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Donald Trump's South Asia Strategy Working: US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo

NDTV - 2019-01-15 16:16

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Iraq, seeks to reassure Kurds on Syria withdrawal

Pressdemocrat - 2019-01-15 15:13

Pompeo: Trump threat to Turkey shows US commitment to Kurds

Washington Times - 2019-01-14 17:09
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that President Donald Trump's threat to devastate NATO ally Turkey's economy if it attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria underscores America's commitment to its partners. ...

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Embarks On Reassurance Trip To Middle East | WUWM

WUWM - 2019-01-14 03:38

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Embarks On Reassurance Trip To Middle East | WXXI News

Wxxinews - 2019-01-14 01:56

Transcript: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on "Face the Nation," January 13, 2019 - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-01-13 17:33

US’ Pompeo to seek new answers from Saudis on Khashoggi

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 15:20
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday Washington will seek to get new answers from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman regarding the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Speaking during a press conference with his Qatari counterpart S ...

US Secretary of State visits NYU in Abu Dhabi

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 11:12
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has visited a New York University campus during his visit to Abu Dhabi on Sunday. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdulla ...

Pompeo: US understands Turkey’s concerns

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 11:12
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday said Washington understands Turkey’s concerns and its efforts to protect its borders and people. In an interview with the Saudi-funded Al Arabiya television, Pompeo said the U.S. seeks accountability for th ...

Pompeo Calls Turkish Counterpart to Discuss Syria Pullout

BAS News - 2019-01-13 09:40
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on Saturday to discuss the importance of a coordination between Washington and Ankara during the US withdrawal from Syria. “They agreed on t ...

Turkish forces conduct military exercises on Syria border

Al Jazeera - 2019-01-13 09:36
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is hopeful an agreement can be reached with Turkey to protect Kurdish troops. ...

U.S. Seeks to Soothe Turkey Tensions, Pompeo Says

The Wall Street Journal - 2019-01-13 06:37
The U.S. is working to resolve a dispute with Turkey over its withdrawal from Syria, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, adding that it is continuing to negotiate the transfer of military responsibility and the fate of its Kurdish allies. ...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Calls U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Syria a 'Tactical Change'

Thedailybeast - 2019-01-13 03:09

Pompeo Expresses Optimism that Syrian Kurds, Turkey Could be Protected

BAS News - 2019-01-12 22:47
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed on Saturday optimism that there could be a way to protect the Syrian Kurds while ensuring Turkey's stability by defending itself from "terrorists," after the US forces withdraw from Syria. "We are confi ...

Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds

Reuters - 2019-01-12 21:27
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he was optimistic that a "good outcome" could be reached between Turkey and Syrian Kurdish groups, after speaking to the Turkish foreign minister. ...

Pompeo’s Kurdistan visit shows U.S. supports parties with own militias: analyst

E-Kurd - 2019-01-11 14:33
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid an unannounced visit to Iraqi Kurdistan Region on Wednesday, but his meeting with a party political leader in Erbil led some to question whether the US was undermining its own ...

US to Expel "Every Last Iranian Boot" from Syria: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-01-10 22:59
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has vowed that his country and its allies will work together to "expel every last Iranian boot" from Syria. Pompeo made the remarks in a keynote speech in Cairo on Thursday, where he also called for a common stan ...

PM Nechirvan Barzani meets with U.S. Secretary of State

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-10 17:00
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Wednesday evening, on January 9th, 2019, HE KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was also attended with KRG Deputy Prime Minis ...

Trump’s decision on Syria is ‘very clear’: Pompeo

Waar Media - 2019-01-10 11:05
U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all American troops from Syria is “very clear”, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday. He was speaking to reporters at the U.S. Consulate General in Erbil, Iraq. “We will complete the mission of ...

HE President Masoud Barzani meets with U.S. Secretary of State

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-10 01:39
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019, HE President Masoud Barzani met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Erbil. Douglas Silliman (U.S. Ambassador to Iraq) and Steve Fagin (U.S. Consul General in Erbil) were also pr ...

