Nearly three hundred people were killed and some 500 injured as bombs ripped through churches and hotels on Easter Sunday primarily in and around Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has sworn in Elan Carr as the new United States Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.
The Department of State’s Rewards for Justice program is offering rewards of up to $5 million each for the location of several global terrorists.
The United States is committed to supporting efforts to rid the Arabian Peninsula of the threat posed by the terrorist organization known as Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP.
Khalid Saeed al-Batarfi is a senior leader in the terrorist organization known as Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP.
Operations to rid Iraq and Syria of ISIS remnants are well underway.
The U.S.-led Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS is leading stabilization efforts that consolidate military gains, restore basic essential services, and enable Syrians to voluntarily and safely return to their homes.
The United States is determined to take a comprehensive approach to the Iranian regime because of the wide-ranging nature of Iran’s malign activities.
Syrian authorities consistently denied having any knowledge of those detained or those who were last seen in their custody.
The Department of State has designated Qassim Abdullah Ali Ahmed, also known as Qassim al-Muamen, as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist under Executive Order 13224
Regarding chemical weapons, Assistant Secretary Poblete pointed out that the Assad regime has “brazenly violated the international norm” prohibiting their use.
As promised, President Donald Trump has re-imposed a series of U.S. nuclear-related sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the nuclear deal.