Workshop on US economic plan for Palestinians kicks off

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — An international conference to promote the Trump administration's $50 billion economic support plan for the Palestinians is getting underway in the tiny Gulf kingdom of Bahrain....

US pushes Palestinian economic plan amid doubts, hostility

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Despite withering criticism, charges of hypocrisy and outright rejection from the intended beneficiaries, the Trump administration is plowing ahead with a $50 billion economic p...

White House unveils $50 billion Palestinian economic plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has unveiled the economic portion of its much-anticipated "deal of the century" peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians. It calls for $50 billion in investment and...

Iran exiles tied to top Trump advisers demand regime change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of an Iranian exile group with ties to some of President Donald Trump's top advisers are rallying for regime change in Iran. The demonstration comes amid he...

Trump's UN envoy nominee defends climate record

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations is defending her record on climate change, saying it is a "real risk to our planet" that must be addr...

Test of resolve, credibility in US-Iran nuclear deal fallout

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a test of resolve and credibility for the United States and Iran, the two adversaries have taken steps sure to further inflame tensions in the Mideast and draw them closer to a fl...

US: Iran should still comply with nuke deal Trump derided

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history. ...

US restores some aid but vows no more without migrant action

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. ...

John Gunther Dean, US diplomat haunted by Cambodia, dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran American diplomat who was haunted by his role in the evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Cambodia during the dying days of the Khmer Republic has died. John Gunther Dean was ...

US hits Iran with new sanctions; petrochemicals targeted

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting Iran with new sanctions that target its largest petrochemical company for providing support to the Revolutionary Guard Corps. Th...

Pompeo, Swiss FM in talks likely dominated by Iran tensions

BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding talks with his Swiss counterpart that are expected to focus on Iran. Amid rising tensions between Washin...

Pompeo to Europe to seek backing, easing of Iran tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is off to Europe on Thursday to seek support and a potential diplomatic climb-down to ease rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran. ...

Pompeo to make up canceled Germany trip on Europe tour

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo next week will make up a trip to Germany he canceled earlier this month amid heightened tensions with Iran. The State Department says...

Climate change missing as US defends Arctic policy

ROVANIEMI, Finland (AP) — The Arctic is melting, but don't ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to mention climate change. For the Trump administration, disappearing sea ice in th...

US warns China, Russia over Arctic amid environmental shifts

ROVANIEMI, Finland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is moving to assert America's presence in the Arctic. He's warning China and Russia that the U.S. won't stan...