Pompeo Congratulates Masrour Barzani on Nomination for Kurdistan Premiership

BAS News - 2019-01-09 23:48
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Masrour Barzani on his nomination as the next Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, according to a readout by the State Department. The two official met on Wednesday during an unannounced visit by Pompeo ...

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo visits Iraqi Kurdistan for meetings with officials

E-Kurd - 2019-01-09 21:02
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan Region capital city of Erbil to meet with Kurdish officials. Pompeo met with Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP President Massoud Barzani before meeting wi ...

PM Barzani Received US Secretary of State in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-01-09 16:54
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his accompanying delegation in Erbil. Pompeo had arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital earlier when he also met with former president Ma ...

Barzani Receives Pompeo in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-01-09 16:21
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Wednesday evening the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. He later met with Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani and Prim ...

Mike Pompeo Meets with Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-01-09 16:21
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani on Wednesday evening received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Erbil. Pompeo’s visit to Erbil came after he met with Iraqi officials in Baghdad in an unannounced trip. The ...

Pompeo Meets Iraqi PM in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-01-09 14:27
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Wednesday with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi to discuss bilateral ties and regional affairs, including Syria pullout and Iran. According to Reuters, Pompeo also met with Iraqi Foreign Minister Moha ...

US Welcomes EU Sanctions against Iranian Intelligence

BAS News - 2019-01-09 13:04
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has welcomed EU’s decision to enact sanctions against the Iranian Intelligence Service for assassinations plots on EU soil. “Today, EU issued its first sanctions against the Iranian regime since the Iran deal, an ...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pays unscheduled visit to Baghdad

Rûdaw - 2019-01-09 10:52
Pompeo is on a Middle East tour drumming up support for his anti-Iran campaign ...

US Secretary of State Arrives in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-01-09 10:50
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday in an unannounced visit. Media reports claimed that Pompeo will visit Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdulmahdi and other officials to discuss the anti-Islamic State (IS) efforts, US wi ...

Pompeo to visit eight Middle East countries

Waar Media - 2019-01-06 19:01
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit eight Middle East countries, and he will seek an update on the investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Pompeo will visit Middle East’s countries on January 8th, and it is expected t ...

CBS News: Brett McGurk, top U.S. envoy in ISIS fight, resigns

Justice for Kurds - 2019-01-05 14:31
Brett McGurk, special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, had been planning to exit his post in February 2019. But sources tell CBS News that he informed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that he will accelerate his departure due to a ...

Iraq Not on Pompeo’s Destination List in Middle East Tour

BAS News - 2019-01-05 10:46
ERBIL — US State Department announced on Friday that State Secretary Mike Pompeo will begin his Middle East trip next week where he will meet with several leaders to discuss regional affairs. However, according to an official statement by the State Depar ...

Turkey slams Pompeo comments on ‘slaughtering’ Kurds

Seattle Times - 2019-01-04 18:02
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for saying Washington wants to prevent Turkey from “slaughtering” Kurds as American troops prepare to withdraw from Syria. A Foreign Ministry statement released Friday accuse ...

Pompeo to Visit Baghdad in Two Weeks

BAS News - 2018-12-27 23:06
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to visit the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad at the beginning of the new year, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders stated on Thursday. Sanders said that Pompeo will visit Baghdad on January 11, 2019 ...

Iraqi PM, US Secretary of State Discuss US Withdrawal from Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-22 11:26
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have discussed the US withdrawal from Syrian in a phone conversation, with the latter assuring Baghdad of commitment to the war against Islamic State (IS). “Prime Ministe ...

US: 8 countries will enjoy temporary exempt from Iran sanctions

Waar Media - 2018-11-05 22:42
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States will exempt 8 countries from sanctions on Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday. Mike Pompeo listed these 8 countries: China, India, Turkey, Japan, Italy, South Korea, Taiwan and Greece. Pompeo also said: These 8 ...

