Category: Syria

Rayburn Travel to Israel, Turkey, Egypt, Bahrain, Syria

Special Envoy Rayburn Travel to Israel, Turkey, Egypt, Bahrain, and Northeast Syria (STL.News) Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn traveled to Israel, Turkey, Egypt, Bahrain, and northeast Syria from November 28-December 8. In Israel, Turkey, and Egypt, Special Envoy Rayburn…

Rayburn Travel to the United Arab Emirates and Jordan

Special Envoy Rayburn Travel to the United Arab Emirates and Jordan (STL.News)  Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn will travel to the United Arab Emirates and Jordan from January 4-7 for discussions with government and civil society leaders, as well…

The West Asia Post | Syrian Kurds long for home | Turkish Offensive in Syria

(STL.News) The Kurdish people were once considered allies in the war against ISIS.  But it has been a year since the Turkish offensive in Syria.  With more than 300,000 displaced,… The post The West Asia Post | Syrian Kurds long…

US Department of State: Joint Statement by Foreign Ministers of Small Group on Syria

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: Following is the text of a Joint Statement by the Foreign Ministers of the Small Group on Syria. Begin… The post US Department of State: Joint Statement by Foreign…

US Department of State: Terrorist Attack in al Bab, Syria

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attack near a crowded traffic circle in al Bab yesterday, which according to… The post US Department of State: Terrorist Attack in al…

U.S. Commends Italy for Repatriating its Citizens from Syria

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Secretary Of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: Repatriating and prosecuting terrorists is the most effective way to keep them from returning to the battlefield.  Italy… The post U.S. Commends Italy for Repatriating its Citizens from…

US Department of State: Syria Sanctions Designations on Anniversary of Assad’s Attack

Syria Sanctions Designations on the Anniversary of Assad’s Attack Against the People of Armanaz, Syria Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Secretary Of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: Three years ago… The post US Department of State: Syria Sanctions Designations on…

United States Announces Humanitarian Help for Syrian People

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Secretary Of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: Today, at the UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting, “A Dialogue with the World’s Top Ten Donors on Global… The post United States Announces Humanitarian Help for Syrian People…

US Department of State: 8th Anniversary of the Disappearance of Austin Tice

Washington, DC (STL.News)  Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of the US Department of State released the following statement: On August 14, 2012, three days after his 31st birthday, Austin Tice disappeared in Damascus, Syria.  Except for a video released a few weeks later, he has…

Secretary Pompeo Travels to the Czech Republic For Consultations With Valued Ally and Partner

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: Our friendship reflects our shared commitment to a more prosperous, secure, and peaceful world.  The United States is a dedicated Ally of the Czech Republic.” – U.S. Secretary of State…

US Department of State: Syria Sanctions Designations

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: Today, the State Department and Treasury Department continued the United States’ sanctions campaign against the Assad regime by releasing 14 new designations under the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act and other authorities.  This campaign…

The United States Designates Two ISIS Facilitators

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: Today, the United States continued its efforts to disrupt the financial and logistical support networks that sustain ISIS operations in the Middle East and around the world by designating…