The State Department said in a statement that Russia has failed to meet a 90-day deadline that fell on Tuesday to comply with a 1991 U.S. law on preventing the use of chemical weapons.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
During the 2018 fiscal year, 546 diplomats enrolled in the Foreign Service Institute's introductory class. The previous year's enrollment was 473.
By Susannah George, Associated Press
The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi “undermines regional stability” and the U.S. State Department plans to take further action in response to the killing, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The visa revocations are the first punitive measures taken by the Trump administration against the Saudis since Khashoggi disappeared after entering the consulate on Oct. 2.
By Associated Press
By Ken Thomas, Susannah George, Associated Press
The Trump administration ordered the closure of the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington on Monday, citing the refusal of Palestinian leaders to enter into peace talks with Israel. The Palestinians accused the administration of dismantling decades of U.S. engagement with…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate the U.S. from the conflict, citing increased contributions from anti-Islamic State coalition partners.
The mysterious illness, often reported along with unusual sounds and vibrations, have puzzled investigators for nearly two years — not just in Cuba, but also in China, where a number of U.S. government employees were pulled from the southern Chinese…
By Josh Lederman, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, the State Department said, bringing the total number to 25.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons called on President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday to withdraw its nominee for a key State Department position over his "lack of empathy" for immigrants.
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