Iraq Not Among Countries to Receive a Wavier from Iran Sanctions

BAS News - 2018-11-05 16:48
ERBIL - The US has announced eight countries on Monday which will be allowed to continue to do business with the Islamic Republic of Iran for a certain period of time, while Iraq is not on the list. The United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said t ...

Mattis and Pompeo urge ceasefire in Yemen

Waar Media - 2018-10-31 10:27
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis (L) and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo WAAR-DUHOK: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have both called for a swift cessation of hostilities in Yemen. Mattis said the US wanted to see all sid ...

Pompeo Congratulates Adil Abdul-Mahdi on His Premiership

BAS News - 2018-10-25 23:42
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has congratulated the new Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi on his official confirmation as the new premier of the country, reiterating Washington's support for concluding the process of establishing the new government. ...

US announces ‘penalties’ against Saudi officials following Jamal Khashoggi death

Waar Media - 2018-10-24 01:26
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters during a news briefing at the State Department in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2018 WAAR-DUHOK: The United States has identified some Saudi officials responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal ...

Pompeo to visit Turkey after Riyadh over Khashoggi

Waar Media - 2018-10-16 13:10
Someone holds a poster of Jamal Khashoggi outside Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 8, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Turkey after his meeting with Saudi King Salman over the disappearance of journ ...

Pompeo: US will not support any Syria’s future platform without Kurds

Waar Media - 2018-10-12 13:45
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a speech delivered to the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA). WAAR-DUHOK: Syria’s Kurds “have been great partners,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday evening in Washington DC, ...

Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit ‘at earliest date’

Waar Media - 2018-10-08 15:16
A photo from the North Korean government, shows US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. WAAR-DUHOK: Kim Jong Un has agreed to hold a second summit with US President Donald Trump as soon as possible, Seoul said Sunday, afte ...

Pompeo to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 15:39
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a meeting at Workers’ Party of Korea headquarters in Pyongyang, North Korea, on May 9. WAAR-DUHOK: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit North Korea on Sund ...

Pompeo: Progress made with Kim Jong Un on 4th N. Korea trip

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 15:39
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un for around two hours Sunday morning in the North’s capital, where denuclearisation and a second US-North Korean summit were expected to be high on the agenda. WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. Secretary of State Mike ...

Pompeo: Tehran - a Threats to Washington Missions in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-10-03 21:08
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized on Wednesday the performance of Iran in Iraq, saying that Tehran is the origin of the current threats to Washington missions in the country Pompeo made the remarks days after he announced the closure o ...

Iraq Concerned over US Decision to Close Down Consulate in Basra

BAS News - 2018-09-29 09:43
ERBIL — The Iraqi government has expressed concern over a decision by US State Department to close down its consulate office in Basra. “We are concerned over US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s decision to close down the consulate in Basra and relocating ...

Erdogan: Court will decide fate of detained U.S. pastor

Waar Media - 2018-09-26 14:17
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said a Turkish court, not politicians, will decide the fate of an American pastor whose detention on terrorism charges has hit relations between Ankara and Washington. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ...

Trump Open to Meet with Iranian Officials at UN Assembly: Pompeo

BAS News - 2018-09-24 00:23
ERBIL - The US President Donald Trump is ready to have a "constructive" dialogue with the Iranian representatives, State Secretary Mike Pompeo stated during an interview released on Sunday. "I think the president has been pretty clear about that. He is h ...

Kurdistan Premier, US Secretary of State Discuss Iraq’s Politics

BAS News - 2018-09-23 10:35
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone conversation on Sunday to review the lates developments in the region. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the pair mainly discusse ...

Pompeo speaks with Halbousi amid ongoing problems in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-20 13:18
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) spoke on Wednesday with Iraqi Parliamentary Speaker, Mohammed Halbousi (R). (Photo: Getty) ...

Pompeo Congratulates New Iraqi Parliament Speaker

BAS News - 2018-09-20 00:32
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated in a phone call on Wednesday the new Iraqi parliament speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi on his new post. During the phone call, the pair also exchanged views on underway efforts to form a new government ...

