US says it ‘strongly’ opposes Israel’s settlement expansion plans

The Biden administration has voiced opposition to settlement expansion plans by Israel in the West Bank, saying that they damage “the prospects for a two-state solution” in a rare criticism … Read More

US senators urge State Dept to confront Bahrain’s ‘repression’

A bipartisan group of United States senators has called on Secretary of State Antony Blinken to press the Kingdom of Bahrain to end what it calls the “violent, systemic repression” … Read More

Biden vows ‘consequences’ for ill-treatment of Haitian migrants

US President Joe Biden called the treatment of Haitian migrants along the southern border with Mexico an “embarrassment” and promised there would be “consequences” for the United States border guards … Read More

US to place conditions on fraction of aid to Egypt: US media

The United States will withhold $130m in security assistance to Egypt this year, releasing the funds only if the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ends the prosecution of rights … Read More