US sanctions on Iran come into force

US sanctions on Iran come into force

(VOVWORLD) - The United States is reimposing punitive measures targeting the Iranian oil and financial sectors in what US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called "the toughest sanctions ever placed" against...
US to close Consulate in Iraq

US to close Consulate in Iraq

(VOVWORLD) - The US State Department announced on Friday that it has decided to place its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra on "ordered departure," citing increasing security threats from...
Turkey, US discuss Syria issues

Turkey, US discuss Syria issues

(VOVWORLD) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed developments in Syria during a Tuesday phone call, a Turkish diplomatic source said
Mike Pompeo’s North Korea visit canceled

Mike Pompeo’s North Korea visit canceled

(VOVWORLD) -President Trump on Friday called off a planned trip to North Korea by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, just days before the top diplomat was to arrive in the...
US wants Pakistan to be tougher on terrorism

US wants Pakistan to be tougher on terrorism

(VOVWORLD) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has raised the importance of Pakistan taking "decisive action" against all terrorists operating in Pakistan and its vital role in promoting the Afghan...