Hadi’s Gov’t Says Saudi-Houthi Deal Announced by Kerry Was Not Coordinated with It
Yemeni Foreign Minister Abdel-Malek al-Mekhlafi said that his country has no knowledge of the deal announced by US Secretary of State John Kerry, announcing a Yemen ceasefire and formation of a new government.
Kerry Announces Saudi-Houthi Ceasefire Deal on Nov. 17, Hopes of New National Unity Gov’t
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that Yemen's Houthi group and the Saudi-led coalition fighting it had agreed to a ceasefire in Yemen from Thursday (November 17, 2016).
Kerry in Oman for Yemen Peace Efforts
US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks Monday with officials in Oman on efforts to end Yemen's 19-month-old conflict, state media in Muscat said.
Kerry Speaks to Saudi Leaders over Yemen Strike -State Department
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince and foreign minister on Sunday to reiterate the United States' "deep concern" about an air strike on a funeral gathering in Yemen, a State Department spokesman said.
Nabeel Rajab to Judge: My Case's Malicious, My Arrest Is due to Meeting with US State Secretary
President of Bahrain Center for Human Rights and Prominent Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab said that his trial is malicious, and that his arrest is due to his meeting with the US Secretary of State John Kerry, during his visit to Bahrain in April.
NYT Publishes Nabeel Rajab's Letter: Bahrain's MoI Interrogated Me about My Meeting with US Secretary of State
The New York Times published a letter by detained Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab in which he asked questions addressed to US Secretary of State John Kerry.
Saudi Press Agency: Adel Al-Jubeir Meets with US and Bahraini Counterparts
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir met with US counterpart John Kerry and Bahraini FM Khalid bin Ahmad Al Khalifa in Jeddah
Hillary Clinton Chooses Vice Presidential Candidate who Opposed Arms Sales to Bahrain
Hillary Clinton, democratic candidate for US presidential elections, chose Tim Kaine, a moderate senator from Virginia, to be her running mate.
New York Times: Dissolving Al-Wefaq Marks Sharpest Blow Against Bahrain's Civil Society Activists
New York Times said "verdict to dissolve Al-Wefaq marks one of sharpest blows yet against civil society activists."
US Secretary of State in Statement about Al-Wefaq Dissolution: Gov't Steps Only Undermine Security in Bahrain & Region
US Secretary of State issued a statement in which he expressed Washington’s deep concern by the decision to dissolve the opposition Al-Wefaq political society, the largest political societies in Bahrain.
US State Dept.: Bahrain is Destination Country for Men, Women Subjected to Forced Labor & Sex Trafficking
US State Department said despite past commitments, Bahrain didn’t abolish sponsorship system, which contributed to forced labor.
AP: Senators Urge Kerry to Address Political Crisis in Bahrain
A simmering political crisis in Bahrain could spiral into violence, encourage meddling by Iran and weaken a key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf, a bipartisan group of senators warned Thursday in a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry.
US State Secretary John Kerry Urged Bahraini Counterpart to Implement Necessary Reforms
US spokesperson said Kerry in latest conversation with Bahraini counterpart spoke of Washington’s concerns about Manama’s recent actions.
US State Dept. Spokesperson: Kerry Discussed HR Issues with Bahrain King
The United States Department of State Spokesperson John Kirby stated that Secretary of State John Kerry discussed with the King of Bahrain a number of issues, including human rights.
US State Department: John Kerry Discussed Upcoming 2018 Election with Bahraini Opposition
The US Department of State confirmed news circulated in the media about an unannounced meeting between US Secretary of State John Kerry and members of the opposition and civil society during his visit to Bahrain.
CNN: John Kerry Met Privately with Bahraini Opposition Members
CNN said that the US Secretary of State John Kerry, during his visit to Bahrain on April 7, 2016, met privately with members of Bahrain's opposition and civil society.
Bahrain’s Announcement to Release Activist Zainab Al-Khawaja Coincides with Kerry Visit
The BBC Arabic said that Bahrain announced its intention to release human rights activist Zainab Al-Khawaja, who is currently serving a prison sentence, coinciding with the visit the US Secretary of State John Kerry paid to Bahrain.
Reuters: U.S. Gently Presses Bahrain on Rights, Praises Security Ties
Bahrain Mirror (Reuters): U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gently pressed Bahrain on human rights on Thursday as he praised security cooperation with the Gulf monarchy, where the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet is based in part as a bulwark against Iran.
Kerry in Manama: Bahraini Opposition Made Great Mistake by Boycotting Election
The US Secretary of State John Kerry criticized the Bahraini opposition for boycotting the elections during a press conference with his Bahraini counterpart.
Reuters: Kerry Says Believes Respect for Human Rights Essential in Bahrain
Bahrain Mirror (Reuters): U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday he believed respect for human rights and an inclusive political system is essential for Bahrain, following international criticism of the Gulf monarchy's rights record.