Mike Pompeo

Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan greets visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prior to their meeting at Al-Shati Palace in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019.
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January 13, 2019 - 9:46 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday an ongoing boycott of Qatar by four of America's allies in the Middle East "has dragged on too long," though he gave no sign of any coming breakthrough in the dispute. Stopping off in the small, energy-rich nation as part...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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January 10, 2019 - 1:43 pm
CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a scathing rebuke of the Obama administration's Mideast policies on Thursday, accusing the former president of "misguided" and "wishful" thinking that diminished America's role in the region, harmed its longtime friends and emboldened its...
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January 02, 2019 - 10:45 am
By Jason Hanna (CNN) -- Russia says it granted consular access Wednesday to an American citizen it accuses of spying, five days after the corporate security director was arrested in a mysterious case in which no one has publicly said what exactly he's accused of doing. US consular officials were...
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Sen. Bob Menendez speaks to members of the media.
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November 29, 2018 - 11:27 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Susannah George, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying President Donald Trump, senators sent a strong signal that they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. By a bipartisan 63-37 vote, the Senate opted to move forward...
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 In this March 12, 2014, file photo, a North Korean soldier, center top, looks at the southern side as three South Korean soldiers guard at the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea.
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November 16, 2018 - 2:46 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday said it will deport an American citizen it detained for illegal entrance, an apparent concession to the United States that came even as it announced the test of a newly developed but unspecified "ultramodern" weapon that will be seen as a pressuring...
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President Donald Trump talks to reporters as before boarding Air Force One, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to campaign stops in Montana, Arizona and Nevada.
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October 18, 2018 - 5:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday it "certainly looks" as though Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened "very severe" consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him. As the U.S. toughened its response to Khashoggi's disappearance, Treasury...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives to speak with reporters about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Washington.
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October 18, 2018 - 1:12 pm
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he told President Donald Trump on Thursday that Saudi Arabia should be given a few more days to complete its investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi before the U.S. decides "how...
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Jamal Khashoggi with fiancée
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October 17, 2018 - 7:10 am
By Bard Wilkinson, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump has defended Saudi Arabia as accusations mount over its de facto ruler's close links to the men who apparently killed a journalist in the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia has come under intense international pressure to explain...
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October 16, 2018 - 6:47 am
By Clarissa Ward, Tim Lister and Bard Wilkinson, CNN (CNN) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Riyadh for talks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi Arabia is preparing to acknowledge that...
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Members of the inspection team enter Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018.
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October 15, 2018 - 9:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Monday that "rogue killers" could be responsible for the mysterious disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an explanation offering U.S. ally Saudi Arabia a possible path out of a global diplomatic firestorm. The Saudis continued to deny...
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