FM meets US Secretary of State

FM meets US Secretary of State

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met on Monday with the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, during his current visit to Washington, DC.

US says some Indian officials ignoring or supporting attacks on minorities

US says some Indian officials ignoring or supporting attacks on minorities

Some officials in India are ignoring or even supporting rising attacks on people and places of worship in the country, a US official said late on Thursday after the release of a report on religious freedom globally in 2021.

Blinken offers support to family of slain Palestinian journalist

Blinken offers support to family of slain Palestinian journalist

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with the family of slain Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh after criticizing Israel's use of force at her funeral, an official said Sunday.

Nato wary as Ukraine calls for no-fly zone to hinder Russia

Nato wary as Ukraine calls for no-fly zone to hinder Russia

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday said Nato would defend "every inch" of members' territory but emphasized the alliance was defensive, as foreign ministers resisted Ukrainian calls for a no-fly zone to battle the Russian invasion.

US preparing 'alternatives' in case Iran nuclear talks fail: Blinken

US preparing 'alternatives' in case Iran nuclear talks fail: Blinken

The United States is preparing "alternatives" with allies in case talks on reviving a deal to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions fail, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday.

Blinken touts deeper US engagement amid concern over 'aggressive' China

Blinken touts deeper US engagement amid concern over 'aggressive' China

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday touted a US strategy to deepen its Asian treaty alliances, offering to boost defence and intelligence work with partners in an Indo-Pacific region increasingly concerned over China's "aggressive actions".

US urges Saied to adhere to principles of democracy

US urges Saied to adhere to principles of democracy

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in a phone call on Monday with Tunisian President Kais Saied, encouraged him "to adhere to the principles of democracy and human rights," US State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.

Blinken says Trump administration had concerns about Covid-19 probe

Blinken says Trump administration had concerns about Covid-19 probe

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken cast doubt on Tuesday on a probe into the origins of Covid-19 launched at the State Department under the Trump administration and said the previous administration had had real concerns about its methodology.

Blinken heads to Egypt on mission to shore up Gaza truce

Blinken heads to Egypt on mission to shore up Gaza truce

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken headed to Cairo Wednesday as he presses efforts to shore up an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza.

Blinken begins Middle East mission to bolster Gaza ceasefire

Blinken begins Middle East mission to bolster Gaza ceasefire

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken began a Middle East visit in Israel on Tuesday, hoping to bolster its ceasefire with Gaza's ruling Hamas and help speed humanitarian aid to the devastated Palestinian enclave.