2 Dec 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iran is the "number one threat" to Gulf security and thanks Bahrain for its support in exerting pressure on Tehran as he meets virtually with Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif al-Zayani. The meeting comes as a 40-strong Bahraini delegation visits Israel for two days of talks on boosting economic cooperation and tourism after the two countries normalised relations in September.
15 Oct 2020
During a joint press conference with Saudi Prince Faisal bin Farhan, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo encourages Saudi Arabia to recognize Israel, in what would be a massive boost for the Jewish state amid normalization by two other Gulf Arab kingdoms.
Zamfara Emir dies in isolation centre, Bankers Committee meets, agrees to halt sack in banks and more
3 May 2020
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30 Jul 2019
US Secretary of State Pompeo said that the US wants to begin withdrawing its forces from Afghanistan by 2020. The introduction of a time frame on troop reduction comes as talks with the Taliban are due later this week.
16 Oct 2018
Pompeo meets with Saudi King Salman in Riyadh over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.