political inclusiveness and freedom of expression.”
Washington: Charges against Sheikh Ali Salman Should be Dropped
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The US State Department said that “The US Government is deeply concerned by the June 16 conviction and sentencing by a Bahraini court of Sheikh Ali Salman, the Secretary General of Al-Wefaq.”