Trump administration admitting fewer persecuted Christian refugees

This post was originally published on this siteThe number of Christian refugees admitted to the United States after fleeing persecution in their native countries has plummeted 90 percent since

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US finds little support for extending arms embargo against Iran

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday to extend an arms embargo against Iran due to expire in four

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State Department accuses 10 countries, including China and North Korea, of government-sponsored human trafficking

This post was originally published on this siteThe State Department on Thursday named 10 countries that it said engaged in government-sponsored forced labor, qualifying them for the lowest

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State Department rebukes China as one of the worst abusers of religious freedom

This post was originally published on this siteA State Department official singled out China on Wednesday as one of the world’s worst offenders of religious freedom, saying it backslid the

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Pompeo declares Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress on Wednesday that Hong Kong no longer should be considered autonomous, a declaration that could

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Former ambassadors condemn efforts to use Ukraine to ‘sow divisions’ in 2020 election

This post was originally published on this siteSeven former U.S. ambassadors to Ukraine on Tuesday condemned efforts to use the country as a vehicle to “sow division” during the 2020

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Pompeo confirms plans to visit Israel next week

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Mike Pompeo will make a brief visit to Israel next Wednesday, ignoring his own coronavirus travel advisory at a time when Israel

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Former US diplomats and European leaders call for easing sanctions against Iran

This post was originally published on this siteTwo dozen former diplomats and national security leaders from the United States and Europe called on the Trump administration Monday to ease

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State Department says 13500 Americans stranded abroad have asked for help

This post was originally published on this siteThe State Department is preparing to evacuate thousands of Americans stranded overseas, with 16 flights scheduled in the next five days and more to

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Trump asks Syrian government to ‘work with us’ to free journalist who disappeared

This post was originally published on this siteIn a glimmer of hope for an American taken hostage in Syria more than seven years, President Trump said Thursday he is “working very hard with

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