Turkish FM, US's Pompeo Discuss Syria's Situation by Phone

BAS News - 2018-09-18 21:38
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in a phone call on Tuesday with the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the latest political developments in Syria, a report said. Anadolu Agency cited a Turkish diplomatic source who spoke on con ...

Mike Pompeo blasts predecessor for dealings with Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-15 12:44
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Photo: AFP) ...

Barzani receives call phone from U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo

Waar Media - 2018-08-30 10:26
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani received on Wednesday evening a phone call from the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for talks on the latest political developments in Iraq. According to a statement by Barzani’s office, a copy of whic ...

Barzani, Mike Pompeo Discuss Iraqi Political Process in Phone Conversation

BAS News - 2018-08-29 21:57
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani received on Wednesday evening a phone call from the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for talks on the latest political developments in Iraq. According to a statement by Barzani's office, a copy of which ha ...

Trump calls off Pompeo’s North Korea trip, blasts China

Waar Media - 2018-08-25 00:44
WAAR-DUHOK: US President Donald Trump on Friday pulled the plug on his top diplomat’s upcoming trip to North Korea — and took a swipe at China over stalled efforts to disarm Kim Jong Un’s regime. “I have asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not to go to ...

U.S. to bring back Khalilzad as special Afghanistan envoy

Waar Media - 2018-08-23 15:47
WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to soon tap Zalmay Khalilzad, an Afghan-born former U.S. ambassador to Kabul and Baghdad, as his special envoy on Afghanistan, two U.S. officials said, the latest signal to the Taliban that Wash ...

US Secretary of State, UN Envoy Discuss Syria

BAS News - 2018-08-16 15:19
ERBIL — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday met with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in Washington to discuss the latest developments in the war-torn country and possible strategies to overcome the seven-year-long civil war. The pai ...

KRG PM Nechirvan Barzani receives call phone from US Secretary Pompeo

Waar Media - 2018-08-15 09:39
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed in a phone call on Tuesday the latest political developments in Iraq and Kurdistan Region. According to a statement by Barzani’s office, the pai ...

Mike Pompeo calls KRG, Iraqi Prime Ministers

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-15 07:51
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Photo: Archive) ...

US Secretary of State, PM Barzani Discuss Peshmerga, IS War, Gov. Formation

BAS News - 2018-08-15 00:36
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed in a phone call on Tuesday the latest political developments in Iraq and Kurdistan Region. According to a statement by Barzani's office, the pair al ...

Iranian FM Condemns US Sanctions

BAS News - 2018-08-06 21:50
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif condemned on Monday the re-imposition of US sanctions, saying that it will mostly affect the people rather than the country only, local media reported. Earlier the day, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated ...

US to ‘fully enforce’ Iran sanctions reimposed this week

Waar Media - 2018-08-06 12:09
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States intends to fully enforce sanctions due to be reimposed against Iran early this week on orders from US President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. A first set of US sanctions that had been eased by ...

Pompeo, Cavusoglu meet as tensions grow over detained pastor

Waar Media - 2018-08-03 12:15
WAAR-DUHOK: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday in an attempt to stave off a diplomatic crisis between Washington and Ankara over the detention of an American pastor in Turkey. The United States is dem ...

Heather Nauert: Pompeo agrees with Trump on talking to Iran

Waar Media - 2018-08-01 15:22
WAAR-DUHOK: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo agrees with the statement made by President Donald Trump about being open to meeting with the Iranian government without preconditions, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a briefing on Tuesd ...

Pompeo, Cavusoglu speak again, as Erdogan reasserts tough line

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-29 12:32
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu during a meetwing in Washington DC. (Photo: AA) ...

Pompeo to deliver major speech on Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-20 08:19
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks on the Trump administration's Iran policy at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, May 21, 2018. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Lavrov meets Pompeo in Helsinki

Waar Media - 2018-07-16 17:08
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov and US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman took part in the talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, which took place on the sidelines of the Russia ...

