U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Islamic State militants threaten the entire Middle East, and the international community can not allow that threat to go unchecked. Kerry says the strength of Islamic State finances and the size of the area under its control in Syria and Iraq make it a more dangerous threat than […]
ANKARA—United States officials declared on Friday that the country “is at war with ISIL, in the same way that we are at war with al-Qaida and its al-Qaida affiliates all across the globe.” The statements, from spokepersons for the White House, the Pentagon and the State Department, mark the first time that top American officials used […]
CAIRO —U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for talks with Egyptian leaders and other senior officials on ways to end the fighting in Gaza. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki says Secretary Kerry is here to support Egypt’s initiative to restore a November 2012 cease-fire in Gaza, where she says the Obama administration and […]
PARIS â€” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Monday in Paris to plan for Syrian peace talks later this month. The men could not agree on inviting Iran to join those talks.