EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Sunday that a new Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department aimed to overthrow the Islamic Republic, but would fail.
EghtesadOnline: A senior State Department official said that President Donald Trump’s remarks about cutting aid to countries that allow drugs into the U.S. was unhelpful, exposing anew the rift that’s emerged between the White House and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s agency.
EghtesadOnline: The US State Department has released a volume of declassified documents detailing the role the United States played in the 1953 coup against the Iranian government of Mohammad Mosaddegh.
EghtesadOnline: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. State Department on Saturday moved to begin admitting refugees, including Syrians, as soon as Monday after a federal judge on Friday blocked a Trump administration temporary ban on refugee admissions.An email from the State Department's refugee office reviewed by Reuters Saturday said the U.S. government is working with its legal team and interagency and overseas partners to comply with the ruling.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. State Department was informed by the Justice Department of the ruling by a Washington state court blocking U.S. President Donald Trump's order barring nationals from seven countries from entering the United States, a State Department spokesperson said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: A U.S. State Department official offered condolences over the passing of Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
EghtesadOnline: A senior State Department official sought to shield Hillary Clinton last year by pressuring the FBI to drop its insistence that an email on the private server she used while secretary of state contained classified information, according to records of interviews with FBI officials released on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: A senior US State Department official has verified Iran’s commitment to its nuclear obligations.
EghtesadOnline: US Department of State on Saturday congratulated Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami for winning gold medal in the men's 85-kg category in 2016 Rio Olympic Games.