Lavrov, Pompeo to meet in Helsinki during Russia-US summit

Waar Media - 2018-07-13 15:03
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US State Secretary Mike Pompeo will meet in Helsinki on the margins of the Russia-US summit, the Russian Foreign Ministry informed TASS on Friday. “A meeting between both countries’ foreign policy ch ...

Mike Pompeo tweets against the Iranian regime

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-22 12:43
Former CIA chief and current Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, during the House Select Committee on the events surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ) ...

Pompeo: US Won't Lift Sanctions on North Korea Until Complete Denuclearization

BAS News - 2018-06-14 08:31
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that his country won't lift sanctions on North Korea until a complete denuclearization is met, saying that Washington won't repeat mistakes, said a report on Thursday. The US official reiterated that the Uni ...

US-Turkish talks end ambiguously

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-05 00:52
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at the State Department in Washington, US, June 4, 2018. (Photo: Reuters/Leah Millis) ...

Iran Rejects US's Demand to Withdraw Its Advisory Role in Syria

BAS News - 2018-05-27 16:35
ERBIL - Iran has reaffirmed that its "advisory presence" will continue in Syria even though the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo set a 12-point ultimatum against Tehran, said a report on Sunday. "As long as the threat of terrorism exists in Syria and th ...

Rouhani: ‘World no longer accepts US deciding for them’

Waar Media - 2018-05-22 14:50
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani dismissed threats made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday, saying the rest of the world no longer accepts Washington making decisions on their behalf. “Who are you to decide for Iran and the world?” ...

Pompeo: The US will confront Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-22 13:57
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Photo: AFP) ...

U.S. threatens ‘strongest’ sanctions on Iran, seeks sweeping change

Roji Kurd - 2018-05-22 00:00
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday threatened to impose the “strongest sanctions in history” against Iran if it did not accept a sweeping series of U.S. demands, including effectively giving up its nuclear ambitions, curtailing its ballistic missile ...

Mike Pompeo says US will impose ‘strongest sanctions in history’ on Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-21 23:07
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lays out the Trump administration's new Iran strategy at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative public policy think tank, in Washington, on May 21, 2018. (Photo: Associated Press/J. Scott Applewhite) ...

Pompeo to Masrour Barzani: US committed to cooperation with its allies, partners

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-21 23:07
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Chancellor Masrour Barzani. (Photo: Archive) ...

Pompeo: US to put ‘unprecedented financial pressure’ on Iran

Rûdaw - 2018-05-21 22:09
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has unveiled the next steps in US policy toward Iran ...

VOA60 World PM - U.S.: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vows to impose ‘the strongest sanctions in history’ on Iran

Dengî Amerîka - 2018-05-21 20:58
U.S.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vows to impose ‘the strongest sanctions in history’ on Iran ...

Masrour Barzani receives letter from US Secretary of State

Waar Media - 2018-05-21 20:54
WAAR-DUHOK: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a letter to Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani has reiterated his country’s commitment to anti-terror and stabilization efforts. In response to a congratulatory message by Barz ...

US Secretary of State Sends Letter to Masrour Barzani, Reiterates Support

BAS News - 2018-05-21 20:27
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a letter to Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani has reiterated his country’s commitment to anti-terror and stabilization efforts. In response to a congratulatory message by Barzani ...

Pompeo promises strongest sanctions in history on Iran

Waar Media - 2018-05-21 17:46
WAAR-DUHOK: Just weeks after US President Donald Trump announced that the US was withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), newly-appointed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered an address to the Heritage Foundation in Monday on ...

Pompeo: US Will Impose Strongest in History Sanctions on Iran

BAS News - 2018-05-21 16:29
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Washington will impose "strongest sanctions" on Iran, reiterating that the financial pressure will not ease until Tehran changes the course, said a report. During his speech at the Heritage Fo ...

In Jordan, Pompeo puts onus on Palestinians to rejoin peace talks

Waar Media - 2018-04-30 14:56
WAAR-DUHOK: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wound up a three-day Middle East trip Monday without having met any Palestinian, but nevertheless urged their leadership to rejoin the peace process. Washington’s newly appointed top diplomat received a warm ...

