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Iraq rejects US call for Iran-backed forces to end operations

Iraq rejects US call for Iran-backed forces to end operations

The Iraqi government dismissed a call from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for Iranian-backed paramilitary units that helped Baghdad defeat Islamic State and capture the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk to end operations in Iraq.

Emir, Tillerson hold talks on Gulf crisis

Emir, Tillerson hold talks on Gulf crisis

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al -Thani met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his accompanying delegation at Al Bahr Palace in Doha yesterday.

Tillerson hails Kuwait's role for resolving Gulf crisis

Tillerson hails Kuwait's role for resolving Gulf crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has praised the role being played by Kuwait "to diplomatically seek a resolution" to the ongoing Gulf crisis, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) yesterday said.

Pakistan must adopt a different approach to terrorism -Tillerson

Pakistan must adopt a different approach to terrorism -Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday that Pakistan must adopt a different approach to terrorism and the United States will condition its support on Islamabad's delivering results in this area.

Tillerson says he and Trump disagree over Iran nuclear deal

Tillerson says he and Trump disagree over Iran nuclear deal

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Tuesday that he and President Donald Trump disagree over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and said the two men discuss how to use the international agreement to advance administration policies.

Tillerson leaves Gulf after crisis talks

Tillerson leaves Gulf after crisis talks

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson left Qatar on Thursday after a tour of Gulf Arab countries aimed at easing the worst regional dispute in years, but made no comment on whether any progress had been made in resolving the month-long crisis.

Lower rhetoric to help ease tension in Gulf: US

Lower rhetoric to help ease tension in Gulf: US

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called for a lowering of rhetoric to ease the tension in the Gulf region following the blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia and its allies on Qatar.

Giuliani a 'serious' contender for secretary of state

Giuliani a 'serious' contender for secretary of state

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani has emerged as a "serious" contender to become the next US secretary of state, a top aide to President-elect Donald Trump said on Tuesday.

Kerry offers Bangladesh FBI help as police probe attackers' links

Kerry offers Bangladesh FBI help as police probe attackers' links

US Secretary of State John Kerry has offered Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina help to investigate those behind the killing of 20 people at a Dhaka restaurant ...

Kerry vows to up pressure on IS during Iraq visit

Kerry vows to up pressure on IS during Iraq visit

US Secretary of State John Kerry vowed Friday to turn up the heat on the Islamic State jihadist group as he visited Baghdad in a show of support for Iraq's crisis-hit government.

Kerry urges Iran to help end wars in Yemen, Syria

Kerry urges Iran to help end wars in Yemen, Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday urged Iran to help end the wars raging in Yemen and Syria, criticising the Islamic republic's "destabilising actions" in the Middle East.