Armenian and Azeri forces fought new clashes on Friday, defying hopes of ending nearly three weeks of fighting.
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US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to visit Israel, Bahrain and the UAE — first Mideast trip since pandemic began
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plans to travel to the Middle East next week for the first time since the pandemic.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the action would “stop illicit access to US dollars.”
“We look forward to expanding this relationship to help Tunisia protect its maritime ports and land borders, deter terrorism, and keep the corrosive efforts of autocratic regimes out of your country,” he added.
Additional countries were added this year, including Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria and Sudan. All three have majority Muslim populations.
The United States urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to end the deadly clashes that erupted on Sunday over the region of Nagrony Karabakh, the US State Department said in a statement.
Democrat Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen was among a handful of lawmakers who spoke out against Christian persecution on Wednesday night, saying that Christian communities are the most under threat minorities in the Middle East.
It’s not clear the Trump administration has a plan to come up with the emergency cash that Sudan’s leaders are requesting.
Another Arab country will sign a peace deal with Israel in the “next day or two,” a senior US diplomat said Wednesday.
The peace deals brokered by the United States between Israel and two Gulf States in the past month represent a clear strategy by the Trump administration — one that has thrown out the old rule book on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and is focused on the broader Middle East as a strategy to ...