The process of stabilizing Syria cannot be achieved through military and security actions alone.
Recently the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2373, which extends the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, known as UNIFIL, for another year.
The U.S. and Kuwait have agreed to a number of initiatives that will deepen the ties between the two nations through a process known as the Strategic Dialogue.
The United States joins the United Nations Security Council in strongly condemning what the Security Council called “the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack” that took place on September 11, 2017 on an Egyptian security in northern Sinai.
The United Nations reports that despite reduced violence in some areas of Syria, unspeakable crimes against civilians have continued, including the use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people by the Assad regime.
On August 27, a revolutionary court in Tehran sentenced Mohammad Ali Taheri, the founder of an Iranian spiritual movement, to death. He was charged with founding a religious cult and “spreading corruption on earth.”
The United States has long been committed to promoting peace and security in Lebanon and has invested more than 60 million dollars in assistance to safely clear unexploded munitions.
Imprisonment for peaceful political activity, religious belief, or for defending a fellow citizen’s rights is a horror and a travesty.
“They were coming by the thousands and it’s down at least by 90 percent, and we are not finding ISIS fighters being able to leave Syria.”
The governments of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the recent announcement by the Libya National Army, or LNA, that it will investigate reports of unlawful killings in Benghazi.
ISIS has lost about 78 percent of the territory it once held in Iraq. Now, its false Syrian caliphate, Raqqa, is being liberated.
At the release of the State Department’s annual report on international religious freedom, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson decried the lack of religious liberty in many parts of the world.