Bahrain Signs Anti-Semitism Agreement with United States
Bahrain signed an anti-Semitism agreement with Washington, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday, October 25, 2020.
US State Department Failed, Its Report on Bahrain Omitted Several Violations: ADHRB
Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) said that the US State Department largely failed to address human rights violations in Bahrain.
Pompeo Says Bahrain on “Right Path to Maintain Stability”, Congratulates for “Successful Elections”
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is on a visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, said that “Bahrain is steadily moving forward on the right path to maintain its stability and the continuity of development and progress,” reported the Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
US State Secretary in Bahrain on First Leg of Tour of Gulf Allies
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Bahrain on Friday, the first leg of a tour of Gulf monarchies which Washington says are "critical" to confronting Iran and jihadists.
US Deputy Secretary of State Arrives in Manama to Discuss Fighting Terrorism and Iranian Influence
Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan will arrive in Manama, Bahrain on October 13. The Deputy Secretary will meet during his 2-day visit with senior officials to discuss critical regional and bilateral issues, including counter-terrorism cooperation and countering the Iranian regime's malign influence.
Pompeo Says U.S. won't Allow Iran to Develop Nuclear Weapons
The United States is aware of reports that Iran plans to increase its uranium enrichment capacity and Washington will not allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.
Trump Sacks Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Replaces him with CIA Director
US President Donald Trump sacked on Tuesday (March 13, 2018) Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, US media outlets reported.
Crown Prince Meets US Secretary of State, Secretary of Defence
Bahrain’s Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa met US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Paul Ryan, and United States Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell.
USA's Tillerson and Saudi Crown Prince Discuss Terrorism by Phone
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday to discuss regional security, Saudi state news agency SPA reported.
U.S.'s Tillerson Concerned over Saudi Purge, Monitoring Hariri Situation
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's recent political purge raises concerns and remains unclear but does not appear to amount to mass arrests, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters on Friday.
Tillerson Lands in Riyadh at Start of Gulf, South Asia Tour
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Riyadh on Saturday to attend a landmark meeting between officials from Saudi Arabia and Iraq aimed at improving relations between the two countries and countering Iran’s growing regional influence.
Reuters: Rights Groups Target Police, Spy Chiefs of Arab States, Including Bahrain, under New US Law
Police and spy chiefs from China to the Middle East, a Ukrainian oligarch and a former president of Panama are among the people a coalition of human rights groups wants targeted for sanctions under an expanded U.S. law aimed at curbing rights abuses and corruption worldwide.
Reuters: Tillerson Raps Some U.S. Allies for Religious Freedom Violations, Slams IS
U.S. allies including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain did not uphold principles of religious freedom in 2016, while Islamic State has carried out "genocide" against religious minorities, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday.
US Secretary of State Says Bahrain Must Stop Discriminating against Shia Communities
The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday (August 15, 2017) that “Bahrain must stop discriminating against the Shia communities” who compose majority of the Bahraini population.
Tillerson Says He and Trump Disagree over Iran Nuclear deal
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Tuesday that he and President Donald Trump disagree over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and said the two men discuss how to use the international agreement to advance administration policies.
Tillerson Urges Arab States to Lift Qatar 'Land Blockade'
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday the United States was satisfied with Qatar's efforts to implement an agreement aimed at combating terror financing, and urged Arab states to lift a "land blockade" on the tiny Gulf nation.
Tillerson Leaves Gulf After Making Proposals To End Crisis
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson left Qatar on Thursday after a tour of Gulf Arab countries aimed at easing the worst regional dispute in years, saying he made proposals that would help in resolving the month-long crisis.
Top U.S. Diplomat Ends Talks in Gulf; No Sign Qatar Crisis Resolved
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended talks with ministers from Saudi Arabia and three Arab allies on Wednesday over how to end a month-long rift with Qatar, but there was no immediate word of any breakthrough.
US Secretary of State: Blacklisting Muslim Brotherhood Complicates Politics of States, Including Bahrain
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the classification of the Muslim Brotherhood in its entirety as a "terror" group complicates the security and politics of the Middle East.
New York Times: Rex Tillerson to Lift Human Rights Conditions on Arms Sale to Bahrain
The US-based New York Times reported that Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson has decided to lift all human rights conditions on a major sale of F-16 fighter jets and other arms to Bahrain in an effort to end a rift between the United States and a critical Middle East ally.