Pompeo Reiterates US's Stance for Israel, Saudi Arabia Against Iran

BAS News - 2018-04-29 23:07
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday reiterated his country's support for Israel and Saudi Arabia against Iran, saying that the US is with Israel in this fight, said a report. Pompeo also called for an international punishment for Iran for ...

Pompeo after meeting Netanyahu: If Iran nuclear deal can’t be fixed, It will be nixed

Waar Media - 2018-04-29 21:19
WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said following a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday that the United States will cancel the Iran nuclear deal if it is not fixed. Speaking to reporters following the meeting, which took pl ...

Pompeo briefs Saudi, Israel on Trump plans for Iran deal

Waar Media - 2018-04-29 14:30
WAAR-DUHOK: Washington’s new chief diplomat was to meet Saudi and Israeli leaders on Sunday to rally coordinated opposition to Tehran and brief them on President Donald Trump’s threat to end the Iran nuclear deal. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo touched d ...

Turkish FM says he and Mike Pompeo agree on Syrian Kurdish forces

Seattle Times - 2018-04-27 23:45
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says he and new U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have agreed to approve an existing “road map” to getting Kurdish militia to withdraw from a Syrian town. The plan came out of working grou ...

Turkish FM says he and Pompeo agree on Syrian Kurdish forces

FOX News - 2018-04-27 19:38
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says he and new U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have agreed to approve an existing "road map" to getting Kurdish militia to withdraw from a Syrian town. ...

Mike Pompeo confirmed as US Secretary of State

Waar Media - 2018-04-27 11:13
WAAR-DUHOK: President Trump’s nominee to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State was officially confirmed Thursday; following weeks of Democratic opposition against former CIA director Mike Pompeo. According to Fox News, the Senate voted 57-42 to off ...

Mike Pompeo Confirmed as New Secretary of State

BAS News - 2018-04-27 01:06
ERBIL - CIA Director Mike Pompeo was confirmed as the new secretary of the state after senators voted 57 to 42, supporting the US President Donald Trump's nominee on Thursday, said a report. Pompeo who previously was an army officer, served as a Republic ...

Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as US secretary of state

NRT - 2018-04-26 20:37

US Secretary of State Designate slams Turkey for assault on Afrin, hails Kurdish partners fighting Islamic State

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-04-22 01:20
CIA Director Mike Pompeo strongly criticized Turkey’s assault on the Kurdish canton of Afrin, while he hailed America’s Kurdish-led partners in fighting the Islamic State in Syria. ...

Eight Big Questions on War and Peace for Mike Pompeo

International Crisis Group - 2018-04-11 17:45
With a dizzying range of international crises and conflicts facing the U.S., the confirmation hearing of incoming Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday 12 April is a chance to gauge the administration's future tack. Crisis Group's U.S. Program Direc ...

Mike Pompeo to take tough tact with Erdogan as Turkey relations erode

Washington Times - 2018-03-29 14:50
Iran and North Korea may top incoming Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's to-do list, but a festering problem with a key NATO ally may prove just as hard to solve. Turkey and the U.S. appear to sharply diverge on a host of fronts, including Turkey's war agai ...

Who are beneficiaries, losers of Tilerson’s dismissal?

ANHA - 2018-03-15 12:51
NEWS DESK- The dismissal of US Secretary of State Rex Tilerson and the appointment of Mike Pompeo instead, was good news for some countries and very bad for other countries. Who are the beneficiaries and who are the losers of this dismissal? Arab newspape ...

Pompeo replaces Tillerson. Where does that take US foreign policy?

BBC - 2018-03-15 01:40
A look at key foreign issues on which new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo might sway President Trump. ...

Trump: CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace Tillerson as Secretary of State

K24 - 2018-03-13 21:06
Rex Tillerson lasted in the job as Secretary of State for just over a year. (Photo: Reuters) ...
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