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US Senate confirms Antony Blinken as 71st secretary of state

January 26, 2021 11:48 pm

Senators voted 78-22 to approve Blinken, a longtime Biden confidant, as the nation's 71st secretary of state, succeeding Mike Pompeo.

23 and counting: A look into all notable exits from Team Trump till date

December 22, 2018 11:08 am

US media widely attributed the resignation of Jim Mattis to prolonged differences between Donald Trump. The schism between the two started in May when the US President chose to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal without having his Defense Secretary on board.

Victory For The Hawks

March 16, 2018 12:09 am

Trump’s sacking of Rex Tillerson portends further turmoil in US-Iran relations

Rex Tillerson's ouster as US Secy of State may hasten demise of Iran nuclear deal

March 15, 2018 11:02 am

As CIA chief and Iran hawk Mike Pompeo prepares to run the State Department, the Trump administration is weighing a speedier withdrawal from the agreement than even the president has threatened.

Rex Tillerson to step down by March end

March 14, 2018 5:38 pm

"Between now and then, I will address a few administrative matters related to my departure and work towards a smooth and orderly transition for Secretary of State-designate, Mike Pompeo," said the outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Donald Trump's CIA pick Gina Haspel is career spymaster, oversaw secret prison

March 14, 2018 9:28 am

Gina Haspel has been chief of station at CIA outposts abroad. In Washington, she has held several senior leadership positions, including deputy director of the National Clandestine Service.

Donald Trump ousts Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, to be replaced by CIA chief Mike Pompeo

March 13, 2018 7:22 pm

Trump thanked Rex Tillerson for his service to the nation as the Secretary of State.

Rex Tillerson affirms Russia likely responsible for poisioning British spy, says confident in Britain's assessment

March 13, 2018 11:06 am

Rex Tillerson, whose relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin dates back to his days as Exxon Mobil's CEO, has sought to work with Russia on narrow areas where the two countries could find common ground.

African countries should weigh Chinese loans carefully, says Tillerson

March 08, 2018 7:18 pm

Tillerson, a former Exxon chief executive, is seeking to bolster security alliances on a continent increasingly turning to Beijing for aid and trade.

US supports Egypt's war against terrorism: Rex Tillerson

February 13, 2018 7:23 am

"The Egyptian people should be confident that the US commitment to continue to support Egypt in the fight against terrorism and bringing security to Egyptian people is steadfast," said Tillerson