The United States Department of State (DOS), commonly referred to as the State Department, is the federal executive department that advises the President and conducts international relations. Equivalent to the foreign ministry of other countries, it was established in 1789 as the nation's first executive department.
The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that.. Reuters - Published
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was due to begin visiting Tibet on Sunday for official meetings and visits to religious and cultural sites, according to a news report on..
According to Reuters, Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another show of concern about alleged threats from Iran...
According to Reuters, Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces...
According to Reuters, President Donald Trump approved the payment of a $2 million bill presented by North Korea, to cover its care of comatose American Otto Warmbier, a college student who died shortly..
According to Reuters, President Donald Trump approved the payment of a $2 million bill presented by North Korea to cover its care of comatose American Otto Warmbier, a college student who died shortly..
Sources close to Reuters said that the U.S. is planning to announce an end to sanctions waivers on the import of oil from Iran, in an effort to drive the amount of oil exported from the country down to..
According to Reuters, a State Department official said that the United States will consider new ways to remove Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism if it sees a fundamental change in its..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday designated Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organization, an unprecedented step that raises tension in the Middle East...
The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States said he met Pentagon and State Department officials in Washington on Monday to discuss "all aspects of the Venezuelan crisis." Reuters - Published
The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defense missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions re-emerge on the Korean peninsula. Reuters - Published
Four protesters arrested on Thursday for occupying the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C. appeared in federal court on Friday where they were charged with trespassing and interfering with the U.S... Reuters - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by.. Reuters - Published
The State Department is pulling some staff from the embassy in Baghdad as tensions with Iran escalate across the Mideast. CBS News State Department reporter Christina Ruffini joins CBSN to take us.. CBS News - Published
The State Department says non-emergency U.S. embassy and consulate employees in Iraq will have to leave. That follows rising tensions with Iran, Iraq's neighbor. President Trump dismissed a report that.. CBS News - Published